2021 Chevrolet Trax

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Chevrolet Trax highlights

Customer rating


  • Appealing passenger space
  • Lots of standard features
  • Available all-wheel drive


  • Choppy ride on the highway
  • Slow acceleration
  • Limited cargo space for a subcompact SUV

Mileage (EPA estimate)

24 city, 29 highway, 26 combined

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An adept SUV for urban adventures

If you're looking for a small SUV to weave through city traffic and tight spaces, the 2021 Chevrolet Trax is an urban-friendly option. With its quick steering and compact footprint, the Trax provides the agility you want without losing the interior space that you need. This model also offers available all-wheel drive so you can travel with confidence, even in challenging conditions.

All Chevrolet Trax years

New for 2021

  • The Premier trim has been discontinued for 2021.
  • Trax trims have been upgraded with Leatherette & Cloth as standard equipment this year.
  • The LT trim now comes with Power Seat(s) and Leatherette Seats as standard equipment.
  • The LS trim now comes with Satellite Radio Ready as standard equipment.

Explore Chevrolet Trax details

LT 2WD 4D Sport Utility

Standard Features

  • ABS Brakes
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alloy Wheels
  • AM/FM Stereo
  • Android Auto
  • Apple CarPlay
  • Automatic Transmission
  • Auxiliary Audio Input
  • Bluetooth Technology
  • Cruise Control
  • Leatherette & Cloth
  • Leatherette Seats
  • Overhead Airbags
  • Power Locks
  • Power Mirrors
  • Power Seat(s)
  • Power Windows
  • Rear Defroster
  • Rear View Camera
  • Remote Start
  • Satellite Radio Ready
  • Side Airbags
  • Traction Control
  • Turbo Charged Engine
  • Alloy Wheels
  • Apple CarPlay
  • Automatic Transmission
  • Blind Spot Monitor
  • Cruise Control
  • Front Seat Heaters
  • Full Roof Rack
  • Leatherette & Cloth
  • Leatherette Seats
  • Parking Sensors
  • Power Locks
  • Power Seat(s)
  • Remote Start
  • Satellite Radio Ready
  • Smart Key
  • Tow Hitch

Drive Wheels

Front Wheel Drive (2WD)

Engine size




Torque (ft-lbs)


Engine type

Turbo Gas

Fuel capacity




Overall length






Leg room

F 40.8"/R 35.7"

Head room

F 39.6"/R 38.8"

Front tires


Rear tires


Seating capacity




5 reasons to buy the 2021 Chevrolet Trax

1. Agreeable performance

2021 Chevrolet Trax Review: Exterior | CarMax

The 2021 Chevy Trax is a small SUV with a firm ride and steady handling that's great for zipping through the city or cruising on the highway. With the Trax's quick steering, you'll be able to glide through parking lots and side streets with ease. Its smaller footprint also makes this SUV a dream to maneuver. Offered with available all-wheel drive, the 2021 Trax is a capable option for commuting or running errands. The turbocharged 155-hp 1.4L four-cylinder with 177 lb-ft of torque also provides plenty of punch.

2. Tasteful cabin

2021 Chevrolet Trax Review: Front seats | CarMax

From the first moment you climb inside the 2021 Trax, you'll feel at home in its comfortable five-passenger cabin that includes thoughtful touches throughout. Eye-catching contrasting stitching accents the SUV's upholstery and soft-touch materials provide a rich feel to tactile surfaces. The 2021 Trax's high seating position and expansive headroom also add to the cabin's spaciousness. Anchoring the dash is a dual-cockpit that provides attractive symmetry and easy access to the vehicle's infotainment system and controls.

3. Cargo versatility

2021 Chevrolet Trax Review: Trunk | CarMax

The Trax is designed with several reconfigurable features that make cargo management a snap. With all seats in place, the 2021 model offers seating for five passengers and 18.7 cu-ft of cargo volume for luggage or groceries. However, folding the 60/40-split rear seat and the fold-flat front passenger seat transforms the cabin into a cargo hauler that can hold eight-foot long items and 48.4 cu ft of volume.

4. Integrated tech

2021 Chevrolet Trax Review: Dashboard | CarMax

The 2021 Chevy Trax keeps the world at your fingertips with the inclusion of numerous integrated tech features. The standard Chevrolet Infotainment 3 system is intuitive and easy to use with a seven-inch touchscreen display offering Apple CarPlay and Android Auto capabilities. An available 4G LTE Wi-Fi Hotspot also lets you stay in touch while you're on the go, while the standard rearview monitor enhances your visibility while in reverse.

You can even queue up your favorite road trip tunes using Bluetooth audio streaming for two devices.

5. Available package selection

2021 Chevrolet Trax Review: Cell | CarMax

Chevrolet Trax configurations for the 2021 model year include two well-equipped trims, but if you want more bells and whistles, Chevy offers seven incredible packages to spiff up your ride. The Sport Edition adds gloss black accents, including 18-inch aluminum wheels, bowtie emblems, and skid plates for more curb appeal. There's also a Driver Confidence Package with blind-spot monitoring, rear cross-traffic alert, and rear park assist to help you on your commute. Need something to cut winter's chill? Look for the Premium Seat Package to gain leatherette upholstery and heated front seats.

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With seating for five, the Chevrolet Equinox is a compact SUV that offers a comfortable ride, great handling, and plenty of cargo space. 2017-2021 models have 29.9 cubic feet of cargo space behind the rear seats, which opens up to 63.5 cubic feet with the rear seats folded down. Base trims are powered by a 170-hp 1.5L inline-four engine; a 252-hp 2.0L turbo-four and a 137-hp turbodiesel 1.6L engine are available as options.

Standard features on the 2017-2021 Chevrolet Equinox include:

  • Seven-inch touchscreen infotainment system with smartphone integration

  • Rear-seat reminder

  • 17-inch alloy wheels

  • Heated side mirrors

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Ratings & reliability

Customer ratings


RepairPal gave the Chevrolet Trax an overall reliability rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars, which RepairPal describes as Excellent. This rating ranks Chevrolet Trax 5th out of 8 among Subcompact SUVs.

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2021 Chevrolet Trax trims

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  • Includes 16-inch aluminum wheels, power-adjustable manual-folding sideview mirrors, single-zone manual air conditioning, seven-inch touchscreen display, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility, and more.

  • View all Chevrolet Trax LSs in stock


  • Adds LED tail lamps, deep-tinted rear glass windows, cruise control, three-spoke steering wheel with mounted cruise controls, 120V power outlet on the rear of the center console, and more.

  • View all Chevrolet Trax LTs in stock

2021 Chevrolet Trax FAQ

More about the 2021 Chevrolet Trax

Color options

Exterior colors:

  • Black Cherry Metallic

  • Crimson Metallic

  • Iridescent Pearl Tricoat (not available on LS; extra-cost color)

  • Midnight Blue Metallic

  • Mosaic Black Metallic

  • Shadow Gray Metallic

  • Silver Ice Metallic

  • Stone Gray Metallic

  • Summit White

Interior details

  • Five-passenger seating

  • 48.4 cu ft of maximum cargo volume

  • 60/40 split-folding rear seat and a fold-flat front passenger seat

  • Available heated driver and front passenger seats (Premium Seat Package)

  • Available 4G LTE Wi-Fi® Hotspot for up to seven devices

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