EcoSport vs Chevy Trax

2022 Ford EcoSport vs. Chevy Trax Comparison | Dundee, MI

If you’re looking for a compact SUV with a bold look and surprising space, the 2022 Ford EcoSport and 2022 Chevrolet Trax are both great options. To help you decide which will be the best fit for you, our team at Spirit Ford in Dundee, MI, has put together this head-to-head comparison to aid you in your research. If you’re already interested in the Ford EcoSport, we also have an in-depth EcoSport review to give you an idea of everything the SUV has to offer.

If you’re ready to get behind the wheel of the Ford EcoSport, schedule a test drive with us today! If you’re still researching, you can view our current EcoSport inventory. If you have any questions, one of our knowledgeable team members would be happy to assist you over the phone at (734) 529-5521 or through our contact form.

2022 Ford EcoSport exterior driving in curve

2022 Ford EcoSport vs. Chevy Trax Exterior Design

Make a statement in either the Ford EcoSport or the Chevy Trax with their bold, compact design. The Ford EcoSport utilizes chrome beltline molding and LED signature lighting to illuminate your nighttime drive. The Chevy Trax features a lustrous anthracite gray molding to carve out its body shape and solar absorbing glass to keep out the heat of the day.

2022 Ford EcoSport vs Chevy Trax Dimensions

The Ford EcoSport and Chevy Trax are both compact SUVs, but what does that look like? We’ve broken down the exterior dimensions to give you an idea of the size of these vehicles.

SUV Ford EcoSport Chevy Trax
Length 161.3 in. 167.2 in.
Height 65.1 in. 64.9 in.
Wheelbase 99.2 in. 100.6 in.
2022 Ford EcoSport exterior driving in forest 2022 Ford EcoSport exterior driving out of city

2022 Ford EcoSport vs. Chevy Trax Interior Technology

You’ll be entertained and connected with both models thanks to their intuitive tech. The EcoSport features SYNC 3 with an 8-inch touchscreen and the Trax includes the Chevrolet Infotainment 3 system with a 7-inch touchscreen. From those systems you can navigate to your music, navigation, and control Apple CarPlay® or Android Auto™. The Ford EcoSport offers a premium B&O® Sound System by Bang and Olufsen® with ten speakers including a subwoofer, while the Trax has a six-speaker audio system. Both vehicles include SiriusXM® Satellite Radio and a Wi-Fi® hotspot for an on-the-go connection.

2022 Ford EcoSport interior front

2022 Ford EcoSport vs. Chevy Trax MPG & Towing Capacity

These fuel efficient options don’t lack any of the power you need to take on any adventure. You’ll be able to tow an impressive 2,000 pounds with the Ford EcoSport so you won’t have to leave any of your gear behind. The EcoSport also utilizes the Ford SelectShift® technology that allows you to choose between fully automatic shifting or semi-automatic shifting, giving you more control over your ride. With the Chevy Trax you can choose between a front-wheel drive (FWD) or all-wheel drive drivetrain, while the EcoSport is offered with intelligent four-wheel drive (4WD).

SUV Ford EcoSport Chevy Trax
Engine 2.0L Ti-VCT I-4 1.4L turbo
Transmission Six-Speed SelectShift Six-speed automatic
Drivetrain Intelligent 4WD FWD/AWD
MPG 23 city/29 highway 24 city/32 highway
Horsepower 166 HP 155 HP
Torque 149 lb.-ft. 177 lb.-ft.
Towing 2,000 lbs. N/A

2022 Ford EcoSport vs. Chevy Trax Cargo Space & Seating

For a compact SUV, each of these models boast plenty of space. You can seat up to five passengers in both, and you’ll have a good amount of cargo space even if everyone is along for the ride.The Ford EcoSport also includes a cargo management system that allows you to customize your storage area with an adjustable rear loading floor and shelf, as well as an optional cargo management package with more organizational features.

SUV Ford EcoSport Chevy Trax
Seating Five Five
Total Passenger Volume 91.1 cu.-ft. 92.8 cu.-ft.
Cargo Area Behind 1st Row 50 cu.-ft. 48.4 cu.-ft.
Cargo Area Behind 2nd Row 20.9 cu.-ft. 18.7 cu.-ft.
2022 Ford EcoSport cargo space

2022 Ford EcoSport vs. Chevy Trax Accessories

Are you looking for even more features to customize your new SUV? Ford and Chevy both offer a great lineup of additional accessories to help you get the most out of your vehicle.

2022 Ford EcoSport Accessories
  • Roadside assistance kit
  • Battery jump start pack
  • Rear door cargo net
  • Cargo organizer
  • Portable mini fridge with freezer
  • Custom sunscreen
  • Weather floor liner tray
2022 Chevy Trax Accessories
  • All-weather floor liner
  • Carpeted cargo area mat
  • Bench seat cover
  • Roof mounted cargo box
  • Two bike bicycle carrier
  • Keyless entry keypad
  • Smart battery charger
2022 Ford EcoSport exterior safety sensors

2022 Ford EcoSport vs. Chevy Trax Safety Rating

The 2022 Ford EcoSport and Chevy Trax are both great, safe options that received high marks from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The EcoSport received four out of five stars, while the Trax received a perfect NHTSA Five-Star Overall Safety Rating. The Chevy Trax employs Chevy Safety Assist with driver assistance features to help give you additional warnings about potential blocks, as well as stopping for you with emergency braking. The Ford EcoSport includes Ford Co-Pilot360™ to help give you peace of mind on the road.

Ford Co-Pilot360
  • Pre-collision assist with automatic emergency braking
  • BLIS® (Blind Spot Information System) with cross-traffic alert
  • Lane-keeping system
  • Rear view camera
  • Auto high-beam headlamps
Chevy Safety Assist
  • Forward collision alert
  • Automatic emergency braking
  • Front pedestrian braking
  • Lane keep assist with lane departure warning
  • Following distance indicator


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