Used 2016 Chevrolet Trax

2016 Chevrolet Trax
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2016 Chevrolet Trax

Pros

  • Respectable passenger space for its size
  • plenty of storage slots
  • lots of standard equipment for the money
  • excellent crash test scores.

Cons

  • Unimpressive interior design and materials
  • sluggish performance and busy ride quality on the highway
  • less cargo capacity than most rivals.

Used 2016 Chevrolet Trax for Sale

Chevrolet Trax 2016 LS 4dr SUV AWD (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)
28,018 miles
Used 2016
Chevrolet Trax
LS
(1)
Autoline of VA
8.1 mi away
List$13,999
Est.Loan: $261/mo
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$300 Below Market
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*FACTORY WARRANTY APPLIES*, *MOONROOF SUNROOF*, *NAVIGATION GPS NAV*, *BLUETOOTH HANDS-FREE CALLING!*, *SERVICE RECORDS AVAILABLE*, *REAR VIEW CAMERA!*, *ALL WHEEL DRIVE*, *VA STATE INSPECTION*, *NEW BRAKES*, 6 MONTH NATIONWIDE WARRANTY.Priced below KBB Fair Purchase Price!2431 CityHighway MPGDon't miss your chance to SAVE HUGE $$$ at Autoline of VA EASY FINANCING PROGRAMS. Good, Bad, No Credit and 2nd Chance are approved.Just give us a call or fill out loan application We will call you less than 45 mins with the approval. 6 Months Nationwide Power train Warranty is included With the Full Price of the Vehicle..
Chevrolet Trax 2016 LT 4dr SUV (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)
15,290 miles
Used 2016
Chevrolet Trax
LT
(1)
Criswell Chevrolet
16.3 mi away
List$14,998
Est.Loan: $280/mo
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2016 Chevrolet Trax LT Silver Ice Metallic Trax LT, ECOTEC 1.4L I4 SMPI DOHC Turbocharged VVT, 6-Speed Automatic, FWD, Jet Black w/Cloth Seat Trim. Clean CARFAX. CARFAX One-Owner. 34/26 Highway/City MPG Odometer is 20086 miles below market average! Reviews: * Respectable passenger space for its size; plenty of storage slots; lots of standard equipment for the money; excellent crash test scores. Source: Edmunds Check out our customer reviews and see why your friends and neighbors choose Criswell - We're Driven by You! The New Vehicle Internet Sale Price includes rebates, incentives and dealer discounts; customers may not qualify for all incentives; freight, sales tax, tag fees and a $300 processing charge are additional. All prices, specifications, and availability are subject to change without notice. Pictures may be for illustrative purposes only; offers not valid on prior sales. Please contact Criswell Chevrolet in Gaithersburg, MD for complete details and the most current information.
Chevrolet Trax 2016 LS 4dr SUV (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)
14,714 miles
Used 2016
Chevrolet Trax
LS
Bomnin Chevrolet Manassas
17.3 mi away
List$13,897
Est.Loan: $260/mo
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Chevrolet Trax 2016 LTZ 4dr SUV AWD (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)
46,949 miles
Used 2016
Chevrolet Trax
LTZ
(1)
House Of Kars
19 mi away
List$15,995
Est.Loan: $291/mo
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$300 Below Market
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VERY WELL KEPT!!! LIKE NEW!!! WITH LEATHER!!! ONLY A 1 OWNER WITH A CLEAN CARFAX!!! VIRGINIA STATE INSPECTION DONE, READY TO GO!!!! WE FINANCE AND GUARANTEE CREDIT APPROVAL----CALL 703-331-1818 TO SCHEDULE TEST DRIVE -***HABLAMOS ESPANOL***
Chevrolet Trax 2016 LT 4dr SUV (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)
30,423 miles
Used 2016
Chevrolet Trax
LT
CarMax
25.1 mi away
List$15,598
Est.Loan: $284/mo
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CarMax makes car buying easy and hassle-free. Our upfront prices are the same online and on our lot. All our used cars come with a 5-Day Money-Back Guarantee, a 30-Day Limited Warranty (60-Day in CT, MN, and RI; 90-Day in GA, MA, NC, NJ, and NY) and a free vehicle history and safety recall report. Price assumes final used vehicle purchase will be made in MD, and excludes tax, title and tags but includes $99 dealer processing charge (not required by law). Some fees are location specific and may change if you transfer this vehicle to a different CarMax store. Certain vehicles may have unrepaired safety recalls. Check nhtsa.gov/recalls to learn if this vehicle has an unrepaired safety recall. Inventory shown here is updated every 24 hours.
Chevrolet Trax 2016 LTZ 4dr SUV (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)
56,759 miles
Used 2016
Chevrolet Trax
LTZ
(10)
Cowles Parkway Ford
27.9 mi away
List$12,799
Est.Loan: $239/mo
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***Clean CARFAX. ***crimson metallic 2016 ***Chevrolet Trax LTZ ***4D Utility FWD 6-Speed Automatic ECOTEC*** 1.4L I4 SMPI DOHC Turbocharged VVT...Thank you for considering Cowles Ford. This vehicle has the following optional equipment: Recent Arrival! 3426 HighwayCity MPGCowles Parkway Ford is the Ford President's Award winning dealer for the last 3 years. We have the largest Ford showroom in the metropolitan area.Which makes sense since we have one of the largest inventories as well. We know that people want a great selection and great service. Our friendly and knowledgeable staff are consistently rated at the very tops in customer satisfaction. If you are looking great selection, great service and great prices, stop in at Cowles Parkway Ford today! If you buy a Ford anywhere else you will simply pay to much!Reviews: * Respectable passenger space for its size; plenty of storage slots; lots of standard equipment for the money; excellent crash test scores. Source: Edmunds
Chevrolet Trax 2016 LS 4dr SUV (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)
7,379 miles
Certified Used 2016
Chevrolet Trax
LS
(3)
Ourisman Chevrolet Buick GMC of Alexandria
28.3 mi away
List$14,990
Est.Loan: $280/mo
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$300 Below Market
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CARFAX One-Owner. Clean CARFAX. Summit White 2016 Chevrolet Trax LS FWD 6-Speed Automatic ECOTEC 1.4L I4 SMPI DOHC Turbocharged VVT USB CHARGING PORTS, WI-FI, GREAT CONDITION, Low Miles, Carfax 1-Owner, Clean Carfax, GM Certified.Recent Arrival! 34/26 Highway/City MPGGM Certified!! 2 Years or 24,000 Miles Free Oil Changes and Tire Rotation!! 12 Month or 12,000 Mile Bumper to Bumper Warranty in addition to the remaining Factory Bumper to Bumper Warranty!! Balance of 6 Years or 100,000 Mile Powertrain Warranty!! 24/7 Roadside Assistance and Courtesy Transportation!! 3 Day/150 Mile Satisfaction Guarantee!! Onstar and SirusXM Satellite Radio for 3 Months!! Stop by for a Test Drive. Come and see the Ourisman difference! Buy from the Premier Dealer in the DC Metro area. Ourisman...Home of The Ourisman Buyers Edge $1500 in unexpected extras. A Free Lifetime Engine Guarantee, Loaner Cars with major maintenance and a Car Wash with every service!! Used Cars Under $10,000 USB Ask for Bruce at (703) 329-1300 or email Used Car Manager Bruce Polansky at brucepolansky@ ourismanva.com.Reviews:* Respectable passenger space for its size; plenty of storage slots; lots of standard equipment for the money; excellent crash test scores. Source: Edmunds
Chevrolet Trax 2016 LS 4dr SUV (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)
0
Used 2016
Chevrolet Trax
LS
Jack Winegardner Chevrolet
33.5 mi away
List$15,925
Est.Loan: $290/mo
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Chevrolet Trax 2016 LTZ 4dr SUV (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)
18,825 miles
Certified Used 2016
Chevrolet Trax
LTZ
Jeff Barnes Chevrolet
38.6 mi away
List$18,995
Est.Loan: $346/mo
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Chevrolet Trax 2016 LT 4dr SUV (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)
45,573 miles
Used 2016
Chevrolet Trax
LT
(2)
Jean Brown Automotive
40.1 mi away
List$12,947
Est.Loan: $242/mo
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$300 Below Market
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<span style="color:#333333;font-family:Tahoma, Geneva, sans-serif;font-size:medium;">Clean CARFAX!! One-Owner Vehicle!! <span style="color:#333333;font-family:Tahoma, Geneva, sans-serif;font-size:medium;">Comes with *** 10 airbags *** Automatic Transmission *** Back Up Camera *** Bluetooth *** Remote Start *** Air Conditioning *** Tilt/telescopic Steering Wheel *** Power Locks/Mirrors/Windows *** Daytime running Lights *** Cruise Control *** Compass *** Roof Rails *** Heated Mirrors *** AM/FM/Satellite *** 110-Volt Outlet *** Under Seat Storage Drawer *** 16-inch Aluminum Alloy *** <span style="color:#333333;font-family:Tahoma, Geneva, sans-serif;font-size:medium;">Six-speaker sound mates with a Chevrolet MyLink infotainment interface, including a seven-inch color touchscreen, USB and aux ports, Bluetooth streaming audio, and Siri Eyes Free. The latest rendition of GM&rsquo;s OnStar features 4G LTE connectivity, with a built-in Wi-Fi hotspot (fee applies). <span style="color:#333333;font-family:Helvetical, Arial, sans-serif;font-size:14px;"> Call: 410-401-4040&nbsp; Text: 410-262-5757&nbsp; ****&nbsp;<strong style="font-family:Tahoma, Geneva, sans-serif;font-size:medium;text-align:center;">5-DAY WORRY FREE NO HASSLE EXCHANGE ****&nbsp;6 MONTH/6000 MILE WARRANTY *** <strong style="font-family:Tahoma, Geneva, sans-serif;font-size:medium;text-align:center;">CERTIFIED&nbsp;****
Chevrolet Trax 2016 LT 4dr SUV AWD (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)
29,834 miles
Used 2016
Chevrolet Trax
LT
(1)
Criswell Chevrolet of Thurmont
40.6 mi away
List$15,500
Est.Loan: $282/mo
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CARFAX One-Owner. Clean CARFAX. Silver Ice Metallic 2016 Chevrolet Trax LT AWD 6-Speed Automatic ECOTEC 1.4L I4 SMPI DOHC Turbocharged VVT **BACKUP CAMERA**, **BLUETOOTH**, All-Wheel Drive Chassis, Preferred Equipment Group 1LT.Recent Arrival! 3124 HighwayCity MPGMD State Inspected wFresh Oil Change! Every Pre-Owned vehicle purchased from Criswell Chevrolet comes with a free CARFAX vehicle history report. The Used Vehicle Sale Price is plus sales tax, tag fees and a $300 processing charge. All prices, specifications, and availability are subject to change without notice. Pictures may be for illustrative purposes only; offers not valid on prior sales. Please contact Criswell Chevrolet of Thurmont, MD for details and the most current information.Reviews: * Respectable passenger space for its size; plenty of storage slots; lots of standard equipment for the money; excellent crash test scores. Source: Edmunds
Chevrolet Trax 2016 LS 4dr SUV AWD (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)
17,027 miles
Used 2016
Chevrolet Trax
LS
(1)
Ourisman Chevrolet Security Blvd
44.5 mi away
List$16,914
Est.Loan: $308/mo
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$300 Below Market
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CARFAX One-Owner. 4-Way Manual Driver Seat Adjuster, 6-Speaker Audio System Feature, Air Conditioning, Alloy wheels, All-Wheel Drive Chassis, Bumpers: body-color, Cloth Seat Trim, Electronic Stability Control, Exterior Parking Camera Rear, Front Bucket Seats, Power door mirrors, Power windows, Preferred Equipment Group 1LS, Premium audio system: Chevrolet MyLink, Radio data system, Radio: Chevrolet MyLink AMFM Stereo, Remote keyless entry, Security system, Spoiler, Steering wheel mounted audio controls, Traction control. 2431 CityHighway MPG Blue 2016 AWD Chevrolet AWD Trax ECOTEC 1.4L I4 SMPI DOHC Turbocharged VVT Odometer is 21205 miles below market average! All prices are plus $995.00 reconditioning charges.
Chevrolet Trax 2016 LS 4dr SUV AWD (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)
56,024 miles
Used 2016
Chevrolet Trax
LS
(1)
Len Stoler Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram
45.8 mi away
List$12,500
Est.Loan: $234/mo
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REDUCED FROM $15,700!, EPA 31 MPG Hwy24 MPG City! LS trim. CARFAX 1-Owner. Back-Up Camera, iPodMP3 Input, Onboard Communications System, Alloy Wheels, Turbo Charged, All Wheel Drive. READ MORE!KEY FEATURES INCLUDEAll Wheel Drive, Back-Up Camera, Turbocharged, iPodMP3 Input, Onboard Communications System, Aluminum Wheels MP3 Player, Keyless Entry, Steering Wheel Controls, Child Safety Locks, Alarm.AFFORDABLEReduced from $15,700.OUR OFFERINGSLen Stoler Dodge Chrysler Jeep is proud to serve the following towns and cities: Westminster, Mt Airy, Owings Mills, Ellicott City, Baltimore, Hampstead, Sykesville, Taneytown, Cockeysville, Reisterstown, Manchester, York PA, Hanover PA, Parkville, Carroll County, Gettysburg PA and beyond! Respectable passenger space for its size; plenty of storage slots; lots of standard equipment for the money; excellent crash test scores. -Edmunds.com.Fuel economy calculations based on original manufacturer data for trim engine configuration. Please confirm the accuracy of the included equipment by calling us prior to purchase.
Chevrolet Trax 2016 LT 4dr SUV (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)
24,177 miles
Used 2016
Chevrolet Trax
LT
Carvana - Washington DC
46 mi away
List$15,800
Est.Loan: $288/mo
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Got your eye on a 2016Chevrolet Trax that seats 5 and gets 34 MPG? With Carvana, you can get this high-quality, Carvana Certified vehicle without ever stepping foot inside a dealership! With space to toss a bike, skis, or a brand new EKTORP from Ikea this wagon gives you storage capacity rivaled only by SUV's without sacrificing the perfomance or fuel efficiency of sedans. As an added bonus, this Trax has a 7 out of 10 EPA Greenhouse Score! This score is reserved for only the cleanest of vehicles and not only implies great fuel economy but also some of the lowest carbon dioxide emissions among all vehicles. You can cover miles with ease with available cruise control. Safely communicate with friends and family using the Bluetooth hands-free calling. Before making them available to you, we ensure that every Carvana vehicle is accident-free before putting it through an exhaustive reconditioning and detailing process. Take a 360-degree virtual tour - inside and out - of every vehicle in our inventory, as we detail every feature and any major imperfections that appear on the car. This particular car has passed a rigorous 150-point inspection by Jason and his talented team of ASE Certified mechanics. Worried about buyer's remorse with your online vehicle purchase? Worry no more, as every vehicle purchase comes with a 7-day test-own, allowing you to drive around town and even have the vehicle inspected by a mechanic of your choice. If the car doesn't live up to your expectations for any reason within the 7-day period, give us a call and we'll come retrieve the vehicle from you with a refund of your purchase. Have a question about the car you're looking at, or about the purchase process in general? Visit us at Carvana.com to learn more!
Chevrolet Trax 2016 LT 4dr SUV AWD (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)
36,117 miles
Used 2016
Chevrolet Trax
LT
(5)
Heritage Chevrolet Buick
46.1 mi away
List$16,000
Est.Loan: $292/mo
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$300 Below Market
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*** ALL WHEEL DRIVE *** CLEAN, ONE OWNER CARFAX *** ALLOY WHEELS *** CD STEREO WITH SATELLITE RADIO *** BLUETOOTH *** STEERING WHEEL CONTROLS *** Clean Cloth Interior, Air Conditioning, Cruise Control, Rear View Camera, Power Features and Side Air Bags. *Your additional costs are sales tax, tag and title fees for the state in which the vehicle will be registered, any dealer-installed options (if applicable) and a $299 dealer processing fee (not required by law). Prices are subject to change, and prior sales are excluded from these offers. While every reasonable effort is made to ensure the accuracy of this information, we are not responsible for any errors or omissions contained on these pages. Please verify any information in question with the dealer.
Chevrolet Trax 2016 LS 4dr SUV (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)
25,359 miles
Used 2016
Chevrolet Trax
LS
(2)
Len Stoler Chevrolet
46.1 mi away
List$14,995
Est.Loan: $280/mo
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$300 Below Market
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WAS $15,610, FUEL EFFICIENT 34 MPG Hwy26 MPG City! CARFAX 1-Owner, Excellent Condition, LOW MILES - 25,358! Back-Up Camera, iPodMP3 Input, Onboard Communications System, Turbo Charged Engine, TRANSMISSION, 6-SPEED AUTOMATIC READ MORE!EXCELLENT SAFETY FOR YOUR FAMILYChild Safety Locks, Electronic Stability Control, 4-Wheel ABS, Tire Pressure Monitoring System, Front DiscRear Drum Brakes Safety equipment includes Child Safety Locks Chevrolet LS with Brilliant Blue Metallic exterior and Jet BlackLight Titanium interior features a 4 Cylinder Engine with 138 HP at 4900 RPM*.AFFORDABILITYWas $15,610.VEHICLE FEATURESMP3 Player, Keyless Entry, Steering Wheel ControlsOPTION PACKAGESTRANSMISSION, 6-SPEED AUTOMATIC (STD), ENGINE, ECOTEC TURBO 1.4L VARIABLE VALVE TIMING DOHC 4-CYLINDER SEQUENTIAL MFI (138 hp [102.9 kW] @ 4900 rpm, 148 lb-ft of torque [199.8 N-m] @ 1850 rpm) (STD). Serviced here.EXPERTS CONCLUDERespectable passenger space for its size; plenty of storage slots; lots of standard equipment for the money; excellent crash test scores. -Edmunds.com. Great Gas Mileage: 34 MPG Hwy.WHO WE AREAt Len Stoler Chevrolet in Westminster we put every vehicle through a rigorous inspection. We strive to offer you a great deal, an excellent selection, and a sincere, professional staff to make your car buying experience an enjoyable one **410-876-2233** Our internet offers cannot be combined with any other sales or discounts, Prices subject to change without notice. Price plus tax, tags, a $895 dealer Prep FeeHorsepower calculations based on trim engine configuration. Fuel economy calculations based on original manufacturer data for trim engine configuration. Please confirm the accuracy of the included equipment by calling us prior to purchase.
Chevrolet Trax 2016 LTZ 4dr SUV AWD (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)
44,995 miles
Used 2016
Chevrolet Trax
LTZ
JBA Chevrolet
47.4 mi away
List$16,000
Est.Loan: $292/mo
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Chevrolet Trax 2016 LT 4dr SUV (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)
27,830 miles
Used 2016
Chevrolet Trax
LT
(1)
Sheehy Nissan Glen Burnie
47.6 mi away
List$14,590
Est.Loan: $273/mo
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Edmunds' Expert Review

The 2016 Chevrolet Trax is worth consideration if you're looking for an affordable suburban runabout that's easy to drive, easy to park and offers up-to-date technology. It's not quick, though, and its interior materials are far from best in class.

vehicle overview

At a time of lower gas prices, the surging interest in the subcompact crossover segment has surprised quite a few carmakers. General Motors, however, isn't one of them, having launched Buick's Encore (built atop the same platform as the Trax) in 2013. The surprising success of the Encore led Chevrolet to introduce the Trax to American showrooms in 2015.

The 2016 Chevy Trax takes a more youthful approach to styling than the related Buick Encore.

The 2016 Chevrolet Trax occupies the small end of America's most expansive SUV lineup, beginning here and ending at Chevy's larger-than-life Suburban. Between the XS and XXL are the Equinox, Traverse and Tahoe. Those wanting to combine maximum utility along with some towing capability and efficiency would be well served to compare the Trax with Chevy's next-size-up Equinox; it provides a significantly larger and more useful footprint for not a significantly higher price point. But for tight urban areas where even the smallest cars feel large, the Trax makes more sense.

For general use, though, the 2016 Trax isn't quite as fun as its size might suggest. Its four-cylinder engine has just enough pep for city driving, but it runs out of steam quickly when you're accelerating at highway speeds. The ride quality isn't all that great, either, as it can exhibit a fair amount of choppiness on rough roads. Handling and steering are also below par.

The Chevrolet Trax does have some good attributes, including relatively roomy seating, a healthy complement of standard features and impressive crash test ratings. But the subcompact crossover class is led by Mazda's CX-3, Jeep's Renegade (and its platform mate, the Fiat 500X) and Honda's new HR-V. The Mazda has the best on-road dynamics, the Jeep supplies the most credible all-road capability and the Honda's interior provides the best balance between seating comfort and storage space. Overall, we'd recommend going with one of these models before finding new roads with a Chevrolet Trax.

2016 Chevrolet Trax configurations

The 2015 Chevrolet Trax is a five-passenger subcompact crossover offered in LS, LT and LTZ trim levels. Each is available with either front-wheel drive or all-wheel drive.

Standard equipment on the LS includes 16-inch steel wheels, automatic headlights, full power accessories, air-conditioning, a tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, a 60/40-split-folding rear seat, a fold-flat front passenger seat and a rear cargo cover. Standard electronics features include the Chevrolet MyLink interface with a 7-inch touchscreen and integrated smartphone apps, a rearview camera, Bluetooth phone and audio connectivity, GM's OnStar telematics (with 4G WiFi), Siri Eyes Free voice control for iPhones and a six-speaker sound system with a USB port and an auxiliary audio jack.

The LT trim adds alloy wheels, roof rails, rear privacy glass, cruise control, remote engine start, heated outside mirrors, storage under the front passenger seat, a 110-volt power outlet and satellite radio.

Going with the LTZ gets you 18-inch alloy wheels, rear parking sensors, a six-way power driver seat, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, leatherette premium vinyl upholstery, heated front seats and a seven-speaker Bose audio system.

A relatively bland interior design is made worse by marginal materials. We do like the standard touchscreen, though.

Options are minimal. The LT is offered with an optional Convenience package, which includes the six-way power driver seat, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, cloth/leatherette upholstery and rear parking sensors. With Chevy's Sun and Sound package you can upgrade your LT with the Bose audio system and a sunroof. The sunroof can be added separately to the LTZ.

2016 Highlights

Coming off its introduction last year, the Chevrolet Trax is essentially unchanged.

Performance & mpg

Every 2016 Chevrolet Trax comes with a turbocharged 1.4-liter four-cylinder engine paired with a six-speed automatic transmission. The engine produces 138 horsepower and 148 pound-feet of torque. In Edmunds testing, a 2015 Trax LTZ with all-wheel drive accelerated from zero to 60 mph in 10 seconds flat. This is about a second slower than similarly sized and purposed small crossovers. A front-drive Trax was quicker at 8.9 seconds, but this is still below-par acceleration.

The EPA's estimated fuel economy figures are 29 mpg combined (26 city/34 highway) with front-wheel drive and 27 mpg combined (24 city/31 highway) with all-wheel drive. These are respectable figures for this class of vehicle, but similar to our experience with the Chevrolet Sonic and Cruze (which share this turbocharged 1.4-liter engine) we've found it difficult to achieve the EPA's ratings in real-world driving.

Safety

The 2016 Chevrolet Trax comes standard with antilock brakes, traction and stability control, front-seat side airbags, front and rear side curtain airbags, and knee airbags for the driver and front passenger. Front-wheel-drive models have front disc brakes and rear drum brakes, while all-wheel-drive versions have four-wheel disc brakes. At the Edmunds test track, an LTZ AWD came to a halt from 60 mph in 120 feet, which is a slightly better-than-average distance for this class.

A rearview camera is standard on all versions, and the LTZ model adds rear parking sensors. Every Chevrolet Trax comes with a six-month OnStar emergency communications subscription, which includes automatic crash notification and roadside assistance.

In government crash tests, the 2016 Trax received a top five-star rating overall, with five stars for total frontal impact safety and five stars for total side crash safety. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety gave the Trax its highest possible rating of "Good" in its small-overlap frontal offset, moderate-overlap frontal offset, side impact and roof strength tests. The Trax's seat/head restraint design was also rated "Good" for whiplash protection in rear impacts.

Driving

With its small, urban-oriented footprint, the 2016 Chevrolet Trax is both easier to park and more maneuverable than larger crossovers. The LS and LT models are better riding because of their 16-inch wheels, but even here the ride can get overly choppy. It gets worse with the LTZ model and its 18-inch wheels. A busy ride, combined with the Trax's short wheelbase and somewhat vague steering, can generate a lack of straight-line stability on the highway. With that, you'll likely find yourself making frequent, albeit minor, steering corrections. When driven enthusiastically around turns, the Trax seems competent, although the uncommunicative steering and modest tire grip prevent drivers from enjoying any real engagement.

The engine's performance is also no better than adequate. Although the Trax's engine proves reasonably responsive in city driving, its lack of punch on the highway means merging and passing maneuvers require planning and patience. Regrettably, this is something also found on other competitive crossovers; both Honda's HR-V and Fiat's 500X seemingly come up short when asked to merge or pass. The better news is the six-speed automatic transmission, which shifts smoothly and quickly enough to wring the most out of the engine's limited power.

Interior

Despite its small footprint, the 2016 Chevrolet Trax enjoys plenty of useful interior space. Although the front seats are narrow, front-seat headroom and legroom are plentiful, while the rear seat has enough room for a pair of adults, provided neither adult is over 6 feet tall.

The Trax rear luggage area has a modest 18.7 cubic feet of cargo space, and while that's more than the average sedan's trunk (assuming you pack up to the roof) it's a modest amount of utility in what is sold as a sport-utility. The rear seats fold down to expand that to 48.4 cubic feet; lifting the seat bottoms first allows for a flat load floor, which is viable when trying to maximize available cargo space. Those 48 cubes are significantly more than what's offered by Nissan's Juke, and on par with the Mitsubishi Outlander Sport, but constitute less total volume than vehicles like Jeep's Renegade, Kia's Soul or Subaru's XV Crosstrek.

The small Chevy's rear hatch opens to roughly 48 cubic feet of cargo space. The fold-down front passenger seat helps with carrying long items.

If its cargo space is relatively small, the big inside issue is the substandard quality of the interior materials. Hard plastic covers most interior surfaces, and the handful of soft-touch surfaces don't impress as substantial when viewed or touched. Another example of cost-cutting is the absence of a center console, which impacts available interior storage.

The Trax's standard MyLink interface features a 7-inch touchscreen on the dash that links with your smartphone to provide access to apps, pictures and even videos. Available apps for 2016 include Pandora, TuneIn and Stitcher Internet radio, and BringGo navigation. Available for a flat fee, BringGo works with select iPhones and Android smartphones to provide full navigation functionality, including traffic data and POI searches. It runs on your phone (and relies on your phone's data connection), but you can control and view it on the Trax's touchscreen. Compared to traditional factory navigation systems, BringGo is cheaper to buy and easier to update, but as with similar systems, it's not compatible with all phones. In addition, the MyLink touchscreen sometimes fails to register touch inputs, which can be frustrating.


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Making Trax!
Tom H.,08/20/2016
A lot of car for the money! Bought my 2016 Trax LTZ "Midnight Edition" while Chevy was running a promotion offering 16% off sticker price, so I saved over $4500! First thing I want to address is the engine , which both professional reviewers and others have listed as "sluggish", "slow", "tepid" etc., you get the idea. My experience so far could not have been more different. I live in the mountains of Colorado, and a large portion of my commute to work consists of high altitude driving, including inclines with a 6% grade or higher. The engine on this vehicle handles it like a champ! I can pass other vehicles with relative ease, acceleration is more than adequate, and the engine never feels like it's struggling. My previous vehicle, a Honda Civic EX-L, which actually had slightly more HP (1.8L 140hp@6300 In-Line 4) than the Trax (1.4L 138hp@4900 In-Line 4), couldn't touch the acceleration of the Trax. The Civic always felt like it had a "piano on it's back" so to speak, regardless of whether it was driving up a hill or on level ground. The Honda also had CVT (continuous variable transmission) and was a 5-speed, where the Trax does not have CVT and has a 6-speed transmission. I do believe that the 6-speed transmission on the Trax makes a big difference in terms of gearing, while the CVT seemed to constantly struggle to find the right gear. The other thing that is somewhat amusing is that reviews have mentioned that in terms of harder acceleration on the Trax, you really need to "stand on the pedal" for maximum acceleration. This would only be a surprise to people who have not taken the time to read the manual, because on page 212 of the owners manual, it states clearly that "Going less than 35mph, push the accelerator pedal halfway down", if going 35mph hour or more, push the accelerator all the way down". Ok, enough about that, let's move on to the rest of the vehicle. The LTZ came with pretty much every available option. If you listen to a lot of music on your drive, you will appreciate the Bose speakers, which are great. Dash layout is fine, though the digital dash does come off as a little low tech. But it does the job. There is plenty of storage, and there is a USB port and 3.5mm jack in the glove box, which seems like a bit of an afterthought, due to the fact that there is no gap or spacing to run a cord out of without leaving the glove box open. This is a design mistake. I know the train of thought is to just leave the device (cell phone, mp3 etc) in the glove box while plugged in, however, on a hot summer day the glove box will get incredibly hot, and your iPhone or whatever else you may have attached to the USB port will overheat or malfunction, which is not a good thing. Seats are great,they feel firm and offer good support, and there are multiple adjustments available, including lumbar support. I'm 6'2" tall, and there is plenty of headroom left in the cabin. There have been some complaints about "too much plastic" used on the interior, but I found the interior to overall be clean and modern looking. If you want a suede or leather dash, buy a Mercedes or a BMW. Seat height gives you a great view of the road, especially appreciated if you're coming from a sedan that sits low to the ground. The backseat is fine, with enough room to seat two adults comfortably, or three children. There is a fold down cupholder in the center of the rear seat, a nice touch. Rear seats fold down to open up more trunk space. The rear hatch offers a decent amount of space, enough if you need to haul boxes or larger items. The Trax came with Continental Contipro Contact tires, a very good all-season tire, though I will probably buy some Michelin X-Ice Xi3 tires for the winter, due to the fact that we have loooong winters up here with tons of snow and any other type of winter weather you can think of. I'm currently averaging 25mpg on the highway, though I expect that to increase as the engine gets broken in. This is the first vehicle I bought that came with remote start, which I'm really looking forward to using this winter! All in all, I think I got quite a bit of vehicle for a fair price. I actually look forward to driving it everyday, which is probably the best compliment you can give to a vehicle. Two thumbs way up!!
More umpf than they give it credit for
J Wilson,08/22/2016
I almost did not buy this little SUV because all of the reviews said the engine is loud and it doesn't have pep for passing. I test drove a jeep renegade and a Nissan Juke, I (for my taste) didn't care for the look of the Mazda. The jeep was boxy, more cabin noise and just seem to be missing some cozy. But it drove nice. The Nissan Juke drove nice and the interior had the refined look I was looking for. However, the more expensive gas and lack of compartments to hold bits and pieces turned me away. The Trax pepped right passed the right lane on the highway. It's fully loaded, it drives nice. There is still a bit of cabin noise and it is not a luxury vehicle, but it is right up there with the LTZ trim. I love my Trax! It is fun, sporty, and the fold down seats fold down flatter than it's competition. It's not just a city car. It's a fun toy, a nice ride, and great for someone who doesn't want to throw down 30-40k on a vehicle.
Pleasantly surprised!
Kelly,08/28/2016
After drivng and loving my Chevorlet Cruz for 5 years, I needed to upgrade to an AWD vehicle. I was not impressed that I was looking at spending $24,000 for AWD vehicles that had 40,000 miles on. Then Chevrolet came out with the 16% off and the new Trax were a great price. I test drove the Trax LT AWD and it was basically my Cruz on steroids. I LOVED it. Felt comfortable driving it right away. Low road noise, great handling and pick up on the interstate, lots of head room, just fun to drive. A couple down sides, I am not a fan of the touch screen, there is no volume knob.. only arrows so it takes longer to increase or decrease the volume, there isn't any voice command for the blue tooth phone connection, you have to search your address book on the screen which takes your eyes off the road. The back seat is smaller but if the front seats are up a little it is still comfortable to sit in. It probably wouldn't work great with 2 car seats however. The interior is a little cheaper looking but for the price it is definatley worth it. I didn't expect the smaller 4 cylinder engine to handle the bigger vehicle but it actually runs great. Very easy to get in and out of and great visabiity since you sit so much higher. It seems so much bigger when you are in it than it looks on the outside. Don't be fooled, give it a try. It is so much fun to drive, great price, great deal!
Great value
mark f,05/11/2016
Have owned over two years now, 40,000 + miles. I am very impressed with this vehicle overall. Very reliable. Runs well - good ride - great gas mileage (averaged over 33 mpg on a trip last week). I realize this vehicle was not designed to be a sports car but could use a bit more acceleration to make pulling into traffic a bit easier. Car has no problems cruising 70+ mph on the highway (once up to speed) with enough power to pass when needed. Would definitely recommend.
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Features & Specs

MPG
24 city / 31 hwy
Seats 5
6-speed automatic
Gas
138 hp @ 4900 rpm
MPG
26 city / 34 hwy
Seats 5
6-speed automatic
Gas
138 hp @ 4900 rpm
MPG
24 city / 31 hwy
Seats 5
6-speed automatic
Gas
138 hp @ 4900 rpm
MPG
26 city / 34 hwy
Seats 5
6-speed automatic
Gas
138 hp @ 4900 rpm
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Safety

NHTSA Overall Rating

The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration offers independent analysis.
  • Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
    Overall5 / 5
    Driver5 / 5
    Passenger5 / 5
  • Side Crash Rating
    Overall5 / 5
  • Side Barrier Rating
    Overall5 / 5
    Driver5 / 5
    Passenger5 / 5
  • Combined Side Barrier & Pole Ratings
    Front Seat5 / 5
    Back Seat5 / 5
  • Rollover
    Rollover4 / 5
    Dynamic Test ResultNo Tip
    Risk Of Rollover19.8%
IIHS Rating
The Insurance Institute of Highway Safety uses extensive crash tests to determine car safety.
  • Side Impact Test
    Good
  • Roof Strength Test
    Good
  • Rear Crash Protection / Head Restraint
    Good
  • IIHS Small Overlap Front Test
    Good
  • Moderate Overlap Front Test
    Good

More about the 2016 Chevrolet Trax
Used 2016 Chevrolet Trax Overview

The Used 2016 Chevrolet Trax is offered in the following submodels: Trax SUV. Available styles include LS 4dr SUV AWD (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A), LT 4dr SUV (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A), LS 4dr SUV (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A), LT 4dr SUV AWD (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A), LTZ 4dr SUV AWD (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A), LTZ 4dr SUV (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A), LS Fleet 4dr SUV AWD (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A), and LS Fleet 4dr SUV (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A).

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