2019 Subaru Crosstrek or 2019 Chevy Trax? | Compact Crossover Comparison, Salt Lake City

2019 Subaru Crosstrek VS 2019 Chevy Trax Comparison in Salt Lake City, UT

The perfect way to get around Salt Lake City? It has to be comfortable and reliable; it has to be big enough for you, your friends and all your stuff; it's got to have all-wheel drive for dirt roads and icy conditions. That's why a 2018 Subaru Crosstrek is the ride you've been looking for! It's the ultimate compact crossover for Utah, and it's a great value right now at Nate Wade Subaru.

Rivals from other brands like Chevy simply can't keep up. Find out on this page why the 2019 Subaru Crosstrek is a better choice in this segment than the 2019 Chevy Trax.

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2019 Subaru Crosstrek Interior

2019 Subaru Crosstrek VS 2019 Chevy Trax: Interior Dimensions

With a mere 92.8 cubic feet of passenger space, the 2019 Chevy Trax really puts the "compact" in compact crossover. The 2019 Subaru Crosstrek, by contrast, provides 100.9 cubic feet for passengers -- which means you'll get more legroom and shoulder room in both rows of seats compared to the Chevy Trax.

The Subaru Crosstrek can haul more of your gear than the Chevy Trax, too. With a maximum cargo area of just 48.4 cubic feet with the rear seats folded, the 2019 Chevy Trax can't hold as much as the 2019 Subaru Crosstrek. In addition to standard roof rails and towing ability, which expand its versatility even further, the 2019 Subaru Crosstrek also gives you 55.3 cubic feet of maximum cargo volume.


2019 Subaru Crosstrek Technology Features

2019 Subaru Crosstrek VS 2019 Chevy Trax: Technology

When it comes to interior technology, these SUVs come with impressive standard features. Apple CarPlay™ and Android™ Auto are standard on both the 2019 Subaru Crosstrek and Chevy Trax, and they both provide a standard touch infotainment display as well.

It's in the engineering of the chassis, suspension and brakes that the 2019 Subaru Crosstrek reveals its technological advantage. While the 2019 Chevy Trax comes standard with rear drum brakes and a semi-independent rear suspension, the 2019 Subaru Crosstrek provides four-wheel disc brakes for superior stopping power and a fully independent rear suspension for a smoother ride, even on rough roads.


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2019 Subaru Crosstrek Performance

2019 Subaru Crosstrek VS 2019 Chevy Trax: Horsepower & Drive

From its unique BOXER® engine, the 2019 Subaru Crosstrek extracts more power and better fuel economy than its rival from Chevy. The 2019 Chevy Trax makes just 138 horsepower and earns up to 31 MPG on the highway. For its part, the 2019 Subaru Crosstrek beats both those figures! It cranks out 152 horsepower and achieves as much as 33 highway MPG.

And since Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive comes standard, you won't have to pay extra for the added confidence and traction all Utah drivers stand to benefit from. On the 2019 Chevy Trax, the all-wheel drive system will cost you an additional $1,500 as an option.


2019 Subaru Crosstrek Safety

2019 Subaru Crosstrek VS 2019 Chevy Trax: Safety

For enhanced nighttime visibility, you can equip your 2019 Subaru Crosstrek with steering responsive LED headlights and fog lights. As you steer, these headlights will pivot to illuminate better around curves. The 2019 Chevy Trax is only available with fixed halogen headlights.

What's more, for the second year in a row, the Subaru Crosstrek won the highest safety award from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety: 2019 Top Safety Pick+! IIHS crash testing on the 2019 Chevy Trax hasn't been finished yet, but the Trax hasn't won a safety award from the IIHS since 2015. In fact, no Chevy vehicle won any Top Safety Pick honors for 2019.


2019 Subaru Crosstrek Driver Assistance

2019 Subaru Crosstrek VS 2019 Chevy Trax: Driver Assistance

Subaru EyeSight® is available as an option on every new Subaru Crosstrek and standard on the 2019 Subaru Crosstrek Limited trim level. This advanced driver assist suite gives you extra protection and peace of mind with automatic pre-collision braking, lane keeping assist, lane departure warning and more.

There are similar driver assistance features available on the Chevy Trax, but there's a catch: it's available with forward collision warning, but without automatic pre-collision braking. Both cars will alert you when traffic ahead has stopped short and a collision is likely -- but only the 2019 Subaru Crosstrek will brake automatically to reduce the severity of the accident or even prevent it altogether.

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Why You Always Get More To Love at Nate Wade Subaru

Nate Wade Subaru in Salt Lake City is the oldest exclusive Subaru dealer in the nation. We've been in business so long because the Subaru line of vehicles is a perfect fit for the Rocky Mountain lifestyle! With standard all-wheel drive and outstanding safety and reliability, a new Subaru gives Utahns value and peace of mind you simply don't get from other brands.

You get even more when you choose to buy from Nate Wade Subaru. Our "More To Love" Customer Savings Program gives you perks like free maintenance and discounts on parts and accessories. Or just check out more comparison pages like this one to see what makes a Subaru the best choice for Utah families.

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