The 2019 Chevrolet Trax is among the most popular vehicles at the Smelterville Chevy dealer. Drivers enjoy this compact crossover’s spacious interior and long list of standard features. Strong fuel economy makes the new Trax even more appealing. Let’s find out how it compares to the 2019 Nissan Kicks.
Powering the 2019 Chevrolet Trax is a turbocharged 1.4-liter, Ecotec four-cylinder engine. According to Smelterville Chevy, it develops 138 horsepower and 148 lb-ft of torque. With a total production of 122 hp and 114 lb-ft of torque, the Nissan Kicks’ four-cylinder engine is not as powerful. When driving the Trax, you’ll grow to appreciate its extra power.
Don’t judge the 2019 Chevrolet Trax’s by its compact design. There’s definitely ample passenger space to accommodate your family and friends. When riding in the Trax’s rear seat, occupants will enjoy an extra 2.5 inches of legroom. There’s also more hip room in the back of the Trax. This is an especially big advantage for parents who have growing children.
The 2019 Chevrolet Trax is a great value. It comes loaded with a number of premium features. Both the Trax and the Nissan Kicks benefit from a standard 7.0-inch touchscreen. However, only the Trax provides standard Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. These technologies make it easier to access your smartphone’s apps. A 4G Wi-Fi hotspot is also found on every new Trax, which can support up to seven mobile devices at once. OnStar is yet another one of the Trax’s great standard features. At the press of a button, this award-winning communications system can provide emergency support and turn-by-turn driving directions. To get the Nissan Kicks with keyless entry, you must step up to a higher trim level.
Both of these crossovers have a stylish, modern look. Aside from an available two-tone paint scheme, the 2019 Nissan Kicks doesn’t offer any special appearance packages. Meanwhile, two eye-catching appearance packages are available for the Chevrolet Trax. An exclusive set of 18-inch black wheels with red accents come in the LT trim’s Redline Edition package. You can also get the range-topping Premier trim with an all-black Midnight Edition package.
You can compare the 2019 Chevrolet Trax to the safest compact crossovers on the market. Excellent crash scores enabled it to receive the highest rating of five stars for overall safety by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). On the other hand, the 2019 Nissan Kicks was only able to garner a four-star overall rating from the NHTSA. You’ll be thankful for the Trax’s extra peace of mind. Fortunately, both of these SUVs can be equipped with advanced safety technologies like forward collision alert and lane departure warning.
Our Final Word
While the 2019 Nissan Kicks proves to be a worthy rival to the 2019 Chevrolet Trax, it loses this head-to-head comparison. The 2019 Chevrolet Trax packs more performance, has a more impressive list of standard features, and provides more rear-seat legroom.