The New 2021 Ford EcoSport Goes Head to Head with the Chevy Trax

The New 2021 Ford EcoSport Goes Head to Head with the Chevy Trax

When it comes to choosing a subcompact SUV, you want to be sure that it offers all the features and capabilities you need. While it's possible to enjoy the best of both worlds, not every brand can balance the maneuverability of a smaller vehicle with the versatility of a larger one.

The new 2021 Ford EcoSport is an excellent example of what is possible when you load a subcompact SUV with big features. The new EcoSport comes with impressive performance, everyday practicality, and advanced technology for a well-rounded driving experience.

The new 2021 Ford EcoSport faces competition from others in its segment, especially the new 2021 Chevy Trax. We break down the categories that matter most and how each model compares so that you can have a clearer idea of which is best for you.

2021 Ford EcoSport vs. 2021 Chevy Trax


  • Engine Power: While both the EcoSport and Trax offer similar levels of horsepower for their base engines, the EcoSport offers two engines to the Trax's one. The Trax delivers a maximum of 138 horsepower and 148 pound-feet of torque, while the EcoSport produces a maximum available horsepower of 166 and 149 pound-feet of torque.
  • Drivetrain: Both the EcoSport and Trax come with advanced drivetrain options. The Trax offers an available AWD system with StabiliTrak, an electronic stability control system with traction control. The EcoSport offers an available 4WD system, along with Torque Vectoring Control, Traction Control, and AdvanceTrac® with Roll Stability Control™.


  • Cargo Space: Cargo space can make a huge difference when it comes to packing up luggage or equipment for an outing. The new EcoSport offers a maximum cargo space of 50 cubic feet to the Trax's 48.4 cubic feet.
  • Infotainment: Both models come with standard 4G LTE Wi-Fi® hotspot capabilities.
  • Safety: The EcoSport comes with standard integrated blind spot mirrors, while the Trax does not.

The Results

If you're looking for a subcompact SUV with nimble performance, advanced traction features, and versatile interior design, the new 2021 EcoSport is the right choice for you. Schedule a test drive today to learn more!


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