2016 Honda HR-V vs 2015 Chevrolet Trax
More and more car buyers in Raynham and Easton are turning to small crossovers for size and performance from a vehicle that doesn’t guzzle fuel or cost an arm and a leg. The 2016 Honda HR-V is an all-new model that delivers significantly more in these categories and more. It simply outclasses the 2015 Chevrolet Trax, and we’ll show you how.
Are you looking for a good deal from your small crossover SUV? Save more money with the 2016 Honda HR-V. The 2016 Honda HR-V LX starts at $19,115.* The 2015 Chevrolet Trax starts higher at $20,120 and goes up from there.
Whether your priority is horsepower or fuel economy the 2016 Honda HR-V engine beats out that of the 2015 Chevrolet Trax. Power on the all-new Honda HR-V is delivered to the front wheels or all four, and comes from a 1.8L inline-four that makes a sure-footed 141 horsepower. Fuel economy is impressive for this class at 35 mpg highway and 28 mpg city for FWD models with the CVT.**
The Trax, on the other hand, gets its power from an unbalanced 1.4L turbocharged four-cylinder engine that comes in below the HR-V at 138 horsepower. It also accomplishes a lower fuel economy rating of 34 mpg highway and 26 mpg city.
Passenger and Cargo Space
The small crossover segment is an opportunity to get some added cargo space without high prices and exorbitant fuel bills. In this area, the 2015 Honda HR-V again proves the better pick. When loaded with passengers, the HR-V offers a generous amount of cargo room behind the back seats, measuring at 24.3 cubic feet. Fold the back seats flat and the cargo area opens to a maximum 58.8 cubic feet. There’s also a storage area under the seats for easy access, and legroom abounds at 41.2 inches in the front and 39.3 inches in the back.
The cargo area behind the back seats of the Trax amount to just 18.7 cubic feet, while maximum cargo space tops out at 48.4 cubic feet. Legroom in the front is 40.8 inches, while passengers in the back will be downright cramped with just 35.7 inches.
Buy the Well-Rounded 2016 Honda HR-V at Silko Honda
Thinking you might want the 2016 Honda HR-V? Find out about the competitive prices and affordable financing offers available at Silko Honda. We’re located just a short drive from Easton at 1580 New State Hwy. in Raynham, MA, and we invite you to give us a call at (508) 880-5500 or contact us online to set up a test drive or find out more about this all new subcompact crossover!
* MSRP excluding tax, license, registration, $880.00 destination charge and options. Dealer prices may vary.
**25 city/34 highway/28 combined mpg rating for 6MT models. 28 city/35 highway/31 combined mpg rating for 2WD CVT models. 27 city/32 highway/29 combined mpg rating for AWD CVT models. Based on 2016 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions and other factors