When it comes to cars, getting the right one for your needs can be a hard task given the huge number of different vehicle types in the market. Many people are influenced by emotions and choose a car based entirely on its looks. Well, it is great to have a car that is appealing to your eyes but, what about other important factors like the storage space, power, fuel economy, price, safety, and technology?
What are You Looking for In an AWD Vehicle?
As a car buyer, you must have specific things that you are looking for in a car, and this is what help you to choose a particular car over others.
Chevrolet Trax AWD
has been recognized as one of the best small SUVs for 2016. So, what does it have to offer compared to the Fiat 500X AWD, Honda HR-V AWD, Jeep Renegade 4x4, Kia Soul
, and Mazda CX-3 AWD?
Chevrolet Trax AWD
Compared to other body types, SUVs and crossovers are known to offer better road visibility
, and this is what the Chevrolet Trax offers along with a roomy cabin which is highly flexible. It boasts a smooth ride that while sporty, is also comfortable.
The Trax is powered by a 138-hp, 1.4 liter turbocharged 4-cylinder engine with 6-speed automatic transmission. This gives it a fuel economy score of 26/34 city/hwy and 148 lb-ft of torque which gives it a quick response. Click here to see more Trax models and specs
Fiat 500X AWD
The Fiat 500X has an appealing sporty style, but is quite noisy on the road. The Fiat is powered by a 180-hp, 2.4 liter 4-cyl engine with a 9-speed automatic transmission. Its fuel economy is 25/34 city/hwy with 184 lb-ft of torque.
Honda HR-V AWD
The Honda HR-V
has an attractive and flexible interior but is mechanically sluggish thanks to its continuously variable transmission. The Honda is powered by a 141-hp, 1.8 L 4-cyl engine with a 6-speed or CVT transmission. It has a fuel economy of 27/32 mpg city/hwy and a torque of 127 lb-ft which is lower than the Trax.
Jeep Renegade 4x4
The Jeep Renegade
has been described by some as cute with good off-road credentials and a roomy interior. However, it is slow on the road and has a discomforting drive. It uses a 4-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder engine with a 6-speed manual transmission and produces a horsepower of 160-hp and a torque of 184 lb-ft. Its fuel economy is 24/31 mpg city/hwy.
Kia Soul isn’t four-wheel drive and has a sluggish acceleration and uncomfortable steering. It has a 164- hp and a fuel economy of 23/31 mpg city/hwy and a 6-speed manual transmission.
Mazda CX-3 AWD
The CX-3 uses a 2-liter, 4-cylinder engine with a horsepower of 146-hp and a torque of 146 lb-ft. It has a fuel economy of 27/32 mpg city/hwy. It’s interior is somewhat uncomfortable.
Why Choose Chevy?
Visit any of your local Valley Chevy dealers
to take the new Chevrolet Trax AWD for a test drive. We’re confident that you’ll agree it is the best small SUV on the market.