2021 Chevy Trax | Compact SUV Crossover – Price, Towing Capacity, Interior, Colors & More

Chevy Trax 2021

The 2021 Chevy Trax: A car-based crossover


The 2021 Chevy Trax SUV is a compact crossover that delivers steady performance and a comfortable, spacious interior for a satisfying ride, no matter where you’re headed. If you’re looking for a vehicle that can fit your family, stash your belongings, and comfortably work within your budget, this is one option that you can’t afford to overlook. Though the 2021 lineup eliminated the Premier trim offered in previous years, it includes special editions that pack more personality and punch into this choice vehicle. Learn more about all you can enjoy when you choose the Chevy Trax.

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2021 Chevy Trax Price and Trims

The 2021 Chevy Trax SUV is available at two trim levels. The LS has a starting MSRP of $21,400 while the LT is available with a starting MSRP of $23,200. These models have identical capabilities as well as the same infotainment system. However, there are a few key upgrades worth noting.

When you upgrade to the LT, you’ll enjoy perks like tinted glass and heated power exterior mirrors. Your lights are all upgraded, with LED tail lamps, LED daytime running lamps, and halogen projector-beam headlamps. The front passenger seat gains an underseat storage area, and you’ll enjoy the addition of a 120V power outlet. The LT also offers cruise control and upgraded seating surfaces.

The Chevy Trax LS is available with a cargo package, protection package, or tint and cruise package that will enhance its base features. With the Chevy Trax LT, you can add a convenience package that provides keyless open and start and a six-way power driver’s seat adjuster or a premium seat package that offers heated front seats and leatherette seating. The Sport Edition, Redline Edition, and Midnight Edition are available with the 2021 Chevy Trax LT trim as well.

When it comes to safety, both trim levels provide 10 airbags, StabiliTrak technology, a rear vision camera, and rear child security door locks. In the LT, you can add a driver confidence package that includes rear park assist, side blind zone alert, and rear cross-traffic alert.

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2021 Chevy Trax Interior


One of the greatest selling points of the 2021 Chevy Trax is its interior spaciousness. Although this vehicle has a relatively small footprint and compact wheelbase for its class, it’s surprisingly large and comfortable when you get in. This crossover offers eight different seating configurations thanks to 60/40 split-folding seats in the second row. This creates a maximum cargo volume of 48.4 cubic feet and a cargo length of 8 feet.

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Cargo area lighting and four cargo tie-downs are standard. A cargo shelf is standard in the LT. You can add optional organizational features like a cargo area tray, cargo area organizer, and cargo net. Carpeted floor mats are standard in the front and rear. If you prefer a more durable or waterproof option, you can easily enhance this vehicle with custom-fitted Chevy Trax accessories purchased elsewhere as well.

The Chevy Trax offers a four-way manual adjustable driver seat and two-way manual adjustable front passenger seat. In the LT, you can also upgrade to a six-way power driver seat. The Trax comes standard with a six-speaker audio system, 3.5-inch Driver Information Center, and 7-inch color touchscreen equipped with the Chevrolet Infotainment 3 system.

Cloth seat trim is standard in the LS, while the LT comes standard with deluxe cloth/leatherette seat trim. Jet black cloth seat trim and jet black/light ash gray cloth seat trim options are available in the LS. Jet black or jet black/light ash gray leatherette and deluxe cloth/leatherette seat trims are optional for the LT.

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2021 Chevy Trax Towing Capacity

The Chevy Trax has a towing capacity of 1,263 pounds. This SUV isn’t suited to off-roading or other extreme adventures on its own, but you can pull a variety of trailers and equipment behind you, so you can bring the big-kid toys you need for off-roading, camping, watersports, or dirt track adventures. Some examples of the lightweight towing you can accomplish with this SUV include:

A motorcycle trailer and bike.

A lightweight pop-up or teardrop camper.

An open 5×8 utility trailer.

A jet ski trailer and jet ski.

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2021 Chevy Trax Specs


The 2021 Chevy Trax comes with a turbocharged 1.4-liter four-cylinder engine with 138 horsepower and 486 pound-feet of torque. It has a six-speed automatic transmission that provides smooth shifting. Both trim levels are available with either front-wheel drive or all-wheel drive so you can customize your experience. Driving this Trax, you’ll experience steady handling that gives you a solid feeling of control and stability on the road. Though it’s relatively tall, this SUV doesn’t struggle with leaning around corners, which adds to the sense of solidity that you’ll get behind the wheel.

You’ll enjoy a firm pedal in the Chevy Trax and some of the strongest brakes in its class. From your elevated driving position, you’ll get a sense of confidence when you head out in this vehicle. The specs for the 2021 Chevy Trax are best suited to urban driving.

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2021 Chevy Trax MPG


The Chevy Trax offers good fuel efficiency for its class. With front-wheel drive, you’ll enjoy 24/32/27 mpg city/highway/combined. An all-wheel-drive Chevy Trax provides 23/30/26 city/highway/combined. Both options have a fuel tank capacity of about 14 gallons.

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2021 Chevy Trax Colors

The 2021 Chevy Trax is available in nine colors, so you can find an option that perfectly suits your personality. Keep these options in mind as you’re shopping and let us know if you have a particular shade that you’re seeking out.

Mosaic BlackMetallic

Chevy Trax 2021 - Color Mosaic Black Metallic

Stone Gray Metallic

Chevy Trax 2021 - Color Stone Gray Metallic

Shadow Gray Metallic

Chevy Trax 2021 - Color Shadow Gray Metallic

Midnight Blue Metallic

Chevy Trax 2021 - Color Midnight Blue Metallic

Crimson Metallic

Chevy Trax 2021 - Color Crimson Metallic

Black Cherry Metallic

Chevy Trax 2021 - Color Black Cherry Metallic

Silver Ice Metallic

Chevy Trax 2021 - Color Silver Ice Metallic

Iridiscent Pearl Tricoat

Chevy Trax 2021 - Color Iridiscent Pearl Tricoat

Summit White

Chevy Trax 2021 - Color Summit White

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