2015 Chevrolet Trax  RealSafeCars76Safety Rating

#38 of 2015 SUVs

#79 of all 2015 vehicles


The Trax, introduced by Chevrolet in 2015, is a small SUV with seating up to 5. With optional all-wheel drive (AWD), it handles mud, snow, and sand with ease. The Trax has offered Android Auto and Apple CarPlay since 2019. Having better than average EPA (miles per gallon) for its class, it reduces fuel costs and pollution. Chevrolet offers a 3-year, 36,000-mile basic warranty, and a 5-year, 60,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2015 Chevrolet Trax is below average compared to all vehicles.

Comparison to all vehicles.  This plot shows RSC safety scores on the horizontal axis vs. the number of vehicles with each safety score (depicted by bar height and percentages at the bottom). Colors reflect vehicle safety, ranging from red (not that safe) to green (safer). For reference, a score of 0 implies a 0.15% chance of driver death (13% chance of driver injury) over 15 years, and a score of 100 reflects a 0.016% chance (1.4% chance of driver injury). The 2015 Chevrolet Trax has a score of 76, implying a 0.047% chance of driver death (4.2% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2015 Chevrolet Trax has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.047% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 5.3649%, meaning the average driver has a 0.047% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 5.3649% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2015 Chevrolet Trax is 2% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other suvs, the 2015 Chevrolet Trax is 12% more likely to result in a fatal accident.


And it is about as safe as many comparable models.

8656Hyundai VelosterToyota Scion xBM. Outlander SportHonda CR-VMINI CountrymanFIAT 500LVolkswagen GolfJeep RenegadeChevrolet TraxSubaru CrosstrekVolkswagen BeetleNissan JukeComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2015 Chevrolet Trax with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 56 to 86. The 2015 Chevrolet Trax is safer than the 2015 Hyundai Veloster, the 2015 Toyota Scion xB, the 2015 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport, and the 2015 Honda CR-V and less safe than the 2015 FIAT 500L and the 2015 MINI Countryman. It is about as safe as the 2015 Jeep Renegade.

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