2019 Chevrolet Trax  RealSafeCars77Safety Rating

#53 of 2019 SUVs

#118 of all 2019 vehicles


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


The 2019 Chevrolet Trax is 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 2019 Chevrolet Trax has a score of 77, implying a 0.046% chance of driver death (4.1% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2019 Chevrolet Trax has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0456% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 5.2052%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0456% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 5.2052% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2019 Chevrolet Trax is 5% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other suvs, the 2019 Chevrolet Trax is 9% more likely to result in a fatal accident.

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But it is safer than many comparable models.

9162M. Outlander SportM. Eclipse CrossHyundai KonaHonda HR-VMazda CX-3Hyundai VelosterToyota C-HRFIAT 500LBuick EncoreChevrolet TraxNissan Rogue SportVolkswagen BeetleComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2019 Chevrolet Trax with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 62 to 91. The 2019 Chevrolet Trax is safer than the 2019 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport, the 2019 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross, the 2019 Hyundai Kona, the 2019 Honda HR-V, the 2019 Mazda CX-3, the 2019 Hyundai Veloster, and the 2019 Volkswagen Beetle and less safe than the 2019 FIAT 500L and the 2019 Toyota C-HR. It is about as safe as the 2019 Buick Encore.

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