2021 Chevy Trax vs. 2021 Buick Encore

2021 Chevy Trax vs. 2021 Buick Encore
2021 Chevy Trax


2021 Buick Encore



Seating Capacity

1.4L Turbo engine


1.4L Turbo engine
24 city mpg

City MPG

24 city mpg
32 highway mpg

Highway MPG

32 highway mpg
14.4 cubic feet

Max. Cargo Volume

14.4 cubic feet

Special Edition Models


The Chevy Trax and Buick Encore are near-identical compact crossovers that share a parent manufacturer in General Motors. Everything from their engines and fuel economy specs right down to their interior space is on equal ground, but there’s one major difference Gretna shoppers should consider: price. Learn more when you compare the Buick Encore vs. Chevy Trax with Leson Chevrolet Company, Inc., below! 

Buick Encore vs. Chevy Trax: MSRP

Budget-conscious shoppers in Marrero will almost certainly notice the $3,200 MSRP difference between the Buick Encore vs. Chevy Trax. Because both crossovers are built by GM, you can get the same performance specs, the same features, and the same amount of space for a much lower price when you purchase the Chevy Trax. What’s more, our dealership provides ongoing new Chevy specials that can make your 2021 Trax even more affordable! Compare Chevy Trax vs. Buick Encore trims and prices in detail, here:

2021 Chevy Trax Price Range

  • Trax LS: $21,400 MSRP
  • Trax LT: $23,200 MSRP

2021 Buick Encore Price Range

  • Encore Base: $24,600 MSRP
  • Encore Preferred: $25,795 MSRP

Buick Encore vs. Chevy Trax: Performance

You’ll find the same 1.4L Turbo engine under the hood of the Trax and the Encore, generating impressive performance specs no matter which crossover you choose: 

  • 1.4L Turbo engine
  • 155 hp, 177 lb-ft of torque
  • 24 mpg city/32 mpg highway w/ FWD
  • 23 mpg city/30 mpg highway w/ AWD

Buick Encore vs. Chevy Trax: Interior Space

Interior space is another area where the Chevy Trax vs. Buick Encore comparison is almost identical. Compare their dimensions below for a closer look:

2021 Chevy Trax

  • Overall length: 167.2 inches
  • Overall width: 69.9 inches
  • Overall height: 66 inches
  • Cargo volume: 48.4 cubic feet

2021 Buick Encore

  • Overall length: 168.35 inches
  • Overall width: 70.1 inches
  • Overall height: 65.25 inches
  • Cargo volume: 48.4 cubic feet

While the Trax interior and Encore interior provide the same maximum amount of cargo volume, the Trax is just slightly smaller in terms of overall length and width, which could aid you well if you need to grab a particularly tight parking spot. 

Chevy Trax vs. Buick Encore: Special Editions

The Trax and Encore may be identical on most fronts, but one thing that’s 100% exclusive to the Chevy Trax is the availability of two 2021 Special Edition models! If you want a truly unique crossover, Chevrolet delivers with these exciting options:

2021 Trax Midnight Edition

  • 18-inch gloss Black aluminum wheels
  • All-season blackwall tires
  • Front and rear Black skid plates and bowtie emblems
  • Black beltline moldings and door handles

2021 Trax Sport Edition

  • 18-inch gloss Black aluminum wheels
  • Black front and rear skid plates
  • All-season blackwall tires
  • Front and rear Black bowtie emblems
  • Black beltline moldings
  • Body-color door handles

Test Drive the Chevy Trax in Harvey

Save big on your new compact crossover by choosing the Chevy Trax for sale at Leson Chevrolet Company, Inc.. Contact us or stop by on your way home from Belle Chasse to take the 2021 Trax for a spin!

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