2018 Ford EcoSport vs 2018 Chevrolet Trax

2018 Ford EcoSport vs 2018 Chevrolet Trax

It’s always exciting when we get a debuting model here at Brandon Ford in Tampa, FL, and that’s exactly what happened this year with the American debut of the all-new 2018 Ford EcoSport lineup. The smallest and feistiest Ford SUV ever created, the 2018 EcoSport has immediately won over SUV shoppers everywhere thanks to its capable and efficient powertrain options, its spacious and functional interior, its sleek and sporty exterior, and its vast array of advanced new safety, technology, comfort and convenience features.

But a new Ford model can’t be deemed a success until it bests its Chevy counterpart, which is why we put together this 2018 Ford EcoSport versus 2018 Chevrolet Trax SUV comparison.

2018 Ford EcoSport


2018 Chevrolet Trax

166 HP & 149 lb-ft. Max Horsepower & Torque 138 HP & 148 lb-ft.
27/29 MPG Max City/Highway Fuel Efficiency 25/33 MPG
20.9 ft.3 Cargo Capacity (Seats in Place) 18.7 ft.3
50.0 ft.3 Cargo Capacity (Total) 48.4 ft.3

2018 Ford EcoSport Lineup at Brandon Ford in Tampa FL: Higher Power Ratings, Higher City Gas Mileage Ratings and More Cargo Space than the 2018 Chevrolet Trax Lineup

After taking a look at our comparison table above, you’ll see that the 2018 Ford EcoSport lineup is by far the more powerful, more capable, more efficient, and more spacious SUV when compared to the 2018 Chevrolet Trax lineup.

More specifically, the most powerful 2018 EcoSport engine outmatches, outclasses and outperforms the most powerful 2018 Trax engine. The 2018 Ford EcoSport lineup also gets more miles per gallon in the city, with the two lineups almost equal in terms of highway fuel efficiency.

Which brings us inside the 2018 Ford EcoSport lineup and the 2018 Chevy Trax lineup – where, once again, the 2018 EcoSport lineup holds the advantage. That’s because the 2018 Ford EcoSport lineup offers more cargo volume when all of your seats are in place and more total cargo volume – as in, when all of your seats are folded down.

If you’d like more information on the 2018 Ford EcoSport lineup and everything that comes along with it, please reach out to our Brandon Ford staff in Tampa, FL.