Comparison - Chevrolet Trax LT 2020 - vs - Mazda CX-8 ASAKI 2019

General

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Model: 
Average Price: 
$
24,700
Updated: 
21 Aug 2019
$
64,990
AUD
Updated: 
22 Feb 2019
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Year: 
2020
2019
Total Seating: 
5
7
Transmission: 
6-speed Shiftable Automatic
6-speed Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
14.00gals
19.70gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Silver Ice Metallic
#D8DBDA
Nightfall Gray Metallic
#32373A
Dark Copper Metallic
#A6482E
Pacific Blue Metallic
#3E85A4
Satin Steel Metallic
#737D7B
Cajun Red Tintcoat
#711F1F
Summit White
#FFFFFF
Color: 
DEEP CRYSTAL BLUE MICA
#2B3147
SOUL RED CRYSTAL METALLIC
#A00429
TITANIUM FLASH MICA
#4C3A2A
JET BLACK MICA
#181818
MACHINE GREY METALLIC
#373743
SONIC SILVER METALLIC
#A7B0B5
SNOWFLAKE WHITE PEARL MICA
#FFFFFF

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

The 2020 Chevrolet Trax ranked #10 in Subcompact SUVs. Currently the Chevrolet Trax has a score of 6.8 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 41 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Easy maneuverability
User-friendly infotainment system is standard

Cons
Interior quality is a mixed bag
Lackluster engine
Stiff ride

By: 
usnews.com

The 2020 Chevrolet Trax comes with front wheel drive, and all wheel drive. Available transmissions include: 6-speed shiftable automatic. Midnight Edition package no longer available.

Pros
Appealing passenger space for its size
Plenty of features for the price

Cons
Ride quality is choppy on the freeway
Slow acceleration from the underpowered engine
Less cargo space than some rivals
Fuel economy falls short for the class

By: 
edmunds.com

There's no shortage of small SUVs in the subcompact class and, among them, the 2020 Chevrolet Trax is one of the least compelling. Yes, it's comfortable and spacious, especially in regard to headroom. It stops, goes, and turns. And it comes standard with a healthy load of features, including touchscreen navigation and a Wi-Fi hotspot. But its weak turbocharged engine delivers painfully slow acceleration and its chintzy cabin materials and uninspired design, both inside and out, make for rental-car ambience.

Pros
Excellent outward visibility, plentiful standard infotainment features, capable enough handling.

Cons
Anemic engine, rental-car interior trappings, minimal active-safety tech.

By: 
caranddriver.com

Need a big Mazda SUV, but don't want petrol? The brand now has the answer - it's called the CX-8. Paul Maric checks it out.

Pros
Excellent fuel efficiency
Stacks of standard features, especially in top-specification Asaki model
Plenty of room inside for a growing family

Cons
Diesel engine can run out of breath when overtaking
Quality of 360-degree camera is very poor
Three year warranty with no roadside assistance starting to fall behind the pack

By: 
caradvice.com.au

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Regular Unleaded
Diesel
Fuel Economy Info: 
Urban/Extra Urban/Combined(L/100km) - 6.9/5.5/6
Fuel Economy City USA: 
24.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
30.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Diesel

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
16
16
Cylinders: 
4
Inline
4
Inline
Engine Size/Displacement: 
1.40L
2.20L
Torque: 
148ft-lbs
at 1 850rpm
331ft-lbs
at 2 000rpm
Horsepower: 
138hp
at 4 900rpm
187hp
at 4 500rpm
Turning Circle: 
35.40Feet
38.00Feet
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
no
yes
Seatback Storage: 
yes
yes
Power Steering: 
yes
yes
Parking sensors: 
no
yes
Steering Wheel Tilt: 
yes
yes
Telescopic steering wheel: 
yes
yes
Rear View Camera: 
yes
yes
Front view Camera: 
no
yes
Side view Camera: 
no
yes
On steering wheel: 
Audio And Cruise Controls On Steering Wheel
Audio and cruise controls on steering wheel
More in Convenience: 
Air Conditioning
Electric power assist Steering type
Auxiliary 12 volt power outlets 2 (including cargo area)

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
167.60in
192.90in
Width: 
69.90in
72.40in
Height: 
66.30in
67.90in
Ground Clearance: 
6.20in
8.00in
Front Track: 
60.60in
62.80in
Rear Track: 
60.60in
62.90in
Wheel Base: 
100.60in
115.30in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
39.60
Front Hip Room: 
51.70in
Front Leg Room: 
40.80in
Front Shoulder Room: 
54.10in
Rear Head Room: 
38.80
Rear Hip Room: 
50.70in
Rear leg room: 
35.70in
Rear Shoulder room: 
52.80in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
48.40cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
1653lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
18.70cu.ft
Curb Weight: 
3292.00lbs
4314.00lbs

Instruments

Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
yes
no
More Instruments: 
Instrument panel light dimmer
Low fuel warning light
Active Driving Display
Critical function warning lights/chimes
Driver's left footrest

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
Heated mirrors
4 One-Touch Power Windows
power steering

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
4 -Way Manual Driver Seat Adjustments
4 -Way Manual Passenger Seat Adjustment
Bucket Front Seats
Fold Flat Passenger Seat
Cloth
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Bucket front seats
Floor covering
Gear shift knob Leather
Heated seats Front and second row
Passenger assist grips
Seats (front) with: adjustable head restraints Driver & passenger
Seats (front) with: lumbar adjustment Driver
Seats (front) with: power adjustment 10-way with 2-position memory (driver), 6-way (passenger)
Seats (front) with: rake and slide adjustment
Rear Seats Features: 
Rear Ventilation Ducts
Split-Folding Rear Seatback
Split-folding rear seatback
Seats (second row) with: adjustable head restraints
Seats (second row) with: centre fold down armrest
Seats (second row) with: split fold backrest 60/40

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Stabilizer Bar
MacPherson strut
Rear Suspension: 
Stabilizer Bar
Multi-link
Suspension Info: 
front independent suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
no
Climate Control: 
no
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Dual Vanity Mirrors
Air-conditioning Three zone climate control with rear control and vents (second row)
Rear door window sunshade
Vanity mirror

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
Speed-Sensitive Volume Control
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
USB Connection
6 Total Speakers
3 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
Audio System Premium Bose 273 watt amplifier and 10 speakers
Auxiliary-audio input jack (3.5mm mini-stereo)
Bluetooth hands-free phone and audio capability
Infotainment screen 7-inch colour touch
Multi-function commander control
USB-audio input port 2, MP3, WMA, AAC, iPod compatible

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
no
no
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
More in Glass and Roof: 
Intermittent rear wiper
Tail-lamps
Headlamps Adaptive LED (ALH) with auto on/off function
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
16 X 6.5-In.
19 x 7.0
Wheels more: 
Inside Mounted Spare Tire
Painted Alloy Wheels
Temporary Spare Tire
All Season Tires
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
225.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
55
Diameter: 
R19

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Ventilated front disc brakes
ventilated disc brakes
Rear brakes: 
solid rear disc brakes
solid disc brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
no
yes
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
no
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
no
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Post-Collision Safety System
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Airbag Deployment Notification
Blind Spot Monitoring
Driver Attention Alert
Emergency Brake Assist (EBA)
Emergency Stop Signal (ESS)
Forward Obstruction Warning
High mount stop lamp
Hill Launch Assist (HLA)
Intelligent Speed Assistance (ISA)
Intrusion-minimising brake pedal
Lane Departure Warning (LDW)
Lane-keep Assist System (LAS)
Left-hand-side convex (wide angle) exterior mirror
Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA)
Seat-belt warning
Smart Brake Support (SBS)
Traffic Sign Recognition (TSR)
Whiplash-minimising front seats

Options

Packages: 
Redline Edition
LT Convenience Package
Protection Package
Sun And Sound Package
Exterior Options: 
Front License Plate Bracket
Accessory Carrier Mount
Wheel Locks
18" Midnight Silver Aluminum Wheels
Roof Rack Cross Rails
Interior Options: 
Cargo Area Organizer
Cargo Tray
All-Weather Floor Liners
Interior Protection Package
Cargo Package

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Jet Black, leatherette/cloth
#000000
Jet Black/Brandy, cloth
#66554D
Jet Black, cloth
#000000
Jet Black/Light Ash Gray, cloth
#AEADA9
Jet Black/Light Ash Gray, leatherette/cloth
#AEADA9
Jet Black/Brandy, leatherette/cloth
#66554D