If you are looking for a vehicle that is larger than a sedan, but not as big as a large SUV, then this comparison is for you. Both the 2022 Kia Niro and the 2022 Chevrolet Trax are models that provide more passenger and cargo space than a car but are not large SUV sized. For this comparison, we refer to the specifications of the 2022 Kia Niro LX FWD trim level and the 2022 Chevrolet Trax AWD 4dr LS model. These are comparably priced models that we will compare in terms of fuel economy, engine, and driving range. You can find new Kia vehicles and various used vehicles here at Friendly Kia in New Port Richey, FL.
How do these models compare in terms of fuel economy? This is one category in which the 2022 Kia Niro is the clear winner. We’ll start with its stats. The 2022 Kia Niro is estimated to get 48 mpg on the highway, 53 mpg in the city, and 50 mpg combined.
On the other hand, the 2022 Chevrolet Trax has commendable fuel economy ratings. It is an efficient vehicle for its size, but it doesn’t come close to the Kia Niro. It is estimated to get 30 mpg on the highway, 23 mpg in the city, and 26 mpg combined.
Despite the fact that the 2022 Kia Niro has a smaller fuel tank than the 2022 Chevrolet Trax, it is still rated at a longer driving range. It can drive roughly 630 miles in the city or 571 miles on the highway on one tank. The 2022 Chevrolet Trax is rated at 322 miles in the city or 420 miles on the highway.
The 2022 Kia Niro has a gas and electric powertrain. Its 1.6 L engine provides 139 horsepower and 195 pound-feet of torque. The 2022 Chevrolet Trax has a 1.4 L turbocharged gas engine with 155 horsepower and 177 pound-feet of torque.