2022 Buick Encore vs. 2022 Chevy Trax

2022 Buick Encore vs. 2022 Chevy Trax being compared
2022 Buick Encore


2022 Chevrolet Trax

Starting Price

7.3L/100 km hwy

Estimated Fuel Economy

7.3L/100 km hwy
1.4L turbocharged 4-cylinder


1.4L turbocharged 4-cylinder

Max. Seating Capacity


If you’re shopping around Stratford for crossovers, you’ll want to compare two of the most popular options, the Buick Encore and the Chevy Trax. Both models are manufactured by GM and occupy similar niches, but which one is right for you: the Trax or Encore? To find out, read our comparison, and then, fill out a pre-approval and contact Hillside Chevrolet Buick GMC to test drive both models in Charlottetown!



2022 Buick Encore vs. 2022 Chevy Trax: Engine Specs

If you’re choosing between the Chevy Trax or Encore based on performance, good luck—both models feature the same 1.4L turbocharged 4-cylinder engine with 155 hp and 177 lb-ft of torque. They even feature the same fuel economy numbers.

2022 Buick Encore vs. 2022 Chevy Trax: Safety Features

Cornwall drivers looking for the safest option between the Trax or Encore must, once again, pick another criterion to compare them on. That’s because the Encore and Trax feature the same standard safety features (feature do vary as you move up the trim levels, but both vehicles are remarkably safe). Standard safety features include:

  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System
  • LATCH System
  • Daytime Running Lights
  • 10 airbags
  • Rear child security door locks
  • StabiliTrak, electronic stability control system with traction control
  • Rear View Camera

2022 Buick Encore vs. 2022 Chevy Trax: Interior Dimensions

Although both crossovers can seat up to 5 PEI passengers, the Encore is just ever so slightly bigger than the Trax. Compare key dimensions below:

2022 Buick Encore:

  • Front Legroom: 103.7 cm
  • Rear Legroom: 90.8 cm
  • Front Headroom: 100.5 cm
  • Rear Headroom: 98.5 cm
  • Cargo Volume Behind 2nd Row: 532L
  • Maximum Cargo Volume: 1,370.5L

2022 Chevrolet Trax:

  • Front Legroom: 103.6 cm
  • Rear Legroom: 90.7 cm
  • Front Headroom: 100.6 cm
  • Rear Headroom: 98.55 cm
  • Cargo Volume Behind 2nd Row: 529.5L
  • Cargo Volume Behind 1st Row: 1,359L

2022 Buick Encore vs. 2022 Chevy Trax: Interior Features

So, if these two crossovers are virtually identical, why does the Encore cost more than the Trax? Because it comes standard with a number of luxury features that either aren’t available or only upgrades on the Trax. A few standard standout Encore features include:

  • Push-button Start
  • Leatherette Upholstery
  • Privacy glass
  • Leather-wrapped steering wheel
  • Driver lumbar support

Test Drive the Buick Encore and Chevy Trax at Hillside Chevrolet Buick GMC

If you’re still struggling to choose between the Trax or Encore after reading our comparison, give Hillside Chevrolet Buick GMC a call at 833-914-1419 to arrange to test drive them both in Charlottetown. Don’t forget to explore our new vehicle specials to see if you can save on either, and if you need help with research, be sure to explore our manufacturer info guides and other model comparisons for help!


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