The Subaru Forester IV is equipped with petrol which produce by 100 more horsepower over the the engine of the Chevrolet Trax, giving the vehicle a much more dynamic character. It seems to be better option to those who want to feel thrill of drive a sports car.
The Subaru Forester IV has 150 newton meters more torque when compared to the Chevrolet. The difference at such level is quite big, what means
that the Subaru Forester IV will be seeding up significantly better.
Acceleration 0-100 km/h
A small difference that amounts to 21 percent suggests that the Chevrolet Trax is the worst car of these two presented. In the „small off-road 4x4 class, being represented by the Chevrolet Trax, the medium acceleration to 100km/h amounts to 10.9 s and is by 13 percent lower than this of Chevrolet vehicle.
With more boot size the Subaru Forester IV will have much more room for carrying things and be more usefull one than the Chevrolet Trax. If the capacity of the luggage compartment is what does appeal to you, the Subaru Forester IV 2.0 XT 240HP automatic 4x4 will be better to buy as it is around 42 % more spacious than the boot of the Chevrolet Trax.
Trunk capacity with seats down
The top velocity of the Subaru Forester IV 2.0 XT 240HP automatic 4x4 is higher in comparison to this of the Chevrolet Trax 1.4 140HP manual which allows to cover the same distance on the highway in shorter period of time. The difference at the level of 19 % is not big and is not realy noticable in everyday driving.
Distance between two sides of a vehicle directly influences on the amount of space for passengers as well as stability during driving. The Subaru Forester IV is widther by 20 mm compared with the Chevrolet Trax and is not really worth considering. The average for the „compact SUV” segment amounts to around 1,797 millimeters and is by 2 mm smaller than the width of the Subaru.
In this category it is the Subaru that can carry 10 liters more fuel in relation to the Chevrolet Trax. The medium fuel container capacity in the compact SUV segment, from which the Subaru comes from, amounts to 61 liters, whereas in compact SUV segment (represented by the Chevrolet Trax) it amounts to 61 l.
The wheelbase of a car means the length between its front and rear wheels. The wheelbase notably affects the driving due to more appropriate car's weight distribution. Subaru has 3 % longer wheelbase distance than Chevrolet Trax 1.4 140HP manual. Wheelbase dimensions are important to the stability and steering. Hence, the mass of Subaru should be better distributed and driving should be smoother and safer.
Ground clearance is the minimum distance between the vehicle underbody and the road. When it comes to the two compared cars, it is the Subaru Forester IV that has 62 mm higher ground clearance in comparison to the Chevrolet Trax 1.4 140HP manual. For this reason the Subaru Forester IV will cope better in difficult terrain and high curbs in the city. There is olso one minus - the higher ground clearance means a higher center of gravity, which can negatively influence the handling of the vehicle.
The Subaru Forester IV has 47 % larger engine size in relation to the Chevrolet. The difference is relatively notable. Consequently the Subaru Forester IV should accelerate faster and be able to reach higher top speed. On the other hand larger cubic capacity usually results in worst fuel efficiency.
Gross trailer weight
The Subaru Forester IV is 348 mm longer than the Chevrolet. The length of the vehicle is significant when it comes to travelling comfort and room in the trunk. The Subaru Forester IV 2.0 XT 240HP automatic 4x4 probably will be offering to it's passangers more room for legs. Aditionally the Subaru Forester IV 2.0 XT 240HP automatic 4x4 will be better driven but the Chevrolet Trax 1.4 140HP manual will be a bit easier to park due to shorter length of the body.
A Boxer placed inside the
Subaru Forester IV is significantly
better because it has smaller dimensions and creates less vibrations in
relation to straight
Furthermore you should keep in mind
that its horizontal
design results in that a
vehicle has a lower center of
gravity what affects the better grip. The advantage of engine which cylinders are arranged in a line, like the one
installed inside the Chevrolet Trax 1.4 140HP manual, is that due
to its simple construction it can be fuel efficient compared to
other types of engines.
For a travelling in the city, it is worth to have an automatic but the choice of transmisison may have a substantial effect on fuel efficiency. Automatics may consume more or less from 5 to 10% more than manuals.