2024 Chevy Trax vs 2024 Dodge Hornet

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  • 2024 Chevy Trax

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    Starting at

    $20,400[a]

    2024 Dodge Hornet

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    Starting at

    $30,736

    41.9Front Legroom (in.)41.7
    11Available Touchscreen (in.)10.25
    28/32Fuel Economy (city/hwy MPG)21/29

    Sleek, adventurous, and sporty: that’s what most families look for in an SUV. In today’s world, vehicles are so much more than a means of getting from one place to another. Modern families want a car that can help them find their way to adventure in unknown territories, provide them comfort and entertainment for longer car rides, and provide enough power and space to help them make memories more effectively. On the front of new, advanced vehicles, we at DePaula Chevrolet are here to tell you that the 2024 Chevy Trax is an SUV that will bring all these things to families in bold, new ways.

    However, the 2024 Trax model isn’t the only advanced SUV on the market. There’s always a high-class competitor in the automotive industry, and when it comes to SUVs of the Trax model’s caliber, the 2024 Dodge Hornet is a worthy competitor. Both of these models bring something exciting to the table, which is why you have to look carefully at the 2024 Chevy Trax vs 2024 Dodge Hornet to see the differences between them. Though it may not be obvious at a glance, there are key differences between these models that may put one ahead of the other in more ways than one.

    We believe very much in the utility and capacity for adventure that Chevy SUVs have in store for families, especially models such as the Chevy Trax. This next vehicle year harbors a lot of excellent advancements in this model, as well as other models, such as the 2024 Dodge Hornet, which also brings a lot of great features to the table. But with two models so similar, which one comes out on top? The only way to find out is to delve deeper into what each of these vehicles is made up of, so if you’re interested in the advancements these two SUVs have made in the past year, take a look at what makes them so similar and so different.

  • Efficiency

    A green 2024 Chevy Trax is shown parked near a city after participating in a 2024 Chevy Trax vs 2024 Dodge Hornet comparison.

    A family vehicle is only as good as the efficiency it can afford. Whether you’re taking your family for a day out on the open road or tackling a busy schedule, your SUV has to be able to keep up. Both the 2024 Chevy Trax and 2024 Dodge Hornet have made advancements to their powertrain in this new model that help families tackle their packed itineraries with precision and ease so that they can focus on what matters instead of where the next gas station is.

    The Trax's Fuel Economy

    This iteration of the Chevy Trax features a fuel economy that is more competitive than ever before, helping drivers stay on the road for as long as they may need to. The 2024 Trax model’s 1.2-liter engine allows it to achieve up to 28 MPG on city streets, which is very helpful when taking on the often unpredictable traffic of urban streets. On highways, it is capable of getting up to an impressive 32 MPG, making for a total combined fuel economy rating of 30 MPG, saving drivers tons of money and time while out on the road.

    The Hornet's Fuel Economy

    The new Dodge Hornet’s 2.0-liter engine also affords it a rather good fuel economy, allowing the vehicle to achieve 21 MPG on city streets and 29 MPG on the open highway, making it better suited to longer car rides outside of cities. This makes for a combined efficiency rating of 24 MPG, which is considerably lower than the 2024 Chevy Trax model’s rating, though still quite impressive when compared to other SUV models.

    When looking at the facts, it seems obvious which model prevails on the front of efficiency. The 2024 Chevy Trax features a fuel economy that is significantly higher than the 2024 Dodge Hornet, meaning that it can keep drivers on the road, focused on getting to their next destination longer, while saving them a fortune on gas money all the while. If efficiency is at the top of your priorities when choosing a new SUV, you know that every mile counts, making the Trax a model worth considering.

  • Interior

    The black interior and dash of a 2024 Chevy Trax is shown.

    When driving with family on board, ensuring everyone is comfortable is more important than some might think. Especially with younger passengers in tow, you want to make sure they’re as happy and cozy as you can when taking long car rides. The 2024 Chevy Trax and 2024 Dodge Hornet bring features to the table that help ensure everyone on board has plenty of room to make themselves comfortable.

    The Trax's Interior Measurements

    The new Trax model’s interior comes with plenty of head and leg room for drivers and passengers alike. Those up front can enjoy 39.6 inches of headroom and 41.9 inches of legroom, giving the grown-ups in the vehicle enough room to spread out to reduce fatigue on longer journeys. Those in the back also have plenty of space, with 38.1 inches of headroom and 38.7 inches of legroom, allowing younger passengers to take up as much space as they need to get comfortable for the drive.

    The Hornet's Interior Measurements

    The 2024 Hornet model also has an interior that can keep families comfortable. Those upfront can spread out with 38.8 inches of headroom and 41.7 inches of legroom, close to the Chevy Trax model’s dimensions but a bit less spacious in regards to headroom. Those in the back seats get up to 38.2 inches of headroom and 38 inches of legroom, allowing them to make themselves comfortable as well.

    On the front of interior space, both vehicles come in close. However, there is no doubt that the 2024 Chevy Trax is superior on this front as well. Though the difference between them may not seem like much on paper, those extra inches make a huge difference once you’re inside the vehicle, which means that the 2024 Chevy Trax can afford drivers and passengers more comfort in the long run than the 2024 Dodge Hornet.

  • Safety

    The passenger side tire of a 2024 Chevy Trax is shown.

    Families buy SUVs because they are sturdy vehicles that are well-suited for driving children around. It is for this reason that safety is one of the most important features in an SUV because when you’re driving with family, nothing is more important than keeping everyone safeguarded from any potential dangers. Both the 2024 Chevy Trax and 2024 Dodge Hornet bring features to the table that increase safety in new, innovative ways, making them each great for family use in their own right.

    The Chevy Safety Assist Suite

    With its standard suite of safety features known as Chevy Safety Assist, the 2024 Chevy Trax has lots of different ways of increasing safety and awareness while driving. Three years of OnStar remote access comes standard with the purchase of a Trax model, meaning that drivers will always have access to roadside assistance and emergency services at the push of a button. Other features that come standard with the 2024 Trax include Front Pedestrian Braking, Forward Collision Alert, an HD Rear Vision Camera, Automatic Emergency Braking, and Lane Keep Assist with Lane Departure Warning.

    The Hornet's Standard Safety Features

    In the arena of safety, the Dodge Hornet does bring some key features to the table, though it does come standard with much fewer features than the new Chevy Trax. These features include Automatic Emergency Braking, Blind Spot Monitoring, and a security system with an Engine Immobilizer. When it comes to safety technology, the 2024 Dodge Hornet just doesn't have as many standard safety and driver assistance features as the Trax. Tools like Intellibeam Auto High Beam Assist and Following Distance Indicator are nowhere to be found on this model.

    When looking at the facts, this is another arena in which it seems there is no contest between the two models; the 2024 Chevy Trax is simply more advanced than the 2024 Dodge Hornet in terms of technology. With various features that increase awareness, automatically instigate preventative measures to stop potential accidents, and help keep drivers exactly where they should be, the 2024 Chevy Trax has everything drivers need to stay safe on any road right out of the chute.

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