Talking about well-known automotive companies in Asia, especially in Indonesia, there are two that come to mind, namely Daihatsu and Chevrolet. These two companies always present cars with the best performance that can provide comfort to passengers.
One of Daihatsu’s best cars is the Terios while Chevrolet has the Trax. These two cars are among the cars that have experienced significant sales. Some people then compared the Daihatsu Terios with the Chevrolet Trax.
Daihatsu Terios vs Chevrolet Trax, Which One is Better?
1- More Complete Features,
Daihatsu Terios is provided with ABS (Anti-Lock Braking System) and EBD (Electronic Brake-Force Distribution) features that maximize braking performance, VSC (Vehicle Stability Control) which makes the car go more stable.
There is also an ESS (Emergency Stop Signal) feature that regulates the hazard lights to turn on automatically when braking suddenly. Dual Airbags on the front seats, as well as HSA (Hill Start Assist) which keeps the car from backing down when it stops and goes on an incline.
There is also a key-free feature and a push start/stop button that makes it easier for drivers to get in and out of the vehicle and turn on / off the vehicle. In the 2021 model, the Daihatsu Terios is provided with an around-view monitor that makes it easier for drivers to park their cars.
2- More Modern and Sporty Design
Daihatsu Terios has an increasingly modern and sporty design. If you compare it to the previous model, this car doesn’t have a spare tire on the rear. In addition, the design now feels like a tough SUV.
The large grille with narrowed headlights implies a modern design. Not only that, but this car also has a fairly high ground clearance, which is as high as 220 mm. The impression of the SUV is even more pronounced, thanks to the presence of a roof rail that adorns the roof, and is supported by a shark fin antenna to enhance the appearance. To support the journey, this car is also equipped with modern multi-reflector LED lights.
3- It Has Lots of Variants
Daihatsu Terios is available in 11 variants, you know! Call it the Daihatsu Terios TS STD, TS EXTRA, TX Manual, TX Automatic, X STD, R, R Deluxe, CUSTOM, R Adventure, New Terios X, and New Terios X-Extra. With the variety of Daihatsu Terios variants, of course, consumers can more freely determine the choices needed and can adjust the budget they have.
4- More Fuel Efficient
Daihatsu Terios requires 1 liter to travel 12 KM. This car is provided with the NR-VE engine with a capacity of 1.5 liter 4-cylinder Dual VVT-i with a power of 104 PS with a peak torque of 136 Nm. However, some people say that the Terios’ performance is still less powerful than its competitors because this car might focus more on optimizing fuel consumption.
1- It Has many safety features
This car, including this SUV, has complete safety features. Chevrolet uses Integral Body Frame technology which makes the body sturdy and protects the passengers maximally. There are six airbags for the driver and front passenger, two on the side and two on the curtain. Also equipped with ISOFIX with Top Tether, Stabilitrax Electronic Stability, braking with ABS, EBD and Predictive Brake Assist (PBA), and the Hill Start Assist feature.
2- More Luxurious Design
This car has a more luxurious and modern design than its competitors. The dashboard has been redesigned so that it looks more elegant with leather accents and the use of soft materials. On the dashboard, there is a 7-inch touch screen with a Piano Black touch that contains car information and an infotainment system. The touch screen is the latest generation that is integrated with Smartphones and Screen Mirroring.
It can also be connected via USB, Bluetooth so you can watch your favourite movies or listen to your favourite music. The touch screen also functions as a reverse camera with Dynamic Guide Lines. The cluster meter features an analogue design that makes it easier to read, provided with a 3.5-inch MID.
3- Powerful Engine Performance
The Chevrolet Trax is provided with an Ecotec 4-cylinder inline turbocharged 1400 CC engine that produces 140 PS (138 hp) of power in the 4900 to 6000 rpm range and a maximum torque of 200 nm in the 1850 to 4900 rpm range. Combined with a 6-speed automatic transmission plus manual mode to transmit power to the front wheels. The manufacturer states that the engine is very powerful in its class and also fuel-efficient.
More Detailed About Daihatsu Terios and Chevrolet Trax
|Power||103 hp||138 hp|
|Torque||136 Nm||200 Nm|
|Power||1496 cc||1364 cc|
|No Of Doors||5||5|
|Wheel Base||2685 mm||2555 mm|
|Front Tread||1445 mm||1540 mm|
|Rear Tread||1460 mm||1540 mm|
|Fuel Tank Capacity (litres)||45 L||53 L|
3- Engine Details
|No Of Cylinders||4||4|
|Valves Per Cylinder||4||4|
|Engine||1.5L Petrol Engine, 4 Cylinder 16 Valve DOHC||1.4L Gasoline with Turbocharger and Dual CVCP|
|Fuel Supply System||EFI||MPFI|
4-Suspension and Brakes
|Front Suspension||MacPherson Strut||MacPherson Strut|
|Rear Suspension||Multi-Link||Compound Crank Rear Axle|
|Turning Radius||5.2 m||5.65 m|
|Steering Column||Tilt||Tilt & Telescopic|
|Adjustable Steering Column||Yes||Yes|
|Steering Type||Electric Power||Electric Power|
|Anti-Lock Braking System||Yes||Yes|
|Seat Belt Warning||Yes||Yes|
|Rear Seat Belts||Yes||Yes|
|Door Ajar Warning||Yes||Yes|
|Child Safety Locks||Yes||Yes|
|Vehicle Stability Control System||Yes||Yes|
|Power Door Locks||Yes||Yes|
|Smart Access Card Entry||No||No|
|Accessory Power Outlet||Yes||Yes|
|Low Fuel Warning Light||Yes||Yes|
|Multi-function Steering Wheel||Yes||Yes|
|Electric Folding Rear View Mirror||Yes||No|
|Folding Table Rear||No||No|
|Height Adjustable Driver Seat||Yes||Yes|
|Power Windows Front||Yes||Yes|
Those are the comparison between Daihatsu Terios and Chevrolet Trax. These cars have their advantages and disadvantages. You just have to choose which one is better and suitable for your budget.