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Selected Style FWD 4-Door LS
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
FWD 4-Door LS 17 24 $27,608 $29,215
FWD 4-Door LT w/1LT 17 24 $29,999 $31,745
FWD 4-Door LT w/2LT 17 24 $32,569 $34,465
FWD 4-Door LTZ 17 24 $37,776 $39,975
AWD 4-Door LS 16 23 $29,498 $31,215
AWD 4-Door LT w/1LT 16 23 $31,889 $33,745
AWD 4-Door LT w/2LT 16 23 $34,459 $36,465
AWD 4-Door LTZ 16 23 $39,666 $41,975
2WD 4-Door 1500 LS
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD 4-Door 1500 LS 14 20 $34,377 $36,965
2WD 4-Door 1500 LT w/1LT 14 20 $36,748 $39,515
2WD 4-Door 1500 LT w/2LT 14 20 $39,097 $42,040
2WD 4-Door 1500 LTZ 14 20 $45,151 $48,550
4WD 4-Door 1500 LS 14 20 $38,153 $41,025
4WD 4-Door 1500 LT w/1LT 14 20 $39,213 $42,165
4WD 4-Door 1500 LT w/2LT 14 20 $41,561 $44,690
4WD 4-Door 1500 LTZ 14 20 $47,802 $51,400
Pricing
Invoice Price
$27,608
$34,377
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$29,215
$36,965
Monthly Payment Estimate
$487 / month
$616 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2009 Chevrolet Traverse is an Acadia/Enclave/Outlook wearing different duds. For those who need to get work done, but with some style and comfort, practicality still reigns in the 2009 Chevrolet Tahoe.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 17 mpg 14 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 17 mpg 14 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 2WD Sport Utility Vehicle -
Rear Door Type - Liftgate
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 36.8 39.0
Front Head Room (in) 40.4 41.1
Passenger Capacity 8 9
Second Hip Room (in) 57.8 60.6
Front Shoulder Room (in) 62.0 65.3
Third Leg Room (in) 33.2 25.6
Second Head Room (in) 39.4 39.2
Third Hip Room (in) 48.3 49.1
Second Shoulder Room (in) 61.3 65.2
Front Leg Room (in) 41.3 41.3
Passenger Volume (ft³) 153.1 -
Third Head Room (in) 37.8 37.9
Front Hip Room (in) 59.1 64.4
Third Shoulder Room (in) 57.6 61.7
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - -
Track Width, Rear (in) 67.4 -
Wheelbase (in) 118.9 116.0
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 78.4 79.0
Track Width, Front (in) 67.8 -
Min Ground Clearance (in) 7.2 -
Length, Overall (in) 205.0 -
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 70.4 76.9
Side Door Opening Height (in) - NA
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) - 9.1
Step Up Height - Front (in) - NA
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in) - - TBD -
Ground Clearance, Front (in) - 10.5
Side Door Opening Width (in) - NA
Overhang, Front (in) - - TBD -
Step Up Height - Side (in) - NA
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) - 31.7
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in) - 202.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - 49.4
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 68.3 60.3
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD - 41.7
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - TBD - 81.4
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 117.9 108.9
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA 15.2
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) 26.1 16.9
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD - 49.10
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³) - NA
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in) - NA
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.8 x 1.1 13.0 x 1.2
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13 x 0.8 13.6 x 0.8
Brake Type Power Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System (Second Line) - NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 22.0 26
Fuel Tank Location - - TBD -
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) - NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location - NA
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.1 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 40.4 39.0
Steering Type Power Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.89 -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center - 17.75
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock - 17.75
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code QPR QGI
Front Tire Size P245/70R17 P265/70R17
Spare Tire Size Compact P265/70R17
Front Tire Order Code QPR QGI
Spare Tire Order Code NA ZVL
Rear Tire Size P245/70R17 P265/70R17
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) - 2134
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front - - TBD -
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare - - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) - 2134
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) - - TBD -
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear - - TBD -
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 675
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 4500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 500
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - NA
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4790 -
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) - 10000
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) - 4100
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) - 2565
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) - 7100
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) - 3200
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) - 2697
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5 17 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) NA 17 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5 17 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 11.8 16.8
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 160
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) - NA
Maximum Alternator Watts - - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V8
Fuel System SIDI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 266 @ 3400 305 @ 4600
Engine Order Code LLT LY2
Displacement 3.6L/220 4.8L/293
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 281 @ 6300 295 @ 5600
Engine Oil Cooler - NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 14
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 19 16
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 24 20
Transmission
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.88 2.29
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.87 1.63
Trans Order Code MY9 M30
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.16 -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.41 0.70
Trans Description Cont. Automatic Automatic w/OD
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.74 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.48 3.06
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.84 1.00
Trans Type 6 4
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Transfer Case Model - NA
Trans PTO Access - NA
Transfer Case Power Take Off - NA
Trans Power Take Off - NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door 4 Door
Vehicle Name Chevrolet Traverse Chevrolet Tahoe
Body Code - E52
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA 1.1
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - 46.0
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 1.41
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Coil springs
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - 46.0
Suspension Type - Front Independent Coil springs
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) - 3200
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front - NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) - 4100
Axle Type - Rear - Semi-floating
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) - 4100
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) - 3250
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear - 3.23
Axle Type - Front - Independent
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 5 3
Frame
Frame Type - Ladder
Doors
Side Door Type - NA
 
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