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2009 Chevrolet Traverse

2008 Ford Explorer

  2009 Chevrolet Traverse LS 2008 Ford Explorer RWD 4-door V6 XLT Angular Rear Exterior View
MSRP
$29,215
$26,495
Invoice $27,608 $24,771
MPG
City/Highway
16/24 13/20
Rating
7.8
/ 10
TCC Rating
8.2
/ 10
TCC Rating
Bottom Line The 2009 Chevrolet Traverse is an Acadia/Enclave/Outlook wearing different duds. Read Full Review As the perennial best-selling truck-based SUV, the Ford Explorer is still the one to beat. Read Full Review
Likes &
Dislikes

Likes:

  • Crisp handling
  • Smooth-shifting transmission
  • Quiet interior
  • Impressive build quality

Dislikes:

  • Bland exterior styling
  • Heavy weight leads to leisurely acceleration

Likes:

  • Independent rear suspension
  • Interior styling
  • Stable handling
  • Power-folding third-row seat

Dislikes:

  • Ride isn't as smooth as car-based crossovers
  • V-6 engine noise
Crash Test Ratings
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