Compare 2010 Chevrolet Traverse vs 2008 Jeep Commander

2010 Chevrolet Traverse
2008 Jeep Commander
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FWD 4-Door LS
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
FWD 4-Door LS 17 24 $27,762 $29,224
AWD 4-Door LS 16 23 $29,662 $31,224
FWD 4-Door LT w/1LT 17 24 $30,157 $31,745
AWD 4-Door LT w/1LT 16 23 $32,057 $33,745
FWD 4-Door LT w/2LT 17 24 $32,608 $34,325
AWD 4-Door LT w/2LT 16 23 $34,508 $36,325
FWD 4-Door LTZ 17 24 $36,085 $37,985
AWD 4-Door LTZ 16 23 $37,985 $39,985
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RWD 4-Door Sport
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
RWD 4-Door Sport 14 19 $26,054 $28,330
4WD 4-Door Sport 14 19 $27,859 $30,330
RWD 4-Door Limited 14 19 $33,788 $37,020
4WD 4-Door Limited 13 18 $36,145 $39,640
RWD 4-Door Overland 13 19 $36,618 $40,200
4WD 4-Door Overland 13 17 $39,727 $43,665
Pricing
Invoice Price
$27,762
$26,054
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$29,224
$28,330
Monthly Payment Estimate
$487 / month
$472 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.8
8.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
Strong, sturdy, and spacious, yet carlike in some ways, the 2010 Chevrolet Traverse offers a very appealing compromise. The 2008 Jeep Commander is good Jeep (a trail-capable vehicle), but it's not a great people mover.
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Fuel Economy
City
17 mpg 14 mpg
Highway
24 mpg 19 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
2WD Sport Utility Vehicle 2WD Sport Utility Vehicles
Interior Dimensions
Third Shoulder Room (in)
57.6 50.6
Second Leg Room (in)
36.8 36.1
Front Head Room (in)
40.4 42.1
Passenger Volume (ft³)
153.1 112.8
Second Hip Room (in)
57.8 54.0
Front Shoulder Room (in)
62.0 59.0
Third Leg Room (in)
33.2 28.9
Second Head Room (in)
39.4 40.3
Passenger Capacity
8 7
Third Hip Room (in)
48.3 57.4
Second Shoulder Room (in)
61.3 58.5
Front Leg Room (in)
41.3 41.7
Third Head Room (in)
37.8 35.7
Front Hip Room (in)
59.1 55.6
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - 34.1
Track Width, Rear (in)
67.4 62.5
Wheelbase (in)
118.9 109.5
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
78.4 74.8
Track Width, Front (in)
67.8 62.5
Min Ground Clearance (in)
7.2 8.6
Length, Overall (in)
205.0 188.5
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in)
70.4 75.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
68.8 36.3
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
116.4 68.5
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
NA - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
24.4 7.5
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.8 x 1.1 12.9 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 12.6 x 0.6
Brake Type
Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
22.0 21.1
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.1 17.4
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
40.4 38.7
Steering Type
Power Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.89 3.14
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P245/70R17 P245/65R17
Rear Tire Order Code
QPR TCH
Front Tire Size
P245/70R17 P245/65R17
Spare Tire Size
Compact P245/65R17
Front Tire Order Code
QPR TCH
Spare Tire Order Code
NA TCH
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - 350
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - 350
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - 3500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - 3500
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4790 4393
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
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 14.0
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
730 625
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 160
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
266 @ 3400 235 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
LLT EKG
Displacement
3.6L/220 3.7L/225
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
281 @ 6300 210 @ 5200
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System
Direct Injection SMPI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
24 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
17 14
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
19 -
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.84 1.41
Trans Type
6 5
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.83
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.88 3.16
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.87 2.19
Trans Order Code
MY9 DGJ
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.16 3.07
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.41 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.74 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.48 3.59
Summary
Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Traverse Jeep Commander
Body Style
4 Door 4 Door
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA w/Stabilizer bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Live axle
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA w/Stabilizer bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent SLA Independent
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
9.8 -
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
4 -

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