Compare 2008 Chrysler Pacifica vs 2009 Chevrolet Traverse

2008 Chrysler Pacifica
2009 Chevrolet Traverse
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4-Door Wagon FWD LX
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Wagon FWD LX 15 22 $22,745 $24,635
4-Door Wagon AWD LX 14 22 $25,050 $27,225
4-Door Wagon FWD Touring 15 23 $25,976 $28,265
4-Door Wagon AWD Touring 14 22 $27,796 $30,310
4-Door Wagon FWD Limited 15 23 $31,214 $34,150
4-Door Wagon AWD Limited 14 22 $33,034 $36,195
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FWD 4-Door LS
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
FWD 4-Door LS 17 24 $27,608 $29,215
AWD 4-Door LS 16 23 $29,498 $31,215
FWD 4-Door LT w/1LT 17 24 $29,999 $31,745
AWD 4-Door LT w/1LT 16 23 $31,889 $33,745
FWD 4-Door LT w/2LT 17 24 $32,569 $34,465
AWD 4-Door LT w/2LT 16 23 $34,459 $36,465
FWD 4-Door LTZ 17 24 $37,776 $39,975
AWD 4-Door LTZ 16 23 $39,666 $41,975
Pricing
Invoice Price
$22,745
$27,608
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$24,635
$29,215
Monthly Payment Estimate
$411 / month
$487 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.0
7.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2008 Chrysler Pacifica isn't long for this world, but still offers good interior seating and flexibility. The 2009 Chevrolet Traverse is an Acadia/Enclave/Outlook wearing different duds.
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Fuel Economy
City
15 mpg 17 mpg
Highway
22 mpg 24 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Large 2WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Third Leg Room (in)
NA 33.2
Second Head Room (in)
40.5 39.4
Passenger Capacity
5 8
Third Hip Room (in)
NA 48.3
Second Shoulder Room (in)
60.4 61.3
Front Leg Room (in)
40.9 41.3
Third Head Room (in)
NA 37.8
Front Hip Room (in)
55.1 59.1
Third Shoulder Room (in)
NA 57.6
Second Leg Room (in)
40.4 36.8
Front Head Room (in)
39.2 40.4
Passenger Volume (ft³)
143.9 153.1
Second Hip Room (in)
56.2 57.8
Front Shoulder Room (in)
60.8 62.0
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
66.0 67.8
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.9 7.2
Length, Overall (in)
198.5 205.0
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in)
68.3 70.4
Liftover Height (in)
28.6 - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in)
66.0 67.4
Wheelbase (in)
116.3 118.9
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
79.3 78.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
92.2 117.9
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
- TBD - NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA 26.1
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
45.0 68.3
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.3 x 0.6 13 x 0.8
Brake Type
Pwr Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.5 x 1.1 12.8 x 1.1
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
23.0 22.0
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
39.8 40.4
Steering Type
Power Power
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.18 2.89
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
17.8 16.1
Tires
Front Tire Size
P235/65R17 P245/70R17
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
TCC QPR
Spare Tire Order Code
TBB NA
Rear Tire Size
P235/65R17 P245/70R17
Rear Tire Order Code
TCC QPR
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2600 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2600 - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
260 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
260 - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4337 4790
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 17 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 17 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact NA
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 11.8
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
140 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
600 - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System
SMPI SIDI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
235 @ 4000 266 @ 3400
Engine Order Code
EGH LLT
Displacement
3.8L/231 3.6L/220
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
200 @ 5000 281 @ 6300
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
22 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
15 17
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
- 19
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.89 3.16
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.69 1.41
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.74
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.84 4.48
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.84
Trans Type
4 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.21 2.88
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.57 2.87
Trans Order Code
DFF MY9
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
- NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
- NA
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Wagon 4 Door
Vehicle Name
Chrysler Pacifica Chevrolet Traverse
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- 5

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