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Selected Style 2WD 4-Door SXT
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Drivetrain

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD 4-Door SXT 16 23 $28,349 $29,795
2WD 4-Door Crew 16 23 $33,263 $35,195
2WD 4-Door R/T 14 20 $34,446 $36,495
2WD 4-Door Citadel 16 23 $37,631 $39,995
AWD 4-Door SXT 16 23 $30,556 $32,145
AWD 4-Door Crew 16 23 $35,470 $37,545
AWD 4-Door R/T 13 20 $37,017 $39,245
AWD 4-Door Citadel 16 23 $39,838 $42,345
FWD 4-Door LS
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
FWD 4-Door LS 17 24 $29,289 $30,510
FWD 4-Door LT 17 24 $32,038 $33,725
FWD 4-Door LTZ 17 24 $38,140 $40,575
AWD 4-Door LS 16 23 $31,209 $32,510
AWD 4-Door LT 16 23 $33,938 $35,725
AWD 4-Door LTZ 16 23 $40,020 $42,575
Pricing
Invoice Price
$28,349
$29,289
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$29,795
$30,510
Monthly Payment Estimate
$497 / month
$509 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
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TCC's Bottom Line A composed family hauler most of the time, the 2013 Dodge Durango isn't afraid of getting its hands dirty when it needs to. The 2013 Chevrolet Traverse hits a sweet spot for SUV replacers, with none of the flamboyance of a real SUV and more practical gas mileage and interior space.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 16 mpg 17 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 23 mpg 24 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 2WD Sport Utility Vehicle 2WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Third Leg Room (in) 31.5 33.20
Second Head Room (in) 39.8 39.40
Third Hip Room (in) 42.8 48.30
Second Shoulder Room (in) 50.4 61.00
Front Leg Room (in) 40.3 41.30
Passenger Capacity 7 8
Third Head Room (in) 37.8 37.80
Front Hip Room (in) 57.0 58.00
Third Shoulder Room (in) 50.4 57.60
Second Leg Room (in) 38.6 36.80
Front Head Room (in) 39.9 40.40
Second Hip Room (in) 42.8 57.80
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.5 61.50
Passenger Volume (ft³) 133.9 150.8
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - NA
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 75.8 78.50
Track Width, Front (in) 63.9 67.30
Min Ground Clearance (in) 8.1 7.20
Length, Overall (in) 199.8 203.70
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - NA
Height, Overall (in) 71.6 69.90
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 64.1 67.10
Wheelbase (in) 119.8 118.90
Cargo Area Dimensions
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) 84.5 116.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) - TBD - NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) 17.2 24.4
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 47.7 70.3
Brakes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.0 x 0.55 13.0 x 0.8
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.0 x 1.26 12.8 x 1.1
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 24.6 22.0
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 19.0 16.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.1 40.4
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack-&-Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.67 2.89
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) N/A N/A
Tires
Front Tire Size P265/60R18 P245/70R17
Spare Tire Size Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code TP5 QPR
Spare Tire Order Code TBK QD6
Rear Tire Size P265/60R18 P245/70R17
Rear Tire Order Code TP5 QPR
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 500 520
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 930 780
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000 5200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 6200 5200
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4756 4646
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact 17 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8.0 17 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8.0 17 x 7.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 14.0 11.8
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 750 660
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 160 170
Engine
Displacement 3.6L/220 3.6L/217
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 290 @ 6400 281 @ 6300
Engine Type Gas/Ethanol V6 Gas V6
Fuel System Electronic fuel injection Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 260 @ 4800 266 @ 3400
Engine Order Code ERB LLT
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 16 17
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 19 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 23 24
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.41 1.84
Trans Type 5 6
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.83 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.16 2.88
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.19 2.87
Trans Order Code DGJ M7V
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.09 3.16
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.41
Trans Description Cont. Automatic Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.74
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.59 4.48
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High - NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low - NA
Summary
Vehicle Name Dodge Durango Chevrolet Traverse
Body Style Sport Utility Vehicle Sport Utility
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Linked H-Arm
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) N/A - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Short-Long Arm Coil-Over Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) N/A - TBD -
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 3 (2012) 3
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 9.6 9.6
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
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Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
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Overall Side Crash Rating
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Side Barrier Rating
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Side Barrier Rating Driver
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Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
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Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
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Rollover Rating
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