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Selected Style 4-Door SE FWD
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door FWD SE 17 24 $27,395 $28,950
4-Door FWD SEL 17 24 $29,653 $31,750
4-Door AWD SEL 16 22 $31,336 $33,600
4-Door FWD Limited 17 24 $34,995 $37,620
4-Door AWD Limited 16 22 $36,678 $39,470
4-Door AWD SEL w/Ecoboost 16 22 $34,062 $36,595
4-Door AWD Limited w/Ecoboost 16 22 $39,403 $42,465
FWD 4-Door LS
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
FWD 4-Door LS 17 24 $27,762 $29,224
FWD 4-Door LT w/1LT 17 24 $30,157 $31,745
FWD 4-Door LT w/2LT 17 24 $32,608 $34,325
FWD 4-Door LTZ 17 24 $36,085 $37,985
AWD 4-Door LS 16 23 $29,662 $31,224
AWD 4-Door LT w/1LT 16 23 $32,057 $33,745
AWD 4-Door LT w/2LT 16 23 $34,508 $36,325
AWD 4-Door LTZ 16 23 $37,985 $39,985
Pricing
Invoice Price
$27,395
$27,762
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$28,950
$29,224
Monthly Payment Estimate
$483 / month
$487 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2010 Ford Flex is one of the most stylish new crossovers on the market, with great passenger room and enough features to make everyone happy. Strong, sturdy, and spacious, yet carlike in some ways, the 2010 Chevrolet Traverse offers a very appealing compromise.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 17 mpg 17 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 24 mpg 24 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 2WD Sport Utility Vehicle 2WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Third Shoulder Room (in) 50.8 57.6
Second Leg Room (in) 44.3 36.8
Front Head Room (in) 41.8 40.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 155.8 153.1
Second Hip Room (in) 55.0 57.8
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.4 62.0
Third Leg Room (in) 33.3 33.2
Second Head Room (in) 40.5 39.4
Passenger Capacity 7 8
Third Hip Room (in) 41.1 48.3
Second Shoulder Room (in) 58.1 61.3
Front Leg Room (in) 40.8 41.3
Third Head Room (in) 38.7 37.8
Front Hip Room (in) 55.5 59.1
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 68.0 70.4
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 65.4 67.4
Wheelbase (in) 117.9 118.9
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 75.9 78.4
Track Width, Front (in) 65.4 67.8
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 7.2
Length, Overall (in) 201.8 205.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) 20.0 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) 43.2 68.8
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) 83.2 116.4
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) - TBD - NA
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD - 12.8 x 1.1
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) - TBD - 13 x 0.8
Brake Type Pwr Power
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.6 22.0
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - 2.89
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.1 16.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 40.7 40.4
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Power
Tires
Rear Tire Size P235/60R17 P245/70R17
Rear Tire Order Code NA QPR
Front Tire Size P235/60R17 P245/70R17
Spare Tire Size - TBD - Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA QPR
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 200 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 200 - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000 - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4471 4790
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x - TBD - 17 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact NA
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x - TBD - 17 x 7.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 11.8
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 730
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 248 @ 4500 266 @ 3400
Engine Order Code 99C LLT
Displacement 3.5L/213 3.6L/220
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 262 @ 6250 281 @ 6300
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System SMPI Direct Injection
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 20 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 24 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 17
Transmission
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.74 0.74
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.48 4.48
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.84 1.84
Trans Type 6 6
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.88 2.88
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.87 2.87
Trans Order Code 44J MY9
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.16 3.16
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.41 1.41
Trans Description Cont. Automatic Automatic
Summary
Vehicle Name Ford Flex Chevrolet Traverse
Body Style 4 Door 4 Door
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson strut Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.87 NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) - TBD - NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.26 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-link Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) - TBD - NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 9.3 9.8
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 5 4
 
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