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Selected Style FWD I4 Manual Sport
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
FWD I4 Manual Sport 22 28 $18,484 $19,730
FWD I4 Automatic Sport 20 28 $20,405 $21,790
FWD V6 Automatic Sport 18 26 $21,585 $23,055
FWD I4 Automatic Touring 20 28 $21,473 $22,935
FWD V6 Automatic Touring 18 26 $22,653 $24,200
FWD I4 Automatic Grand Touring 20 28 $23,044 $24,620
FWD V6 Automatic Grand Touring 18 26 $24,224 $25,885
FWD I4 Hybrid Touring 34 31 $26,354 $28,175
FWD I4 Hybrid Grand Touring 34 31 $28,704 $30,695
4WD I4 Automatic Sport 19 25 $22,042 $23,545
4WD V6 Automatic Sport 17 24 $23,216 $24,805
4WD I4 Automatic Touring 19 25 $23,110 $24,690
4WD V6 Automatic Touring 17 24 $24,285 $25,950
4WD I4 Automatic Grand Touring 19 25 $24,681 $26,375
4WD V6 Automatic Grand Touring 17 24 $25,856 $27,635
4WD I4 Hybrid Touring 29 27 $27,985 $29,925
4WD I4 Hybrid Grand Touring 29 27 $30,335 $32,445
FWD 4-Door LS
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
FWD 4-Door LS 17 24 $27,608 $29,215
FWD 4-Door LT w/1LT 17 24 $29,999 $31,745
FWD 4-Door LT w/2LT 17 24 $32,569 $34,465
FWD 4-Door LTZ 17 24 $37,776 $39,975
AWD 4-Door LS 16 23 $29,498 $31,215
AWD 4-Door LT w/1LT 16 23 $31,889 $33,745
AWD 4-Door LT w/2LT 16 23 $34,459 $36,465
AWD 4-Door LTZ 16 23 $39,666 $41,975
Pricing
Invoice Price
$18,484
$27,608
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$19,730
$29,215
Monthly Payment Estimate
$329 / month
$487 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2009 Chevrolet Traverse is an Acadia/Enclave/Outlook wearing different duds.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 22 mpg 17 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 28 mpg 24 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 2WD Sport Utility Vehicle 2WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 49.1 57.8
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.6 62.0
Passenger Capacity 5 8
Second Head Room (in) 39.2 39.4
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.9 61.3
Front Leg Room (in) 41.6 41.3
Front Hip Room (in) 53.4 59.1
Passenger Volume (ft³) 99.4 153.1
Second Leg Room (in) 35.6 36.8
Front Head Room (in) 40.4 40.4
Third Shoulder Room (in) - 57.6
Third Leg Room (in) - 33.2
Third Hip Room (in) - 48.3
Third Head Room (in) - 37.8
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 60.7 67.8
Min Ground Clearance (in) 8.3 7.2
Length, Overall (in) 174.9 205.0
Rear Door Opening Width (in) 43.2 - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 67.9 70.4
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.2 67.4
Wheelbase (in) 103.1 118.9
Rear Door Opening Height (in) 33.5 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.1 78.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 37.3 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 66.7 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 66.3 117.9
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA 26.1
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 40.7 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 34.7 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 29.2 68.3
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.9" x - TBD - 12.8 x 1.1
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Brake ABS System 4-wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA 13 x 0.8
Brake Type Pwr Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 10" x - TBD - NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.5 22.0
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.5 16.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.7 40.4
Steering Type Electric pwr rack & pinion Power
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.96 2.89
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA QPR
Front Tire Size P235/70TR16 P245/70R17
Spare Tire Size T145/90R17 Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA QPR
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P235/70TR16 P245/70R17
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1500 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 150 - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3276 4790
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 17 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) Temporary NA
Rear Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 17 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.9 11.8
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 590 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 150 - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 171 @ 6000 281 @ 6300
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas V6
Fuel System MPI SIDI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 171 @ 4500 266 @ 3400
Engine Order Code NA LLT
Displacement 2.5L/152 3.6L/220
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22 17
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 24 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 28 24
Transmission
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.809 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.374 2.88
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.944 2.87
Trans Order Code NA MY9
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.133 3.16
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.947 1.41
Trans Description Cont. Manual Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.74
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.500 4.48
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.258 1.84
Trans Type 5 6
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High - NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low - NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sport Utility Vehicle 4 Door
Vehicle Name Mazda Tribute Chevrolet Traverse
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Multi Link 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.) MacPherson NA
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 7 5
 
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