Compare 2010 Chevrolet Traverse vs 2010 Ford Flex

2010 Chevrolet Traverse
2010 Ford Flex
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AWD 4-Door LS
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Traverse AWD 4-Door LS 16 23 $29,662 $31,224
Traverse AWD 4-Door LT w/1LT 16 23 $32,057 $33,745
Traverse AWD 4-Door LT w/2LT 16 23 $34,508 $36,325
Traverse AWD 4-Door LTZ 16 23 $37,985 $39,985
Traverse FWD 4-Door LS 17 24 $27,762 $29,224
Traverse FWD 4-Door LT w/1LT 17 24 $30,157 $31,745
Traverse FWD 4-Door LT w/2LT 17 24 $32,608 $34,325
Traverse FWD 4-Door LTZ 17 24 $36,085 $37,985
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4-Door Limited AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Flex 4-Door Limited AWD 16 22 $36,678 $39,470
Flex 4-Door Limited AWD w/Ecoboost 16 22 $39,403 $42,465
Flex 4-Door Limited FWD 17 24 $34,995 $37,620
Flex 4-Door SE FWD 17 24 $27,395 $28,950
Flex 4-Door SEL AWD 16 22 $31,336 $33,600
Flex 4-Door SEL AWD w/Ecoboost 16 22 $34,062 $36,595
Flex 4-Door SEL FWD 17 24 $29,653 $31,750
Pricing
Invoice Price
$29,662
$36,678
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$31,224
$39,470
Monthly Payment Estimate
$520 / month
$658 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.8
9.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
Strong, sturdy, and spacious, yet carlike in some ways, the 2010 Chevrolet Traverse offers a very appealing compromise. 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.
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Fuel Economy
City
16 mpg 16 mpg
Highway
23 mpg 22 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
4WD Sport Utility Vehicle 4WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Third Leg Room (in)
33.2 33.3
Second Head Room (in)
39.4 40.5
Passenger Capacity
8 7
Third Hip Room (in)
48.3 41.1
Second Shoulder Room (in)
61.3 58.1
Front Leg Room (in)
41.3 40.8
Third Head Room (in)
37.8 38.7
Front Hip Room (in)
59.1 55.5
Third Shoulder Room (in)
57.6 50.8
Second Leg Room (in)
36.8 44.3
Front Head Room (in)
40.4 41.8
Passenger Volume (ft³)
153.1 155.8
Second Hip Room (in)
57.8 55.0
Front Shoulder Room (in)
62.0 58.4
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
78.4 75.9
Track Width, Front (in)
67.8 65.4
Min Ground Clearance (in)
7.2 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
205.0 201.8
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in)
70.4 68.0
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in)
67.4 65.4
Wheelbase (in)
118.9 117.9
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
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)
116.4 83.2
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
NA - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
24.4 20.0
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
68.8 43.2
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13 x 0.8 - TBD -
Brake Type
Power Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.8 x 1.1 - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
22.0 18.6
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
40.4 40.7
Steering Type
Power Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.89 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.1 17.1
Tires
Front Tire Size
P245/70R17 P235/55R19
Spare Tire Size
Compact - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code
QPR NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P245/70R17 P235/55R19
Rear Tire Order Code
QPR NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - 200
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - 2000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - 200
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
5066 4643
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 19 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 19 x - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
11.8 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
730 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
281 @ 6300 262 @ 6250
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System
Direct Injection SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
266 @ 3400 248 @ 4500
Engine Order Code
LLT 99C
Displacement
3.6L/220 3.5L/213
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
16 16
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
19 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
23 22
Transmission
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.88 2.88
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.87 2.87
Trans Order Code
MH6 44J
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.16 3.39
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.41 1.41
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA - TBD -
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
All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA - TBD -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
Summary
Body Style
4 Door 4 Door
Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Traverse Ford Flex
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 1.26
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Multi-link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent MacPherson strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA 0.87
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
9.8 10.4
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
4 4

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