Compare 2013 Chevrolet Traverse vs 2013 Mazda CX-9

2013 Chevrolet Traverse
2013 Mazda CX-9
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AWD 4-Door LS
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Traverse AWD 4-Door LS 16 23 $31,209 $32,510
Traverse AWD 4-Door LT w/1LT 16 23 $33,938 $35,725
Traverse AWD 4-Door LT w/2LT 16 23 $36,651 $38,580
Traverse AWD 4-Door LTZ 16 23 $40,020 $42,575
Traverse FWD 4-Door LS 17 24 $29,289 $30,510
Traverse FWD 4-Door LT w/1LT 17 24 $32,038 $33,725
Traverse FWD 4-Door LT w/2LT 17 24 $34,751 $36,580
Traverse FWD 4-Door LTZ 17 24 $38,140 $40,575
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AWD 4-Door Grand Touring
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
CX-9 AWD 4-Door Grand Touring 16 22 $34,413 $36,375
CX-9 AWD 4-Door Sport 16 22 $29,686 $31,375
CX-9 AWD 4-Door Touring 16 22 $31,996 $33,820
CX-9 FWD 4-Door Grand Touring 17 24 $32,911 $34,785
CX-9 FWD 4-Door Sport 17 24 $28,183 $29,785
CX-9 FWD 4-Door Touring 17 24 $30,492 $32,230
Pricing
Invoice Price
$31,209
$34,413
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$32,510
$36,375
Monthly Payment Estimate
$542 / month
$606 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.2
8.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
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. The 2013 Mazda CX-9 gets a sharper, even sportier look, as well as new active-safety features, and should remain one of the most exciting and engaging vehicles with three rows of seating.
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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 Vehicles
Interior Dimensions
Third Shoulder Room (in)
57.60 56.9
Second Leg Room (in)
36.80 39.8
Front Head Room (in)
40.40 39.6
Passenger Volume (ft³)
150.8 139.4
Second Hip Room (in)
57.80 56.0
Front Shoulder Room (in)
61.50 59.4
Third Leg Room (in)
33.20 32.4
Second Head Room (in)
39.40 39.0
Passenger Capacity
8 7
Third Hip Room (in)
48.30 43.7
Second Shoulder Room (in)
61.00 58.7
Front Leg Room (in)
41.30 40.9
Third Head Room (in)
37.80 35.4
Front Hip Room (in)
58.00 56.5
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - 31.3
Track Width, Rear (in)
67.10 64.7
Wheelbase (in)
118.90 113.2
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
NA 31.7
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
78.50 76.2
Track Width, Front (in)
67.30 65.1
Min Ground Clearance (in)
7.20 8.0
Length, Overall (in)
203.70 200.6
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
NA 47.3
Height, Overall (in)
69.90 68.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - 48.9
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
70.3 48.3
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - 58.5
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - 34.8
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
116.3 100.7
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
NA 19.0
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
24.4 17.2
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- TBD - 46.1
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.8 x 1.1 12.6 x - TBD -
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)
13.0 x 0.8 12.8 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
22.0 20.1
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
N/A N/A
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.1 16.3
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
40.4 37.4
Steering Type
Pwr Rack-&-Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.89 3.1
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P245/70R17 P245/50R20
Rear Tire Order Code
QPR NA
Front Tire Size
P245/70R17 P245/50R20
Spare Tire Size
Compact T155/90R18
Front Tire Order Code
QPR NA
Spare Tire Order Code
QD6 NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
520 350
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
780 525
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5200 3500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5200 3500
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4844 4552
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 20 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
17 x - TBD - Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 20 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
11.8 14.1
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
660 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
170 110
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
266 @ 3400 270 @ 4250
Engine Order Code
LLT NA
Displacement
3.6L/217 3.7L/227
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
281 @ 6300 273 @ 6250
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System
Direct Injection Electronic Fuel Injection
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
23 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
16 16
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
19 18
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.842 1.555
Trans Type
6 6
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA NA
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.000 0.859
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.882 3.393
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.872 2.370
Trans Order Code
M7X NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.16 3.464
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.414 1.154
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic w/Manual Shift
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.742 0.685
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.484 4.148
Summary
Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Traverse Mazda CX-9
Body Style
Sport Utility Sport Utility Vehicle
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - N/A
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Linked H-Arm Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - N/A
Suspension Type - Front
Coil-Over Strut MacPherson Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
9.6 10.2
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
3 4
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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