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Compare 2014 Chevrolet Traverse vs 2014 Dodge Durango vs 2014 Nissan Pathfinder

2014 Chevrolet Traverse
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2014 Dodge Durango
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2014 Nissan Pathfinder
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Select style
AWD 4-Door LS
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Traverse AWD 4-Door LS 16 23 $31,483 $32,795
Traverse AWD 4-Door LT w/1LT 16 23 $34,209 $36,010
Traverse AWD 4-Door LT w/2LT 16 23 $36,921 $38,865
Traverse AWD 4-Door LTZ 16 23 $40,659 $43,255
Traverse FWD 4-Door LS 17 24 $29,563 $30,795
Traverse FWD 4-Door LT w/1LT 17 24 $32,309 $34,010
Traverse FWD 4-Door LT w/2LT 17 24 $35,021 $36,865
Traverse FWD 4-Door LTZ 17 24 $38,779 $41,255
Select style
2WD 4-Door Citadel
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Durango 2WD 4-Door Citadel 18 25 $39,026 $40,995
Durango 2WD 4-Door Limited 18 25 $34,886 $36,495
Durango 2WD 4-Door R/T 14 23 $37,462 $39,295
Durango 2WD 4-Door SXT 18 25 $29,506 $29,995
Durango AWD 4-Door Citadel 17 24 $41,304 $43,395
Durango AWD 4-Door Limited 17 24 $37,164 $38,895
Durango AWD 4-Door R/T 14 22 $39,740 $41,695
Durango AWD 4-Door SXT 17 24 $31,832 $32,395
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2WD 4-Door Platinum
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Pathfinder 2WD 4-Door Platinum 20 26 $36,830 $39,950
Pathfinder 2WD 4-Door Platinum Hybrid 25 28 $39,592 $42,950
Pathfinder 2WD 4-Door S 20 26 $26,942 $29,210
Pathfinder 2WD 4-Door SL 20 26 $32,503 $35,250
Pathfinder 2WD 4-Door SL Hybrid 25 28 $35,264 $38,250
Pathfinder 2WD 4-Door SV 20 26 $29,787 $32,300
Pathfinder 2WD 4-Door SV Hybrid 25 28 $32,548 $35,300
Pathfinder 4WD 4-Door Platinum 19 25 $38,303 $41,550
Pathfinder 4WD 4-Door Platinum Hybrid 25 27 $41,065 $44,550
Pathfinder 4WD 4-Door S 19 25 $28,415 $30,810
Pathfinder 4WD 4-Door SL 19 25 $33,976 $36,850
Pathfinder 4WD 4-Door SL Hybrid 25 27 $36,738 $39,850
Pathfinder 4WD 4-Door SV 19 25 $31,260 $33,900
Pathfinder 4WD 4-Door SV Hybrid 25 27 $34,022 $36,900
Pricing
Invoice Price
$31,483
$39,026
$36,830
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$32,795
$40,995
$39,950
Monthly Payment Estimate
$547 / month
$683 / month
$666 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.0
8.4
8.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2014 Chevrolet Traverse offers up all the practicality, space, and features that will make a big family happy--provided you prefer an understated style. The 2014 Dodge Durango is a great family hauler, and a top-notch utility infielder when you need extra brawn—made better this year with some important upgrades. With a new hybrid model, the 2014 Nissan Pathfinder has the Toyota Highlander and its hybrid model in its sights.
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Fuel Economy
City
16 mpg 18 mpg 20 mpg
Highway
23 mpg 25 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
4WD Sport Utility Vehicle - Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD
Interior Dimensions
Third Shoulder Room (in)
57.60 50.4 57.1
Second Leg Room (in)
36.80 38.6 41.7
Front Head Room (in)
40.40 39.9 42.2
Passenger Volume (ft³)
150.8 - 157.8
Second Hip Room (in)
57.80 56 56.1
Front Shoulder Room (in)
61.50 58.5 60.7
Third Leg Room (in)
33.20 31.5 30.7
Second Head Room (in)
39.40 39.8 39.4
Passenger Capacity
8 7 7
Third Hip Room (in)
48.30 42.8 42
Second Shoulder Room (in)
61.00 58.3 60.4
Front Leg Room (in)
41.30 40.3 42.3
Third Head Room (in)
37.80 37.8 37.8
Front Hip Room (in)
58.00 57 56.8
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
NA - -
Height, Overall (in)
69.90 71.6 69.6
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - 32.2 -
Track Width, Rear (in)
67.10 64.1 65.7
Wheelbase (in)
118.90 119.8 114.2
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
NA - -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
78.50 75.8 77.2
Track Width, Front (in)
67.30 63.9 65.7
Min Ground Clearance (in)
7.20 8.2 7
Length, Overall (in)
203.70 201.2 197.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - - 51.1
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
70.3 47.7 47.8
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - - 45.9
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - - 31.4
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- TBD - - 78.9
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
116.3 84.5 79.8
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
NA - 19.8
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
24.4 17.2 16
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- TBD - - -
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.8 x 1.1 13.8 12.6
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.0 x 0.8 13 12.1
Brake Type
Pwr 4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
- 4-Wheel -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
22.0 24.6 19.5
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.89 - -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
N/A - -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.1 - -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
40.4 37.1 38.7
Steering Type
Pwr Rack-&-Pinion Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P245/70R17 P265/50TR20 P235/55SR20
Rear Tire Order Code
QPR TV9 NA
Front Tire Size
P245/70R17 P265/50TR20 P235/55SR20
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
QPR TV9 NA
Spare Tire Order Code
QD6 NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
520 500 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
780 500 500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5200 5000 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5200 5000 5000
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
- 5000 5000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4844 - 4345
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
- 6500 -
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 20 X 8 20 X 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
17 x - TBD - Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 20 X 8 20 X 7.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
11.8 - -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
660 700 -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
170 180 150
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
- 700 -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
266 @ 3400 260 @ 4800 240 @ 4400
Engine Order Code
LLT ERB NA
Displacement
3.6L/217 3.6 L/220 3.5 L/213
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
281 @ 6300 290 @ 6400 260 @ 6400
Engine Type
Gas V6 Regular Unleaded V-6 Regular Unleaded V-6
Fuel System
Direct Injection Sequential MPI Sequential MPI
Engine Oil Cooler
- Regular Duty -
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
23 25 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
16 18 20
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
19 20 22
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.742 1.00 -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.484 4.71 2.37 - 0.44
Clutch Size (in)
NA - -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.842 2.11 -
Trans Type
6 8 1
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA - -
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.000 1.28 -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.882 3.29 1.77
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.872 3.14 -
Trans Order Code
M7X DFL NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.16 - 5.58
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.414 1.67 -
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic w/OD CVT w/OD
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA - -
Transfer Case Model
- None -
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.67 -
Trans PTO Access
- No -
Transfer Case Power Take Off
- No -
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.84 -
Summary
Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Traverse Dodge Durango Nissan Pathfinder
Body Style
Sport Utility Sport Utility Sport Utility
Body Code
- S -
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA - -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs - Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - -
Suspension Type - Rear
Linked H-Arm Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs - Multi-Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - -
Suspension Type - Front
Coil-Over Strut Short And Long Arm Strut
Axle Type - Rear
- Independent -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
- 3.45 -
Axle Type - Front
- Independent -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
- 3.45 -
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
9.7 9.0 8.1
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
3 (2012) - -
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
Overall Side Crash Rating
Side Barrier Rating
Side Barrier Rating Driver
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
Rollover Rating

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