Compare 2014 Chevrolet Traverse vs 2014 Ford Flex vs 2014 Honda Pilot

2014 Chevrolet Traverse
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2014 Ford Flex
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2014 Honda Pilot
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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
4-Door Limited AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Flex 4-Door Limited AWD 17 23 $36,881 $39,550
Flex 4-Door Limited AWD w/EcoBoost 16 23 $39,515 $42,375
Flex 4-Door Limited FWD 18 25 $35,062 $37,600
Flex 4-Door SE FWD 18 25 $27,346 $29,015
Flex 4-Door SEL AWD 17 23 $31,566 $33,850
Flex 4-Door SEL FWD 18 25 $29,747 $31,900
Select style
2WD 4-Door EX
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Pilot 2WD 4-Door EX 18 25 $29,189 $31,920
Pilot 2WD 4-Door EX-L 18 25 $32,153 $35,170
Pilot 2WD 4-Door EX-L w/Navi 18 25 $33,977 $37,170
Pilot 2WD 4-Door EX-L w/RES 18 25 $33,612 $36,770
Pilot 2WD 4-Door LX 18 25 $27,137 $29,670
Pilot 2WD 4-Door Touring w/RES & Navi 18 25 $36,394 $39,820
Pilot 4WD 4-Door EX 17 24 $30,648 $33,520
Pilot 4WD 4-Door EX-L 17 24 $33,612 $36,770
Pilot 4WD 4-Door EX-L w/Navi 17 24 $35,437 $38,770
Pilot 4WD 4-Door EX-L w/RES 17 24 $35,072 $38,370
Pilot 4WD 4-Door LX 17 24 $28,596 $31,270
Pilot 4WD 4-Door Touring w/RES & Navi 17 24 $37,854 $41,420
Pricing
Invoice Price
$31,483
$36,881
$29,189
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$32,795
$39,550
$31,920
Monthly Payment Estimate
$547 / month
$659 / month
$532 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.0
8.8
7.6
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. Boring isn't in its vocabulary: the 2014 Ford Flex makes owning a family wagon a statement of style. Despite the 2014 Honda Pilot's truck-like exterior, it's one of more practical and family-friendly models on of the market today.
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Fuel Economy
City
16 mpg 17 mpg 18 mpg
Highway
23 mpg 23 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
4WD Sport Utility Vehicle Standard Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
61.00 58.1 62.2
Front Leg Room (in)
41.30 40.8 41.4
Third Head Room (in)
37.80 38.7 38.2
Front Hip Room (in)
58.00 55.5 58.6
Third Shoulder Room (in)
57.60 50.8 58.9
Second Leg Room (in)
36.80 44.3 38.5
Front Head Room (in)
40.40 41.8 40
Passenger Volume (ft³)
150.8 155.8 153.7
Second Hip Room (in)
57.80 55 56.9
Front Shoulder Room (in)
61.50 58.4 61.5
Third Leg Room (in)
33.20 33.3 32.1
Second Head Room (in)
39.40 40.5 39.8
Passenger Capacity
8 7 8
Third Hip Room (in)
48.30 41.1 48.4
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
7.20 5.9 8
Length, Overall (in)
203.70 - -
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
NA - -
Height, Overall (in)
69.90 68 70.7
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - -
Track Width, Rear (in)
67.10 65.4 67.5
Wheelbase (in)
118.90 117.9 109.2
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
NA - -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
78.50 75.9 78.5
Track Width, Front (in)
67.30 65.4 67.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
116.3 83.2 87
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
NA - -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
24.4 20 18
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- TBD - - -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - - -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
70.3 43.2 47.7
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - - -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - - -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- TBD - - -
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.0 x 0.8 13 13.1
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
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.8 x 1.1 12.8 13
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
22.0 19 21
Steering
Steering Type
Pwr Rack-&-Pinion Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
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 40.7 37.9
Tires
Front Tire Order Code
QPR NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
QD6 NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P245/70R17 P235/55HR19 P235/60TR18
Rear Tire Order Code
QPR NA NA
Front Tire Size
P245/70R17 P235/55HR19 P235/60TR18
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact Compact
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5200 2000 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5200 2000 2000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
520 200 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
780 200 200
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
- 2000 2000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4844 4643 4299
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 19 X 8 18 X 6.5
Front Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 19 X 8 18 X 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
17 x - TBD - Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
11.8 - -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
170 - 130
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
660 650 550
Engine
Engine Type
Gas V6 Regular Unleaded V-6 Regular Unleaded V-6
Fuel System
Direct Injection Sequential MPI Sequential MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
266 @ 3400 254 @ 4000 253 @ 4800
Engine Order Code
LLT 998 NA
Displacement
3.6L/217 3.5 L/213 3.5 L/212
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
281 @ 6300 287 @ 6500 250 @ 5700
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
19 19 21 (Est)
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
23 23 25 (Est)
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
16 17 18 (Est)
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.16 3.65 4.31
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.414 1.41 0.77
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA - -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.742 0.74 -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.484 4.48 2.70
Clutch Size (in)
NA - -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.842 1.84 1.07
Trans Type
6 6 5
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA - -
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.000 1.00 0.61
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.882 2.88 1.89
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.872 2.87 1.61
Trans Order Code
M7X 44J NA
Summary
Body Style
Sport Utility Sport Utility Sport Utility
Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Traverse Ford Flex Honda Pilot
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs Multi-Link Multi-Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - -
Suspension Type - Front
Coil-Over Strut Strut Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA - -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs Strut Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - -
Suspension Type - Rear
Linked H-Arm Multi-Link Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
9.7 9.7 (Est) 8.7 (Est)
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
3 (2012) - NA
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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