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Compare 2014 Chevrolet Traverse vs 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee

2014 Chevrolet Traverse
2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee
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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
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4WD 4-Door Altitude
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Grand Cherokee 4WD 4-Door Altitude 17 24 $31,046 $31,495
Grand Cherokee 4WD 4-Door Laredo 17 24 $31,046 $31,495
Grand Cherokee 4WD 4-Door Limited 17 24 $36,856 $38,495
Grand Cherokee 4WD 4-Door Overland 17 24 $43,940 $46,195
Grand Cherokee 4WD 4-Door SRT8 13 19 $61,191 $64,380
Grand Cherokee 4WD 4-Door Summit 17 24 $48,540 $51,195
Grand Cherokee RWD 4-Door Altitude 17 25 $29,081 $29,495
Grand Cherokee RWD 4-Door Laredo 17 25 $29,081 $29,495
Grand Cherokee RWD 4-Door Limited 17 25 $34,931 $36,495
Grand Cherokee RWD 4-Door Overland 17 25 $41,095 $43,195
Grand Cherokee RWD 4-Door Summit 17 25 $45,695 $48,195
Pricing
Invoice Price
$31,483
$31,046
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$32,795
$31,495
Monthly Payment Estimate
$547 / month
$525 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.0
8.4
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 Jeep Grand Cherokee adds great turbodiesel fuel economy to a resume already blushing with talent.
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Fuel Economy
City
16 mpg 17 mpg
Highway
23 mpg 24 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
4WD Sport Utility Vehicle Standard Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD
Interior Dimensions
Third Leg Room (in)
33.20 -
Second Head Room (in)
39.40 39.2
Passenger Capacity
8 5
Third Hip Room (in)
48.30 -
Second Shoulder Room (in)
61.00 58
Front Leg Room (in)
41.30 40.3
Third Head Room (in)
37.80 -
Front Hip Room (in)
58.00 57
Third Shoulder Room (in)
57.60 -
Second Leg Room (in)
36.80 38.6
Front Head Room (in)
40.40 39.9
Passenger Volume (ft³)
150.8 105.4
Second Hip Room (in)
57.80 56.2
Front Shoulder Room (in)
61.50 58.7
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
NA -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
78.50 76.5
Track Width, Front (in)
67.30 63.9
Min Ground Clearance (in)
7.20 8.6
Length, Overall (in)
203.70 189.8
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
NA -
Height, Overall (in)
69.90 69.3
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - 32.4
Track Width, Rear (in)
67.10 64.1
Wheelbase (in)
118.90 114.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
116.3 68.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
NA -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
24.4 36.3
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
70.3 36.3
Brakes
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 12.6
Brake Type
Pwr 4-Wheel Disc
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 12.9
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
22.0 24.6
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.1 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
40.4 37.1
Steering Type
Pwr Rack-&-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.89 -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
N/A -
Tires
Front Tire Size
P245/70R17 P265/50TR20
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
QPR TV9
Spare Tire Order Code
QD6 NA
Rear Tire Size
P245/70R17 P265/50TR20
Rear Tire Order Code
QPR TV9
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
780 620
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5200 6200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5200 6200
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
520 620
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
- 6200
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4844 4677
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
17 x - TBD - Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 20 X 8
Front Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 20 X 8
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
11.8 -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
660 700
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
170 160
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
281 @ 6300 290 @ 6400
Engine Type
Gas V6 Regular Unleaded V-6
Fuel System
Direct Injection Sequential MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
266 @ 3400 260 @ 4800
Engine Order Code
LLT ERB
Displacement
3.6L/217 3.6 L/220
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
16 17
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
19 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
23 24
Transmission
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA -
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive Four Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.000 1.28
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.882 3.29
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.872 3.14
Trans Order Code
M7X DFL
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.16 3.45
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.414 1.67
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic w/OD
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.742 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.484 4.71
Clutch Size (in)
NA -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.842 2.11
Trans Type
6 8
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.67
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.84
Summary
Body Style
Sport Utility Sport Utility
Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Traverse Jeep Grand Cherokee
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - -
Suspension Type - Rear
Linked H-Arm 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
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs Short And Long Arm
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - -
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
9.7 9.7
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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