Compare 2014 Chevrolet Traverse vs 2014 Nissan Pathfinder

2014 Chevrolet Traverse
2014 Nissan Pathfinder
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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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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
$36,830

Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price

$32,795
$39,950

Monthly Payment Estimate

$547 / month
$666 / month

The Car Connection's Take

TCC Rating

8.0
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. 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 20 mpg

Highway

23 mpg 26 mpg

Vehicle

EPA Classification

4WD Sport Utility Vehicle Small SUV 2WD

Interior Dimensions

Third Shoulder Room (in)

57.60 57.1

Second Leg Room (in)

36.80 41.7

Front Head Room (in)

40.40 42.2

Passenger Volume (ft³)

150.8 157.8

Second Hip Room (in)

57.80 56.1

Front Shoulder Room (in)

61.50 60.7

Third Leg Room (in)

33.20 30.7

Second Head Room (in)

39.40 39.4

Passenger Capacity

8 7

Third Hip Room (in)

48.30 42

Second Shoulder Room (in)

61.00 60.4

Front Leg Room (in)

41.30 42.3

Third Head Room (in)

37.80 37.8

Front Hip Room (in)

58.00 56.8

Exterior Dimensions

Liftover Height (in)

- TBD - -

Track Width, Rear (in)

67.10 65.7

Wheelbase (in)

118.90 114.2

Rear Door Opening Height (in)

NA -

Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)

78.50 77.2

Track Width, Front (in)

67.30 65.7

Min Ground Clearance (in)

7.20 7

Length, Overall (in)

203.70 197.2

Rear Door Opening Width (in)

NA -

Height, Overall (in)

69.90 69.6

Cargo Area Dimensions

Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)

- TBD - 51.1

Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)

70.3 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 79.8

Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)

NA 19.8

Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)

24.4 16

Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)

- TBD - -

Brakes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)

12.8 x 1.1 12.6

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 12.1

Brake Type

Pwr 4-Wheel Disc

Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)

NA NA

Disc - Front (Yes or )

Yes Yes

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)

22.0 19.5

Steering

Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)

N/A -

Steering Ratio (:1), Overall

16.1 -

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)

40.4 38.7

Steering Type

Pwr Rack-&-Pinion Rack-Pinion

Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)

2.89 -

Tires

Rear Tire Size

P245/70R17 P235/55SR20

Rear Tire Order Code

QPR NA

Front Tire Size

P245/70R17 P235/55SR20

Spare Tire Size

Compact Compact

Front Tire Order Code

QPR NA

Spare Tire Order Code

QD6 NA

Trailering

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)

520 500

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)

780 500

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)

5200 5000

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)

5200 5000

Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)

- 5000

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs)

4844 4345

Wheels

Spare Wheel Material

Steel Steel

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 -

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)

660 -

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

170 150

Engine

SAE Net Torque @ RPM

266 @ 3400 240 @ 4400

Engine Order Code

LLT NA

Displacement

3.6L/217 3.5 L/213

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM

281 @ 6300 260 @ 6400

Engine Type

Gas V6 Regular Unleaded V-6

Fuel System

Direct Injection Sequential MPI

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)

23 26

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)

16 20

Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)

19 22

Transmission

Clutch Size (in)

NA -

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

1.842 -

Trans Type

6 1

Drivetrain

All Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive

Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High

NA -

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

1.000 -

Trans Description Cont. Again

NA NA

Reverse Ratio (:1)

2.882 1.77

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

2.872 -

Trans Order Code

M7X NA

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

3.16 5.58

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

1.414 -

Trans Description Cont.

Automatic CVT w/OD

Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low

NA -

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

0.742 -

First Gear Ratio (:1)

4.484 2.37 - 0.44

Summary

Vehicle Name

Chevrolet Traverse Nissan Pathfinder

Body Style

Sport Utility Sport Utility

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

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

w/Coil Springs Multi-Link

Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)

- TBD - -

Suspension Type - Front

Coil-Over Strut Strut

Emissions

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year

9.7 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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