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Compare 2014 Chevrolet Traverse vs 2014 Toyota Highlander

2014 Chevrolet Traverse
2014 Toyota Highlander
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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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AWD 4-Door V6 Limited
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Highlander AWD 4-Door V6 Limited 18 24 $37,524 $41,100
Highlander AWD 4-Door V6 LE 18 24 $29,199 $31,980
Highlander AWD 4-Door V6 LE Plus 18 24 $31,225 $34,200
Highlander AWD 4-Door V6 Limited 18 24 $37,524 $41,100
Highlander AWD 4-Door V6 Limited Platinum 18 24 $39,798 $43,590
Highlander AWD 4-Door V6 XLE 18 24 $34,238 $37,500
Highlander FWD 4-Door I4 LE 20 25 $26,673 $29,215
Highlander FWD 4-Door V6 Limited 19 25 $36,191 $39,640
Highlander FWD 4-Door V6 LE 19 25 $27,864 $30,520
Highlander FWD 4-Door V6 LE Plus 19 25 $29,892 $32,740
Highlander FWD 4-Door V6 Limited 19 25 $36,191 $39,640
Highlander FWD 4-Door V6 Limited Platinum 19 25 $38,465 $42,130
Highlander FWD 4-Door V6 XLE 19 25 $32,905 $36,040
Highlander Hybrid AWD 4-Door Limited 27 28 $43,185 $47,300
Highlander Hybrid AWD 4-Door Limited Platinum 27 28 $45,459 $49,790
Pricing
Invoice Price
$31,483
$37,524
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$32,795
$41,100
Monthly Payment Estimate
$547 / month
$685 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.0
8.2
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 Toyota Highlander covers familiar territory, without straying too far into Adventure Land.
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Fuel Economy
City
16 mpg 18 mpg
Highway
23 mpg 24 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
4WD Sport Utility Vehicle Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD
Interior Dimensions
Third Shoulder Room (in)
57.60 55
Second Leg Room (in)
36.80 38.4
Front Head Room (in)
40.40 39.5
Passenger Volume (ft³)
150.8 142.7
Second Hip Room (in)
57.80 57.1
Front Shoulder Room (in)
61.50 59.3
Third Leg Room (in)
33.20 27.7
Second Head Room (in)
39.40 39.6
Passenger Capacity
8 7
Third Hip Room (in)
48.30 45.6
Second Shoulder Room (in)
61.00 59.6
Front Leg Room (in)
41.30 44.2
Third Head Room (in)
37.80 35.9
Front Hip Room (in)
58.00 57.2
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
NA -
Height, Overall (in)
69.90 68.1
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - -
Track Width, Rear (in)
67.10 64.2
Wheelbase (in)
118.90 109.8
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
NA -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
78.50 75.8
Track Width, Front (in)
67.30 64.4
Min Ground Clearance (in)
7.20 8
Length, Overall (in)
203.70 191.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
24.4 13.8
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
70.3 42.3
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 83.2
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
NA -
Brakes
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
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 12.2
Brake Type
Pwr 4-Wheel Disc
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
22.0 19.2
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 38.7
Steering Type
Pwr Rack-&-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P245/70R17 P245/55SR19
Rear Tire Order Code
QPR NA
Front Tire Size
P245/70R17 P245/55SR19
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 4509
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 19 X 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
17 x - TBD - Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 19 X 7.5
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 248 @ 4700
Engine Order Code
LLT NA
Displacement
3.6L/217 3.5 L/211
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
281 @ 6300 270 @ 6200
Engine Type
Gas V6 Regular Unleaded V-6
Fuel System
Direct Injection Sequential MPI
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
19 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
23 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
16 18
Transmission
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.742 0.61
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.484 3.30
Clutch Size (in)
NA -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.842 1.42
Trans Type
6 6
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.000 0.71
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.882 4.15
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.872 1.90
Trans Order Code
M7X NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.16 4.15
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.414 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic w/OD
Summary
Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Traverse Toyota Highlander
Body Style
Sport Utility Sport Utility
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front
Coil-Over Strut Strut
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 Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs Double Wishbone
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - -
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
9.7 9.7 (Est)
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
3 (2012) 3.0 (Est)
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
--
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
--
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
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Rollover Rating
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