Compare 2016 Chevrolet Traverse vs 2016 Dodge Durango

2016 Chevrolet Traverse
2016 Dodge Durango
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AWD 4-Door LS
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Traverse AWD 4-Door LS 15 22 $31,876 $33,205
Traverse AWD 4-Door LT w/1LT 15 22 $34,204 $36,005
Traverse AWD 4-Door LT w/2LT 15 22 $36,579 $38,505
Traverse AWD 4-Door LTZ 15 22 $41,496 $44,145
Traverse FWD 4-Door LS w/1LS 15 22 $29,956 $31,205
Traverse FWD 4-Door LS w/1SM 15 22 $28,556 $28,700
Traverse FWD 4-Door LT w/1LT 15 22 $32,304 $34,005
Traverse FWD 4-Door LT w/2LT 15 22 $34,679 $36,505
Traverse FWD 4-Door LTZ 15 22 $39,616 $42,145
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2WD 4-Door Citadel
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Durango 2WD 4-Door Citadel 19 27 $39,740 $41,295
Durango 2WD 4-Door Citadel Anodized Platinum 19 27 $39,740 $41,295
Durango 2WD 4-Door Limited 19 27 $35,741 $36,995
Durango 2WD 4-Door R/T 14 22 $40,391 $41,995
Durango 2WD 4-Door SXT 19 27 $30,305 $30,495
Durango AWD 4-Door Citadel 18 25 $42,238 $43,895
Durango AWD 4-Door Citadel Anodized Platinum 18 25 $42,238 $43,895
Durango AWD 4-Door Limited 18 25 $38,239 $39,595
Durango AWD 4-Door R/T 14 22 $42,889 $44,595
Durango AWD 4-Door SXT 18 25 $32,855 $33,095
Pricing
Invoice Price
$31,876
$39,740
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$33,205
$41,295
Monthly Payment Estimate
$553 / month
$688 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.8
8.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2016 Chevy Traverse is a smooth and comfortable alternative to the minivan or full-size SUV. The 2016 Dodge Durango hits a sweet spot between crossovers and SUVs—if you're willing to overlook the thirst, that is.
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Fuel Economy
City
15 mpg 19 mpg
Highway
22 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
4WD Sport Utility Vehicle -
Interior Dimensions
Third Leg Room (in)
33.20 31.5
Second Head Room (in)
39.40 39.8
Passenger Capacity
8 7
Third Hip Room (in)
48.30 42.8
Second Shoulder Room (in)
61.00 58.3
Front Leg Room (in)
41.30 40.3
Third Head Room (in)
37.80 37.8
Front Hip Room (in)
58.00 57
Third Shoulder Room (in)
57.60 50.4
Second Leg Room (in)
36.80 38.6
Front Head Room (in)
40.40 39.9
Passenger Volume (ft³)
150.8 -
Second Hip Room (in)
57.80 56
Front Shoulder Room (in)
61.50 58.5
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
NA -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
78.50 75.8
Track Width, Front (in)
67.30 63.9
Min Ground Clearance (in)
7.20 8.1
Length, Overall (in)
203.70 -
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
NA -
Height, Overall (in)
69.90 70.9
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - 32.2
Track Width, Rear (in)
67.10 64.1
Wheelbase (in)
118.90 119.8
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 84.5
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
24.4 17.2
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
70.3 47.7
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 13
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 13.8
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
- 4-Wheel
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 TKY
Spare Tire Order Code
QD6 NA
Rear Tire Size
P245/70R17 P265/50TR20
Rear Tire Order Code
QPR TKY
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
520 620
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)
4956 -
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
- 6500
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)
660 650
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
170 180
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
- 650
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
281 @ 6300 295 @ 6400
Engine Type
Gas V6 Regular Unleaded V-6
Fuel System
Direct Injection Sequential MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
266 @ 3400 260 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
LLT ERC
Displacement
3.6L/217 3.6 L/220
Engine Oil Cooler
- Regular Duty
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
15 19
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
17 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
22 27
Transmission
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.28
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.88 3.29
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.87 3.14
Trans Order Code
M7X DFL
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.16 -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.41 1.67
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic w/OD
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.74 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.48 4.71
Clutch Size (in)
NA -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.80 2.11
Trans Type
6 8
Transfer Case Power Take Off
- No
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.67
Transfer Case Model
- None
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.84
Trans PTO Access
- No
Summary
Body Style
Sport Utility Sport Utility
Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Traverse Dodge Durango
Body Code
- S
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - -
Suspension Type - Rear
Linked H-Arm Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs -
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 -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - -
Axle Type - Rear
- Independent
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
- 3.27
Axle Type - Front
- Independent
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
- 3.27
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
10.4 8.0
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
NA -
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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