Compare 2018 Chevrolet Traverse vs 2018 Nissan Murano

2018 Chevrolet Traverse
2018 Nissan Murano
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AWD 4-Door High Country w/2LZ
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Traverse AWD 4-Door High Country w/2LZ 17 25 $49,970 $52,600
Traverse AWD 4-Door LS w/1LS 17 25 $32,870 $34,600
Traverse AWD 4-Door LT Cloth w/1LT 17 25 $36,955 $38,900
Traverse AWD 4-Door LT Leather w/3LT 17 25 $41,515 $43,700
Traverse AWD 4-Door Premier w/1LZ 17 25 $45,505 $47,900
Traverse FWD 4-Door L w/1L0 18 27 $29,780 $29,930
Traverse FWD 4-Door LS w/1LS 18 27 $30,970 $32,600
Traverse FWD 4-Door LT Cloth w/1LT 18 27 $33,345 $35,100
Traverse FWD 4-Door LT Leather w/3LT 18 27 $39,615 $41,700
Traverse FWD 4-Door Premier w/1LZ 18 27 $42,750 $45,000
Traverse FWD 4-Door RS w/2LT 20 26 $40,470 $42,600
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AWD Platinum
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Murano AWD Platinum 21 28 $41,322 $44,030
Murano AWD S 21 28 $30,608 $32,600
Murano AWD SL 21 28 $37,825 $40,300
Murano AWD SV 21 28 $33,701 $35,900
Murano FWD Platinum 21 28 $39,823 $42,430
Murano FWD S 21 28 $29,108 $31,000
Murano FWD SL 21 28 $36,326 $38,700
Murano FWD SV 21 28 $32,202 $34,300
Pricing
Invoice Price
$49,970
$41,322
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$52,600
$44,030
Monthly Payment Estimate
$877 / month
$734 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.4
6.7
TCC’s Bottom Line
A new powertrain and crisp (but conservative) styling mean the Traverse is once again a contender in the three-row crossover race. The 2018 Nissan Murano adds better active safety to complement its sharp looks and easy-driving nature.
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Fuel Economy
City
17 mpg 21 mpg
Highway
25 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Sport Utility Vehicles Midsize Station Wagons
Interior Dimensions
Third Shoulder Room (in)
57.5 -
Second Leg Room (in)
38.4 38.6
Front Head Room (in)
39.6 38.1
Passenger Volume (ft³)
NA 102.8
Second Hip Room (in)
56.9 55.2
Front Shoulder Room (in)
62.1 59.5
Third Leg Room (in)
33.5 -
Second Head Room (in)
39 37.8
Passenger Capacity
7 5
Third Hip Room (in)
48.5 -
Second Shoulder Room (in)
62.2 58.9
Front Leg Room (in)
41 40.5
Third Head Room (in)
38.2 -
Front Hip Room (in)
58.1 55.4
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - 30.8
Track Width, Rear (in)
67 64.6
Wheelbase (in)
120.9 111.2
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
NA -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
78.6 75.4
Track Width, Front (in)
67.3 64.6
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 6.9
Length, Overall (in)
204.3 192.4
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
NA -
Height, Overall (in)
70.7 66.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - 37
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
57.8 31.1
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - 31.8
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
98.2 65
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
23.0 31.1
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- TBD - 45
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - 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)
- TBD - 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)
21.7 19
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
N/A -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
NA -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
39.0 38.7
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Rack-Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
NA -
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P255/55R20 P235/55TR20
Rear Tire Order Code
Q3N NA
Front Tire Size
P255/55R20 P235/55TR20
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
Q3N NA
Spare Tire Order Code
ZCD NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
500 150
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
500 150
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000 1499
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000 1499
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
- 1499
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
- TBD - 4017
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
20 x - TBD - 20 X 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
18 x - TBD - Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
20 x- TBD - 20 X 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
170 150
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
266 @ 2800 240 @ 4400
Engine Order Code
LFY NA
Displacement
3.6L/- TBD - 3.5 L/213
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
310 @ 6800 260 @ 6000
Engine Type
Gas V6 Regular Unleaded V-6
Fuel System
Direct Injection Sequential MPI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
25 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
17 21
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
20 24
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
NA -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - -
Trans Type
9 1
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA -
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - -
Reverse Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 0.96
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - -
Trans Order Code
M3V NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.49 4.67
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - -
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic CVT w/OD
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 2.41 - 0.38
Summary
Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Traverse Nissan Murano
Body Style
Sport Utility Sport Utility
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - -
Suspension Type - Rear
NA Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA Multi-Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - -
Suspension Type - Front
NA Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.8 7.3
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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