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FWD 4-Door L
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
FWD 4-Door L 18 27 $29,840 $29,930
FWD 4-Door LS 18 27 $31,320 $32,900
AWD 4-Door LS 17 25 $33,224 $34,900
FWD 4-Door LT Cloth 18 27 $33,700 $35,400
FWD 4-Door LT Leather 18 27 $37,223 $39,100
AWD 4-Door LT Cloth 17 25 $37,318 $39,200
AWD 4-Door LT Leather 17 25 $39,127 $41,100
FWD 4-Door RS 18 27 $41,031 $43,100
FWD 4-Door Premier 18 27 $43,316 $45,500
AWD 4-Door RS 17 25 $43,506 $45,700
AWD 4-Door Premier 17 25 $46,076 $48,400
FWD 4-Door High Country 18 27 $48,456 $50,900
AWD 4-Door High Country 17 25 $50,646 $53,200
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FWD Base
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
FWD Base 17 24 $31,394 $32,365
FWD XLT 17 24 $33,024 $34,400
4WD Base 16 22 $33,479 $34,515
4WD XLT 16 22 $35,088 $36,550
FWD Limited 19 27 $41,054 $42,765
4WD Limited 18 25 $43,118 $44,915
4WD Sport 16 22 $44,760 $46,625
4WD Platinum 16 22 $51,998 $54,165
Pricing
Invoice Price
$29,840
$31,394
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$29,930
$32,365
Monthly Payment Estimate
$499 / month
$539 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.4
4.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2019 Chevrolet Traverse is bigger and more butch, but still every bit as good for a bunch. The 2019 Ford Explorer has many virtues, but its replacement can’t come soon enough.
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Fuel Economy
City
18 mpg 17 mpg
Highway
27 mpg 24 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Sport Utility Vehicles Standard Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD
Interior Dimensions
Third Hip Room (in)
48.5 40.7
Second Shoulder Room (in)
62.2 61
Front Leg Room (in)
41 42.9
Third Head Room (in)
38.2 37.8
Front Hip Room (in)
58.1 57.3
Third Shoulder Room (in)
57.5 50.8
Second Leg Room (in)
38.4 39.5
Front Head Room (in)
41.3 41.4
Passenger Volume (ft³)
NA 151.7
Second Hip Room (in)
56.9 56.8
Front Shoulder Room (in)
62.1 61.5
Third Leg Room (in)
33.5 32
Second Head Room (in)
40 40.6
Passenger Capacity
8 7
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
67.3 67
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 7.8
Length, Overall (in)
204.3 -
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
NA -
Height, Overall (in)
70.7 70
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - -
Track Width, Rear (in)
67 67
Wheelbase (in)
120.9 112.8
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
NA -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
78.6 78.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
98.2 80.7
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
23.0 21
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
57.8 43.8
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- TBD - -
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - 12.8
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)
- TBD - 12.8
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
19.4 18.6
Steering
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Rack-Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
NA -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
N/A -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
NA -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
39.0 39.2
Tires
Spare Tire Size
T135/70R18 Compact
Front Tire Order Code
QO5 NA
Spare Tire Order Code
ZCD NA
Rear Tire Size
P255/65R18 P245/60HR18
Rear Tire Order Code
QO5 NA
Front Tire Size
P255/65R18 P245/60HR18
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1500 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1500 2000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
150 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
150 200
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
- 2000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
- TBD - 4443
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 x - TBD - 18 X 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 x - TBD - 18 X 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
18 x - TBD - Compact
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
170 175
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - 540
Engine
Engine Type
Gas V6 Regular Unleaded V-6
Fuel System
Direct Injection Sequential MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
266 @ 2800 255 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
LFY 998-1
Displacement
3.6L/217 3.5 L/213
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
310 @ 6800 290 @ 6500
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
21 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
27 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
18 17
Transmission
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.31 2.87
Trans Order Code
M3V 44J
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.49 3.39
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
2.44 1.41
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic w/OD
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.44 0.74
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.69 4.48
Clutch Size (in)
NA -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
3.01 1.84
Trans Type
9 6
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.92 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 -
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.96 2.88
Summary
Body Style
Sport Utility Sport Utility
Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Traverse Ford Explorer
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA Multi-Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - -
Suspension Type - Front
NA Strut
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
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.4 8.8
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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2019 Chevrolet Traverse
  • 2019 Traverse selection robust
  • Up to $2,750 rebate + GM Supplier Pricing
  • Lease from $329 for 36 months
  • APR offers on hold for now
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2019 Ford Explorer
  • 2019 Explorer in good supply; 2020s arriving
  • Up to $2,500 rebate + $2,000 trade-in bonus on 2019s
  • Lease a 2019 from $359 for 36 months
  • APR as low as 0% for 60 months
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