Compare 2020 Chevrolet Traverse vs 2021 Toyota Highlander

2020 Chevrolet Traverse
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AWD 4-Door High Country
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Traverse AWD 4-Door High Country 17 25 $50,752 $53,200
Traverse AWD 4-Door LS w/1LS 17 25 $33,294 $34,900
Traverse AWD 4-Door LT Cloth w/1LT 17 25 $37,396 $39,200
Traverse AWD 4-Door LT Leather 17 25 $39,209 $41,100
Traverse AWD 4-Door Premier 17 25 $46,173 $48,400
Traverse AWD 4-Door RS 17 25 $43,597 $45,700
Traverse FWD 4-Door High Country 18 27 $48,558 $50,900
Traverse FWD 4-Door L 18 27 $29,770 $29,800
Traverse FWD 4-Door LS w/1LS 18 27 $31,386 $32,900
Traverse FWD 4-Door LT Cloth w/1LT 18 27 $33,771 $35,400
Traverse FWD 4-Door LT Leather 18 27 $37,301 $39,100
Traverse FWD 4-Door Premier 18 27 $43,693 $45,800
Traverse FWD 4-Door RS 18 27 $41,594 $43,600
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Hybrid LE AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Highlander Hybrid LE AWD 35 35 $36,979 $40,335
Highlander Hybrid LE FWD 36 35 $35,513 $38,735
Highlander Hybrid Limited AWD 35 34 $43,493 $47,440
Highlander Hybrid Limited FWD 36 35 $41,705 $45,490
Highlander Hybrid Platinum AWD 35 34 $46,428 $50,640
Highlander Hybrid Platinum FWD 36 35 $44,640 $48,690
Highlander Hybrid XLE AWD 35 34 $39,546 $43,135
Highlander Hybrid XLE FWD 36 35 $38,080 $41,535
Highlander L AWD 20 27 $33,493 $36,685
Highlander L FWD 21 29 $32,032 $35,085
Highlander LE AWD 20 27 $35,502 $38,885
Highlander LE FWD 21 29 $34,041 $37,285
Highlander Limited AWD 20 27 $41,989 $45,990
Highlander Limited FWD 21 29 $40,209 $44,040
Highlander Platinum AWD 20 27 $44,911 $49,190
Highlander Platinum FWD 21 29 $43,131 $47,240
Highlander XLE AWD 20 27 $38,058 $41,685
Highlander XLE FWD 21 29 $36,597 $40,085
Highlander XSE AWD 20 27 $39,834 $43,630
Highlander XSE FWD 21 29 $38,054 $41,680
Pricing
Invoice Price
$50,752
$36,979
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$53,200
$40,335
Monthly Payment Estimate
$887 / month
$672 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
5.8
7.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2020 Chevy Traverse is a three-row family mainstay with plentiful interior space. The 2021 Toyota Highlander learned new tricks to keep us entertained on the road, when we’re not asleep in the back anyway.
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Fuel Economy
City
17 mpg 35 mpg
Highway
25 mpg 35 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Sport Utility Vehicles Standard SUV 4WD
Interior Dimensions
Third Shoulder Room (in)
57.5 55
Second Leg Room (in)
38.4 41
Front Head Room (in)
39.6 41.2
Passenger Volume (ft³)
NA 141.3
Second Hip Room (in)
56.9 57
Front Shoulder Room (in)
62.1 59
Third Leg Room (in)
33.5 27.7
Second Head Room (in)
39 39.4
Passenger Capacity
7 8
Third Hip Room (in)
48.5 45.6
Second Shoulder Room (in)
62.2 58.7
Front Leg Room (in)
41 42
Third Head Room (in)
38.2 36.1
Front Hip Room (in)
58.1 57.2
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - -
Track Width, Rear (in)
67 65.4
Wheelbase (in)
120.9 112.2
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
NA -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
78.6 76
Track Width, Front (in)
67.3 65.3
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 8
Length, Overall (in)
204.3 194.9
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
NA -
Height, Overall (in)
70.7 68.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
57.8 48.4
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)
98.2 84.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
23.0 16
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- TBD - -
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.64 x - TBD - 13.3
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)
12.40 x - TBD - 13.3
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 17.1
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
N/A -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
NA -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
39.0 37.4
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Rack-Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
NA -
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P255/55R20 P235/65VR18
Rear Tire Order Code
Q3N NA
Front Tire Size
P255/55R20 P235/65VR18
Spare Tire Size
T135/70R18 Compact
Front Tire Order Code
Q3N NA
Spare Tire Order Code
ZCD NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
500 350
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
500 350
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000 3500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000 3500
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
- 3500
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
- TBD - 4465
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
20 x - TBD - 18 X 8
Spare Wheel Size (in)
18 x - TBD - Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
20 x- TBD - 18 X 8
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 -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
266 @ 2800 175 @ 4400
Engine Order Code
LFY NA
Displacement
3.6L/217 2.5 L/152
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
310 @ 6800 243 @ 6000
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas/Electric I-4
Fuel System
Direct Injection Port/Direct Injection
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
25 35
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
17 35
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
20 35
Transmission
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.75 -
Clutch Size (in)
NA -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
3.01 -
Trans Type
9 1
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA -
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.92 -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 -
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.96 -
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.31 -
Trans Order Code
M3V NA
Ninth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.62 -
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.49 -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
2.44 -
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic CVT w/OD
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.44 -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.69 -
Summary
Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Traverse Toyota Highlander
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 5.1
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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2020 Chevrolet Traverse
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  • Lease: From $427/mo. (est.)
  • Rebate: Get $500 off (2022)
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