Compare 2021 Chevrolet Traverse vs 2020 Honda Pilot

2021 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 $50,943 $53,400
Traverse AWD 4-Door LS w/1LS 17 25 $33,580 $35,200
Traverse AWD 4-Door LT Cloth w/1LT 17 25 $37,683 $39,500
Traverse AWD 4-Door LT Leather 17 25 $39,495 $41,400
Traverse AWD 4-Door Premier 17 25 $46,459 $48,700
Traverse AWD 4-Door RS 17 25 $43,979 $46,100
Traverse FWD 4-Door High Country 18 27 $48,844 $51,200
Traverse FWD 4-Door L 18 27 $29,770 $29,800
Traverse FWD 4-Door LS w/1LS 18 27 $31,672 $33,200
Traverse FWD 4-Door LT Cloth w/1LT 18 27 $34,057 $35,700
Traverse FWD 4-Door LT Leather 18 27 $37,587 $39,400
Traverse FWD 4-Door Premier 18 27 $43,979 $46,100
Traverse FWD 4-Door RS 18 27 $41,976 $44,000
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Black Edition AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Pilot Black Edition AWD 19 26 $45,424 $49,720
Pilot EX 2WD 19 27 $31,569 $34,530
Pilot EX AWD 18 26 $33,394 $36,530
Pilot EX-L 2WD 19 27 $34,698 $37,960
Pilot EX-L AWD 18 26 $36,522 $39,960
Pilot EX-L w/Navi & RES 2WD 19 27 $36,522 $39,960
Pilot EX-L w/Navi & RES AWD 18 26 $38,346 $41,960
Pilot Elite AWD 19 26 $44,056 $48,220
Pilot LX 2WD 19 27 $28,943 $31,650
Pilot LX AWD 18 26 $30,767 $33,650
Pilot Touring 7-Passenger 2WD 20 27 $39,313 $43,020
Pilot Touring 7-Passenger AWD 19 26 $41,137 $45,020
Pilot Touring 8-Passenger 2WD 20 27 $39,039 $42,720
Pilot Touring 8-Passenger AWD 19 26 $40,864 $44,720
Pricing
Invoice Price
$50,943
$45,424
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$53,400
$49,720
Monthly Payment Estimate
$890 / month
$829 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
5.7
6.3
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2021 Chevrolet Traverse is a big family mover with an update on the way next year. The 2020 Honda Pilot is a three-row family crossover at the top of its class.
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Fuel Economy
City
17 mpg 19 mpg
Highway
25 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Sport Utility Vehicles Small SUV 4WD
Interior Dimensions
Third Shoulder Room (in)
57.5 57.6
Second Leg Room (in)
38.4 38.4
Front Head Room (in)
39.6 39.5
Passenger Volume (ft³)
NA 153.1
Second Hip Room (in)
56.9 57.3
Front Shoulder Room (in)
62.1 62
Third Leg Room (in)
33.5 31.9
Second Head Room (in)
39 40.9
Passenger Capacity
7 7
Third Hip Room (in)
48.5 44.6
Second Shoulder Room (in)
62.2 62
Front Leg Room (in)
41 40.9
Third Head Room (in)
38.2 38.9
Front Hip Room (in)
58.1 59.1
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
30.57 -
Track Width, Rear (in)
67 66.3
Wheelbase (in)
120.9 111
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
NA -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
78.6 78.6
Track Width, Front (in)
67.3 66.3
Min Ground Clearance (in)
7.51 -
Length, Overall (in)
204.3 196.5
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
NA -
Height, Overall (in)
70.7 70.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
56.77 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
57.8 46
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
89.75 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
98.2 82.1
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
24.77 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
23.0 16
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- TBD - -
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.6 x - 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)
12.4 x - TBD - 13
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 19.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
N/A -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
NA -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
39.0 39.4
Steering Type
Electric variable-effort Power Rack & Pinion Rack-Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
NA -
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P255/55R20 P245/50HR20
Rear Tire Order Code
Q3N NA
Front Tire Size
P255/55R20 P245/50HR20
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 - 4319
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
20 x - TBD - 20 X 8
Spare Wheel Size (in)
18 x - TBD - Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
20 x- TBD - 20 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 262 @ 4700
Engine Order Code
LFY NA
Displacement
3.6L/217 3.5 L/212
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
310 @ 6800 280 @ 6000
Engine Type
Gas V6 Regular Unleaded V-6
Fuel System
Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
25 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
17 19
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
20 22
Transmission
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.75 0.58
Clutch Size (in)
NA -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
3.01 1.91
Trans Type
9 9
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive All Wheel
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 0.70
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.96 3.83
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.31 2.84
Trans Order Code
M3V NA
Ninth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.62 -
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.49 4.33
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
2.44 1.38
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic w/OD
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.44 0.81
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.69 4.71
Summary
Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Traverse Honda Pilot
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
Five-link independent Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
auxiliary spring aids Multi-Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson strut independent Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.9 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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2020 Honda Pilot
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  • Up to $1,750 off
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