Compare 2021 Chevrolet Traverse vs 2020 Subaru Ascent

2021 Chevrolet Traverse
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2021 Chevrolet Traverse
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8-Passenger
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Ascent 8-Passenger 21 27 $30,027 $31,995
Ascent Limited 7-Passenger 20 26 $36,735 $39,345
Ascent Limited 8-Passenger 20 26 $36,735 $39,345
Ascent Premium 7-Passenger 21 27 $32,211 $34,395
Ascent Premium 8-Passenger 21 27 $32,211 $34,395
Ascent Touring 7-Passenger 20 26 $41,922 $45,045
Pricing
Invoice Price
N/A
$30,027
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
N/A
$31,995
Monthly Payment Estimate
N/A
$533 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.4
6.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2021 Chevrolet Traverse is a big family mover with a sharper look and better safety features. The 2020 Subaru Ascent is nearly as rational a family hauler as a minivan.
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Fuel Economy
City
- 21 mpg
Highway
- 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
- Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- 153.5
Third Head Room (in)
- 36.3
Front Hip Room (in)
- 57.7
Third Shoulder Room (in)
- 57.2
Second Leg Room (in)
- 38.6
Front Head Room (in)
- 41.3
Passenger Capacity
- 8
Second Hip Room (in)
- 57.5
Front Shoulder Room (in)
- 61.1
Third Leg Room (in)
- 31.7
Second Head Room (in)
- 40
Third Hip Room (in)
- 45.9
Second Shoulder Room (in)
- 60.3
Front Leg Room (in)
- 42.2
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 8.7
Length, Overall (in)
- 196.8
Liftover Height (in)
- 32
Height, Overall (in)
- 71.6
Track Width, Rear (in)
- 64.2
Wheelbase (in)
- 113.8
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
- 76
Track Width, Front (in)
- 64.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- 47.6
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
- 47.5
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- 47.2
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- 33.9
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- 82.5
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
- 86.5
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
- 19.9
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
- 17.8
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- 45.9
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
- NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
- Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- 13.1
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
- NA
Brake ABS System
- 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
- Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- 13
Brake Type
- 4-Wheel Disc
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
- 19.3
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
- 38
Steering Type
- Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
- P245/60HR18
Rear Tire Order Code
- NA
Front Tire Size
- P245/60HR18
Spare Tire Size
- Compact
Front Tire Order Code
- NA
Spare Tire Order Code
- NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- 2000
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
- 2000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- 200
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
- 4430
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
- Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
- Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
- 18 X 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- Compact
Rear Wheel Material
- Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
- 18 X 7.5
Engine
Displacement
- 2.4 L/146
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
- 260 @ 5600
Engine Type
- Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded H-4
Fuel System
- Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
- 277 @ 2000
Engine Order Code
- NA
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
- 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
- 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
- 21
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
- 4.44
Trans Type
- 8
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.47
Drivetrain
- All Wheel
Trans Description Cont. Again
- NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
- 3.14
Trans Order Code
- NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.60
Trans Description Cont.
- CVT w/OD
First Gear Ratio (:1)
- 3.23 - 0.75
Summary
Vehicle Name
- Subaru Ascent
Body Style
- Sport Utility
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
- Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Front
- Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
- Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
- Double Wishbone
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
- 7.7
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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