Compare 2019 Ford Explorer vs 2019 Chevrolet Traverse

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