For families that need a big crossover SUV for its space and safety, the Chevy Traverse merits a test drive.
There are some alternatives that fare even better in our ratings and rankings.
Toyota's Highlander offers seating for eight in a nice, well-built cabin.
It rides well, and comes in Hybrid trim.
The redesigned Honda Pilot drives well and has a very versatile seating arrangement.
The Ford Explorer and Ford Flex have plenty of space, and the Flex uses the Explorer's chassis to offer a lower, urban-focused twist on the family crossover.
The Dodge Durango drives and handles exceptionally well—with plenty of comfort—though it isn't quite as spacious as many of its competitors.
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|2017 Chevrolet TraverseBrowse Used Listings||2017 Dodge DurangoBrowse Used Listings||2017 Ford ExplorerBrowse Used Listings||2017 Ford FlexBrowse Used Listings||2017 Honda PilotBrowse Used Listings||2017 Toyota HighlanderBrowse Used Listings|
|15 MPG City / 22 MPG Hwy||14 MPG City / 27 MPG Hwy||16 MPG City / 27 MPG Hwy||15 MPG City / 23 MPG Hwy||18 MPG City / 27 MPG Hwy||19 MPG City / 28 MPG Hwy|
|Gas V6||Regular Unleaded V-6||Regular Unleaded V-6||Regular Unleaded V-6||Regular Unleaded V-6||Regular Unleaded I-4|
|2WD Sport Utility Vehicle||N/A||Standard SUV 2WD||Standard SUV 2WD||Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD||Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD|
|FWD 4-Door LS w/1SM||SXT RWD||Base FWD||SE FWD||LX 2WD||LE I4 FWD (Natl)|
|Front Wheel Drive||Rear Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive|
|Sport Utility||Sport Utility||Sport Utility||Sport Utility||Sport Utility||Sport Utility|
|Automatic||Automatic w/OD||Automatic w/OD||Automatic w/OD||Automatic w/OD||Automatic w/OD|
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