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Chevrolet Traverse
2021 Chevrolet Traverse
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$29,800
Starting Price (MSRP)
8.6
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Ford Explorer
2020 Ford Explorer
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$32,765
Starting Price (MSRP)
8.3
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Lincoln Aviator
2021 Lincoln Aviator
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$51,100
Starting Price (MSRP)
N/A
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Overview

Engine
3.6-liter V6 Gas
Engine
2.3-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Engine
3.0-liter Twin-Turbo V6 Gas
Transmission
9-Speed Automatic
Transmission
10-Speed Automatic
Transmission
10-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 18 MPG
Hwy: 27 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 21 MPG
Hwy: 28 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 18 MPG
Hwy: 26 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
19.4 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
19.2 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
20.2 gallons
Seating Capacity
8 seater
Seating Capacity
7 seater
Seating Capacity
7 seater

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
3.6-liter V6 Gas
2.3-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
3.0-liter Twin-Turbo V6 Gas
Horsepower
310 hp @ 6800 rpm
300 hp @ 5500 rpm
400 hp @ 5500 rpm
Torque
266 lb-ft @ 2800 rpm
310 lb-ft @ 3500 rpm
415 lb-ft @ 2750 rpm
Transmission
9-Speed Automatic
10-Speed Automatic
10-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Rear-Wheel Drive
Rear-Wheel Drive

Steering

Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
39 ft
N/A
N/A

Wheels

Wheels Type
N/A
N/A
Aluminum Wheels
Front Wheel Size
18" x TBD
18" x 7.5"
19" x 8"
Rear Wheel Size
18" x TBD
18" x 7.5"
19" x 8"

Suspension

Front Suspension
N/A
Strut
Strut
Rear Suspension
N/A
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Tires

Front Tire
P255/65R18
P255/65HR18
P255/60HR19
Rear Tire
P255/65R18
P255/65HR18
P255/60HR19
Spare Tire
T135/70R18
Compact
Compact

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
21 MPG
24 MPG
21 MPG
City
18 MPG
21 MPG
18 MPG
Highway
27 MPG
28 MPG
26 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.4 Tons/yr
7.3 Tons/yr
8.5 (2020) Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
19.4 gallons
19.2 gallons
20.2 gallons
Cruising Range City
349.2 miles
403.2 miles
363.6 miles
Cruising Range Highway
523.8 miles
537.6 miles
525.2 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
204.3 in
198.8 in
199.3 in
Height
70.7 in
69.9 in
69.6 in
Max Width
78.6 in
78.9 in
82.3 in
Front Width
67.3 in
66.9 in
66.9 in
Rear Width
67 in
66.9 in
66.9 in
Wheelbase
120.9 in
119.1 in
119.1 in
Ground Clearance
N/A
7.9 in
N/A

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
8 seater
7 seater
7 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
41 in
43 in
43 in
Front Seat Headroom
41.3 in
40.7 in
41.5 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
62.1 in
61.8 in
61.5 in
Front Seat Hip Room
58.1 in
59.2 in
58.5 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
38.4 in
39 in
40.1 in
Rear Seat Headroom
40 in
40.5 in
39.7 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
62.2 in
61.9 in
61.3 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
56.9 in
59.1 in
58.3 in
Third Row Leg Room
33.5 in
32.2 in
29.2 in
Third Row Headroom
38.2 in
38.9 in
36.9 in
Third Row Shoulder Room
57.5 in
54.6 in
54 in
Third Row Hip Room
48.5 in
40.9 in
40.9 in

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
N/A
4,345 lbs
4,774 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity
N/A
N/A
6,700 lbs

Cargo Space

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
98.2 ft³
87.8 ft³
77.7 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
57.8 ft³
47.9 ft³
41.8 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
23 ft³
18.2 ft³
18.3 ft³

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

N/A
  • Agate Black Metallic
  • Blue Metallic
  • Iconic Silver Metallic
  • Magnetic Metallic
  • Oxford White
  • Asher Gray
  • Infinite Black
  • Silver Radiance

Optional Exterior Colors

N/A
N/A
  • Burgundy Velvet
  • Ceramic Pearl
  • Iced Mocha
  • Ocean Drive Blue
  • Pristine White
  • Red Carpet

Standard Interior Materials

  • Jet Black, Premium cloth seat trim
N/A
N/A

Features and Options

Infotainment

Bluetooth Connection
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Satellite Radio
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Smart Device Integration
Not Available
Standard
Standard
WiFi Hotspot
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input
Not Available
Standard
Standard
MP3 Player
Not Available
Standard
Standard

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Cloth Seats
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Leather Steering Wheel
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats
Not Available
Not Available
Standard

Comfort

Navigation System
Not Available
Not Available
Optional
Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Power Liftgate
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Power Mirror(s)
Not Available
Standard
Standard
A/C
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Climate Control
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Cruise Control
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Heated Front Seat(s)
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Heated Rear Seat(s)
Not Available
Not Available
Optional
Heated Steering Wheel
Not Available
Not Available
Optional
Keyless Entry
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Multi-Zone A/C
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Power Driver Seat
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Power Passenger Seat
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Remote Engine Start
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Remote Trunk Release
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Seat Memory
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Rear A/C
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Keyless Start
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Telematics
Not Available
Standard
Standard

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Cross-Traffic Alert
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Rear Parking Aid
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Blind Spot Monitor
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Lane Departure Warning
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Lane Keeping Assist
Not Available
Standard
Standard
ABS
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Brake Assist
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Stability Control
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Traction Control
Not Available
Standard
Standard

US NHTSA crash test result

Overall Rating
N/A
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
N/A
Side Crash Rating
N/A
Rollover Rating
N/A

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Knee Air Bag
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Passenger Air Bag
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Not Available
Standard
Standard

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Corrosion
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
Drivetrain Note
Qualified Fleet Purchases: 5 Years/100,000 Miles
N/A
N/A
Drivetrain
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
6 Years / 70,000 Miles
Maintenance Note
1 Year/1 Visit
N/A
N/A
Roadside Assistance Note
Qualified Fleet Purchases: 5 Years/100,000 Miles
N/A
N/A
Roadside Assistance
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
Unlimited Years / Unlimited Miles
Rust-Through
6 Years / 100,000 Miles
N/A
N/A
Warranty Note
Preliminary 2020 Warranty Note
N/A
N/A
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