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2021 Chevrolet Traverse
2021 Chevrolet Traverse
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$29,800
Starting Price (MSRP)
8.6
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Mazda CX-9
2021 Mazda CX-9
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$34,160
Starting Price (MSRP)
8.1
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2021 Toyota Highlander
2021 Toyota Highlander
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$35,085
Starting Price (MSRP)
8.6
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Overview

Engine
3.6L V6 Gas
Engine
2.5L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Engine
3.5L V6 Gas
Transmission
9-Speed Automatic
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 18 MPG
Hwy: 27 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 22 MPG
Hwy: 28 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 21 MPG
Hwy: 29 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
19.4 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
19 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
17.9 gallons
Seating Capacity
8 seater
Seating Capacity
7 seater
Seating Capacity
8 seater

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
3.6L V6 Gas
2.5L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
3.5L V6 Gas
Horsepower
310 hp @ 6800 rpm
227 hp @ 5000 rpm
295 hp @ 6600 rpm
Torque
266 lb-ft @ 2800 rpm
310 lb-ft @ 2000 rpm
263 lb-ft @ 4700 rpm
Transmission
9-Speed Automatic
6-Speed Automatic
8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
4,362 lbs
4,236 lbs
4,145 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity
N/A
3,500 lbs
5,000 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
21 MPG
24 MPG
24 MPG
City
18 MPG
22 MPG
21 MPG
Highway
27 MPG
28 MPG
29 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.4 Tons/yr
7.4 Tons/yr
7.5 Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
19.4 gallons
19 gallons
17.9 gallons
Cruising Range City
349.2 miles
418 miles
375.9 miles
Cruising Range Highway
523.8 miles
532 miles
519.1 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
204.3 in
199.4 in
194.9 in
Height
70.7 in
67.6 in
68.1 in
Max Width
78.6 in
77.5 in
76 in
Front Width
67.3 in
65.3 in
65.3 in
Rear Width
67 in
65.2 in
65.4 in
Wheelbase
120.9 in
115.3 in
112.2 in
Ground Clearance
7.51 in
N/A
N/A

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
8 seater
7 seater
8 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
41 in
41 in
42 in
Front Seat Headroom
41.3 in
39.3 in
41.2 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
62.1 in
57.9 in
59 in
Front Seat Hip Room
58.1 in
56.7 in
57.2 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
38.4 in
39.4 in
41 in
Rear Seat Headroom
40 in
38.5 in
39.4 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
62.2 in
58.1 in
58.7 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
56.9 in
57.4 in
57 in
Third Row Leg Room
33.5 in
29.7 in
27.7 in
Third Row Headroom
38.2 in
35.4 in
36.1 in
Third Row Shoulder Room
57.5 in
53.1 in
55 in
Third Row Hip Room
48.5 in
40.1 in
45.6 in

Cargo Space

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
98.2 ft³
71.2 ft³
84.3 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
57.8 ft³
38.2 ft³
48.4 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
23 ft³
14.4 ft³
16 ft³

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Electric variable-effort Power Rack & Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
39 ft
38.8 ft
37.4 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
Aluminum Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
Front Wheel Size
18" x TBD
18" x 8"
18" x 8"
Rear Wheel Size
18" x TBD
18" x 8"
18" x 8"

Suspension

Front Suspension
MacPherson strut independent
Strut
Strut
Rear Suspension
Five-link independent
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Tires

Front Tire
P255/65R18
P255/60HR18
P235/65VR18
Rear Tire
P255/65R18
P255/60HR18
P235/65VR18
Spare Tire
T135/70R18
Compact
Compact

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

N/A
  • Deep Crystal Blue Mica
  • Jet Black Mica
  • Machine Gray Metallic
  • Snowflake White Pearl Mica
  • Blizzard Pearl
  • Blueprint
  • Celestial Silver Metallic
  • Magnetic Gray Metallic
  • Midnight Black Metallic
  • Opulent Amber

Standard Interior Materials

  • Jet Black, Premium cloth seat trim
  • Black, Cloth Seat Trim
  • Black, Fabric Seat Trim
  • Graphite, Fabric Seat Trim

Features and Options

Infotainment

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

Interior Trim

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

Comfort

Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Standard
Standard
Standard
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Standard
Standard
A/C
Standard
Standard
Standard
Adaptive Cruise Control
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Climate Control
Standard
Standard
Standard
Cruise Control
Standard
Standard
Standard
Heated Front Seat(s)
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard
Standard
Multi-Zone A/C
Standard
Standard
Standard
Power Driver Seat
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Rear A/C
Standard
Standard
Standard
Keyless Start
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Telematics
Standard
Standard
Standard

Safety

Safety Features

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

US NHTSA crash test result

Overall Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Side Crash Rating
Rollover Rating

Airbags

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

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 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
5 Years / 60,000 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
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
2 Years / Unlimited Miles
Rust-Through
6 Years / 100,000 Miles
N/A
N/A
Warranty Note
Preliminary 2021 Warranty
N/A
N/A
Maintenance
N/A
N/A
2 Years / 25,000 Miles
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