2017 Chevy Traverse vs 2017 Ford Explorer

Once upon a time, family vehicles were dominated by large SUVs that can be pricey and fuel consuming, two traits that aren't exactly "family friendly". Today, markets have opened up to welcome three-rowed crossovers, which are SUV-like vessels that mimic the space of a larger vehicle while hosting the efficiency of a smaller one. One of the most popular vehicles in the mid-size crossover market is the 2017 Chevy Traverse, a fantastic three-rowed vehicle that is perfect for families who aren't ready to compromise. .

In order to get a better understanding of how the new Traverse stacks up against the competition, we've pitted it against the 2017 Ford Explorer. Take a look at our chart below and see how they stack up against each other!

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2017 Chevy Traverse vs 2017 Ford Explorer
$28,700 Starting MSRP (USD) $31,660
8 Passengers Maximum Seating 7 Passengers
15/22 MPG Fuel Economy (City/Highway) 17/24 MPG
5,200 Pounds Max Towing 5,000 Pounds

 Test Drive the 2017 Chevy Traverse in Colorado Springs CO

The new Traverse has aged gracefully since it got a facelift in 2013, and it continues to wow drivers with its sharp styling and powerful mechanics. A large-and-in-charge 3.6L V6 engine gets 281 hp (288 hp with dual exhaust) and features a myriad of additions to give it extra oomph. People also love the Traverse because of its interior volume which can comfortable seat up to . Finally, the Traverse features a more technologically-savvy infotainment device in the form of Chevrolet MyLink, which comes available with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto and built-in 4G LTE WiFi. The Explorer comes available with SYNC 3, which also features Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, however no built-in WiFi.

Want to see the 2017 Chevy Traverse in action? Stop by Mike Maroone Colorado of Colorado Springs today and take one for a test drive today!

2017 Chevy Traverse LED Lighting
2017 Chevy Traverse Infotainment
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2017 Chevy Traverse Interior

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