New Chevrolet Traverse Vs Ford Explorer Comparison for Chicago, IL
There are a number of similarities and differences between the 2018 Ford Explorer and the Chevrolet Traverse. But how do you really know which one is better. Well for starters, the MSRP for the Explorer starts at $34,140, while the Traverse starts at $29,930. Secondly, the Explorer only seats 7 while the Traverse seats 8 comfortably. When it comes to MPG Chevrolet Traverse also comes out on top with 18 MPG city and 27 MPG highway, compared to the Explorer at 16 MPG city and 23 MPG highway.
The engine of the Explorer is 3.5L V6 with 290 horsepower and 6.5k RPMs compared to the Traverse 3.6L V6 with 310 horsepower and 6.8k RPMs. The Traverse also has a 9-speed transmission with OD compared to the Explorer’s 6-speed transmission with OD. We think it is pretty clear that the Chevrolet Traverse is clearly the top choice for SUVs of the two.
Which SUV is Right for You?
There are a number of new features on Chevrolet Traverse, which has improved its overall performance and capability. The Traverse has earned best in class for its maximum cargo space of 98.2 cubic feet when all back seats are laid flat. In addition, there are up to fourteen different safety features available to choose from new 2018 Chevrolet Traverse. Some of which include forward collision alert, rear cross traffic alert, lane change alert, side blind zone alert, and rear park assist.
With six different models to choose from, you are sure to find the right one to meet your personal preferences. With a number of premium features on the Premier and High Country models, like hands-free gesture lift-gate feature, making it great for busy families and shopping trips, you will feel like you are driving in complete luxury.
There are a number of different additions of technology to the interior which make Chevrolet Traverse the top SUV choice. The rear camera mirror allows the driver to have a larger view of what is behind the vehicle. Adaptive cruise control allows the driver to not only set the speed, but also the distance from car facing them. As a result, the car with speed up or slow down in stop and go kind of traffic to a safe traveling distance, making it ideal for travel in busy Chicago traffic.
IntelliBeam headlights automatically adjust to full beam when conditions for the driving are pretty dark, and back to low beam as soon as an approaching car is detected. If your family has a young driver, the teen driver feature can engage additional safety features and provide a report on the young driver?s driving habits. For those who need to stay connected, the Traverse has an optional OnStar 4G LTE Wi-Fi so you can stay connected everywhere, and SiriusXM Radio makes the ride more enjoyable.
Customers can visit our online credit application before even coming into the dealership to determine if they pre-qualify for an auto loan. The payment calculator can also help customers determine what monthly payments they can expect for a vehicle they are interested in purchasing. In addition, Chevrolet Traverse offers a number of specials for new and used vehicles, including different incentive programs and online pricing specials.
We also have a number of different programs in place to make purchasing your vehicle more affordable so it can stay within your budget. Chevrolet Traverse also recognizes the economy has negatively impacted many customers credit, and specializes in working with credit companies to provide auto loans to customers who have no or poor credit history. After purchasing your new or used vehicle, our parts and service department has ongoing specials available online to help you keep your vehicle running like the day you drove it off of the lot, at a price you can afford.
Why should you buy from Rogers Auto Group?
If you are in the market for a vehicle, Rogers Auto Group is here to help you find the right vehicle to meet your needs and stay within your budget. Rogers Auto Group realizes purchasing a vehicle is a major financial investment. And once you own a Chevy, you want to keep it running for years to come, so we offer a full service and part department to keep your investment running as best it can. Stop by the dealership today to see our inventory of Chevy cars, trucks, and SUVs. Or call our sales team to have your questions answered.
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