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2013 Chevrolet Traverse 1LT

Front-wheel Drive

2013 Ford Explorer XLT

4dr Front-wheel Drive

2013 Chevrolet Traverse
(2013 Chevrolet Traverse FWD shown)
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2013 Ford Explorer
(2013 Ford Explorer 4dr FWD shown)
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MSRP $33,725 $32,680
Destination Charge $860 $895
Invoice Price $32,039 $30,474
Total List Price $34,585 $33,575
Available Engines 281-hp, 3.6-liter V-6 (regular gas) 290-hp, 3.5-liter V-6 (regular gas) 240-hp, 2.0-liter I-4 (premium)
Available Transmissions 6-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual 6-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual 6-speed automatic w/OD
Fuel Economy City 17 mpg 17 mpg
Fuel Economy Highway 24 mpg 24 mpg
NHTSA Crash Test Data    
Other, Overall Rollover Rating
Side - Pole, Side - Pole
Side - Barrier, Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
Side - Barrier, Side Barrier Rating Driver
Overall, Overall
Side - Pole Barrier combined, Side - Pole Barrier combined (REAR)
Front, Overall Front
Side - Pole Barrier combined, Side - Pole Barrier combined (FRONT)
Front, Driver's
Side - Barrier, Side - Barrier
Front, Passenger's
Side, Overall Side
IIHS Crash Test Data    
Moderate overlap front, Right Leg/Foot Good Good
Side, Driver Torso Good Good
Side, Driver Pelvis/Leg Good Good
Moderate overlap front, Restraints Good Good
Head Restraints and Seats, Seat Head/Restraint Geometry Good Good
Side, Rear Passenger Pelvis/Leg Good Good
Moderate overlap front, Head/Neck Good Good
Side, Driver Head and Neck Good Good
Side, Rear Passenger Head Protection Good Good
Side, Rear Passenger Head and Neck Good Good
Side, Rear Passenger Torso Good Good
Head Restraints and Seats, Overall Rear Good Good
Moderate overlap front, Chest Good Good
Moderate overlap front, Left Leg/Foot Good Good
Head Restraints and Seats, Dynamic Rating Good Good
Moderate overlap front, Overall Front Good Good
Side, Structure/safety cage Good Good
Moderate overlap front, Structure/safety cage Good Good
Other, Roof Strength Good Good
Side, Overall Side Good Good
Side, Driver Head Protection Good Good
Overview 2013 Chevrolet Traverse 1LT 2013 Ford Explorer XLT
Safety Overview driver and passenger front impact airbags, rear center 3 point seatbelt, ABS brakes, immobilizer Standard:
driver and passenger front impact airbags, rear center 3 point seatbelt, ABS brakes, immobilizer
N/A Available:
rear center 3 point seatbelt
In-Vehicle Assistance Service Standard N/A
Drive-Type Overview front wheel drive front wheel drive
Audio Overview Standard:
AM/FM/HD/Satellite, clock, seek-scan, in-dash mounted single CD, MP3 decoder, 6, automatic equalizer, integrated roof antenna, radio steering wheel controls
Standard:
AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan, in-dash mounted single CD, MP3 decoder, 6, integrated roof antenna, radio steering wheel controls
Available:
AM/FM/HD/Satellite, seek-scan, in-dash mounted single CD, MP3 decoder
Available:
AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan, in-dash mounted single CD, MP3 decoder, 9 performance, amplifier, radio steering wheel controls
Available:
automatic equalizer, radio steering wheel controls
Available:
AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan, in-dash mounted single CD, MP3 decoder, 8 performance, amplifier, radio steering wheel controls
Available:
automatic equalizer, radio steering wheel controls, rear controls
Available:
AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan, in-dash mounted single CD, MP3 decoder, radio steering wheel controls
Available:
10 brand, amplifier, automatic equalizer, radio steering wheel controls
Available:
radio steering wheel controls
N/A Available:
AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan, in-dash mounted single CD, MP3 decoder
Interior 2013 Chevrolet Traverse 1LT 2013 Ford Explorer XLT
Air conditioning, front Standard:
manual
Standard:
manual
Available:
dual zone front automatic
Available:
dual zone front automatic
Air filter Standard Standard
Air conditioning, rear with separate controls with separate controls
Underseat ducts Standard Standard
Cargo concealed storage Standard N/A
Cargo net Available N/A
Cargo tie downs Standard Standard
Clock in-radio display in-dash
Compass Standard N/A
Cruise control Standard Standard
Cup holders front and rear front and rear
Gear shift knob trim urethane leather/chrome
12V DC power outlet 3 4
Lighter elements N/A Available:
front
Ashtray N/A Available
Overhead console N/A Standard:
full with storage
N/A Available:
mini with storage
Floor console full full
Floor mats Standard:
carpeted front & rear
Standard:
carpeted front & rear
Available:
rubber front & rear
Available:
rubber front & rear
Front windows power power
Rear windows power power
1-Touch Window Up N/A driver and passenger
1-Touch Window Down driver driver and passenger
Programmable garage door opener Available N/A
Instrumentation analog Standard:
analog
N/A Available:
digital/analog
Driver information center Standard Standard
Tachometer Standard Standard
Trip computer Standard Standard
Water temp gauge Standard Standard
Voltage gauge Standard N/A
Low fuel warning Standard Standard
Service interval warning Standard Standard
Exterior temperature display Standard Standard
Lighting - glovebox N/A Standard
Lighting - map lights front & rear front & rear
Lighting - dome light fade fade
Lighting - cargo light Standard Standard
Illuminated vanity mirrors driver and passenger driver and passenger
Rear window defogger Standard Standard
Rearview mirror day-night Standard:
day-night
N/A Available:
auto-dimming day-night
Mirrors - visor vanity mirrors driver and passenger driver and passenger
Remote trunk release N/A Available:
power
Retained accessory power Standard Standard
Seatback storage pockets 2 2
Tilt-Wheel adjustable steering column Standard Standard
Steering wheel material leather/metal-look leather/metal-look
Seats 2013 Chevrolet Traverse 1LT 2013 Ford Explorer XLT
Front seat type bucket bucket
Seating capacity Standard:
8 passengers
Standard:
7 passengers
Available:
7 passengers
Available:
6 passengers
Front seat driver direction controls 8-way power Standard:
6-way power
N/A Available:
8-way power
Front passenger seat direction controls 4-way 6-way power
Lumbar support driver Standard:
driver and passenger
N/A Available:
driver
Front armrests center sliding center
Front head restraints adjustable Standard:
adjustable
N/A Available:
adjustable w/tilt
Heated front seats Available:
driver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatback
Available:
driver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatback
Rear seats Standard:
60-40 split-bench
Standard:
60-40 split-bench
Available:
40-40 bucket
Available:
full bucket
Rear armrest Standard N/A
Rear head restraints 2 - fixed Standard:
3 - fixed
N/A Available:
2 - fixed
3rd row seats 60-40 split-bench 50-50 split-bench
Seat trim cloth Standard:
premium cloth
N/A Available:
leather
3rd row fold into floor manual manual
Entertainment 2013 Chevrolet Traverse 1LT 2013 Ford Explorer XLT
Radio AM/FM/HD/Satellite, seek-scan AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan
CD player in-dash mounted single in-dash mounted single
MP3 capability Standard Standard
Auxiliary audio input Standard Standard
Steering wheel audio controls Standard Standard
Rear seat audio controls Available N/A
Voice recognition N/A Standard
Speakers Standard:
6
Standard:
6
Available:
10 brand
Available:
9 performance
N/A Available:
8 performance
Amplifier Available Available
Equalizer automatic N/A
Speed-Sensitive Volume Standard Standard
Entertainment system Available:
with DVD
Available:
with DVD
Navigation system N/A Available:
with voice activation
1st row LCD screen 1 Standard:
2
N/A Available:
3
2nd row LCD screen Available:
1
Available:
2
Bluetooth Compatibility Standard Standard
Safety and Security 2013 Chevrolet Traverse 1LT 2013 Ford Explorer XLT
Airbags, frontal driver and front passenger driver and front passenger
Airbags, side impact seat mounted, driver and passenger seat mounted, driver and passenger
Airbags, side curtain curtain 1st, 2nd and 3rd row curtain 1st, 2nd and 3rd row
Airbags, knee protection N/A passenger
Occupant sensor Standard Standard
Traction control ABS and driveline ABS and driveline
In-Vehicle Assistance Service Standard N/A
Stolen-vehicle tracking Standard N/A
Height adjustable safety belts front front
Seatbelt pretensioners front front
Headlights halogen halogen
Exterior light control fully automatic fully automatic
Delay off headlamps Standard Standard
Headlight washer Standard Standard
Daytime running lights Standard Available
LED brakelights N/A Standard
Illuminated entry Standard Standard
Parking assist Standard Standard
Remote keyless entry keyfob (all doors) keyfob (all doors)
Panic alarm Standard Standard
Door locks power with 2 stage unlock power with 2 stage unlock
Rear child safety door locks Standard Standard
Content theft-deterrent alarm system Standard Standard
Ignition disable Standard Standard
Blind spot sensor N/A Available
Low tire pressure warning Standard Standard
Warranty 2013 Chevrolet Traverse 1LT 2013 Ford Explorer XLT
Warranty - Basic (mths/miles) 36/36,000 36/36,000
Warranty - Power Train (mths/miles) 60/100,000 60/60,000
Warranty - Corrosion/Perforation (mths/miles) 72/100,000 60/unlimited
Warranty - Roadside Assistance (mths/miles) 60/100,000 60/60,000
Exterior 2013 Chevrolet Traverse 1LT 2013 Ford Explorer XLT
Antenna integrated roof integrated roof
Body material galvanized steel/aluminum galvanized steel/aluminum
Paint Standard:
clearcoat monotone
Standard:
clearcoat monotone
Available:
metallic monotone
Available:
metallic monotone
Available:
tri-coat monotone
Available:
tri-coat monotone
Bodyside moldings body-colored N/A
Bodyside insert N/A chrome
Grille trim chrome silver
Fog/driving lights front front
Door count 4 doors 4 doors
Rear cargo door liftgate Standard:
liftgate
N/A Available:
power liftgate
Tinted windows deep deep
Rear window type fixed fixed
Mirrors dual power remote dual power remote
Heated side mirrors Standard Standard
Sunroof Available:
1st row regular express open/close sliding and tilting glass
Available:
1st row regular express open/close sliding and tilting glass
2nd row sunroof Available:
fixed glass with sunshade
Available:
fixed glass with power sunshade
Spoiler lip lip
Roof rack Available Available
Roof rails Standard Standard
Rear step bumper N/A Available
Tires Standard:
P255/65SR18.0 BSW AS
Standard:
P245/60HR18.0 BSW AS
Available:
P255/55HR20.0 BSW AS
Available:
P255/50HR20.0 BSW AS
Wheels Standard:
18" machined aluminum
Standard:
18" painted aluminum
Available:
20" silver aluminum
Available:
20" polished aluminum
N/A Available:
painted aluminum
Spare tire and wheel compact steel compact steel
Windshield wipers - front variable intermittent variable intermittent
Rear window wipers fixed interval fixed interval
Mud flaps Standard Available
Mechanical 2013 Chevrolet Traverse 1LT 2013 Ford Explorer XLT
Engine 3.6L V-6 Standard:
3.5L V-6
N/A Available:
2.0L I-4
Engine - valvetrain DOHC DOHC
Turbocharger N/A Available:
intercooled turbo
Recommended fuel regular unleaded Standard:
regular unleaded
N/A Available:
premium unleaded
Brakes 4-wheel disc 4-wheel disc
Antilock braking system (ABS) 4-wheel 4-wheel
Brake assist Standard N/A
Drive type front-wheel front-wheel
Engine block heater Available Available
Exhaust stainless steel stainless steel
Steering rack & pinion rack & pinion
Speed sensitive steering Standard Standard
Suspension tuning regular regular
Front suspension type strut strut
Front anti-roll bar Standard Standard
Front shocks gas-pressurized gas-pressurized
Front springs coil coil
Rear suspension type multi-link independent multi-link
Rear anti-roll bar Standard Standard
Rear shocks gas-pressurized gas-pressurized
Rear springs coil coil
Electronic stability system Standard Standard
Tiptronic automatic Standard Standard
Transmission 6-spd auto w/OD 6-spd auto w/OD
Axle ratio 3.16 Standard:
3.39
N/A Available:
3.36
Remote vehicle starting system Standard N/A
Specifications 2013 Chevrolet Traverse 1LT 2013 Ford Explorer XLT
Exterior length 203.7 " 197.1 "
Exterior body width 78.5 " 78.9 "
Exterior height 69.9 " 70.4 "
Engine 3.6L V-6 Standard:
3.5L V-6
N/A Available:
2.0L I-4
Horsepower 281 @ 6,300 rpm Standard:
290 @ 6,500 rpm
N/A Available:
240 @ 5,500 rpm
Torque 266 @ 3,400 rpm Standard:
255 @ 4,000 rpm
N/A Available:
270 @ 3,000 rpm
SAEJ1349 AUG2004 compliant Standard Standard
Fuel economy - city 17 mpg 17 mpg
Fuel economy - highway 24 mpg 24 mpg
Bore-and-Stroke 3.70 / 3.37 " Standard:
3.64 / 3.41 "
N/A Available:
3.44 / 3.27 "
Curb weight 4,647 lbs. Standard:
4,534 lbs.
N/A Available:
4,448 lbs.
N/A Available:
4,517 lbs.
Gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) 6,411 lbs. Standard:
6,160 lbs.
N/A Available:
6,120 lbs.
N/A Available:
6,180 lbs.
Front gross axle weight rating (GAWR) N/A 3,080 lbs.
Rear gross axle weight rating (GAWR) N/A 3,300 lbs.
Maximum Trailer Weight Standard:
2,000 lbs.
Standard:
2,000 lbs.
Available:
5,200 lbs.
Available:
5,000 lbs.
GCWR 10,250 lbs. Standard:
6,880 lbs.
N/A Available:
6,820 lbs.
N/A Available:
6,870 lbs.
N/A Available:
9,920 lbs.
Wheelbase 118.9 " 112.6 "
Front track 67.3 " 67.0 "
Rear track 67.1 " 67.0 "
Turning radius 20.2 ' 19.4 '
Front legroom 41.3 " 40.6 "
Rear legroom 36.8 " 39.8 "
Third row legroom 33.2 " 33.2 "
Front headroom Standard:
40.4 "
41.4 "
Available:
38.6 "
N/A
Rear headroom Standard:
39.4 "
40.5 "
Available:
38.7 "
N/A
Third row headroom Standard:
37.8 "
37.8 "
Available:
38.1 "
N/A
Front hiproom 58.0 " 57.3 "
Rear hiproom 57.8 " 56.7 "
Third row hiproom 48.3 " 40.7 "
Front shoulder room 61.5 " 61.3 "
Rear shoulder room 61.0 " 61.0 "
Third row shoulder room 57.6 " 50.8 "
Luggage volume 24.4 cu.ft. 21.0 cu.ft.
Luggage volume (max) 116.3 cu.ft. 80.7 cu.ft.
Passenger volume 151 cu.ft. 152 cu.ft.
Fuel tank 22.0 gal. 18.6 gal.