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Here's how the 2011 Chevrolet Traverse, 2012 GMC Acadia, 2011 Chevrolet Equinox and the 2012 Chevrolet Traverse measure up.
$29,370
Starting MSRP
FWD 4dr SL
$32,835
Starting MSRP
$22,995
Starting MSRP
$29,660
Starting MSRP

Overview

Door
4-door 4-door 4-door 4-door
Seats
8 8 5 8
Engine

281.0-hp, 3.6-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

288.0-hp, 3.6-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

182.0-hp, 2.4-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

281.0-hp, 3.6-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

Combined MPG
19 19 26 19
Size
205.0" length, 70.4" height 200.7" length, 69.9" height 187.8" length, 66.3" height 205.0" length, 70.4" height
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive

Exterior color

Exterior color

Interior color

Interior color

Titanium w / Dark Titanium Accents

Ebony w / Ebony Accents

Light Titanium / Ebony

Inferno Orange

Titanium w / Dark Titanium Accents

Transmissions

Transmissions

6-Speed A/T

A/T

Transmission w/Dual Shift Mode

6-Speed A/T

A/T

6-Speed A/T

A/T

6-Speed A/T

A/T

Transmission w/Dual Shift Mode

Vehicle

EPA Classification
2WD Sport Utility Vehicle 2WD Sport Utility Vehicle 2WD Sport Utility Vehicle 2WD Sport Utility Vehicle

Wheels

Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel N/A N/A
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Size
- 17 x -TBD- in N/A N/A
Rear Wheel Size
17 x 7.5 in 18 x 7.5 in 17 x -TBD- in 17 x 7.5 in
Front Wheel Size
17 x 7.5 in 18 x 7.5 in 17 x -TBD- in 17 x 7.5 in
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum

Electrical

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
N/A 170 120 170
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
660 N/A 525 660

Engine

Displacement
3.6L/220 3.6L/220 2.4/146.5 3.6L/220
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
281 @ 6300 288 @ 6300 182 @ 6700 281 @ 6300
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas V6 Gas I4 ECOTEC Gas V6
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
266 @ 3400 270 @ 3400 172 @ 4900 266 @ 3400

Mileage

EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
N/A N/A N/A N/A
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Cruising Range - City
374.00 mi 374.00 mi 413.60 mi 374.00 mi
Cruising Range - Hwy
528.00 mi 528.00 mi 601.60 mi 528.00 mi
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Fuel Economy Est-Combined
19 MPG 19 MPG 26 MPG 19 MPG
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
17 MPG 17 MPG 22 MPG 17 MPG
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
24 MPG 24 MPG 32 MPG 24 MPG
Estimated Battery Range
N/A - N/A -

Suspension

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
- N/A w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
- N/A w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Independent Independent Trailing arm Linked H-Arm
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Coil Over Strut Independent Strut-type Coil-Over Strut

Brakes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12.8 x 1.1 in 12.8 x 1.1 in 12.6 x 1.18 in 12.8 x 1.1 in
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
- N/A - N/A
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
13 x 0.8 in 13.0 x 0.8 in 11.9 x 0.78 in 13.0 x 0.8 in
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes Yes
Brake Type
Power Pwr Power Pwr

Fuel Tank

Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
22.0 gal 22.0 gal 18.8 gal 22.0 gal

Steering

Steering Type
Power Pwr Rack & Pinion Variable power assist Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.89 2.89 3.46 2.9
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.1 16.1 18.1 16.1
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
40.4 ft 40.4 ft 40.0 ft 40.4 ft

Tires

Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact Compact N/A
Front Tire Size
P245/70R17 P255/65R18 P235/60R17 P245/70R17
Rear Tire Size
P245/70R17 P255/65R18 P235/60R17 P245/70R17

Trailering

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
200 lbs N/A 150 lbs 200 lbs
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
300 lbs N/A 225 lbs 300 lbs
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
2000 lbs N/A 1500 lbs 2000 lbs
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
2000 lbs N/A 1500 lbs 2000 lbs
Maximum Trailering Capacity
N/A N/A N/A N/A

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight
4790 lbs 4656 lbs 3786 lbs 4658 lbs
Curb Weight - Front
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Curb Weight
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Option Weight
0.00 lbs 0.00 lbs 0.00 lbs 0.00 lbs
Curb Weight - Rear
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Maximum Payload Capacity
N/A N/A N/A N/A

Dimensions

Track Width, Rear
67.4 in 67.1 in 61.8 in 67.4 in
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Passenger Capacity
8 8 5 8
Track Width, Front
67.8 in 67.1 in 62.5 in 67.8 in
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Min Ground Clearance
7.2 in 7.4 in 7.8 in 7.2 in
Rear Door Opening Width
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Height, Overall
70.4 in 69.9 in 66.3 in 70.4 in
Second Shoulder Room
61.3 in 61.1 in 55.3 in 61.3 in
Front Hip Room
59.1 in 57.8 in 51.1 in 59.1 in
Second Leg Room
36.8 in 36.9 in 39.9 in 36.8 in
Second Hip Room
57.8 in 57.9 in 51.3 in 57.8 in
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
24.4 ft³ 24.1 ft³ - 24.4 ft³
Wheelbase
118.9 in 118.9 in 112.5 in 118.9 in
Rear Door Opening Height
N/A N/A 28.8 in N/A
Front Head Room
40.4 in 40.4 in 40.9 in 40.4 in
Liftover Height
N/A N/A 28.8 in N/A
Length, Overall
205.0 in 200.7 in 187.8 in 205.0 in
Cargo Box (Area) Height
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Front Shoulder Room
62.0 in 61.9 in 55.8 in 62.0 in
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Third Leg Room
33.2 in 33.2 in - 33.2 in
Cargo Volume to Seat 1
116.4 ft³ 116.9 ft³ 63.7 ft³ 116.4 ft³
Front Leg Room
41.3 in 41.3 in 41.2 in 41.3 in
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3
- N/A - N/A
Third Head Room
37.8 in 38.4 in - 37.8 in
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Third Hip Room
48.3 in 48.3 in - 48.3 in
Width, Max w/o mirrors
78.4 in 78.2 in 72.5 in 78.4 in
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
68.8 ft³ 68.9 ft³ 31.4 ft³ 68.8 ft³
Passenger Volume
153.1 ft³ 154.0 ft³ 99.7 ft³ 153.1 ft³
Third Shoulder Room
57.6 in 57.8 in - 57.6 in
Second Head Room
39.4 in 39.3 in 39.2 in 39.4 in

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