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Here's how the 2012 Chevrolet Traverse and the 2013 Ford Flex measure up.
$29,660
Starting MSRP
4dr SE FWD
$30,900
Starting MSRP

Overview

Door
4-door 4-door -
Seats
8 7 -
Engine

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

287.0-hp, 3.5-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

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Combined MPG
19 19 -
Size
205.0" length, 70.4" height 201.800" length, 68.000" height -
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive -

Exterior color

Exterior color

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Interior color

Interior color

Titanium w / Dark Titanium Accents

Dark Gray / Vanilla

Dune

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Transmissions

Transmissions

6-Speed A/T

A/T

Transmission w/Dual Shift Mode

6-Speed A/T

A/T

Transmission w/Dual Shift Mode

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Vehicle

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

Wheels

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

Electrical

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

Engine

SAE Net Torque @ RPM
266 @ 3400 254 @ 4500 -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
281 @ 6300 287 @ 6250 -
Displacement
3.6L/220 3.5L/213 -
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas V6 -

Mileage

EPA MPG Equivalent - City
N/A N/A -
Cruising Range - City
374.00 mi 316.20 mi -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
24 MPG 24 MPG -
Fuel Economy Est-Combined
19 MPG 19 MPG -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
17 MPG 17 MPG -
Cruising Range - Hwy
528.00 mi 446.40 mi -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
N/A N/A -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
N/A N/A -
Estimated Battery Range
N/A N/A -

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs -
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs -
Suspension Type - Front
Coil-Over Strut MacPherson strut -
Suspension Type - Rear
Linked H-Arm Multi-link -

Brakes

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
N/A N/A -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes -
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
N/A N/A -
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes -
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12.8 x 1.1 in 12.800 x -TBD- in -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr -
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
13.0 x 0.8 in 13.000 x -TBD- in -

Fuel Tank

Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
N/A N/A -
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
22.0 gal 18.600 gal -

Steering

Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.1 17.000 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
40.4 ft 40.700 ft -
Steering Type
Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.9 N/A -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
N/A N/A -

Tires

Rear Tire Size
P245/70R17 P235/60R17 -
Front Tire Size
P245/70R17 P235/60R17 -
Spare Tire Size
N/A Compact -

Trailering

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

Weight Information

Maximum Payload Capacity
N/A N/A -
Curb Weight - Front
N/A N/A -
Curb Weight
N/A N/A -
Total Option Weight
0.00 lbs 0.00 lbs -
Base Curb Weight
4658 lbs 4471 lbs -
Curb Weight - Rear
N/A N/A -

Dimensions

Rear Door Opening Height
N/A N/A -
Length, Overall
205.0 in 201.800 in -
Second Hip Room
57.8 in 55.000 in -
Front Head Room
40.4 in 41.800 in -
Track Width, Front
67.8 in 65.400 in -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2
N/A N/A -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
68.8 ft³ 43.200 ft³ -
Passenger Capacity
8 7 -
Cargo Box (Area) Height
N/A N/A -
Liftover Height
N/A N/A -
Second Shoulder Room
61.3 in 58.100 in -
Second Head Room
39.4 in 40.500 in -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings
N/A N/A -
Second Leg Room
36.8 in 44.300 in -
Front Shoulder Room
62.0 in 58.400 in -
Front Leg Room
41.3 in 40.800 in -
Front Hip Room
59.1 in 55.500 in -
Third Shoulder Room
57.6 in 50.800 in -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
24.4 ft³ 20.000 ft³ -
Wheelbase
118.9 in 117.900 in -
Third Leg Room
33.2 in 33.300 in -
Passenger Volume
153.1 ft³ 155.8 ft³ -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1
116.4 ft³ 83.200 ft³ -
Min Ground Clearance
7.2 in N/A -
Third Hip Room
48.3 in 41.100 in -
Track Width, Rear
67.4 in 65.400 in -
Rear Door Opening Width
N/A N/A -
Width, Max w/o mirrors
78.4 in 75.900 in -
Third Head Room
37.8 in 38.700 in -
Height, Overall
70.4 in 68.000 in -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1
N/A N/A -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3
N/A N/A -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline
N/A N/A -

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