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Here's how the 2015 Ford Explorer and the 2015 Chevrolet Traverse measure up.
$30,700
Starting MSRP
$30,995
Starting MSRP

Overview

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

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

240.0-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

290.0-hp, 3.5-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine(Flex Fuel Capability)

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

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Combined MPG
20 19 -
Size
197.1" length, 70.4" height 203.70" length, 69.90" height -
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive -

Exterior color

Exterior color

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Interior color

Interior color

Medium Light Stone

Titanium w / Dark Titanium Accents

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Transmissions

Transmissions

6-Speed A/T

A/T

Transmission w/Dual Shift Mode

6-Speed A/T

A/T

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Vehicle

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

Wheels

Front Wheel Size
18 X 7.5 in 17 x 7.5 in -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel -
Rear Wheel Size
18 X 7.5 in 17 x 7.5 in -
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel -
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel -
Spare Wheel Size
Compact in 17 x -TBD- in -

Electrical

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
175 170 -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
650 660 -

Engine

SAE Net Torque @ RPM
255 @ 4000 266 @ 3400 -
Displacement
3.5 L/213 3.6L/217 -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
290 @ 6500 281 @ 6300 -
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded V-6 Gas V6 -

Mileage

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

Suspension

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

Brakes

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

Fuel Tank

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

Steering

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
39.2 ft 40.4 ft -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
N/A 2.89 -
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Pwr Rack-&-Pinion -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
N/A 16.1 -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
N/A N/A -

Tires

Rear Tire Size
P245/60HR18 P245/70R17 -
Front Tire Size
P245/60HR18 P245/70R17 -
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact -

Trailering

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
2000 lbs 5200 lbs -
Maximum Trailering Capacity
2000 lbs N/A -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
2000 lbs 5200 lbs -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
200 lbs 520 lbs -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
200 lbs 520 lbs -

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight
4432 lbs 4647 lbs -
Total Option Weight
0.00 lbs 0.00 lbs -
Curb Weight
N/A N/A -
Maximum Payload Capacity
N/A N/A -
Curb Weight - Front
N/A N/A -
Curb Weight - Rear
N/A N/A -

Dimensions

Front Leg Room
40.6 in 41.30 in -
Third Leg Room
33.2 in 33.20 in -
Front Shoulder Room
61.3 in 61.50 in -
Third Hip Room
40.7 in 48.30 in -
Third Head Room
37.8 in 37.80 in -
Second Head Room
40.5 in 39.40 in -
Passenger Capacity
7 8 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
21 ft³ 24.4 ft³ -
Third Shoulder Room
50.8 in 57.60 in -
Height, Overall
70.4 in 69.90 in -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1
N/A N/A -
Rear Door Opening Width
N/A N/A -
Track Width, Rear
67 in 67.10 in -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
43.8 ft³ 70.3 ft³ -
Track Width, Front
67 in 67.30 in -
Second Leg Room
39.8 in 36.80 in -
Wheelbase
112.6 in 118.90 in -
Liftover Height
N/A N/A -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3
N/A N/A -
Min Ground Clearance
7.6 in 7.20 in -
Passenger Volume
151.7 ft³ 150.8 ft³ -
Cargo Box (Area) Height
N/A N/A -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2
N/A N/A -
Rear Door Opening Height
N/A N/A -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings
N/A N/A -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1
80.7 ft³ 116.3 ft³ -
Second Hip Room
56.7 in 57.80 in -
Front Hip Room
57.3 in 58.00 in -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline
N/A N/A -
Front Head Room
41.4 in 40.40 in -
Length, Overall
197.1 in 203.70 in -
Width, Max w/o mirrors
78.9 in 78.50 in -
Second Shoulder Room
61 in 61.00 in -

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