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2018 BMW X1 vs. 2018 Chevrolet Traverse Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Chevrolet Traverse than in the BMW X1, due to its greater head- and legroom. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between front seat comfort in the BMW X1 and the Chevrolet Traverse.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the BMW X1 as you will with the Chevrolet Traverse, as they are both able to travel similar distances on a tank of gas.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). Clearly, the BMW X1 is a better financial choice over the Chevrolet Traverse, when considering MSRP. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. Both the BMW X1 and the Chevrolet Traverse have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the BMW X1 is much slimmer than the Chevrolet Traverse, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the BMW X1, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Chevrolet Traverse.

Drivetrain
With its lower torque engine, the BMW X1 doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Chevrolet Traverse.

Handling
The BMW X1 has a smaller turning radius than the Chevrolet Traverse, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the BMW X1 has a lot less horsepower than the Chevrolet Traverse.

Utility
The BMW X1 has less seating than the Chevrolet Traverse, making the Chevrolet Traverse the better choice, if you need to chauffeur many passengers. The BMW X1 has significantly less cargo capacity than the Chevrolet Traverse.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the BMW X1 than that of the Chevrolet Traverse.

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2018 BMW
X1

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MSRP*: $33,900 - $35,900

2018 Chevrolet
Traverse

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MSRP*: $29,930 - $52,050
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City MPG: 22 - 23 17 - 20
Highway MPG: 31 - 32 25 - 27
Engine(s): Inline-4 Inline-4, V-6
Seating Capacity: 5 7 - 8
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Invoice*: $32,025 - $33,885 $29,780 - $49,448

Days On Lot: Comparing Ease of Negotiation

Days on Lot measures the average number of days a model sits on a dealer's lot before it's sold. This is one predictor of a dealer's willingness to negotiate.

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*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.