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2015 Chevrolet Traverse vs. 2014 Ford Edge Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Ford Edge than in the Chevrolet Traverse, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Chevrolet Traverse offers just a little more front head- and legroom than the Ford Edge, making it a little more comfortable for the driver and front passenger.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Chevrolet Traverse as you will with the Ford Edge, 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). The Chevrolet Traverse is somewhat more expensive than the Ford Edge. 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 Chevrolet Traverse and the Ford Edge have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Chevrolet Traverse is much wider than the Ford Edge, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Chevrolet Traverse, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Ford Edge.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the Chevrolet Traverse transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively than the Ford Edge.

Handling
The Chevrolet Traverse has a larger turning radius than the Ford Edge, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
If you've got something you need to pull, the Chevrolet Traverse will do just as well as the Ford Edge, since they have about the same towing capacity. In terms of horsepower, it's a virtual tie between the Chevrolet Traverse and the Ford Edge.

Utility
Soccer Moms and those who need to chauffeur around a lot of people will appreciate the Chevrolet Traverse more than the Ford Edge, due to its significantly greater seating capacity. With the Chevrolet Traverse, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Ford Edge.

Warranty
The Chevrolet Traverse comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Ford Edge.

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2015 Chevrolet
Traverse

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MSRP*: $30,995 - $43,935

2014 Ford
Edge

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MSRP*: $28,100 - $39,550
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $500 Up to $1,500
Low APR Loan: As low as 0.00% As low as 0.00%
Lease Incentive: -- As low as 5.85%
City MPG: 16 - 17 17 - 19
Highway MPG: 23 - 24 23 - 27
Engine(s): V-6 V-6
Seating Capacity: 7 - 8 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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Frontal Crash Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $29,755 - $41,299 $26,484 - $36,881

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