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2018 Chevrolet Traverse vs. 2017 Lexus RX 350 Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
The Chevrolet Traverse offers a bit more room for passengers in the back seat than the Lexus RX 350. The Lexus RX 350 offers just a little more front head- and legroom than the Chevrolet Traverse, offering the driver and front passenger a bit more room and comfort.

Convenience
The Chevrolet Traverse requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Lexus RX 350, making it more convenient to drive.

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). When looking only at MSRP, the Chevrolet Traverse will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Lexus RX 350. 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 Lexus RX 350 have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Chevrolet Traverse is much wider than the Lexus RX 350, 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 Lexus RX 350.

Drivetrain
With similar torque, the Chevrolet Traverse and the Lexus RX 350 are about even in transmitting their respective horsepower to the wheels.

Performance
When considering towing capacity, the Chevrolet Traverse is clearly the choice over the Lexus RX 350 for pulling heavy loads. The Chevrolet Traverse has a little more horsepower than the Lexus RX 350.

Utility
The Chevrolet Traverse offers greater seating capacity than the Lexus RX 350, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around.

Warranty
The basic warranty of the Chevrolet Traverse is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Lexus RX 350.

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2018 Chevrolet
Traverse

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MSRP*: $29,930 - $52,050

2017 Lexus
RX 350

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MSRP*: $43,220 - $50,520
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City MPG: 17 - 20 19 - 20
Highway MPG: 25 - 27 26 - 27
Engine(s): Inline-4, V-6 V-6
Seating Capacity: 7 - 8 5
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
NHTSA Safety Information

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Frontal Crash Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $29,780 - $49,448 $40,409 - $47,235

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.