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2017 Chevrolet Traverse vs. 2016 Mazda CX-9 Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Mazda CX-9 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 Mazda CX-9, 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 Mazda CX-9, 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). When looking only at MSRP, the Chevrolet Traverse will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Mazda CX-9. 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 Mazda CX-9 have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the Chevrolet Traverse, which is slightly longer than the Mazda CX-9.

Drivetrain
With its lower torque engine, the Chevrolet Traverse doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Mazda CX-9.

Handling
The Chevrolet Traverse has a larger turning radius than the Mazda CX-9, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
In terms of towing capacity, the Mazda CX-9 is clearly the choice over the Chevrolet Traverse for pulling heavy loads. The Chevrolet Traverse has a little more horsepower than the Mazda CX-9.

Utility
The Chevrolet Traverse offers greater seating capacity than the Mazda CX-9, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. With the Chevrolet Traverse, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Mazda CX-9.

Warranty
The Chevrolet Traverse comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Mazda CX-9.

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Compare the 2017 Chevrolet Traverse and the 2016 Mazda CX-9.

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2017 Chevrolet
Traverse

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MSRP*: $28,700 - $44,045

2016 Mazda
CX-9

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MSRP*: $31,520 - $44,015
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $750 Visit Rebate Center
Low APR Loan: As low as 2.90% As low as 1.90%
Lease Incentive: As low as 1.56% As low as 2.86%
City MPG: 15 21 - 22
Highway MPG: 22 27 - 28
Engine(s): V-6 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 7 - 8 7 - 7
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
NHTSA Safety Information

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***** Not Tested
Frontal Crash Rating
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***** Not Tested
Side Crash Rating
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***** Not Tested
Invoice*: $28,557 - $41,843 $29,833 - $41,645

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 do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.