2024 Chevrolet Traverse vs. 2023 Ford Explorer Review

Picture of the 2024 Chevrolet Traverse

2024 Chevrolet
Traverse

MSRP*: $37,600 to $54,200
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Picture of the 2023 Ford Explorer

2023 Ford
Explorer

MSRP*: $36,760 to $56,525
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MPG - City Info not available 18 - 25 MPG
MPG - Hwy Info not available 22 - 28 MPG
Seating Capacity 7 - 8 seats 7 seats
Cargo Space 97.6 ft3 87.8 ft3
Engine
  • 328-hp, 2.5-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 300-hp, 2.3-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 318-hp, 3.3-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gas/Electric Hybrid)
  • 400-hp, 3.0-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission Automatic Automatic
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive Four Wheel Drive, Rear Wheel Drive
Horsepower 328 hp 300 - 400 hp
Towing Capacity Info not available 5,000 - 5,600 lbs
Exterior Length 204.5 - 204.7 in 198.8 in
Exterior Width 79.6 - 80.0 in 78.9 in
Leg Room Front 44.3 in
Rear 41.5 in
Front 43.0 in
Rear 39.0 in
Head Room Front 40.7 - 42.6 in
Rear 38.2 - 40.0 in
Front 40.7 in
Rear 40.5 in

*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.

Comparison Review

Comfort
Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Chevrolet Traverse than in the Ford Explorer. The Chevrolet Traverse will be popular with taller drivers and passengers in the front seat, due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Ford Explorer.

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 Ford Explorer.

Dimensions
The Chevrolet Traverse is about the same width as the Ford Explorer. 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 Ford Explorer.

Performance
The Chevrolet Traverse has a little more horsepower than the Ford Explorer.

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

Utility
The Chevrolet Traverse offers greater seating capacity than the Ford Explorer, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. The Chevrolet Traverse has a roomier cargo area for putting your bags or other items than the Ford Explorer.