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2020 Chevrolet Traverse vs. 2021 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Review

New 2020 Chevrolet Traverse

2020 Chevrolet
Traverse

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New 2021 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited

2021 Jeep
Wrangler Unlimited

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MSRP*
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$29,800 to $53,200
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$31,795 to $42,195
Invoice* $29,770 to $50,753 $31,241 to $40,277
MPG - City 17 - 18 17
MPG - Hwy 25 - 27 N/A
Engine(s) V-6 V-6
Seating Capacity 7 - 8 5
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** ***** Not Tested
Frontal Crash Rating** **** Not Tested
Side Crash Rating** ***** Not Tested

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*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
Passengers in the backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited than in the Chevrolet Traverse, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Jeep Wrangler Unlimited 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
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Chevrolet Traverse as you will with the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited, 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 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Chevrolet Traverse carries a much lower Destination Charge than the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited.

Dimensions
Since the Chevrolet Traverse is much wider than the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited, 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 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited.

Drivetrain
With similar torque, the Chevrolet Traverse and the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited are about even in transmitting their respective horsepower to the wheels.

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

Performance
In terms of towing capacity, the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited is clearly the choice over the Chevrolet Traverse for pulling heavy loads. The Chevrolet Traverse has a little more horsepower than the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited.

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

Warranty
The Chevrolet Traverse comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited.