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2022 Chevrolet Traverse vs. 2022 Kia Telluride Review

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2022 Chevrolet
Traverse

MSRP*: $33,700 to $53,400
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2022 Kia
Telluride

MSRP*: $32,790 to $44,590
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Invoice* $32,150 to $50,944 $31,643 to $42,584
MPG - City 17 - 18 MPG 19 - 20 MPG
MPG - Hwy 25 - 27 MPG 24 - 26 MPG
Seating Capacity 7 - 8 seats 7 - 8 seats
Cargo Space 98.2 ft3 87.0 ft3
Engine 310-hp, 3.6-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel) 291-hp, 3.8-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission 9-Speed A/T 8-Speed A/T
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive
Horsepower 310 hp 291 hp
Towing Capacity Info not available 5,000 lbs
Exterior Length 205.9 in 196.9 in
Exterior Width 78.6 in 78.3 in
Leg Room Front 41.0 in
Rear 38.4 in
Front 41.4 in
Rear 42.4 in
Head Room Front 41.4 - 42.8 in
Rear 39.0 - 40.0 in
Front 39.5 - 40.9 in
Rear 38.8 - 40.2 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
Passengers in the backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Kia Telluride than in the Chevrolet Traverse, due to its greater head- and legroom. 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 Kia Telluride.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Chevrolet Traverse as you will with the Kia Telluride, 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 Kia Telluride. 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 Kia Telluride have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Chevrolet Traverse is about the same width as the Kia Telluride. 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 Kia Telluride.

Handling
The Chevrolet Traverse has the same turning radius as the Kia Telluride, so they both maneuver the same in and out of tight spots.

Performance
The Chevrolet Traverse has a little more horsepower than the Kia Telluride.

Powertrain
With similar torque, the Chevrolet Traverse and the Kia Telluride are about even in transmitting their respective horsepower to the wheels.

Utility
The Chevrolet Traverse offers greater seating capacity than the Kia Telluride, 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 Kia Telluride.