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2020 Chevrolet Traverse vs. 2020 Nissan Murano Review

New 2020 Chevrolet Traverse

2020 Chevrolet
Traverse

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New 2020 Nissan Murano

2020 Nissan
Murano

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MSRP*
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$29,800 to $53,200
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$31,730 to $45,530
Invoice* $29,770 to $50,753 $29,793 to $42,728
MPG - City 17 - 18 20
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** ***** *****
Frontal Crash Rating** **** *****
Side Crash Rating** ***** *****

**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
The Chevrolet Traverse offers rear passengers about the same room to stretch out as the Nissan Murano, with comparable 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 Nissan Murano.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Chevrolet Traverse as you will with the Nissan Murano, 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 Nissan Murano. 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 will cost more in terms of transportation costs than the Nissan Murano.

Dimensions
Since the Chevrolet Traverse is much wider than the Nissan Murano, 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 Nissan Murano.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the Chevrolet Traverse transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively than the Nissan Murano.

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

Performance
If you've got something you need to pull, the Chevrolet Traverse will do just as well as the Nissan Murano, since they have about the same towing capacity. The Chevrolet Traverse has a little more horsepower than the Nissan Murano.

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

Warranty
The Chevrolet Traverse comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Nissan Murano.