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2021 Chevrolet Traverse vs. 2021 Volkswagen ID.4 Review

Picture of the 2021 Chevrolet Traverse

2021 Chevrolet
Traverse

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2021 Volkswagen
ID.4

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MSRP*
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$29,800 to $53,400
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$39,995 to $48,175
Invoice* $29,770 to $50,944 $38,396 to $46,248
MPG - City 17 - 18 104 - 107
MPG - Hwy 25 - 27 89 - 91
Engine(s) V-6 201-hp, (electric), 295-hp, (electric)
Seating Capacity 7 - 8 5
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 4 years/50,000 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
Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Chevrolet Traverse than in the Volkswagen ID.4. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between front seat comfort in the Chevrolet Traverse and the Volkswagen ID.4.

Convenience
Due to the larger tank size and better fuel economy of the Chevrolet Traverse, you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Volkswagen ID.4.

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 Volkswagen ID.4. 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 Volkswagen ID.4 have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Chevrolet Traverse is much wider than the Volkswagen ID.4, 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 Volkswagen ID.4.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the Chevrolet Traverse transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively than the Volkswagen ID.4.

Handling
The Chevrolet Traverse has a significantly larger turning radius than the Volkswagen ID.4, making it much more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
In terms of towing capacity, the Volkswagen ID.4 is clearly the choice over the Chevrolet Traverse for pulling heavy loads. When it comes to horsepower, the Chevrolet Traverse greatly out-muscles the Volkswagen ID.4.

Utility
Soccer Moms and those who need to chauffeur around a lot of people will appreciate the Chevrolet Traverse more than the Volkswagen ID.4, due to its significantly greater seating capacity. With the Chevrolet Traverse, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Volkswagen ID.4.

Warranty
The basic warranty of the Chevrolet Traverse is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Volkswagen ID.4.