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2022 Chevrolet Traverse vs. 2022 Volvo XC40 Review

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2022 Chevrolet
Traverse

MSRP*: $33,700 to $53,400
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2022 Volvo
XC40

MSRP*: $35,100 to $42,850
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MPG - City 17 - 18 MPG 22 - 23 MPG
MPG - Hwy 25 - 27 MPG 30 - 32 MPG
Seating Capacity 7 - 8 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 98.2 ft3 46.9 ft3
Engine
  • 310-hp, 3.6-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 187-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 252-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 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 187 - 248 hp
Towing Capacity Info not available 3,500 lbs
Exterior Length 205.9 in 174.2 in
Exterior Width 78.6 in 73.7 in
Leg Room Front 41.0 in
Rear 38.4 in
Front 40.9 in
Rear 36.1 in
Head Room Front 41.4 - 42.8 in
Rear 39.0 - 40.0 in
Front 37.6 - 39.0 in
Rear 38.3 - 39.1 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 Volvo XC40. 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 Volvo XC40.

Convenience
The Chevrolet Traverse requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Volvo XC40, making it more convenient to drive.

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 Volvo XC40.

Dimensions
Since the Chevrolet Traverse is much wider than the Volvo XC40, 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 Volvo XC40.

Handling
The Chevrolet Traverse has a larger turning radius than the Volvo XC40, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Chevrolet Traverse greatly out-muscles the Volvo XC40.

Powertrain
With somewhat higher torque, the Chevrolet Traverse transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively than the Volvo XC40.

Utility
Soccer Moms and those who need to chauffeur around a lot of people will appreciate the Chevrolet Traverse more than the Volvo XC40, due to its significantly greater seating capacity. With the Chevrolet Traverse, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Volvo XC40.