2019 CHEVY TRAVERSE VS FORD EXPLORER



The 2019 Chevrolet Traverse and the 2019 Ford Explorer are two the best SUVs on the road and provide a variety of features that drivers in Chalfont, Warrington, and Doylestown will find irresistible.

While the quality of these two SUVs is unquestionable, one comes out on top. In this comparison, we at Fred Beans Chevrolet will show which model that is. Read ahead to learn more!


  

TRAVERSE VS EXPLORER: PERFORMANCE 

Powering the 2019 Chevy Traverse is a high-output 3.6L V6 engine that manufactures an incredible 310 horsepower and 266 lb-ft of torque. With this power, you'll be able to tow up to 5,000 pounds when the Traverse is properly equipped.1

On top of all this power, the Traverse also offers some incredible fuel economy. Thanks to its intelligent stop/start technology, the Traverse achieves an EPA-estimated 20 city / 26 highway MPG.2

As for the 2019 Ford Explorer, you'll have a standard 2.3L 4-cylinder engine. Not only does this engine require premium gas while the Traverse's engine only requires regular, it also doesn't produce the same amount of power or efficiency. With this engine, you'll only get 280 horsepower and an EPA-estimated 16 city / 22 highway MPG.

TRAVERSE VS EXPLORER: INTERIOR SPACE

One of the key factors in choosing your next SUV is making sure that you have adequate interior space for both cargo and passengers. See how the 2019 Chevy Traverse and the 2019 Ford Explorer compare in this arena below:

Traverse Explorer

Number of Seats 8 7

Total Passenger Space 157 cubic feet 152 cubic feet

Cargo Space Behind 3rd Row 23.0 cubic feet 21.0 cubic feet

Cargo Space Behind 2nd Row 57.8 cubic feet 43.8 cubic feet

Cargo Space Behind 1st Row 98.2 cubic feet 80.7 cubic feet

As you can see, you'll have plenty of room in the Traverse while you'll be making a bit of a squeeze in the Explorer.

TRAVERSE VS EXPLORER: TECHNOLOGY

Inside the 2019 Chevy Traverse, you'll find an array of cutting-edge technology features such as:

  • A standard Chevrolet MyLink with a 7-inch touchscreen with Bluetooth connectivity, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, voice-activated technology, and a Wi-Fi hotspot
  • Available wireless charging technology
  • An available Tri-Zone Automatic Climate Control System
  • An available Surround Vision that gives you a 360-degree bird's-eye view of your vehicle's surroundings

The 2019 Ford Explorer also comes with some useful features such as the SYNC infotainment system and Manual Climate Control. However, the standard climate control system isn't as extensive as the Traverse's Tri-Zone Automatic Climate Control System. Plus, you'll have to upgrade to the SYNC 3 system for a Wi-Fi hotspot, Apple CarPlay, and Android Auto.

2019 CHEVY TRAVERSE VS 2019 FORD EXPLORER: WHICH ONE?

In an extremely well-matched competition, the SUV that distinguishes itself as the top of the class is the 2019 Chevy Traverse. If you've been thinking about taking the 2019 Chevy Traverse for a test drive the best idea is pay a visit to Fred Beans Chevrolet.

Shoppers in Chalfont, Warrington, and Doylestown should give us a call today to schedule your test drive!

1 Before you buy a vehicle or use it for trailering, carefully review the Trailering section of the Owner's Manual. The weight of passengers, cargo and options or accessories may reduce the amount you can tow.

2 EPA-estimated with available 2.0L turbo engine (FWD).

CONTACT US