2022 Chevy Traverse vs. 2021 Ford Explorer

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2022 Chevrolet Traverse

vs.

2021 Ford Explorer
$29,800

Starting MSRP

$32,925
72-month/100,000-mile

Corrosion Warranty

60-month/unlimited miles
310-hp 3.6L V6

Engine

300-hp 2.3L 4-cylinder
FWD

Standard Drivetrain

RWD
8

Seating Capacity

7
98.2 cubic feet

Max. Cargo Volume

87.8 cubic feet

It can be difficult to find the perfect midsize SUV for your Burlington commutes. You want to be sure that you’re getting the best quality for an appropriate price. However, if you’ve been comparing the Chevy Traverse vs. Ford Explorer, you’re already in the right place. Let Shottenkirk Chevrolet Buick GMC Fort Madison help you choose between the Traverse or Explorer by showing you the differences in their warranty, performance, and interiors.

Ford vs. Chevy: Prices & Warranty Coverage

You want to be sure that you’re not paying more than you need to when you’re buying a new car. This puts the 2022 Chevrolet Traverse solidly ahead, as it offers better warranties, dimensions, and performance all at a lower price:

2022 Chevrolet Traverse Starting Price & Warranty: 

  • Starting Price:  $29,800 MSRP
  • Bumper-to-Bumper Warranty: 36-month/36,000-mile warranty
  • Powertrain Warranty: 60-month/60,000-mile warranty
  • Roadside Assistance: 60-month/60,000-mile warranty
  • Corrosion Warranty: 72-month/100,000-mile warranty

2021 Ford Explorer Starting Price & Warranty: 

  • Starting Price: $32,925
  • Bumper-to-Bumper Warranty: 36-month/36,000-mile warranty
  • Powertrain Warranty: 60-month/60,000-mile warranty
  • Roadside Assistance: 60-month/60,000-mile warranty
  • Corrosion Warranty: 60-month/unlimited miles warranty

You and other drivers in the Keokuk area can also take advantage of our new vehicle specials to get an even better deal.

Ford vs. Chevy: Performance Specs

You also want top of the line performance in your SUV so that your Macomb, IL drives are as smooth as possible. The higher horsepower in the Chevrolet Traverse means that your vehicle will be more powerful at higher speeds. You can compare the Chevy Traverse vs. Ford Explorer specs below:

  • Engine: Under the hood of the Traverse, you’ll find a 310-hp 3.6L V6 engine rated at 266 lb-ft of torque. The Explorer comes with a 300-hp 2.3L 4-cylinder that generates 310 lb-ft of torque.
  • Transmission: The Traverse comes with a 9-speed automatic transmission, while the Explorer comes with a 10-speed automatic.
  • Drivetrain: The Traverse and Explorer come standard with FWD and RWD, respectively. AWD is available for both models.

Ford vs. Chevy: Dimensions

When comparing the Chevy Traverse vs. Ford Explorer dimensions, you’ll see that the Traverse also offers more cargo volume and a higher seating capacity than the Explorer. If part of your choice between the Traverse or Explorer depends on having enough room, the Traverse is the obvious choice:

2022 Chevrolet Traverse Dimensions: 

  • Max. Interior Cargo Volume: 98.2 cubic feet
  • Seating Capacity: 8

2021 Ford Explorer Dimensions: 

  • Max. Interior Cargo Volume: 87.8 cubic feet 
  • Seating Capacity: 7

Your New Chevy Traverse Is Waiting at Shottenkirk Chevrolet Buick GMC Fort Madison!

Do you have a better idea of whether you’ll choose the Traverse or Explorer? Cement your decision by coming to our dealership in Fort Madison and trying the Traverse for yourself. Contact us to schedule a test drive today!

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