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New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2020 Chevrolet Traverse
High Country AWD
MSRP
$53,200
Invoice
$50,753
Average Price Paid
$49,960
452 listings nationwide

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2019 Volkswagen Atlas
2.0T S FWD
MSRP
$30,895
Invoice
$29,628
Average Price Paid
$26,628
680 listings nationwide

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Pricing Analysis Price analysis based on recent sales data applied to current trim without options.

2020 Chevrolet Traverse
High Country AWD
Fair Price
$51,047
Good Price
$49,021
Great Price
$47,862
2019 Volkswagen Atlas
2.0T S FWD
Fair Price
$27,400
Good Price
$25,951
Great Price
$25,122

Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2020 Chevrolet Traverse
High Country AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$53,008
2019 Volkswagen Atlas
2.0T S FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$29,029
15 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2020 Chevrolet Traverse
High Country AWD
Christian Wardlaw Preview:

The Chevrolet Traverse is one of the largest crossover SUVs you can buy, making it perfect for carrying both people and cargo. For 2020, the family hauler gets next-generation Chevrole...

2019 Volkswagen Atlas
2.0T S FWD
Cherise Threewitt Preview:

Volkswagen’s 3-row Atlas SUV is a core part of the brand’s strategy to reclaim a wholesome image. Volkswagen introduced this family-friendly vehicle in 2018. It carries over unchanged....

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2020 Chevrolet Traverse
High Country AWD
20
writes:
Seemed to be the same ol Chevy styling from many years ago. Drove heavy, like a truck. Was awkward to get in &...
Looks/Style Ranked 2020 Hyundai Palisade Limited AWD better.
"Luxury compared to the utilitarian feel of the Traverse."
Front Seats Ranked 2020 Hyundai Palisade Limited AWD better.
"The Palisade has all of the creature comforts that you would want in a vehicle that costs twice as much, The Traverse,& Explorer still feel like the cab of a pickup."
Family Car Ranked 2020 Hyundai Palisade Limited AWD better.
"Safety features, no options left when buying the Hyundai Limited. Pricing is a value."
Value Ranked 2020 Hyundai Palisade Limited AWD better.
"Overall styling and safety features."
writes:
Family Car Ranked 2019 Chevrolet Traverse LT Cloth FWD better.
"Same car. Both very roomy. Same interior design "
Value Ranked 2019 Chevrolet Traverse LT Cloth FWD better.
"Incentives off 2019"
2019 Volkswagen Atlas
2.0T S FWD
60
writes:
Even though has little less hp it still has plenty of power. The easiest SUV drive handling I have experienced...
230
writes:
I wanted to like it. I almost bought it. I love the size. The handling is good. The power is ok, but there...
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2019 Subaru Ascent Touring 7-Passenger AWD worse.
"The Subaru has a lot of cargo capacity but the Atlas is the clear winner here."
Family Car Ranked 2019 Subaru Ascent Touring 7-Passenger AWD better.
"Luxury. Ergonomics. Handling. Performance. Offroad. Ride. Amazing ride and so quiet. Build-quality. Design."
writes:
Lots of space in all three rows and for cargo. Felt larger to drive than it is. Steering a little twitchy

Specs

2020 Chevrolet Traverse
High Country AWD
2019 Volkswagen Atlas
2.0T S FWD
Powertrain 9-Speed Automatic 8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
4X4
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
17 MPG
20 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
25 MPG
26 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 21.7 gal 18.6 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
310 hp @ 6,800 RPM
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Torque
266 lb-ft @ 2,800 RPM
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Cylinders
6 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
11.5:1
9.6:1
Displacement
3,600 cc
2,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.74 in x 3.37 in
3.25 in x 3.65 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall 4 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Overall 4 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Driver 5 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Passenger 4 stars 5 stars
Side Crash Overall 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars 5 stars
Side Pole Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard --
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard --
Passenger Power Seats Standard --
Interior
Maximum Seating 7 seats 7 seats
Front Legroom 41 in 45.1 in
Back Legroom 38.4 in 37.6 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 23 cu ft 20.6 cu ft
Maximum Payload 1,798 lbs 1,213 lbs
Standard Towing Capacity 5,000 lbs --
Maximum Towing Capacity 5,000 lbs 2,000 lbs
Exterior
Length 204.3 in 198.3 in
Width 78.6 in 78.3 in
Height 70.7 in 70 in
Wheelbase 120.9 in 117.3 in

Available Options

2020 Chevrolet Traverse
High Country AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Black Cherry Metallic
  • Cajun Red Tintcoat
  • Midnight Blue Metallic
  • Mosaic Black Metallic
  • Satin Steel Metallic
  • Silver Ice Metallic
  • Stone Gray Metallic
  • Summit White

Option Packages

  • LPO, 'Hit The Road' Package
  • LPO, Molded Assist Steps
  • LPO, Rear Seat Infotainment System With DVD Player
  • LPO, Rear Seat Infotainment System Without DVD Player
2019 Volkswagen Atlas
2.0T S FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Deep Black Pearl
  • Fortana Red Metallic
  • Pacific Blue Metallic
  • Platinum Gray Metallic
  • Pure White
  • Reflex Silver Metallic
  • Terra Brown Metallic
  • Tourmaline Blue Metallic

Option Packages

  • Side Steps (Set Of 2)
  • Accessory Towing Kit

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