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New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2020 Ford Explorer
AWD
MSRP
$34,765
Invoice
$33,722
Average Price Paid
$33,410
11 listings nationwide

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

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

2020 Ford Explorer
AWD
Fair Price
$33,983
Good Price
$32,953
Great Price
$32,365
2020 Chevrolet Traverse
High Country AWD
Fair Price
$51,047
Good Price
$49,021
Great Price
$47,862

Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2020 Ford Explorer
AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$35,782
7 listings nationwide

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2020 Chevrolet Traverse
High Country AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$52,938

Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2020 Ford Explorer
AWD
Kyree Williams Preview:

The midsize Ford Explorer has been around for nearly 30 years and was most recently redesigned in 2011. That year the SUV traded its truck-based construction and straightforward, uprig...

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...

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

2020 Ford Explorer
AWD
No User Reviews
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"

Specs

2020 Ford Explorer
AWD
2020 Chevrolet Traverse
High Country AWD
Powertrain 9-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
AWD
AWD
4X4
Fuel Economy, City
16 MPG
20 MPG
17 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
23 MPG
27 MPG
25 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 19.2 gal 21.7 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Flex Fuel Vehicle
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
--
--
310 hp @ 6,800 RPM
Torque
--
--
266 lb-ft @ 2,800 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
4 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
12:1
10:1
11.5:1
Displacement
3,300 cc
2,300 cc
3,600 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.56 in x 3.41 in
3.45 in x 3.7 in
3.74 in x 3.37 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
Front Crash Overall -- 4 stars
Front Crash Driver -- 5 stars
Front Crash Passenger -- 4 stars
Side Crash Overall -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger -- 5 stars
Side Pole Driver -- 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 Standard
Passenger Power Seats -- Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 7 seats 7 seats
Front Legroom 43 in 41 in
Back Legroom 39 in 38.4 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 18.2 cu ft 23 cu ft
Maximum Payload -- 1,798 lbs
Standard Towing Capacity -- 5,000 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity 5,300 lbs 5,000 lbs
Exterior
Length 198.8 in 204.3 in
Width 89.3 in 78.6 in
Height 69.9 in 70.7 in
Wheelbase 119.1 in 120.9 in

Available Options

2020 Ford Explorer
AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Agate Black Metallic
  • Blue Metallic
  • Iconic Silver Metallic
  • Magnetic Metallic
  • Oxford White
2020 Chevrolet Traverse
High Country AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Black Cherry Metallic
  • Cajun Red Tintcoat
  • Iridescent Pearl Tricoat
  • 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

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