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Compare the Chevrolet Traverse to the Ford Explorer

2017 Chevy Traverse
Features

 

Fuel Economy
17 city / 24 hwy (mpg)
Fuel Tank Capacity
22 Gallons
NHTSA Overall Vehicle Safety Score
5 STARS – 5-Front, 5-Side, 4-Rollover
Engine: 3.6 L V6
– Horsepower: 281 @ 6300 RPM
– Torque: 266 ft-lbs @ 3400 RPM
Warranty Coverage
    • 3-year/36,000-Mile Bumper-to-Bumper Limited Warranty.

 

  • 5-year/100,000-Mile Powertrain Limited Warranty.
  • 5-year/100,000-mile Roadside Assistance Program.
  • 2-year Maintenance Warranty.
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    2017 Ford Explorer
    Features

     

    Fuel Economy
    17 city / 24 hwy (mpg)
    Fuel Tank Capacity
    18.6 Gallons
    NHTSA Overall Vehicle Safety Score
    5 STARS – 5-Front, 5-Side, 4-Rollover
    Engine: 3.5 L V6
    – Horsepower: 290 @ 6500 RPM
    – Torque: 255 ft-lbs @ 4000 RPM
    Warranty Coverage
      • 3-year/36,000-Mile Bumper-to-Bumper Limited Warranty.

     

  • 5-year/60,000-Mile PowerTrain Limited Warranty.
  • 5-year/60,000-Mile Roadside Assistance Program.
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    Fuel Economy

    While it may appear as if the 2017 Chevy Traverse and the Ford Explorer have identical fuel economies, there is one very big difference: fuel tank capacity. What difference does the Chevy Traverse’s 3.4 gallon greater tank capacity make? Well, if you drove an average of 20,000 miles annually, you would have to fill up your Ford Explorer 9 times more than the Chevy Traverse each year! By equipping the 2017 Traverse with this extra fuel tank capacity, Chevrolet illustrates its belief that you should spend less time at the gas pump and more time on the open road enjoying your vehicle.

     

    Vehicle Safety Rating

    Having both been awarded 5-Star Overall Vehicle Safety Scores by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the 2017 Chevy Traverse and the Ford Explorer feature excellent safety features. Either vehicle would be a great choice in vehicle safety.

     

    Warranty Coverage

    As is typical for all Chevy and Ford cars, both the Traverse and the Explorer feature 3-year/36,000-mile Bumper-to-Bumper Limited warranties. But when it comes down to the PowerTrain Limited warranties, the Chevy Traverse goes that extra mile… 40,000 extra miles, in fact! That’s right, the Chevy Traverse’s 5-year/100,000-mile PowerTrain warranty is there to take you further than the Ford Explorer.

    In addition, the Chevy Traverse and the Ford Explorer both feature Roadside Assistance Programs. These programs feature the following services:

    <> > Lockout Service – you will be assisted when you accidentally lock your keys inside the vehicle.

    <> > Flat Tire Change – a spare will be installed for you.

    <> > Fuel Delivery – If you run out of gas, $5 worth of fuel will be brought to you to get you back on the road.

    <> > Emergency Towing – your car will be towed to your nearest dealer.

    <> > Jump-Starts – you will be assisted if you need your car jump-started.

    Though both vehicles come with the Roadside Assistance Program, the Chevy Traverse’s lasts longer. In fact, Chevy’s Roadside Assistance is with you for 40,000 more miles than Ford’s! This impressive warranty coverage plus an additional 2-year Maintenance Warranty makes the 2017 Chevy Traverse the clear choice for ensured vehicle reliability, and it exemplifies Chevy’s dedication to you.

     

    Summary

    With its much better fuel capacity aimed to save you those extra trips to the gas pump as well as its exceptional warranty coverage, the 2017 Chevy Traverse features superior vehicle quality and reliability than the Ford Explorer. This makes the 2017 Traverse the best choice for smart car buyers.

    And where better to shop for your Chevy Traverse than at one of the three George Weber Chevrolet locations near you!? There is a reason Weber Chevrolet has been the favored choice of St. Louisans for 114 years. So swing by and let us show you our large inventory of Chevy Traverses and other great vehicles!

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