2017 Chevrolet Traverse vs. 2017 Toyota Highlander

2017 Chevy Traverse Black

Chevy Traverse

2017 Toyota Highlander Black

Toyota Highlander

The 2017 Chevy Traverse and the 2017 Toyota Highlander are both impressive three-row crossover utility vehicles that could suit the needs of your family. So which one is the better bet? We’re here to help you understand the differences of these two vehicles, so you can make the best choice based on your needs.

Powertrains and Efficiency

The Traverse offers more power and more towing capacity, so if either one of those are your priority, the choice is clear. Despite the added power, the Traverse hardly sacrifices anything when it comes to fuel economy. Take a look:

  • The Traverse starts with a 3.6L V6 engine good for 281 hp and 266 lb-ft of torque. The Traverse is rated at 15 mpg city/22 mpg highway based on EPA estimates. Plus, the Traverse is able to pull up to 5,200 pounds.
  • The Highlander starts with a 2.7L four-cylinder engine that makes 185 hp and 184 lb-ft of torque. The Highlander with this engine is rated at 20 mpg city/24 mpg highway based on EPA estimates. The Highlander with 2.7L four-cylinder can only pull 1,500 pounds.

Seating and Space

Either one of these models is capable of seating up to 8 passengers comfortably. When it comes to cargo, the Traverse has a clear advantage. The Traverse will carry up to 24.4 cubic feet of cargo behind the rear seats, while it can fit up to 116.3 cubic feet of cargo space with the seats folded down. The Highlander will only carry up to 13.8 cubic feet behind the rear seats, and 83.7 cubic feet of luggage or cargo total.

Come Drive the Traverse in Homewood

Drive the latest 2017 Chevrolet Traverse today here at Chevrolet of Homewood. The Traverse is a perfect package of comfort and capability for Calumet City families and Chevrolet of Homewood is a quick drive from anywhere in the south Chicago suburbs. We’re at 18033 Halsted Street in Homewood so stop by or contact us online now with any questions about the latest Traverse.