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Chevrolet Equinox vs. Chevrolet Traverse Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Chevrolet Equinox vs. Chevrolet Traverse Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $41,610

Chevrolet Equinox Premier   
Difference: $6,035

Lowest Total Invoice: $39,363

Chevrolet Equinox Premier   
Difference: $5,835

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year20182017
ModelEquinoxTraverse
TrimPremierPremier
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price $30,790 $42,045
Base Invoice $29,251 $39,943
Cargo Package 295  
Sun, Sound, & Navigation Package 2,620  
Roof rack crossbars 270  
Confidence & Convenience Package II 1,895  
turbocharged 2.0-liter engine 2,795  
Engine-block heater 100 100
All-weather floor mats 150 150
AWD 1,750 2,000
Class III trailer hitch   575
Cargo cover   140
Sunroof   1,400
Roof rack   340
Cargo Package 268  
Sun, Sound, & Navigation Package 2,384  
Roof rack crossbars 246  
Confidence & Convenience Package II 1,724  
turbocharged 2.0-liter engine 2,655  
Engine-block heater 91 91
All-weather floor mats 137 136
AWD 1,662 1,900
Class III trailer hitch   523
Cargo cover   127
Sunroof   1,274
Roof rack   309
Options (change) 9,875 4,705
Options (change) 9,167 4,360
Destination 945 895
Total Price $41,610 $47,645
Total Invoice $39,363 $45,198

The configured Chevrolet Equinox 4dr SUV has a turbocharged 252hp 2.0L I4 engine, a AWD drivetrain, and a 9-speed manually-shiftable automatic transmission.

The configured Chevrolet Traverse 4dr SUV has a 288-horsepower 3.6L V6 engine, a AWD drivetrain, and a 6-speed manually-shiftable automatic transmission.

Even when the Chevrolet Equinox and Chevrolet Traverse are comparably equipped, each includes features not on the other car. The base sticker price of the Chevrolet Equinox Premier trim is $30,790. The features would cost an additional $9,875. Including the destination charge of $945, the total price of this trim is $41,610.

The base sticker price of the Chevrolet Traverse Premier trim is $42,045. The features would cost an additional $4,705. Including the destination charge of $895, the total price of this trim is $47,645.

For full details about the differences among the trims, see the Trim Comparison table.

For an apples-to-apples comparison of these trims, we subtract the value of the additional features from the total price of the trim. The feature adjusted price of the Chevrolet Equinox trims is 3. The feature adjusted price of the Chevrolet Traverse trims is 7. Based on this adjustment, the Chevrolet Traverse Premier appears to be the best value.

You can change the body, engine, audio, and tires on the body configuration page. Want different features? Head over to the feature section page to choose your own features.

The configured Chevrolet Equinox 4dr SUV has a turbocharged 252hp 2.0L I4 engine, a AWD drivetrain, and a 9-speed manually-shiftable automatic transmission.

The configured Chevrolet Traverse 4dr SUV has a 288-horsepower 3.6L V6 engine, a AWD drivetrain, and a 6-speed manually-shiftable automatic transmission.

Even when the Chevrolet Equinox and Chevrolet Traverse are comparably equipped, each includes features not on the other car. The invoice of the Chevrolet Equinox Premier trim is $29,251. The features would cost an additional $9,167. Including the destination charge of $945, the total price of this trim is $39,363.

The invoice of the Chevrolet Traverse Premier trim is $39,943. The features would cost an additional $4,360. Including the destination charge of $895, the total price of this trim is $45,198.

For full details about the differences among the trims, see the Trim Comparison table.

For an apples-to-apples comparison of these trims, we subtract the value of the additional features from the total price of the trim. The feature adjusted price of the Chevrolet Equinox trims is 3. The feature adjusted price of the Chevrolet Traverse trims is 5. Based on this adjustment, the Chevrolet Traverse Premier appears to be the best value.

You can change the body, engine, audio, and tires on the body configuration page. Want different features? Head over to the feature section page to choose your own features.

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Chevrolet Equinox vs. Chevrolet Traverse

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Chevrolet Equinox Premier
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $7,685
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $7,396
Model Year20182017
ModelEquinoxTraverse
TrimPremierPremier
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine252hp I4288hp V6
TransmissionT9T6
DrivetrainAWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)22/28 MPG15/22 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)?, 7?, 10
Tire (rear if not all the same)235/50-19255/55-20
Total Price$41,610$47,645
Adjustments for Features-1,6500
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$39,960$47,645
Total Invoice$39,363$45,198
Adjustments for Features-1,5610
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$37,802$45,198

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Features Comparison: Chevrolet Equinox vs. Chevrolet Traverse

Model Year20182017
ModelEquinoxTraverse
TrimPremierPremier
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
9-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1400 
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic $1100
AWD$1700$1700
Accessories 
AC power outlet$100 
Active noise reduction$0 
Hands-free trunk or liftgate$100 
Proximity key$250 
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Around view cameras$500 
Automatic braking, low-speed$200 
Driver inboard seat-mounted side-impact airbag $150
Following distance indicator$25 
Lane departure prevention system, steering-based$200 
Pedestrian detection$50 
Rearview camera $200
Safety key$5 
Side curtain airbags$350 
Side curtain airbags, three rows $500
Trailer sway control $25
Cargo Management 
Cargo area partition net$40 
Cargo tray$40 
Class II trailer hitch$200 
Class III trailer hitch $250
Overhead sunglass holder$25 
Climate Control and Infotainment 
Android Auto support$0 
Apple CarPlay support$0 
CD player $125
HD radio$50 
Larger infotainment display$0 
MP3-compatible player $50
Rear air vents$100 
Rear air vents with manual controls $150
Rear HVAC unit $400
Rear seat audio controls $25
SD Card slot$25 
Siri Eyes Free support $0
Traffic information $25
Wireless charging station$75 
Exterior 
Active grille shutters$0 
Glass roof panel(s) $300
Panoramic sunroof$1200 
Rear bumper protector$40 
Sunroof $900
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming headlights$200 
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror$75 
Compass $0
Interior ambient lighting$150 
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only$750 
Mirror tilt-down in reverse $25
Power-folding mirrors $50
Powertrain 
Automatic start / stop$150 
Seats and Interior Trim 
Floor mats, second row (optional)$0 
Folding third row seats $600
Heated second row seats$200 
Manual fore-aft adjuster, second row seats $75
Power height adjuster, passenger seat$100 
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Alloy wheels$350 
Machined alloy wheels $350
Total Value of Features$8,650$7,000
Value of Feature Adjustments$1,650$0
Value of Feature Adjustments-1,5610

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Specifications Comparison: Chevrolet Equinox vs. Chevrolet Traverse

Model Year20182017
ModelEquinoxTraverse
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Wheelbase107.3 in118.9 in
Length183.1 in203.7 in
Width72.6 in78.5 in
Height65.4 in69.9 in
Curb Weight3,610 lb.4,844 lb.
Fuel Capacity14.9 gal.22.0 gal.
Row 1 Headroom40.0 in40.4 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room57.2 in61.5 in
Row 1 Hip Room54.2 in58.0 in
Row 1 Legroom40.9 in41.3 in
Row 2 Headroom38.5 in39.4 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room55.5 in61.0 in
Row 2 Hip Room51.7 in57.8 in
Row 2 Legroom39.7 in36.8 in
Row 3 Headroom0.0 in37.8 in
Row 3 Shoulder Room0.0 in57.6 in
Row 3 Hip Room0.0 in48.3 in
Row 3 Legroom0.0 in33.2 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
29.9 ft324.4 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Behind R2
29.970.3 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
63.5 ft3116.3 ft3

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Option Package Details
Chevrolet Equinox Premier

Cargo Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Cargo cover75Yes
Cargo area partition net40No
Cargo tray40No
Total Requested7548%
Total Not Requested8052%
Sun, Sound, & Navigation Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Navigation system600Yes
Panoramic sunroof1200No
Voice control for nav and audio75Yes
Bose, 7 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
HD radio50No
Total Requested67530%
Total Not Requested160070%
Confidence & Convenience Package II
FeatureValueRequested?
Heated second row seats200No
Cooled or ventilated front seats300Yes
Power recliner, passenger seat100Yes
Power fore-aft adjuster, passenger seat100Yes
Power lumbar adjuster, passenger seat100Yes
Power height adjuster, passenger seat100No
Power tilt adjuster, passenger seat100Yes
Heated steering wheel100Yes
Auto-dimming headlights200No
Lane departure warning system200Yes
Around view cameras300No
Automatic braking, low-speed200No
Forward collision warning200Yes
Lane departure prevention system, steering-based200No
Pedestrian detection50No
Following distance indicator25No
Total Requested120048%
Total Not Requested127552%
turbocharged 2.0-liter engine
FeatureValueRequested?
235/50HR19 tires400No
Trailering equipment (4 wire)125Yes
Class II trailer hitch200Yes
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s)50Yes
9-speed manually-shiftable automatic0Yes
turbocharged
2.0L I4
DOHC-4v
252 hp@5500
260 lb-ft@2500
1000Yes
Total Requested137577%
Total Not Requested40023%

Option Package Details
Chevrolet Traverse Premier

Class III trailer hitch
FeatureValueRequested?
Class III trailer hitch250No
Trailering equipment (4 wire)125Yes
Total Requested12533%
Total Not Requested25067%
Cargo cover
FeatureValueRequested?
Cargo cover75Yes
Cargo net40Yes
Total Requested115100%
Total Not Requested00%
Sunroof
FeatureValueRequested?
Sunroof900Yes
Glass roof panel(s)300No
Total Requested90075%
Total Not Requested30025%

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