2022 Chevy Traverse vs. 2022 Ford Explorer

2022 Chevy Traverse vs 2022 Ford Explorer
2022 Chevrolet Traverse


2022 Ford Explorer

Starting MSRP


Corrosion Warranty

60-month/unlimited miles
310-hp 3.6L V6


300-hp 2.3L 4-cylinder

Standard Drivetrain


Seating Capacity

98.2 cubic feet

Max. Cargo Volume

87.8 cubic feet

There are many options in the midsize SUV segment, which can make your search for the perfect vehicle quite confusing. Fortunately, the team at Joe Basil Chevrolet has compared two of the most popular options available: the Chevy Traverse vs. Ford Explorer. Sure, both of these fan-favorites have a lot to offer, but which is more deserving of that coveted spot in your garage? Compare Ford vs. Chevy below to see if it’s the Traverse or Explorer that’s more deserving of your hard-earned dollar.



Traverse or Explorer: Warranty Coverage

Compare the Chevy Traverse vs. Ford Explorer, and you will notice that they are priced competitively. However, when you take a look at warranty coverage, you will see that the Traverse has a slight edge.

Chevrolet Traverse Warranty:

  • Bumper-to-Bumper Warranty: 36-month/36,000-mile warranty
  • Powertrain Warranty: 60-month/60,000-mile warranty
  • Roadside Assistance: 60-month/60,000-mile warranty
  • Corrosion Warranty: 72-month/100,000-mile warranty

Ford Explorer Warranty:

  • Bumper-to-Bumper Warranty: 36-month/36,000-mile warranty
  • Powertrain Warranty: 60-month/60,000-mile warranty
  • Roadside Assistance: 60-month/60,000-mile warranty
  • Corrosion Warranty: 60-month/unlimited miles warranty

Traverse or Explorer: Important Specs

You want a well-rounded SUV for your daily drivers around Buffalo and Cheektowaga. When you compare Ford vs. Chevy in this category, you can expect a better horsepower output from the Chevy Traverse thanks to its V6 engine.

2022 Chevrolet Traverse

  • 3.6L V6 engine
  • 9-speed automatic transmission
  • 310 hp
  • 266 lb-ft of torque

2022 Ford Explorer

  • 2.3L 4-cylinder
  • 10-speed automatic transmission
  • 300 hp
  • 310 lb-ft of torque

Traverse or Explorer: Dimensions

What about space for passengers and cargo? This is another important area for Lancaster drivers. The Chevy Traverse can seat up to 8 passengers, while the Explorer maxes out at 7. What’s more? There is also more passenger volume and cargo space available to you if you opt for the Traverse over its rival. See how the two stack up in terms of dimensions below:

2022 Chevrolet Traverse Dimensions:

  • Seating Capacity: 8
  • Passenger Volume: 157 cubic feet
  • Length: 204.3 inches
  • Wheelbase: 120.9 inches
  • Front/Rear Track: 67.3/67 inches
  • Height: 70.7 inches
  • Front Headroom: 41.3 inches
  • Rear Shoulder Room: 62.2 inches
  • Max. Interior Cargo Volume: 98.2 cubic feet

2022 Ford Explorer Dimensions:

  • Seating Capacity: 7
  • Passenger Volume: 153 cubic feet
  • Length: 198.8 inches
  • Wheelbase: 119.1 inches
  • Front/Rear Track: 66.9/66.9 inches
  • Height: 69.9 inches
  • Front Headroom: 40.7 inches
  • Rear Shoulder Room: 61.9
  • Max. Interior Cargo Volume: 87.8 cubic feet

See the Traverse in Person Today

So, which will it be: the Traverse or Explorer? We believe that the Traverse is the better buy for Depew drivers. If you would like to see the Traverse up close, we invite you to our showroom to set up a test drive. We’ve only scratched the surface as to what the Traverse can do. Contact us today with any questions. In the meantime, you can also see how the Traverse compares to the GMC Acadia.


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