Chevrolet has made safety a top priority, and it shows: the 2017 Traverse has earned a coveted 5-star Overall Safety rating from the NHTSA1.
The 2017 Chevrolet Traverse's2 active Blind Spot Monitoring System warns you when a vehicle enters your blind spot, a little more peace of mind as a standard feature. Want that extra security on the Durango? Blind Spot Monitoring isn't standard on the 2017 Dodge Durango3, so it will cost you. If your vehicle begins to drift out of its lane, the Lane Departure Warning System, standard on the 2017 Chevrolet Traverse2, will sound an alarm. This extra layer of safety isn't standard on the 2017 Dodge Durango4, so if you want it, you'll have to pay extra. More stars means safer cars. According to the NHTSA's Overall Crash Rating, should you ever need it, the 2017 Chevrolet Traverse5 offers greater crash protection than the 2017 Dodge Durango6.7. According to the NHTSA, the 2017 Chevrolet Traverse's5 standard safety features provide better protection in the event of a head-on collision than the 2017 Dodge Durango6.8. The 2017 Chevrolet Traverse9 offers side airbag protection to its rear passengers standard, but that same level of safety isn't even an option on the 2017 Dodge Durango. NHTSA testing proves the 2017 Chevrolet Traverse's5 stability and handling features make it less likely to roll over than the 2017 Dodge Durango6.10. 2017 Chevrolet TraverseFoo2017 Dodge Durangostandard2blind spot monitoring systemoptional3standard2lane departure warning systemoptional455overall crash rating4655overall frontal crash rating46standard9rear side airbag-45rollover resistance rating36
The 2017 Chevrolet Traverse's5 lower ground clearance, 75 vs. 86, means a lower center of gravity and more stability. The 2017 Chevrolet Traverse5 offers seating for 85 of your friends and family - in the 2017 Dodge Durango11, 1 of them would have to stay behind. 2017 Chevrolet TraverseFoo2017 Dodge Durango75ground clearance8685seating capacity711
With an MSRP of $1,295 less than the 2017 Dodge Durango6, the 2017 Chevrolet Traverse5 provides the budget-conscious buyer enough cost savings to fill the 2017 Chevrolet Traverse's5 gas tank two dozen times, with a little money left over for road-trip snacks12. 2017 Chevrolet TraverseFoo2017 Dodge Durango$28,7005msrp$29,9956