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2022 Chevrolet Traverse vs. 2022 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Review

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2022 Chevrolet
Traverse

MSRP*: $33,700 to $53,400
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2022 Jeep
Wrangler Unlimited

MSRP*: $34,045 to $79,595
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MPG - City 17 - 18 MPG 13 - 21 MPG
MPG - Hwy 25 - 27 MPG 17 - 24 MPG
Seating Capacity 7 - 8 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 98.2 ft3 67.4 - 72.4 ft3
Engine
  • 310-hp, 3.6-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 270-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 285-hp, 3.6-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 470-hp, 6.4-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission 9-Speed A/T 8-Speed A/T, M/T
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive Four Wheel Drive
Horsepower 310 hp 270 - 470 hp
Towing Capacity Info not available 3,500 lbs
Exterior Length 205.9 in 188.4 in
Exterior Width 78.6 in 73.8 in
Leg Room Front 41.0 in
Rear 38.4 in
Front 40.8 - 41.2 in
Rear 38.2 - 38.3 in
Head Room Front 41.4 - 42.8 in
Rear 39.0 - 40.0 in
Front 40.7 - 42.6 in
Rear 40.2 - 41.7 in

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited than in the Chevrolet Traverse, due to its greater head- and legroom. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between front seat comfort in the Chevrolet Traverse and the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Chevrolet Traverse as you will with the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited, as they are both able to travel similar distances on a tank of gas.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). When looking only at MSRP, the Chevrolet Traverse will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited.

Dimensions
Since the Chevrolet Traverse is much wider than the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Chevrolet Traverse, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited.

Handling
The Chevrolet Traverse has a smaller turning radius than the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
The Chevrolet Traverse has a little more horsepower than the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited.

Powertrain
With similar torque, the Chevrolet Traverse and the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited are about even in transmitting their respective horsepower to the wheels.

Utility
Soccer Moms and those who need to chauffeur around a lot of people will appreciate the Chevrolet Traverse more than the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited, due to its significantly greater seating capacity. With the Chevrolet Traverse, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited.