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2022 Chevrolet Traverse vs. 2022 Toyota Highlander Hybrid Review

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2022 Chevrolet
Traverse

MSRP*: $33,700 to $53,400
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2022 Toyota
Highlander Hybrid

MSRP*: $39,555 to $51,460
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MPG - City 17 - 18 MPG 35 - 36 MPG
MPG - Hwy 25 - 27 MPG 34 - 35 MPG
Seating Capacity 7 - 8 seats 7 - 8 seats
Cargo Space 98.2 ft3 84.3 ft3
Engine
  • 310-hp, 3.6-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 243-hp, 2.5-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gas/Electric Hybrid)
Transmission 9-Speed A/T Continuously Variable
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive
Horsepower 310 hp 243 hp
Towing Capacity Info not available 3,500 lbs
Exterior Length 205.9 in 194.9 in
Exterior Width 78.6 in 76.0 in
Leg Room Front 41.0 in
Rear 38.4 in
Front 42.0 in
Rear 41.0 in
Head Room Front 41.4 - 42.8 in
Rear 39.0 - 40.0 in
Front 38.4 - 41.2 in
Rear 37.1 - 39.4 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 Toyota Highlander Hybrid than in the Chevrolet Traverse, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Chevrolet Traverse will be popular with taller drivers and passengers in the front seat, due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Toyota Highlander Hybrid.

Convenience
The Toyota Highlander Hybrid requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Chevrolet Traverse, making it more convenient to drive.

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 Toyota Highlander Hybrid.

Dimensions
Since the Chevrolet Traverse is much wider than the Toyota Highlander Hybrid, 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 Toyota Highlander Hybrid.

Handling
The Chevrolet Traverse has a larger turning radius than the Toyota Highlander Hybrid, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
The Chevrolet Traverse has a little more horsepower than the Toyota Highlander Hybrid.

Powertrain
Due to its much higher torque, the Chevrolet Traverse does a much better job of transmitting its engine's horsepower to its wheels than the Toyota Highlander Hybrid.

Utility
The Chevrolet Traverse offers greater seating capacity than the Toyota Highlander Hybrid, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. The Chevrolet Traverse has a roomier cargo area for putting your bags or other items than the Toyota Highlander Hybrid.