2024 Chevrolet Traverse vs. 2023 Toyota RAV4 Prime Review

Picture of the 2024 Chevrolet Traverse

2024 Chevrolet
Traverse

MSRP*: $37,600 to $54,200
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Picture of the 2023 Toyota RAV4 Prime

2023 Toyota
RAV4 Prime

MSRP*: $43,090 to $46,960
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MPG - City Info not available Info not available
MPG - Hwy Info not available Info not available
Seating Capacity 7 - 8 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 97.6 ft3 63.1 - 63.2 ft3
Engine
  • 328-hp, 2.5-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 302-hp, 2.5-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Plug-In Electric/Gas)
Transmission Automatic Continuously Variable
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Horsepower 328 hp 302 hp
Towing Capacity Info not available 2,500 lbs
Exterior Length 204.5 - 204.7 in 180.9 in
Exterior Width 79.6 - 80.0 in 73.0 in
Leg Room Front 44.3 in
Rear 41.5 in
Front 41.0 in
Rear 37.8 in
Head Room Front 40.7 - 42.6 in
Rear 38.2 - 40.0 in
Front 37.7 - 39.5 in
Rear 37.7 - 39.5 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
Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Chevrolet Traverse than in the Toyota RAV4 Prime. 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 RAV4 Prime.

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 RAV4 Prime.

Dimensions
Since the Chevrolet Traverse is much wider than the Toyota RAV4 Prime, 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 RAV4 Prime.

Performance
The Chevrolet Traverse has a little more horsepower than the Toyota RAV4 Prime.

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 RAV4 Prime.

Utility
Soccer Moms and those who need to chauffeur around a lot of people will appreciate the Chevrolet Traverse more than the Toyota RAV4 Prime, due to its significantly greater seating capacity. With the Chevrolet Traverse, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Toyota RAV4 Prime.