2019 Ford Explorer vs 2019 Chevrolet Traverse
As the old saying goes – it’s harder to stay on top than it is to get to the top. That may be the case for some things in life, but it’s not the case for the 2019 Ford Explorer lineup at Akins Ford near Atlanta, GA. That’s because the 2019 Explorer lineup, like its previous iterations the last few model years, boasts a slew of capability, fuel efficiency and style upgrades to ensure it continues to get better and better – and to ensure it continues to hold its spot at the head of its class.
But the 2019 Explorer lineup can only hold on to its top spot if it can fend off the competition. With that in mind, let’s see how the 2019 Explorer lineup stacks up against one of its stiffest competitors in this 2019 Ford Explorer versus 2019 Chevrolet Traverse head-to-head model comparison.
2019 Ford Explorer
2019 Chevrolet Traverse
|3||Number of Engine Options Available||2|
|365 HP & 350 lb-ft.||Top Power Ratings||310 HP & 266 lb-ft.|
|19 MPG||Top City MPG||18 MPG|
|27 MPG||Top Highway MPG||27 MPG|
Comparing the New Ford Explorer Lineup and the New Chevy Traverse Lineup in Terms of Engine Options, Power Ratings, and Fuel Efficiency
We’re going to use this 2019 Explorer versus 2019 Traverse comparison to take an in-depth look at the powertrains of the two lineups.
As outlined in the comparison table above, the 2019 Ford Explorer lineup lets you choose from three engine options while the 2019 Chevrolet Traverse lineup lets you choose from only two engine options.
The 2019 Explorer lineup features the most powerful engine of the two lineups, with a maximum horsepower rating of 365 and a maximum torque rating of 350 pound-feet – whereas the 2019 Traverse lineup features a maximum horsepower rating of only 310 and a maximum torque rating of only 266 pound-feet.
The 2019 Ford Explorer lineup also gifts you with better gas mileage by being able to get up to 19 miles per gallon in the city and 27 miles per gallon on the highway. Conversely, the 2019 Chevy Traverse lineup can only get up to 18 miles per gallon in the city and 27 miles per gallon on the highway.
For more on the 2019 Ford Explorer lineup, please contact our staff here at Akins Ford near Atlanta, GA.