2019 Ford Flex vs 2018 Chevy Traverse

2019 Ford Flex vs 2018 Chevy Traverse

The wholly unique and fun to drive 2019 Ford Flex has arrived here at Akins Ford near Atlanta, GA, and that’s a fact that’s got all of us itching to get behind the wheel of the newest version of Ford’s most visually appealing SUV.

But the 2019 Flex lineup has more going for it than just its individualistic exterior style, as the new model year sees the new Ford Flex lineup at Akins Ford get a multitude of new powertrain, style, and functionality upgrades and updates. To see what all of that means for the new Flex lineup, check out this 2019 Ford Flex versus 2018 Chevy Traverse SUV comparison.

2019 Ford Flex


2018 Chevy Traverse

$30,575 Starting MSRP $30,875
365 HP & 350 lb-ft. Top Available Power Ratings 310 HP & 266 lb-ft.
155.8 ft.3 Passenger Volume 157.3 ft.3
Ford Co-Pilot360 Standard Safety Suite N/A

Get More Power, More Standard Features and Comparable Passenger Space for Less with a 2019 Ford Flex at Akins Ford near Atlanta GA

We’re going to kick off our 2019 Ford Flex lineup versus 2018 Chevrolet Traverse lineup comparison by looking at the same thing most people start off with when beginning to research a new vehicle – the price tag. While the starting manufacturer’s suggested retail price (MSRP) for the two model lineups is somewhat similar, the 2019 Flex lineup does have a starting price $300 lower than the starting price of the 2018 Traverse lineup.

The 2019 Ford Flex lineup also offers more maximum power than the 2018 Chevy Traverse lineup. More specifically, the 2019 Flex lineup can pump out up to 365 horsepower and 350 pound-feet of torque, while the 2018 Traverse lineup can pump out up to only 310 horsepower and 266 pound-feet of torque.

As shown in the table above, the 2018 Traverse lineup provides slightly more passenger space than the 2019 Flex lineup. We put that in our comparison table because even though the 2018 Traverse lineup provides a bit more passenger space, it’s not enough to really make a difference, and the 2019 Flex lineup uses its slightly smaller stature to be more fuel efficient and more maneuverable.

Last but not least, we come to standard safety features. The 2018 Traverse features a few standard safety and driver assistance systems, but what it offers pales in comparison to what comes standard with the 2019 Flex and its Ford Co-Pilot360 suite of safety and driver assistance features.

For more on the 2019 Ford Flex lineup, please contact our staff here at Akins Ford near Atlanta, GA.