2016 Chevy Traverse vs 2016 Ford Edge

It's no surprise that crossovers have come to dominate the vehicle market. With their visually appealing outward appearance and rugged styling, it's hard to find a better-looking vehicle. Plus, not only do they look good, but they feel good too, with their copious amounts of headroom and legroom making the ride as comfortable as it is smooth.

Some people don't realize it, but some large 8-seater SUVs are actually crossovers, like the 2016 Chevy Traverse. The body style separates one from the other, and while the Traverse has tons of space and is designed for the entire family, the body of it is more like a car while the SUV is more like a truck. On the flip side, The 2016 Ford Edge is also a crossover while some believe it to be a hatchback. On the smaller side compared to the Chevy Traverse, the Ford Edge offer the refinement of a sedan in a larger package. Comparing these two is almost like comparing apples to oranges, however, when it comes to understanding your family's needs, you can never do too much research.

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2016 Chevy Traverse vs 2016 Ford Edge
$28,700 MSRP (USD) $28,700
8 Max Seat Capacity 5
281 @ 6300 Horsepower 245 @ 5500
2000 lbs Towing Capacity 1500 lbs

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Depending on what you are looking for, one of these two vehicles could be your perfect crossover match. If you are looking for a crossover on the smaller side that gets better gas mileage, then the 2016 Ford Edge is for you. Offering choices between a 2.0L EcoBoost turbocharged engine or a 3.5 Ti-VCT V6 Engine on higher up trims, what the 2016 Ford Edge lacks in space it makes up for in fuel-minded mechanics. However, if you are looking for something the whole family can get enjoyment from that has enough power to tow your toys on even heavy terrain, then choosing the 2016 Chevy Traverse with a 3.6-L V6 engine that comes standard on the base trim would be the smart choice for you.

We've said it before and we'll say it again, the 2016 Chevy Traverse is perfect for families. Winning Best-in-class for advanced safety technologies and cargo space, the Traverse offers more than the Edge for the same price. Available safety features including Forward Collision Warning, Lane Departure Warning, Emergency Braking Assist, and a Post-Collision safety system making sure the Traverse has your back for every part of your drive.

If you would like to see the 2016 Chevy Traverse and its 116.3 cubic feet of available cargo space in all its glory, please stop by Al Serra Colorado and test drive the Traverse in Colorado Springs.

2016 Chevy Traverse Family Cargo
2016 Chevy Traverse Cargo Room
2016 Chevy Traverse Scenic Overlook
2016 Chevy Traverse 3 Rows of Seats

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