2021 Chevy Traverse vs. 2022 Chevy Equinox

2021 Chevy Equinox vs. 2021 Chevy Traverse
2021 Chevy Traverse


2022 Chevy Equinox
$29,800 MSRP*

Base Price

$25,800 MSRP*

Passenger Capacity

Midsize 3-Row SUV

Vehicle Class

Small 2-Row SUV
98.2 cubic feet

Max Cargo Volume

63.9 cubic feet
7” Touchscreen System with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto

Standard Infotainment

7” Touchscreen System with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
18 city/27 hwy

EPA-Estimated MPG

25 city/30 hwy
310-hp 3.6L V6

Standard Engine

170-hp 1.5L 4-Cylinder

Searching for the perfect SUV for you or your family in Belle Chasse? Chevrolet makes several compelling options, including the new 2021 Chevy Traverse and 2022 Chevy Equinox. But how do these options compare one another when you pit them fascia to fascia? Let’s compare specs for the Equinox vs. Traverse now to find out!

Chevy Traverse vs. Equinox: Price

The Chevy Equinox is more affordable than the Chevy Traverse by a few thousand dollars. That’s understandable when you remember that the former vehicle is a five-passenger compact crossover and the latter is an eight-passenger midsize three-row SUV. The starting prices for these two vehicles, in fact, are quite competitive in their respective segments:

  • 2022 Chevy Equinox Price – $25,800MSRP*
  • 2021 Chevy Traverse Price – $29,800 MSRP*

Chevy Traverse vs. Equinox: Seating & Cargo Space

The Equinox vs. Traverse differ greatly with regard to how many passengers — and how much stuff — they can accommodate. Here are the details:

  • Chevy Equinox Seating Capacity – 5 passengers
  • Chevy Traverse Seating Capacity – 7 to 8 passengers
  • Chevy Equinox Cargo Capacity Behind Row 1 – Up to 63.9 cubic feet
  • Chevy Traverse Cargo Capacity Behind Row 1 – Up to 98.2 cubic feet

Growing Gretna and Marrero families are likely to prefer the roomier Traverse, whereas people stepping up from a smaller vehicle like the Chevy Cruze or Spark, or down from a larger vehicle like the Chevy Tahoe, will likely appreciate the Chevy Equinox.

Equinox vs. Traverse: Technology & Safety

There are plenty of safety features and technologies available in both the Equinox and the Traverse, as you can plainly see below:

  • Apple CarPlay®/Android Auto™ integration
  • Chevy Safety Assist (standard on Equinox, available on Traverse)
  • Advanced SRS airbag suite
  • Chevy Teen Driver 
  • Touchscreen infotainment systems

Chevy Traverse vs. Equinox: Power & Fuel Efficiency 

With plenty of power and balanced fuel economy, the Chevy Equinox is one of the favorite vehicles in the Chevy SUV lineup with Harvey area customers. That having been said, for a moderate decrease in fuel efficiency, you can get a significant increase in power with the Chevy Traverse:

  • Chevy Equinox MPG – 26/31 city/highway MPG 
  • Chevy Traverse MPG – 18/27 city/highway MPG
  • Chevy Equinox Standard Engine Output – 170 hp
  • Chevy Traverse Standard Engine Output – 310 hp

Compare the Equinox vs. Traverse at Leson Chevrolet Company, Inc.

Ready to compare the Chevy Traverse vs. Equinox once and for all in-person to see which one best meets your needs and your budget? Call 504-867-6852 now or contact us online! We can’t wait to better assist you.


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