2022 Chevy Traverse vs. 2022 Ford Explorer

Image comparing a silver Chevy Traverse (left) and white Ford Explorer (right)


Starting MSRP


Corrosion Warranty

60-month/unlimited miles
310-hp 3.6L V6


300-hp 2.3L 4-cylinder

Standard Drivetrain


Seating Capacity

98.2 cubic feet

Max. Cargo Volume

87.8 cubic feet

When shopping for a new midsize SUV around Ballston Spa, you may have already narrowed your options down to the new Chevy Traverse or Explorer from Ford. While each delivers its own distinct performance capabilities, cabin features, and more, only one comes at a better value and is backed by more reliable coverage. See which you’ll bring home when you take a closer look at the new 2022 Chevy Traverse vs. Ford Explorer below, and then shop for your next SUV among our extensive selection of vehicles at Mohawk Chevrolet!


Traverse vs. Explorer Price Comparison

In terms of pricing, the base Chevrolet Traverse trim starts at $34,895 MSRP, while the starting price of the Ford Explorer is $33,245 MSRP. Despite the fact that the Traverse is slightly higher in price, you’ll quickly notice that this translates to more impressive features and capabilities for an enhanced Ballston Spa, NY ride.

Shop a 2022 Chevy Traverse for sale in Saratoga Springs, NY. You can also check out Mohawk Chevrolet’s current Chevy Traverse lease deals and finance specials


Chevrolet & Ford Warranty Coverage Differences

What’s the difference between Chevy and Ford’s warranty coverage? When you buy a Chevy Traverse, it comes supported by added coverage to protect your vehicle for more years to come. See warranty options for each model below: 

Chevrolet Traverse Warranty

  • Bumper-to-Bumper Warranty: 36-month/36,000-mile warranty 
  • Powertrain Warranty: 60-month/60,000-mile warranty 
  • Roadside Assistance: 60-month/60,000-mile warranty 
  • Corrosion Warranty: 72-month/100,000-mile warranty 

Ford Explorer Warranty

  • Bumper-to-Bumper Warranty: 36-month/36,000-mile warranty 
  • Powertrain Warranty: 60-month/60,000-mile warranty 
  • Roadside Assistance: 60-month/60,000-mile warranty 
  • Corrosion Warranty: 60-month/unlimited miles warranty


Traverse Specs vs. Explorer Specs: Performance Comparison

You need an SUV that can keep you moving no matter if you’re around Saratoga Springs or far from home. That’s why you’ll appreciate the more well-rounded performance of the 2022 Chevrolet Traverse when compared to the Ford Explorer. That’s thanks to the Chevy Traverse’s striking V6 engine which delivers an extra boost of power and control for your daily New York-area commute.

Preview the base performance specs of the 2022 Chevy Traverse and Ford Explorer below:

2022 Chevrolet Traverse Specs

  • 3.6L V6 engine
  •  9-speed automatic transmission
  • 310 hp
  • 266 lb-ft of torque

2022 Ford Explorer Specs

  • 2.3L 4-cylinder
  • 10-speed automatic transmission
  • 300 hp
  • 310 lb-ft of torque


Chevrolet Traverse & Ford Explorer SUV Dimensions

Another reason you’ll want to assess these SUVs is to see which offers more cabin room along with versatile build to seamlessly navigate Malta roads. The Chevy Traverse once again takes the lead with more passenger seating and storage room over the Ford Explorer. Plus, the exterior dimensions of the Traverse make it more convenient to navigate heavy traffic and fit into a compact parking space.

See the detailed SUV dimensions of the 2022 Chevy Traverse and Ford Explorer broken down below: 

2022 Chevrolet Traverse Dimensions

  • Length: 204.3 inches 
  • Wheelbase: 120.9 inches 
  • Front/Rear Track: 67.3/67 inches 
  • Height: 70.7 inches 
  • Passenger Volume: 157 cubic feet 
  • Front Headroom: 41.3 inches 
  • Rear Shoulder Room: 62.2 inches
  • Max. Interior Cargo Volume: 98.2 cubic feet
  • Seating Capacity: 8

2022 Ford Explorer Dimensions

  • Length: 198.8 inches 
  • Wheelbase: 119.1 inches 
  • Front/Rear Track: 66.9/66.9 inches 
  • Height: 69.9 inches 
  • Passenger Volume: 153 cubic feet 
  • Front Headroom: 40.7 inches
  • Rear Shoulder Room: 61.9
  • Max. Interior Cargo Volume: 87.8 cubic feet
  • Seating Capacity: 7


Compare Chevy Lease Deals & Finance Prices at Mohawk Chevrolet

Now that you’ve compared the 2022 Chevy Traverse vs. Ford Explorer, experience the difference for yourself on Saratoga roads with your very own Chevy SUV. Lease or finance a new Chevy Traverse for sale from Mohawk Chevrolet and see how you can save even more on your favorite trims when you shop our new Chevy SUV lease deals and prices. For all of Mohawk Chevrolet’s vehicle offers, view current Chevy lease specials and finance prices and find a deal that works for you!

Don’t want to buy a new SUV? Find Chevy certified pre-owned finance deals on used SUVs instead!

How much is your Chevy Traverse or Ford Explorer worth? Find out by getting a KBB instant cash offer online when you value your trade today. Contact Mohawk Chevrolet for more information and to schedule your test drive at our dealership here in Ballston Spa! 

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