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2011 Chevrolet Traverse 2011 Buick Enclave 2011 Mazda CX-9
     
FWD LS
  • FWD LS
  • AWD LS
  • FWD LT w/1LT
  • AWD LT w/1LT
  • FWD LT w/2LT
  • AWD LT w/2LT
  • FWD LTZ
  • AWD LTZ
CX FWD
  • CX FWD
  • CX AWD
  • CXL-1 FWD
  • CXL-1 AWD
  • CXL-2 FWD
  • CXL-2 AWD
FWD 4dr Sport
  • FWD 4dr Sport
  • AWD 4dr Sport
  • FWD 4dr Touring
  • AWD 4dr Touring
  • FWD 4dr Grand Touring
  • AWD 4dr Grand Touring

Prices

MSRP $29,370 $35,865 $29,135
Invoice $27,902 $34,072 $26,983
Avg. Paid $17,106 $21,419 $18,381

U.S. News Scores

Overall 7.9 8.5 8.5
Critics' Rating 8.9 8.9 9.0
Performance 8.3 8.0 8.6
Interior 8.3 8.4 8.2
Operating Cost 7.6 7.7 7.8
Safety 9.3 9.3 8.7
Reliability 2.5 4.0 4.0

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Tons of cargo space
  • Roomy third row
  • Comfortable, quiet ride
  • Tons of standard features
  • Lots of interior space
  • Good safety scores
  • One of the sportiest SUVs in its class
  • Comfortable ride
  • Upscale interior with lots of tech
Cons
  • Large size can make it unwieldy
  • Some cheap interior materials
  • Average fuel economy
  • Below-average reliability for the class
  • Polarizing front-end styling
  • Ride may be too stiff for some

General Specs

Transmission Automatic Automatic Automatic
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Gas V6 3.6L/220 Gas V6 3.6L/217 Gas V6 3.7L/227
MPG 17 City / 24 Hwy 17 City / 24 Hwy 17 City / 24 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style 4 Door Sport Utility Vehicle 4 Door Sport Utility Vehicle

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 118.9 118.9 113.2
Length, Overall (in) 205.0 201.8 200.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 78.4 79.0 76.2
Height, Overall (in) 70.4 72.5 68.0

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard Standard
Privacy Glass Standard Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard Standard

Exterior Features

Running Boards Optional Optional
Rear Spoiler Standard Standard

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4790 4780 4330

Tires & Wheels

Tires - Front All-Season Standard Standard Standard
Tires - Rear All-Season Standard Standard Standard
Compact Spare Tire Optional Optional Standard
Tire Pressure Monitoring System Standard Standard Standard
Aluminum Wheels Standard Standard
Chrome Wheels Optional
Wheel Locks Optional
Steel Wheels Standard

Towing

Trailer Hitch Receiver Optional Optional Optional

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Standard Optional
Auxiliary Pwr Outlet Optional Standard
Back-Up Camera Optional Optional
Cruise Control Standard Standard Standard
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard Standard
Fog Lamps Standard
Auto-Off Headlights Standard Standard
HID headlights Standard
Interior Cargo Shade Optional Optional
Luggage Rack Optional Optional
Rear Parking Aid Optional
Power Liftgate Standard
Front Reading Lamps Standard Standard
Rear Reading Lamps Standard
Remote Engine Start Optional Optional
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Optional Standard Standard
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel Optional Standard Standard
Navigation from Telematics Standard Standard
Trip Computer Standard
Remote Trunk Release Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener Standard Optional
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Standard
Front Floor Mats Standard Standard Standard
Keyless Entry Standard Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard Standard
Electrochromic rearview mirror Standard Optional
Heated Mirrors Standard Optional
Power Driver Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Driver Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Driver Illuminated Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Illuminated Visor Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Power Steering Standard Standard Standard

Dimensions

Passenger Capacity 8 7 7
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 153.1 153.0 139.4
Front Head Room (in) 40.4 40.4 39.6
Front Leg Room (in) 41.3 41.3 40.9
Front Shoulder Room (in) 62.0 62.0 59.4
Front Hip Room (in) 59.1 57.4 56.5
Second Head Room (in) 39.4 39.0 39.0
Second Leg Room (in) 36.8 36.9 39.8
Second Shoulder Room (in) 61.3 61.4 58.7
Second Hip Room (in) 57.8 57.0 56.0
Third Leg Room (in) 33.2 33.2 32.4
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (cu. ft.) 116.4 115.0 100.7
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (cu. ft.) 68.8 65.9 48.3
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (cu. ft.) 24.4 23.3 17.2

Entertainment

AM/FM Stereo Standard Standard Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input Standard Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Standard Standard
MP3 Player Standard Standard Standard
Rear Seat Audio Controls Optional
Satellite Radio Standard Standard Optional
Premium Sound System Optional
Entertainment System Optional

Heating & Cooling

Climate Control Standard Standard
Dual Zone A/C Standard Standard
A/C Standard Standard Standard
Rear A/C Standard Standard Standard

Navigation & Communication

Onboard Hands-Free Communications System Standard Standard
Wireless Cell Phone Hookup Optional Standard Standard

Seats

Cloth Seats Standard Standard Standard
Additional Rear Seat Standard Standard Standard
Heated Driver Seat Optional
Driver Lumbar Standard Standard
Power Driver Seat Standard Optional
Power Passenger Seat Standard
Pass-Through Rear Seat Standard Optional
2nd Row Bench Seat Standard Optional
Split Bench Seat Standard
Bucket Seats Standard Standard Standard
Quad Bucket Seats Standard

Safety

Airbags

Driver Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Side Head Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Rear Head Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Side Air Bag Standard Standard Standard

Brakes

4-Wheel ABS Standard Standard Standard
4-Wheel Disc Brakes Standard Standard Standard

Safety Features

Electronic Stability Control Standard Standard Standard
Daytime Running Lights Standard Standard
Child Safety Locks Standard Standard Standard
Integrated Turn Signal Mirrors Standard
Traction Control Standard Standard Standard

Mechanical

Engine & Performance

Front Wheel Drive Standard Standard Standard
V6 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard Standard
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6 Gas V6
Displacement 3.6L/220 3.6L/217 3.7L/227
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 281 @ 6300 288 @ 6300 273 @ 6250
Torque (Net @ RPM) 266 @ 3400 270 @ 3400 270 @ 4250
Transmission Automatic Automatic Automatic w/OD
Turning diameter 40.4 40.4 37.4

Fuel

Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 17 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 24 24 24
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 22.0 22.0 20.1

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front Independent MacPherson Strut Independent
Suspension Type - Rear Independent H-Arm Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs

Transmission

Automatic Standard Standard Standard
Automatic Transmission w/Manual Mode Standard
6-Speed Automatic Standard Standard Standard

Safety scores should only be compared between vehicles of similar size and weight. Larger, heavier vehicles generally provide more protection than smaller, lighter ones.