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2013 Toyota FJ Cruiser 2013 Chevrolet Traverse 2012 Mazda CX-9
     
RWD 4dr Auto (Natl)
  • RWD 4dr Auto (Natl)
  • 4WD 4dr Man (Natl)
  • 4WD 4dr Auto (Natl)
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
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 $27,030 $30,510 $29,725
Invoice $25,138 $29,290 $28,125
Avg. Paid N/A N/A N/A

U.S. News Scores

Overall 7.7 8.1 8.5
Critics' Rating 7.6 8.3 9.0
Performance 7.6 7.9 8.4
Interior 7.1 8.1 7.9
Safety 9.0 9.7 8.8
Reliability 4.0 3.0 3.5

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Comfortable seats
  • Good off-road abilities
  • Durable, easy-to-clean interior
  • Comfortable third row
  • Excellent cargo space
  • Car-like performance
  • Good interior fit and finish
  • Extraordinarily sporty performance
  • Sleek exterior
  • Roomy cabin
  • Well-equipped base model
Cons
  • Poor outward visibility
  • Low fuel economy for the class
  • Not as many engine options as some competitors
  • Ride may be too stiff for some
  • Top-of-the-line models aren’t as loaded as competitors

General Specs

Transmission Automatic Automatic Automatic
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Gas V6 4.0L/241 Gas V6 3.6L/217 Gas V6 3.7L/227
MPG 17 City / 20 Hwy 17 City / 24 Hwy 17 City / 24 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style Sport Utility Sport Utility 4 Door Sport Utility Vehicle

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 105.9 118.90 113.2
Length, Overall (in) 183.9 203.70 200.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 75.0 78.50 76.2
Height, Overall (in) 71.3 69.90 68.0

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard Standard
Privacy Glass Optional Standard Standard
Sliding Rear Window Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard Standard

Exterior Features

Running Boards Optional Optional
Rear Spoiler Standard Standard

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4050 4646 4328

Tires & Wheels

Tires - Front All-Season Optional Standard Standard
Tires - Front On/Off Road Standard
Tires - Rear All-Season Optional Standard Standard
Tires - Rear On/Off Road Standard
Compact Spare Tire Standard Standard
Full Size Spare Tire Standard Standard Standard
Tire Pressure Monitoring System Standard Standard Standard
Aluminum Wheels Optional Standard
Chrome Wheels Optional Standard
Wheel Locks Optional Optional
Steel Wheels Standard Standard

Towing

Trailer Hitch Receiver Optional Optional Optional

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

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

Dimensions

Passenger Capacity 5 8 7
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) - TBD - 150.8 139.4
Front Head Room (in) 41.3 40.40 39.6
Front Leg Room (in) 41.9 41.30 40.9
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.4 61.50 59.4
Front Hip Room (in) 55.4 58.00 56.5
Second Head Room (in) 40.3 39.40 39.0
Second Leg Room (in) 31.3 36.80 39.8
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.9 61.00 58.7
Second Hip Room (in) 51.0 57.80 56.0
Third Leg Room (in) 33.20 32.4
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (cu. ft.) 66.8 116.3 100.7
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (cu. ft.) 27.9 70.3 48.3
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (cu. ft.) 24.4 17.2

Entertainment

AM/FM Stereo Standard Standard Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input Standard Standard Standard
CD Changer Optional
CD Player Standard Standard Standard
HD Radio Standard
MP3 Player Standard Standard Standard
Satellite Radio Standard Standard Optional
Premium Sound System Optional

Heating & Cooling

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

Navigation & Communication

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

Seats

Cloth Seats Standard Standard Standard
Leather Seats Standard Standard Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats Standard Standard Standard
Vinyl Seats Standard Standard Standard
Additional Rear Seat Standard Standard
Heated Driver Seat Optional
Driver Lumbar Standard
Power Driver Seat Optional Optional
Pass-Through Rear Seat Standard Standard
2nd Row Bench Seat Standard Standard
Fixed Bench Seat Standard Standard Standard
Split Bench Seat Standard Standard Standard
Bucket Seats Standard Standard 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
Rear Body Air Bag Optional

Brakes

4-Wheel ABS Standard Standard Standard
4-Wheel Disc Brakes Standard Standard Standard
Front Disc/Rear Drum Brakes Standard

Safety Features

Brake Assist Standard
Electronic Stability Control Standard Standard Standard
Daytime Running Lights Standard Standard
Child Safety Locks Standard Standard Standard
Traction Control Standard Standard Standard

Mechanical

Engine & Performance

Locking Rear Differential Optional
Front Wheel Drive Standard Standard
Rear Wheel Drive Standard
V6 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard Standard
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6 Gas V6
Displacement 4.0L/241 3.6L/217 3.7L/227
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 260 @ 5600 281 @ 6300 273 @ 6250
Torque (Net @ RPM) 271 @ 4400 266 @ 3400 270 @ 4250
Transmission Automatic Automatic Automatic
Turning diameter 40.7 40.4 37.4

Fuel

Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 (2012) 17 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 20 (2012) 24 24
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 19.0 22.0 20.1

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front Double-Wishbone Coil-Over Strut Independent
Suspension Type - Rear 4-Link Linked H-Arm Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs

Transmission

Automatic Standard Standard Standard
5-Speed Automatic Standard
6-Speed Automatic Standard Standard
Manual Optional Standard