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2013 Nissan Pathfinder 2013 Ford Explorer 2013 Chevrolet Traverse
     
2WD 4dr S
  • 2WD 4dr S
  • 4WD 4dr S
  • 2WD 4dr SV
  • 4WD 4dr SV
  • 2WD 4dr SL
  • 4WD 4dr SL
  • 2WD 4dr Platinum
  • 4WD 4dr Platinum
FWD 4dr Base
  • FWD 4dr Base
  • 4WD 4dr Base
  • FWD 4dr XLT
  • 4WD 4dr XLT
  • FWD 4dr Limited
  • 4WD 4dr Limited
  • 4WD 4dr Sport
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

Prices

MSRP $28,650 $29,100 $30,510
Invoice $26,127 $27,427 $29,290
Avg. Paid $22,310 $23,744 $23,037

U.S. News Scores

Overall 7.1 7.5 7.7
Critics' Rating 7.5 7.8 8.2
Performance 7.0 7.0 7.9
Interior 7.7 7.2 8.1
Operating Cost 7.8 7.8 7.5
Safety 8.9 9.2 9.7
Reliability 2.0 3.0 2.5

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Good fuel economy for the class
  • Spacious and easy-to-access third row
  • Attractive cabin design
  • Great fuel economy with turbocharged four-cylinder engine
  • Abundant cargo space for the class
  • Spacious third row
Cons
  • Numb steering
  • Sluggish acceleration from a stop
  • Less cargo space than rivals
  • Low reliability rating
  • Limited cargo space for the class
  • Cramped third row
  • Confusing MyFord Touch system
  • Lackluster acceleration

General Specs

Transmission Automatic Automatic Automatic
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Gas V6 3.5L/- TBD - Gas V6 3.5L/213 Gas V6 3.6L/217
MPG 20 City / 26 Hwy 17 City / 24 Hwy 17 City / 24 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style Sport Utility Sport Utility Vehicle Sport Utility

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 114.2 112.600 118.90
Length, Overall (in) 197.2 197.100 203.70
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 77.2 78.900 78.50
Height, Overall (in) 69.6 70.400 69.90

Doors & Windows

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

Exterior Features

Running Boards Optional
Rear Spoiler Standard Standard Standard

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4185 4534 4646

Tires & Wheels

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

Towing

Trailer Hitch Receiver Optional

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Standard
Auxiliary Pwr Outlet Standard Standard
Back-Up Camera Standard
Cruise Control Standard Standard Standard
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard Standard
Auto-Off Headlights Standard
Interior Cargo Shade Optional Optional
Luggage Rack Optional Optional Optional
Front Reading Lamps Standard Standard
Rear Reading Lamps Standard Standard
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Standard Standard Standard
Navigation from Telematics Standard
Trip Computer Standard Standard
Remote Trunk Release Standard
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard
Front Floor Mats Optional Standard Standard
Keyless Entry Standard Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard Standard
Power Driver Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Driver Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Driver Illuminated Vanity Mirror Standard
Passenger Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Illuminated Visor Mirror Standard
Power Steering Standard Standard Standard

Dimensions

Passenger Capacity 7 7 8
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 157.8 151.700 150.8
Front Head Room (in) 42.2 41.400 40.40
Front Leg Room (in) 42.3 40.600 41.30
Front Shoulder Room (in) 60.7 61.300 61.50
Front Hip Room (in) 56.8 57.300 58.00
Second Head Room (in) 39.4 40.500 39.40
Second Leg Room (in) 41.7 39.800 36.80
Second Shoulder Room (in) 60.4 61.000 61.00
Second Hip Room (in) 56.1 56.700 57.80
Third Leg Room (in) 30.7 33.200 33.20
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (cu. ft.) 79.8 80.700 116.3
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (cu. ft.) 42.4-47.8 43.800 70.3
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (cu. ft.) 16.0 21.000 24.4

Entertainment

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

Heating & Cooling

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

Navigation & Communication

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

Seats

Cloth Seats Standard Standard Standard
Additional Rear Seat Standard Standard Standard
Driver Lumbar Standard Standard Standard
Power Driver Seat Standard Optional
Pass-Through Rear Seat Standard Standard Standard
2nd Row 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

Safety Features

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

Mechanical

Engine & Performance

Front Wheel Drive Standard Standard Standard
4 Cylinder Engine Optional
V6 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard Standard
Turbocharged Optional
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6 Gas V6
Displacement 3.5L/- TBD - 3.5L/213 3.6L/217
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 260 @ 6400 290 @ 6500 281 @ 6300
Torque (Net @ RPM) 240 @ 4400 255 @ 4100 266 @ 3400
Transmission Continuously Variable Ratio Automatic w/manual shift Automatic
Turning diameter - TBD - 39.200 40.4

Fuel

Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20 17 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 26 24 24
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 19.5 18.600 22.0

Suspension

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

Transmission

Automatic Standard Standard Standard
Automatic Transmission w/Manual Mode Standard
6-Speed Automatic Standard Standard
Continuously Variable Trans 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.