More room, engine, and opportunity. These features elevate the Enclave and Traverse above other SUVs. Your family and friends outnumber 2nd-row seating. Your 4-cylinder can’t tow and struggles up a hill. Capture the future that you want, grow where and with the ones you love today.
If you don’t want a higher trim level, the Chevrolet Traverse LS starts at a competitive $35,915 MSRP.
Though it’s base LS only has cloth interior, it offers a 2nd-row bench with one more passenger space.
Don’t let the LS fool you. The Traverse still offers premium trim levels including the recent addition of the High Country trim level, which compares to the Avenir in premium features.
Both vehicles share the same engine, transmission, and drivetrain. They will handle the same with these mechanical specs.
Transmission The 9-speed automatic transmission with gentle shifting.
Drivetrain Standard FWD but available in AWD
Buick Enclave and Chevrolet Traverse Engine 3.6 L 6-cylinder engine: 310 horsepower | 266 lb-ft of torque |26 mpg hwy
The 3.6 L has long been a staple engine for GM and will not let you down. It rises above other SUVs giving greater power and hauling while still permitting great mpg highway.
Interior Space: A fraction of an inch separates the Enclave from the Traverse. The Traverse is just slightly bigger. But, the difference is imperceivable. To the eye, they look the same and offer plenty of comfort.
The Enclave will come standard with the 2nd-row captains chairs. This reduces seating capacity but allows passengers more leg room and ease of entry into the 3rd-row.
The base models of the Traverse will come with bench seating, so more people at less cost.
2023 Buick Enclave Dimensions Front Headroom: 42.6 in. Front Legroom: 44.7 in. Rear Headroom: 39.9 in. Rear Legroom: 38.3 in. Max Cargo Capacity: 97.4 cu.ft. 2023 Chevrolet Traverse Dimensions Front Headroom: 42.8 in.
Front Legroom: 42.8 in.
Rear Headroom: 40.0 in.
Rear Legroom: 38.4 in.
Max Cargo Capacity: 98.2 cu.ft.
Both the Enclave and the Traverse have a max towing capacity of 5000 lbs.
This means you could respectively haul a motorcycle, jet ski, tent trailer, travel trailer, or utility trailer. Towing sets the Traverse and Enclave apart from other, smaller, SUVs. Not only do they have the added passenger space, but they also have the bigger engine and chassis to pull. This equates to more recreation, flexibility, and power — enabling you to do what you want when you want.
Compare the Enclave vs. Traverse at Kempton Chevrolet Buick
After having reviewed the differences between these two vehicles, come and see them for yourself. It’s one thing to read the measurements on a computer screen and another to size up a vehicle with your own eyes. Stop by Kempton Chevrolet to see or even test drive the Enclave and Traverse. Find the vehicle that best suits your needs today. Feel free to browse the current stock on our site.