What’s the Difference Between the Chevy Traverse and the Chevy Equinox?

2019 Chevrolet Equinox in Sherman, TX
The stylish and cozy Chevy Equinox

The 2019 Chevy Traverse and the 2019 Chevy Equinox may look similar on the surface, but there are numerous features unique to either vehicle that will make one the better fit for your lifestyle.


The difference between the Chevy Traverse and the Chevy Equinox in terms of design is subtle. Both are proud representations of the classic Chevrolet style, but the Traverse goes bold where the Equinox goes sleek.


The 2019 Chevy Traverse is the larger vehicle. It is classified as a mid-size SUV compared to the small SUV designation of the 2019 Chevy Equinox. If you know you will need extra wiggle-room, the Chevy Traverse is probably your better option. It offers comfy seating for up to eight and has a maximum cargo space of 98.2 cubic feet. The 2019 Chevy Equinox seats five and offers 63.9 cubic feet of cargo room.


The Traverse and Equinox have similar performance specs, but the 2019 Chevy Traverse, when properly equipped, has the greater amount of power with its available 3.6-liter V6 engine, which can tow up to 5,000 pounds. For boat-owners, trailer-users, and the like, the Traverse is for you. Drivers just looking for a capable SUV that can zip around will be more than happy with the Equinox.

Whether you prefer the Traverse or the Equinox, we have both SUVs here at Sherman Chevrolet Cadillac.

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