When comparing midsized family SUVs, you have to go beyond the numbers.


At Jack Burford Chevrolet, we know that the Chevrolet Traverse is the best midsize SUV for Eastern Kentucky. It can take you and your family where you need to go – whether it to work, school or out shopping. The Traverse offers a lot of innovation for the money, which is why people are turning to Chevrolet as their solution or their transportation needs.


Still, it all comes down to the numbers. Here is a sample of those numbers when comparing our Traverse with one of its rivals - the Ford Explorer.



2019 Chevrolet Traverse LT Cloth AWD

2019 Ford Explorer XLT AWD

Engine (Standard)

3.6 Liter V6 – 310 HP

3.5 Liter V6 – 290 HP

Combined Fuel Economy

20 MPG

20 MPG

Curb Weight

4362 lbs.

4453 lbs.

Cargo Space (Second Row Seat Up)         

58.1 cu. Ft.

43.9 cu. Ft.

Base Price




What makes the Traverse a great value compared to the Ford Explorer?



  • More standard equipment that are found optional, such as a nine-speed automatic transmission
  • More powerful standard engine
  • Largest third row seating area in its class.
  • Largest overall cargo space in its class
  • The most connected SUV – with standard OnStar 4G LTE Wi-Fi Hotspot
  • Offers OnStar Crash Response, among other safety features keeping the Traverse safe.



There is another thing to consider: overall value. Value is not just about price, but what the Traverse offers compared to the Explorer. Take everything said here for one thing: The Chevrolet Traverse is the best choice for a midsize SUV in Eastern Kentucky!


Come to the Jack Burford Chevrolet today and see our great inventory of the Traverse!