2013 Dodge Durango vs. 2013 Chevy Traverse

2013 Dodge DurangoBuyers looking for a large crossover SUV that retains the styling, performance, and features of a traditional SUV would do well to take a look at the new 2013 Dodge Durango, available now at Crestview Chrysler in Regina. With an affordable MSRP from just $29,495, a spacious and well-equipped cabin, as well as extremely responsive handling for a vehicle its size, the Durango is a very attractive choice. Of course, in the crossover segment there are bound to be other competitive options out there, and buyers may also consider other crossovers, such as the 2013 Chevy Traverse. Let’s take a look at how these two models square up against one another.

Responsive Drive

Both the 2013 Dodge Durango and the 2013 Chevy Traverse hold the definitive advantage of being two of the most agile, responsive, and comfortable models in the SUV and crossover SUV segments. With sophisticated drivetrains and athletic suspensions, both of these models are very comfortable on the road.

Under the Hood

Pop the hood and it becomes another story. While the Traverse’s 3.6L V6 engine with 288 kW of horsepower and 270 N-m of torque is certainly respectable, it’s nothing compared to the Durango’s 5.7L V8, which delivers 360 kW and 390 N-m of torque

Towing Capacity

If you plan on towing cargo to your destination, then the Durango is definitely the way to go. Its superior torque and purposeful construction help it reach a towing capacity of 3266 kg, which is significant compared to the Traverse’s mere 907 kg of towing capacity.


The cabins of both the 2013 Durango and Traverse are thoughfully designed, spacious, and equipped with a number of the most modern tech features. Both models come with standard base features, like steering wheel mounted audio and cruise controls, iPod/iPhone input, and Sirius XM satellite radio. Buyers of both vehicles can also enjoy available features like Bluetooth, navigation system, and DVD player. However, while the Traverse comes with only the 3 months of free satellite radio, with the Durango you’ll enjoy a full year of free satellite radio with the purchase of your vehicle.

Test Drive the 2013 Dodge Durango

If you like the sound of what the 2013 Dodge Durango has in store, then come check it out for yourself at Crestview Chrysler, where you’ll get quality service and competitive financing on the new Durango.

Crestview Chrysler is located at 601 Albert Street in Regina, a straight shot east of Swift Current off of the Trans-Canada Highway.