An In-Depth Comparison of Chevy SUVs and Crossovers


Which Chevrolet SUV is Right For Me? | An In-Depth Comparison of Chevy SUV Options

Let's face it. America is a truck and SUV culture. In October of 2018, trucks and SUVs accounted for 65% of all automotive sales in the United States. It is such a significant draw that both Ford and General Motors have restructured their entire manufacturing operations to focus primarily on the growing SUV segment.

If you are in the market for a new vehicle, a Chevy SUV is worth a look. They offer practical, affordable luxury and comfort. And, with a wide selection of crossovers and SUV options currently available and new models, such as the 2019 Blazer, hitting Boston, MA dealerships there is truly something for everyone.

But which Chevy SUV is the right fit for you? Let's compare and contrast the options to help you find the best fit.

Chevy SUV Model Highlights

Whether you are looking for a crossover SUV or a full-size family vehicle, Chevy has an SUV that is perfect for you. Chevy SUVs are stylish, reliable, efficient, and powerful. Chevrolet's lineup of SUVs offer beautifully stylish design, both inside and out. With their spacious cabins that offer the latest integrated and smart technology along with interior design that is sure to impress. Not to mention some of the best safety features and vehicle safety scores on the market today. Let's take a look at a few highlights of our most popular Chevy SUV models.


2019 Chevrolet Equinox

The Equinox is a versatile 2-row, compact crossover SUV that comes equipped with a variety of impressive standard features. It offers AWD functionality and a spacious, well-designed cabin at an affordable price. That is why it is one of our most popular SUV options.

The 2019 Equinox scores big points in the style department. The Chevrolet design team went with a more aerodynamic design for the 2019 model than in previous generations. Available silver aluminum wheels are a great compliment to the fluid sculpted lines of the body. LED daytime running headlamps add an extra touch of style that brings the whole package together. The Equinox is the total package that brings together style, technology, and performance.



The Chevy Equinox features plenty of cargo room to accommodate your needs. The 60/40 folding seats give you 63.5 cubic feet of max cargo room. Whether you are heading to the coast for a beach weekend or up to the mountains for a skiing getaway, the Equinox has the room. The available hands-free liftgate allows you to open the trunk with a gentle kicking motion. Perfect for when your hands are full with grocery bags. A programable memory height can be set up to easily accommodate for areas with low ceilings.

2019 Chevy Equinox At A Glance

Starting MSRP: $23,800
Fuel Economy: 28 MPG City / 39 MPG Hwy
Towing Capacity: 1,500lbs - 3,500lbs
Dimensions: 183"L x 73"W x 65"H
Seats: 5
Our favorite thing about Equinox: The Value On an LT is incredible



2019 Chevrolet Tahoe

The pinnacle of the Chevrolet SUV mountain, the Tahoe, is a wonderful large luxury SUV with a commanding road presence. If are looking for a rugged, yet stylish, SUV that is larger than Equinox/Traverse and has 3 rows, the Tahoe may be a good fit.

While the Tahoe is a bit more expensive than the Equinox and Traverse, the economy base model LS options allow this luxury SUV to be affordable for customers with almost any budget. In addition, the Chevy Tahoe usually leases out fairly well, considering what you are getting.

A clean, timeless design gives the Tahoe its signature look. Split LED-daytime running headlamps frame the beautiful chrome-heavy grille. The Tahoe features 18-inch aluminum wheels with a high-polished finish. Heated power outside mirrors will make driving your Tahoe in Winter weather a breeze.



The 2019 Tahoe features a spacious and exceptionally quite cabin. The available power-release second-row and power-fold-flat third-row seats gives the SUV up to 94.7 cubic feet of cargo space. The cabin layout gives you and your passengers plenty of legroom to stay comfortable on long road trips. The acoustic-laminated windshield and inlaid doors with triple seals keeps the interior quite while on the road.

The Tahoe offers some exciting technology features. The available 8-inch diagonal touchscreen is home to the helpful driver information center. The Tahoe is also Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatible.

2019 Chevy Tahoe At A Glance

Starting MSRP: $47,900
Fuel Economy: 15 MPG City / 22 MPG Hwy
Towing Capacity: 6,400lbs - 6,600lbs
Dimensions: 204"L x 81"W x 74"H
Seats: 7 or 8
Our Favorite Thing About Tahoe: The Commanding Presence & Ride Quality



2019 Chevrolet Suburban

If you are looking for the opposite of a crossover, then the Suburban is for you. This large SUV is capable of carrying you and eight passengers, all of their cargo, and tow a boat or camper along for the ride to boot!

The Suburban offers a classic old-school SUV design. Intellibeam automatic headlamps frame the SUVs stylish grille. The Suburban features 18-inch aluminum wheels with a high-polished finish. Also, standard is the heated power outside mirrors will make trips to work on cold mornings easier than ever.



The 2019 Suburban offers an incredibly spacious cabin with a luxurious feel. The seats are available standard cloth or optional leather upholstery for great comfort. The cabin features excellent leg room, especially the third row which can often be cramped in other SUVs. The Suburban third row is easy to access and provides ample legroom even for adults.

The Suburban offers some excellent technology features. A beautiful 8-inch diagonal color touchscreen along with Apple Car play and Android Auto compatibility come standard.

2019 Chevy Suburban At A Glance

Starting MSRP: $50,600
Fuel Economy: 15 MPG City / 22 MPG Hwy
Towing Capacity: 6,000lbs - 6,300lbs
Dimensions: 224"L x 81"W x 74"H
Seats 7 or 8
Our Favorite Thing About Suburban: It's Not A Minivan!



2019 Chevrolet Traverse

The Traverse is a stylish Mid-sized crossover SUV that provides excellent value. This SUV is a family-friendly vehicle with a long list features and a comfortable cabin.

The Traverse is the perfect vehicle for the family that is looking for a practical 3 row SUV. The new 2018 redesign offers a stylish new design and a 3 row that can now comfortably fit an adult human! An amazing concept, we know. 

The Chevy Traverse brings its own unique style to the family SUV. The Chevy design team gave the Traverse sleek and stylish chrome accents and dynamic contours that are sure to grab people's attention. LED Daytime running lights and heated outside mirrors come standard. The Traverse also comes equipped with 18-inch bright silver painted aluminum wheels.



The Traverse offers a comfortable and spacious interior. Unlike some other mid-sized SUVs, the third row found in the Traverse is sized to comfortably fit adults. Tri-zone climate control allows for passengers in all three rows to be perfectly comfortable. When you drop all of the folding seats found inside the Traverse, it possesses more cargo space than any of its competitors. This SUV perfect for carrying people and their luggage with enough space in the trunk to fit six-carry on bags. The Traverse also offers the most first-row storage in its class.

The Traverse offers some exciting technology features. Teen driver technology comes standard on all trim levels. This feature allows you to activate customizable features that help encourage better driving behavior. The system can do things like limit certain features, and give an in-vehicle report card that shows you information on driving habits and help you teach your new driver.

2019 Traverse At A Glance

MSRP: $29,930
Fuel Economy: 20 MPG City / 26 MPG Hwy
Towing Capacity: 1,500lbs - 5,000lbs
Dimensions: 204"L x 79" W x 71"H
Seats: 7 or 8
Our Favorite Thing About Traverse: The Redesigned Interior



2019 Chevy Trax

If you are looking for a crossover SUV that is easy to maneuver in and out of the city, yet still offers the necessary all-wheel drive capability to handle the variable New England Winter driving conditions, the Trax could be the right choice for you.

Although it is significantly smaller than the Equinox, the Trax has been a popular choice for our customers in and around the Greater Boston area.

The Trax interior in really quite comfortable and accommodating. It offers drivers excellent fuel economy, comfortable seating for 4-5 passengers, a good amount of cargo room with folding rear seats and a stylish appearance that is in line with the rest of the Chevy SUV lineup. It also offers drivers the peace of mind of a NHTSA 5 Star overall safety rating.



With Chevy Trax leases available for under $200 per month, it is also an affordable options for drivers looking for an economical option for their household.

We are definitely biased, but we think that the Trax is the best compact crossover available and easily outshines the likes of the Honda HR-V, Mazda CX-3 and Jeep Renegade.

2019 Trax At A Glance

MSRP: $21,300
Fuel Economy: 26 MPG City / 31 MPG Hwy
Dimensions: 168"L x 70"W x 65-67"H
Seats: 5
Our Favorite Thing About Trax: The Versatility

You Can Depend On Chevy SUVs

Chevrolet is one of the most awarded car companies in the world and the only car company to be awarded the J.D Power Dependability Awards for cars, trucks, and SUVs two years in a row. With a track record like that it is hard not to consider a Chevy for your next vehicle. If you are in the market for a new car, Chevy SUVs have a lot to offer. With a wide range of models, sizes, and packages you can choose from, it is easy to find the perfect vehicle for your specific lifestyle. At Muzi Chevrolet, we offer a full range of Chevy SUVs and crossovers that are sure to exceed your expectations.

Nobody Does it Better

Muzi Chevrolet in Needham, MA has a vast selection of Chevy SUV models to choose from. Whether you are looking for a small crossover SUV or a full-size family hauler, you can be sure to find the perfect vehicle at our dealership. Our knowledgeable and friendly customer service professionals are always ready to answer any questions that you may have. As your certified Chevy dealer serving Needham, Newton, Boston, Brookline, Wellesley and Framingham we are proud to be the premier dealership in the greater Boston area.

Get started on your new car search by checking out our expansive Chevrolet inventory and our impressive selection of Chevy SUVs. When you're ready to get more information, our dealership can reach out to you with all of the detailed information you need to make an informed decision on which Chevy SUV is right for you. With many financing options available, you will be on the road with your new vehicle with ease in no time