Chevrolet’s new 2018 Traverse crossover is bigger in several measure compared with a predecessor, and it comes with a bigger cost to go with that. When it goes on sale in the fall, it’ll carry a starting cost of $30,875, that is $1280 some-more than a slightest costly 2017 model. Its broader lineup of trim levels also stretches serve adult into a stratosphere, with tip versions of a new three-row SUV pulling into a $50,000-plus range.
In a comparatively spartan, front-wheel-drive-only L trim, a Traverse comes standard with involuntary meridian control, a backup camera, and a 7.0-inch touchscreen with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility. The better-equipped Traverse LS starts during $32,995, while LT trims are separate into dual versions. The $35,495 1LT indication has cloth seats, while a $42,095 3LT has leather and adds 20-inch wheels, a energy liftgate, a Bose audio system, exhilarated seats, and a 360-degree camera. All-wheel expostulate is discretionary on a LS and LT, costing $2000 additional on a LS and 3LT and $3800 additional on a 1LT model.
Shelling out $45,395 for a Traverse Premier nets a customer even some-more goodies, including LED headlights, cooled front seats, exhilarated back seats, and a exhilarated steering wheel. Its all-wheel-drive choice rings adult during $2900. But a hierarchy doesn’t stop there; there’s a new High Country indication for 2018 that rings in during an eye-watering $52,995. For that elegant sum, we get a chrome-laden front grille, innumerable active-safety features, and a customary all-wheel-drive complement that incorporates a twin-clutch setup like a one that’s also discretionary on the GMC Acadia.
All of these Traverse models come with a 3.6-liter V-6 corresponding to a nine-speed involuntary delivery with involuntary stop/start capability. Chevrolet hasn’t nonetheless announced a cost for a Traverse RS, a purportedly performance-oriented various with a somewhat some-more fit turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine.
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This cost travel from about $31,000 to $53,000 puts a Traverse on a high finish of a quarrelsome three-row-SUV segment. The Ford Explorer Platinum and the GMC Acadia Denali are usually about a usually other competitors that lift $50,000-plus prices. We’ll see if a new Traverse has a chops to compare a cost when we get a possibility to expostulate it after this year.