Chevrolet kept sum surrounding a sportier 2018 Traverse RS sealed adult following a discuss during a crossover’s entrance in 2017, though a code finally placed a cost on a vehicle. On Wednesday, Chevy announced a 2018 Traverse RS will start during $43,095, that includes destination.
Previously, a news sourced unaccepted pricing and pegged a full-size, sporty CUV to start during $42,995, that was nearby mark on. For a money, a RS trim will subtract a bottom 3.6-liter V6 engine and supplement a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder mill. The engine does not furnish some-more power, though creates some-more torque—257 horsepower and 295 pound-feet of torque with a four-cylinder turbo compared to 310 hp and 266 lb-ft of torque with a V6.
The EPA estimates fuel economy ratings of 20 mpg city and 26 mpg highway. Strangely enough, a highway figure is indeed worse than a 3.6-liter V6 engine, that earnings an EPA-estimated 27 mpg.
The RS trim includes a boatload of customary apparatus for a price, however. Niceties embody HID headlights, a apartment of active reserve features, an eight-inch infotainment screen, exhilarated front seats, tri-zone meridian control and a energy liftgate.
On a styling front, a sporty RS trim adds a black grille, black window trim, black roof rails and black bowtie emblems, and 20-inch aluminum wheels featuring a Dark Android finish.
Buyers should see a Traverse RS during dealership lots during present. For some-more insight, check out a GM Authority review of a 2018 Chevrolet Traverse.