More space, engines and full-size SUV looks prominence a 2018 Chevrolet Traverse

Chevrolet sprinkles in full-size SUV styling impulse for new Traverse

More space, engine choices and trim levels prominence Chevy’s new three-row crossover.

by Jon Wong

Chevrolet is looking to put a harm on a three-row crossover shred with an all-new 2018 Traverse with crook styling, and a expectancy of charity best-in-class newcomer volume and load space. The second-generation model, that will knock it out with competitors such as Ford Explorer, Honda Pilot, Nissan Pathfinder and Toyota Highlander, is creation a universe entrance during a 2017 Detroit Auto Show.

With styling impulse from Chevy’s full-size SUVs, a Traverse strikes a reduction bubbly and some-more tangible appearance, quite in back. To give business some-more visible choices, a integrate of new trim levels have been total including a sporty, blacked-out RS indication with a black chrome grille, black crawl tie badges and vast 20-inch wheels.

Those who cite a some-more oppulance demeanour will be means to open for a High Country indication with 20-inch discriminating wheels, LED headlights and special badges on a outside, while a inside is dressed with brownish-red leather seats with suede accents and power-folding third-row seats.

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The new Traverse is bigger, and offers dual engines.


Depending on trim level, a Traverse will offer seating for adult to 8 passengers, with third-row passengers approaching to have a shred withdrawal 33.7 inches of legroom interjection in vast partial to a longer wheelbase.

complement handles infotainment duties with possibly a 7- or 8-inch touchscreen. For fans of Apple CarPlay or Android Auto, MyLink is able of using both programs, too. The accessible OnStar 4G LTE Wi-Fi hotspot will keep occupants bustling on their intelligent devices, while all 3 rows will have entrance to USB charging ports.

New reserve menu equipment embody accessible approximate prophesy system, line keep support with line depart warning, front walking braking, brazen collision warning and low and high-speed brazen involuntary braking.

The 2018 Chevrolet Traverse takes styling…
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A new 3.6-liter V6 with an estimated 305 horsepower and 260 pound-feet of torque connected to a nine-speed involuntary will offer as a customary drivetrain, and be able of towing an estimated 5,000 pounds. On front-wheel expostulate models, a combo is approaching to lapse 18 mpg in a city and 25 miles per gallon on a highway.

The RS indication uses a 2.0-liter turbo four-cylinder, with an estimated 255 horsepower and 295 pound-feet of torque, total with a nine-speed auto. Chevy says that drivetrain should lapse 20 mpg city and 23 mpg highway.

On models with all-wheel drive, a complement is able of disconnecting a back spindle when conditions concede to boost fuel efficiency. High Country models get a some-more modernized twin-clutch all-wheel expostulate complement for improved opening both in dry and sharp conditions.

The new 2018 Chevrolet Traverse will go on sale this fall. No pricing sum have been released, though it should be labelled closely to today’s model, that starts during about $29,000.

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