With almost 10 years on the market, General Motors decided that it was time to launch the second generation of the Chevrolet Transverse. And they’re not the only manufacturer doing it. The Buick Enclave and the GMC Acadia are also launching new generations. As their main competitors, GM decided to launch the new 2018 Chevrolet Traverse.
So, let’s take a look at what you can expect of this incredible crossover.
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2018 Chevrolet Traverse Release Date
You can already find the new 2018 Chevrolet Traverse in the dealer showrooms across the country.
2018 Chevrolet Traverse Price
The 2018 Chevrolet Traverse stays within the same price range as the previous generation as well as their most direct competitors. The 2018 Chevrolet Traverse starting price is $38,875.
2018 Chevrolet Traverse Redesign and Changes
We believe that the 2018 Chevrolet Traverse should have been redesigned a few years back. The truth is that the current generation is completely outdated. However, it’s better late than ever and GM surprised us by providing a more masculine styling to the 2018 Chevrolet Traverse.
With a reduced weight, the 2018 Chevrolet Traverse continues to be perfect for families and cargo. There are a lot of new design details that you’re going to love, especially on the higher trim levels. Some of these include unique wheels, LED headlights with futuristic-looking lenses, among others.
Overall, the 2018 Chevrolet Traverse is more beautiful than ever and we are sure that it will attract a lot of buyers.
2018 Chevrolet Traverse Video
2018 Chevrolet Traverse Specs
Under the hood, GM decided to include on the 2018 Chevrolet Traverse the familiar 3.6-liter V-6 engine that is able to produce 305 of horsepower and 260 pounds per feet of torque. This was a bit of surprise since the Acadia, which is smaller, comes with the same engine but is capable of producing more 5 of horsepower and more 11 pounds per feet of torque.
The 2018 Chevrolet Traverse includes 5 different trim levels: the L, the LS, the LT, the Premier, and the High Country. All of them come with the General Motors new 9-speed automatic transmission.
2018 Chevrolet Traverse Interior
Inside the cabin, the 2018 Chevrolet Traverse has plenty of room for accommodating comfortably 7 or 8 passengers. Besides, they spent a lot of time making it attractive to men. However, they also made sure that space was pleasant for both genders making it perfect for families as well.
The 2018 Chevrolet Traverse comes with incredible soft-touch surfaces on the doors as well as on the dashboard and provide a lot of great information and can be quite helpful when you have a long drive ahead with children on board. We also liked the piano-black surfaces on the center console.
Overall, the 2018 Chevrolet Traverse is spacious and comfortable and the materials used tend to have a good quality. You can use this SUV not only to travel with family as well as to transport a lot of cargo. After all, it is big enough to carry a lot of cargo and the engine is able to support a lot of weight without any problems.