2018 Chevrolet Traverse Release Date, Price, Specs

2018 Chevrolet Traverse

The 2018 Chevrolet Traverse comes as an almost brand new model in the car market. There are very high expectations for this new model, as the vehicle has not received any major changes in about nine years. The vehicle is expected to have an extremely new look — with several changes in its exterior, interior and engine.

2018 Chevrolet Traverse

2018 Chevrolet Traverse Interior

The new Chevrolet Traverse is longer lengthwise compared to its predecessor. It therefore has three rows of seats with ample legroom and headroom. There is also plenty of room for cargo at the back —approximately 98 cubic feet. There will be several storage units within the vehicle and USB charging ports for every seat. Its heated leather seats will maximize comfort. An 8-inch infotainment screen with Apple CarPlay and Android compatibility will be installed to help in navigation and communication. It will also have 4G Lite Wi-Fi for internet connection and voice command. Safety will be increased through installation of adaptive cruise control, surround view system, a teen driver feature, forward collision warning, automatic braking and active line control.

2018 Chevrolet Traverse

2018 Chevrolet Traverse Engine

There are two major engine options for the 2018 Chevy Traverse. The RS Traverse trim will have a 2.0 liter inline-4 engine. This is expected to produce 255 horsepower and 295lb-ft of torque. It will enable a fuel economy of 15mpg in urban areas and 22mpg on the highway. Other trims will have a 3.6 liter V6 engine which will produce 305 horsepower and 260lb-ft of torque. The engine will be paired with a nine speed automatic. This engine will get 18mpg in cities and 25mpg on the highway. The vehicle will have a front wheel drive, but some may have an all-wheel drive option.

2018 Chevrolet Traverse Exterior

This Chevy model is expected to have a straight-edged, aggressive truck like look. There will be a new hexagonal grille at the front lower than the headlights. A sharp line will connect the headlights and taillights, which are of LED technology. It will also have new squared-off fenders. The exterior is several inches longer with a longer wheel base. This contributes to the spacious interior. Its wheels are expected to be between 18 and 20 inches. The model is expected to be lighter in weight and will be available in a variety of sleek colors.

2018 Chevrolet Traverse

2018 Chevrolet Traverse Price and Gas Mileage

The construction of the 2018 Chevy is still underway, and therefore there is no certain information on its release date. However, it is expected in the car market toward the end of 2017. The prices are also not accurate. However, they will range between $30,000 and $40,000. Some trims of the model may cost more. This will however be clearer as the release date gets closer.

2018 Chevrolet Traverse Towing

The 3.6 liter V6 engine and its reduced weight gives the 2018 Chevrolet Traverse a towing capacity of 5,000 pounds. This is the perfect family vehicle because if its roomy interior. After a long wait, the new transverse model is expected to pull-in high sales and please Chevy fans. If you are looking for a comfortable and classy family vehicle by 2018, this is a worthy choice.

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