This mid-size SUV by Chevrolet debuted on the SUV market in 2009. Now in its second generation, this SUV continues to receive top-of-its class accolades from both critics and drivers alike. Winner of numerous safety and dependability awards, the Traverse is a favorite for families. Cargo and passenger room are abound onboard this stylish mid-size. In fact, the Traverse offers best in class cargo space with up to 98.2 cubic feet to work with. Add in seating for up to 8, with an easily accessible third-row set made to be easy to access with Smart Slide technology, and you can’t beat the Traverse with its roomy, spacious cargo and passenger options. The 2018 Chevy Traverse is a great vehicle for daily commutes, weekend warriors, carpools, and daily errands. The 2018 Chevy Traverse has a lot to offer and promises to get drivers and passengers where they need to go.
The 2018 Chevy Traverse is a pro at keeping drivers and passengers connected on the go. With Chevrolet’s exclusive MyLink technology, drivers can access info about their vehicle, such as tire pressure and fuel tank levels. Drivers can also lock, unlock, and start their Traverse remotely. Apple CarPlay and Android Auto lets drivers connect their smartphones to the onboard infotainment center so they can access navigation, music, podcasts, and send voice-activated text messages. Drivers and passengers can stay connected on the go with onboard 4G LTE WIFI that allows up to 7 devices to be connected at one time. Onboard WIFI provides a stronger connection than smartphone connections alone. In addition, rear-seat reminder tech alerts drivers to do a double check of their back seat in certain conditions where this might be needed.
All the features on the 2018 Chevy Traverse were designed with driver usability in mind. Design features on this roomy mid-size SUV make the Traverse both attractive to look at and super driver-friendly to use. Features like the hands-free liftgate is a favorite among drivers for its ability to make loading and unloading cargo simple and easy. No need to put packages or cargo down to open the rear gate. The trunk storage space opens with a sensor. All you need to do is make a kick motion under the truck area, and the liftgate opens on command. Another feature that provides more ease of access is Smart Slide seating that gives easy access to the third row of the Traverse, making going in and out of the SUV much easier. Interior lockable storage areas give driver and passengers plenty of organized space to store their precious small cargo safe and out of view.
Like all good designs, Chevrolet designed every aspect of the Traverse to be driver friendly, as well as beautiful to look at. Smooth, sculpted lines not only look attractive, but they also make the Traverse aerodynamic and fuel efficient.
Safety features are ample on the 2018 Chevy Traverse. Between the active and passive safety features and the driver alert technology, the Traverse keeps drivers confident and everyone board safe. Technology such as forward collision alert, front pedestrian braking, lane keep assist (equipped with lane departure warning) and forward automatic braking keep drivers aware of what’s happening up front. In the rear, tech like a rear vision camera, rear cross traffic alert, lane change alert (equipped with side blind zone alert), and rear park assist alerts help make drivers and those around them more aware of movement and lane changes in the rear. Also available is a rear camera mirror that lets the rearview mirror function as a video screen and provides a wider range of view for drivers when they are viewing activity or objects in the rear of the vehicle. Adaptive cruise control monitors the distance of cars in front of you and automatically adjusts the speed of your vehicle.
Parents will love the available Teen Driver Technology onboard the Traverse. This technology allows parents the option to control settings, such as muting the volume of the radio until front seat passengers are safely buckled into their seats, setting max speeds, and alert systems such as automatic braking and forward collision alerts. In-vehicle report cards let parents coach kids on ways they can improve their driving, which gives parents and teens more confidence and safer habits while driving.
The 2018 Chevy Traverse is notably dependable. The Traverse has won multiple dependability awards, including the “Most Dependable SUV” award from J.D. Power. When you combine this with the Traverse’s 14 available advanced tech safety features you have one of the safest and most dependable SUVs on the road today.
When it comes to performance, the Traverse does not disappoint. For the 2018 model year, the Chevy Traverse has a standard 3.6L V6 engine paired with a 9-speed automatic transmission to give drivers a powerful and smooth ride. The 2018 Traverse offers up to 5,000 lbs of towing capability, intelligent stop/start technology, and all-wheel-drive capability. Specific models also come equipped with a 2.0L turbo engine for an even more peppy drive.
When it comes to interior space, the Traverse offers roomy passenger areas with seating for up to 8 passengers. Seating feels roomy in the head and leg department, and Smart Slide seat features allow passengers to get in and out of the third row of seating easily. Cargo space abounds with best-in-class maximum cargo space of 98.2 cubic feet of cargo space. The Traverse also features a convenient under-floor storage area which is a great place to store your cargo and keep it hidden from sight when needed. Flexible seat and storage area configurations give drivers a multitude of storage and passenger seating area options so they can tackle any task, from carpooling to DIY project supply runs.