2017 Chevrolet Traverse keeps its victorious way up

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Although the last update for the Chevrolet Traverse was a success in North America and sales figures were good, Chevrolet have decided to keep the pressure on the competition and revise it again for 2017.

2017 Chevrolet Traverse release date

The Chevy Traverse will be available in front-wheel and all-wheel drive versions, both options are fitted with a six-speed automatic gearbox. It is expected that the facelift version will be released in late 2017.

Release date: late 2017

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2017 Chevy Traverse redesign

The Chevrolet Traverse is a proper American classic; spacious eight seater with a powerful V6 engine, priced well with prices starting at just $31,000.

The first you’ll notice about the new Traverse is the lack of the signature Chevrolet grille; it’s fitted to all models including the Orlando, Captiva, Malibu and Trailblazer, but for reasons best known to themselves, they have decided against incorporating it on the Traverse.

In addition to the grille (or lack of), the Traverse has a completely new fender which also incorporates an air intake, a new fifth door and restyled rear fender; the restyling adding extra room for the fifth door.

In addition to the exterior styling, Chevy have uprated the suspension to full independent units.

As a final touch, the rims have also been redesigned, and the new models will be available with a choice between 17” and 20”.

Also read about the 2017 Subaru Forester

2017 Chevy Traverse price

Chevrolet are keeping the prices fixed for the new model, this means that prices will start at just $31,000.

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2017 Chevrolet Traverse engine


Nothing has changed under the hood; the same old 3.6 liter V6 produces 286 BHP and 255 lb/ft of torque.

2017 Chevrolet Traverse video review

2017 Chevrolet Traverse dimensions and weight

The size of the new Chevrolet Traverse 2017 has changed quite a bit – decreased body length, while width and height remains the same. Now the restyled SUV has the following overall dimensions: length × width × height – 5 173 mm × 991 mm 1 × 1 770 mm. the Wheelbase of the Chevrolet Traverse 2012 has remained the same – 3 019 mm. the ground Clearance is 183 mm.

The weight of the SUV is approximately 2 150 kg Luggage capacity the Chevrolet Traverse, depending on the number of seats varies from 691 L to 3290 L.

2017 Chevy Traverse pictures


2017 Chevrolet Traverse
Drivetrain
Engine type DOHC 24V V6, direct fuel injection
Displacement 3,6L
Power/torque 281 hp; 266 lb-ft
Transmission 6-speed automatic
Dimensions
Wheelbase 118.9 i
Length 203.7 in
Height 69.9 in
Passenger volume N/A
Cargo volume 24.4 – 116.3 cu.ft
Performance
0-60 7,3 sec
Top speed 112 mph
PRICE RANGE: $30,000-$46,000 (est)
Competitors: Honda Pilot, Ford Explorer, Mazda CX-9

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Summary

The new edition of the Chevrolet Traverse, promised to be released in 2017, will have many more interesting features and still will be a good choice for a big family.

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