Chevrolet Introduces a 2018 Traverse
Bold, discriminating new demeanour with approaching segment-best load space, third-row legroom
DETROIT (Monday, Jan 9, 2017) — Chevrolet currently introduced a all-new 2018 Traverse. Wrapped in confidant and discriminating styling, a totally redesigned Traverse offers technologies to assistance keep passengers of all ages and lifestyles gentle and connected.
Traverse will broach what is approaching to be best-in-class third-row legroom, limit load room and newcomer volume with an extended register of accessible active reserve features.
“The all-new Traverse offers a ultimate in character and preference for a segment, with a flexibility business need and a thoughtful, atmospheric pattern they’ll love,” pronounced Alan Batey, boss of GM North America and code chief, Global Chevrolet. “It’s a midsize SUV designed to assistance keep we safe, gentle and connected.”
When it goes on sale this fall, a 2018 Traverse will be a fourth updated SUV from Chevrolet within a year, fasten a redesigned Trax, all-new Bolt EV and a Next Generation 2018 Equinox, serve strengthening a brand’s crossover and SUV lineup.
“Nobody in a attention offers a broader, fresher lineup of SUVs and crossovers than Chevrolet,” pronounced Batey. “From a all-electric Bolt EV to North America’s longest-running nameplate, Suburban, we’ve got something for each patron and lifestyle.”
Bold and refined
The 2018 Traverse has a new demeanour desirous by Chevrolet’s full-size SUVs, with eloquent proportions complemented by reward cues such as chrome accents, LED signature lighting and accessible D-Optic LED headlamps.
Chevrolet is adding dual new trim levels for a 2018 Traverse — a sporty RS and lush High Country — to offer business some-more choices for a personalized appearance.
The new RS package includes unique, blacked-out extraneous cues with a black chrome grille, black bowtie, 20-inch wheels and more.
The High Country trim facilities reward calm and technology, including a singular interior trim featuring Loft Brown leather appointments with suede accents, 20-inch discriminating wheels, High Country badging, D-Optic headlamps, customary twin-clutch AWD and power-fold third quarrel seats.
“The all-new Traverse blends Chevrolet’s evil SUV cues with capability and refinement,” pronounced John Cafaro, executive director, Global Chevrolet Design. “Inside and out, it offers character with a purpose.”
With accessible seating for adult to 8 and a longer wheelbase than a stream model, a Traverse has few peers when it comes to ability and roominess. In fact, a new Traverse is approaching to offer best-in-class newcomer volume as good as max load room during 2,789 liters (98.5 cubic feet), while incomparable storage options and incomparable bins via a ergonomically optimized cabin are designed to raise preference and versatility.
Loading a Traverse is a zephyr with a new Chevrolet bowtie trademark flare underline educational a belligerent to uncover where drivers need to place a feet to activate a accessible hands-free energy liftgate.
A new split-folding second-row chair improves on a Traverse’s strange Smart Slide® feature. The curbside chair is able of tipping adult and shifting forward, even with a forward-facing child chair in place, to yield open and easy entrance to a third row. Third-row legroom is approaching to be a many atmospheric in a shred during 856 millimetres (33.7 inches).
Connected and protected
The 2018 Traverse offers eloquent record designed to assistance keep passengers safe, gentle and connected.
Chevrolet’s latest connectivity technologies embody accessible 7- and 8-inch-diagonal MyLink infotainment systems designed to support Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, as good as an accessible OnStar 4G LTE Wi-Fi hotspot. (Apple CarPlay and Android Auto are products of Apple and Google and their terms and remoteness statements apply. Requires concordant smartphone and information devise rates apply.)
Passengers will have entrance to USB charging ports in all 3 seating rows, accessible wireless charging and steering wheel-mounted phone and audio controls. Chevrolet’s Rear Seat Reminder underline is customary on all trim levels.
When it comes to assisting to strengthen passengers, a extensive apartment of accessible reserve technologies and adaptive crash-avoidance facilities offers palliate of use and combined assent of mind, with new accessible facilities including:
- Surround Vision
- D-Optic LED headlamps (standard on High Country and Premier)
- Lane Keep Assist with Lane Departure Warning
- Front Pedestrian Braking
- Forward Collision Alert
- Low and High-Speed Forward Automatic Braking.
Teen Driver is standard, permitting relatives to set certain controls and examination opening in sequence to assistance inspire improved pushing habits, even when relatives are not in a vehicle.
Performance and efficiency
A new 3.6L V-6 and nine-speed involuntary delivery form a customary thrust system, approaching to offer scarcely 10 percent some-more horsepower than a stream indication and a GM-estimated fuel expenditure rating of 9.4 L/100km highway (FWD). The multiple also supports an estimated 2,268 kilogram (5,000-pound) trailering ability when scrupulously equipped.
Sporting a new RS trim, a Traverse will exclusively underline a 2.0L turbocharged engine that provides a singular pushing experience, with some-more limit torque than a V-6. It is also interconnected with a nine-speed involuntary transmission.
Both engines underline new intelligent stop/start record that determines a best times for fuel-saving engine-stop events, formed on a accumulation of pushing factors.
New Traction Mode Select is customary on all models and allows a motorist to make real-time adjustments to a vehicle’s pushing mode to comment for varying highway conditions. On accessible AWD models, it also allows a complement to be totally away from a back axle, that helps save fuel and enhances refinement.
High Country’s disdainful Advanced AWD complement employs twin-clutch record that optimizes traction for each condition it encounters. It is engineered for optimal opening in wet, snowy and icy conditions, while also providing extended fortitude in dry conditions.
About Chevrolet in Canada
Founded in 1911 in Detroit, Chevrolet is now one of a world’s largest automobile brands, doing business in some-more than 115 countries and offered some-more than 4.8 million cars and trucks a year. Chevrolet provides business with fuel-efficient vehicles that underline enchanting performance, pattern that creates a heart beat, pacifist and active reserve facilities and easy-to-use technology, all during a value. More information on Chevrolet models can be found during www.chevrolet.ca, on Facebook during http://www.facebook.com/chevroletcanada or by following @ChevroletCanada on Twitter.
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