Next version of Chevrolet’s popular model will be joining company’s SUV lineup. New 2016 Chevrolet Traverse is coming with great changes and improvements.
EXTERIOR AND INTERIOR
Even though we will not see any huge changes, new model will definitely feature some exciting updates that will improve both the design and the performance. New Traverse will be a perfect combination of functionality and style. It will be built on a popular Lambda platform. Chevrolet will use aluminum to reduce the weight of the vehicle and therefore improve the fuel consumption and the overall performance. Grille will be slightly redesigned and will give the front side of the vehicle a more aggressive look. Both headlights and taillights will be equipped with the LED technology. The back side will also feature two exhaust pipes. The cabin of the new 2016 Chevrolet Traverse will be able to comfortably accommodate up to seven passengers. Seats will be covered in either leather of cloth, while the back seats come with folding option in order to provide more space if needed. Features like cruise control and rear view camera come with all trim levels, while the LTZ model comes with three-zone automatic climate control, heated steering wheel, rear parking sensors, and many more.
2016 CHEVROLET TRAVERSE ENGINE
Under the hood of the new model will be a 3.6-liter DOHC V6 engine with direct injection. This unit will be capable of producing around 288 horsepower and up to 296 lb-ft of torque. It will be paired with a 6-speed automatic transmission system and will come with the all-wheel drive system as a standard. New 2016 Chevrolet Traverse will be able to accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in just around 5.8 seconds. When it comes to the fuel economy ratings, new model will definitely not disappoint. It is expected to be able to deliver 24 mpg in the city and up to 35 mpg on the highway.
RELEASE DATE AND EXPECTED PRICE
Although we do not yet know the official release date of the new 2016 Chevrolet Traverse, this great SUV is expected to hit the market either at the end of 2015 or the beginning of 2016. Price for the base model is anticipated to be around $32,000.