Innovation has always been the forte of Chevrolet; Traverse, being a series built by American automakers Chevrolet by establishing itself as one of the global giants of luxury automobiles. Every year the company has an exciting range of models lined up to be released among much fanfare and speculation. This time around, one of the most popular models of this series is getting redesigned and is to be introduced in the market as 2017 Chevy Traverse. It is expected that this vehicle will completely glorify what its predecessors stood for by bringing plenty of new features on the plate. Expect major changes in its exterior visuals, interior comfort elements as well as technology, and not to mention an advanced engine model that is suitable for the rugged urban landscape.
2017 Chevy Traverse – Exterior and Interior Changes
As the exterior look is considered to be the most important in case of many releases, General Motors has decided to infuse significant amount of changes to make this vehicle appear popular among the young generation. Ditching the older Lambda platform for a new and improved C1XX platform, the 2017 Chevy Traverse will now ride lighter than before and have excellent maneuverability due to the excellence of modern engineering infused by makers of this vehicle. The fact that General Motors has gone to great lengths to imbue an enhanced sense of class along with power element of this vehicle, shows that the company has left no stone unturned to give this model the possibility of being the best ever, so far.
Following the trend set by present generation SUV models by General Motors, this vehicle itself will have slightly increased dimensions, better aerodynamics, and cosmetic changes to the front end to increase its appeal. As much is we have seen this model will have a redesigned grille, modified front fascia, LED lights on both front and rear sides, and many other features that will leave every car lover thirsty for more.
Moving inside of 2017 Chevy Traverse, you will notice an excellent blend of black and a light brown color combination that infuses a large dose of luxury along with an eye soothing interior theme. This minimalist appearance has been brought forward so that people who are too comfortable with the older models may not experience a rather a shock when they step inside. Logically increased dimensions should lead to better cabin space, but that will be found out once this model is finally launched. As far as infotainment system is concerned, you can find a large touchscreen along with a superior stereo system that promises to keep the passengers entertained for long rides.
2017 Chevy Traverse – Engine and Performance
While concrete details are not yet available, rumors suggest that the upcoming 2017 Chevy Traverse will feature the same 3.6 L engine of the current version. This V-6 unit is capable of producing a maximum of 288 hp and torque of 270 lb-ft. However, additions like direct injection and variable valve timing allows the engine to overtake previous version and perform better in just many ways than one. You can expect better full economy out of this engine as General Motors might as well make it a four-cylinder turbocharged unit that is paired with a nine speed automatic gearbox. Both front wheel and all-wheel drive options are expected to be available on launch.
Regarding fuel economy and performance of 2017 Chevy Traverse, nobody has been able to extract any information so far; but we are hopeful to find out more about this vehicle soon once it debuts at any upcoming auto show. Till then, this is all the information we have to keep your excitement contained up to a certain level.
2017 Chevy Traverse – Release Date and Price
The 2017 Chevy Traverse will come with various trim levels each at a different price tag than the other. The LS version, which is the base will cost around $33,000 while the upper level models like 1LT and 2LT will cost $36,000 and close to $39,000 respectively. The premium end model known as 2017 Chevy Traverse LTZ will cost you around $44,000 along with all upgrades and customization. Chances are that every model will gain popularity as there is no lack of Chevrolet fans worldwide. Expect the trim levels to begin releasing sometime from the beginning of 2017.