2018 Chevy Traverse

Wednesday, October 19th 2016. | Chevrolet

2018 Chevy Traverse will come back in the automobile marketplace as a new generation. This new full-size crossover SUV will arrive in the stiff competition with new significant improvements and design language. The original model of Traverse has been released in 2009 at Chicago Auto Show. Chevrolet manufacturer will add several modifications to give different and better look than current model.

All aspects in this crossover SUV will have new look. 2018 Traverse will be completed with new platform, new design, new cabin appearance, new engines under the hood, and much more. Compared with the current model, the latest Traverse will enhance the quality performance in all terrain types. Besides that, the carmaker provides new suspension and increase ground clearance to support it.

2018 Chevy Traverse Front Angle


On styling, there is no specific detail of new crossover SUV. However, 2018 Chevy Traverse will be constructed with the same platform as GMC Acadia namely C1XX platform that debuted with the Cadillac XT5. Compared with the previous model, the platform has capability to reduce overall weight of new Traverse around 700 pounds lighter and 7 inches shorter. However, the size of new Traverse with the older model has similarity. In the front end will be more aggressive with the large grille in the bumper. It is similar with the Malibu. Besides that, the front and rear fascia will get new style to add aerodynamic appearance.

Possibility, the latest Chevy Traverse has able to accommodate eight passengers. There will be more space to accommodate the passengers and luggage store as well as legroom and headroom. It will make 2018 Chevy Traverse more comfortable. Leather material, which has premium quality will cover all seats and steering wheel. Besides that, the carmaker provides new entertainment features to give more enjoyable as well as new safety features to increase comfortable in driving. airbags, rearview camera, parking assist sensors, new seatbelts, and other high quality attributes will be applied to support the performance of this new SUV.


Officially, the carmaker has no confirmed the engine specs for new Chevy Traverse. There are some speculations that this car will be powered with a 3.6 liter V6 gasoline unit to generate 310 horsepower and 271 pounds feet of torque. The engine can be found in the latest Acadia. Besides that, the engine will be supported with direct injection, larger intake and exhaust valves as well as a larger compression ratio. However, the current model uses an Acadia’s engine that offers a 2.5 liter 4-cylinder unit to produce 288 horsepower. All engines will be coupled with a 6-speed manual gearbox. As the alternative, 2018 Chevy Traverse will be supported with a 9-speed automatic gearbox. As standard driving configuration will be available front wheels drive, while other option will offer all wheels drive.

Release Date and Price

According to the rumor, 2018 Chevy Traverse will arrive in Los Angeles Auto Show around this fall, while the car will be available in 2017 in Detroit. The price will be estimated $30,000 that has same price as current model.