The all-new 2018 Chevrolet Traverse manages to improve on the old Traverse's shortcomings in every way, and yet also manages to upgrade the things we thought were just fine about the old model. With a passenger-friendly interior, ample cargo space, and easy driving manners, the Traverse competes against similarly fashionable 3-row SUVs, but with near-minivan-like utility.
You'll Like The 2018 Chevrolet Traverse If...
The 2018 Chevy Traverse offers much of the comfort, roominess, cargo space, fuel efficiency, and ease of use you get from a minivan, without actually being a minivan. If you're looking for plenty of cargo room AND plenty of passenger space, without sacrificing either, then the Traverse deserves your attention.
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While the Traverse can tow 5,000 pounds, if you need to haul more you'll want to upgrade to a traditional SUV. The Traverse also reserves things like active cruise control and active safety systems to option packages on higher-end models, unlike competitors from Honda, Toyota and others.
I recently purchased my traverse at the beginning of the summer. I wanted something that would benefit me with my travels to and from work in snowy weather conditions. Upon walking into the showroom I fell In love with the traverse immediately. The truck offers all wheel drive, front wheel drive and off roaring with just one turn of a switch. My rearview mirror is not only a mirror but I chose The vehicle that has the option of having the mirror a full screen camera of what is behind me. With three rows (which you can put down) makes this car perfect for traveling, road trips, and most importantly a family car. It a spacious and comfortable.
An interesting detail about this vehicle is the climate control.
There have been no problems with the 2018 Chevy traverse. The SUV is very spacious and rides smooth. The SUV has carplay so that you can sync your phone up to the car and enable hands free calling and texting. Google maps is also available to be put in the screen of the SUV instead of having to look at your phone. All of the six seats in the back fold down making a lot of room for moving and groceries, etc.. The gas mileage is great for this big SUV along with the price per month. This car cannot be beat, it is bar far my favorite car that I have ever drove.
Sharp looking car with tons of features
I absolutely love my traverse. It is spacious and is comfortable. I love all the added features like being able to start the car from an app on my phone or lock it. The big trunk space when the third row is down is wonderful (plus the added bonus compartment below). And when the third row is up it's actually very comfortable (wouldn't ride 10 hours in the 3rd row but 2 yes). Wish the sunroofs were electronic and not manually controlled. Performance is amazing. MPG not great but not terrible. Would I buy it again? ABSOLUTELY!
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StabiliTrak, stability control system with traction control
Daytime Running Lamps, LED
Air bags, frontal and side-impact for driver and front passenger, driver inboard seat-mounted side-impact and head curtain side-impact for all rows in outboard seating positions (Always use safety belts and the correct child restraints. Children are safer when properly secured in a rear seat in the appropriate child restraint. See the Owner's Manual for more information.)
OnStar and Chevrolet connected services capable EFFECTIVE WITH RETAIL SALES STARTING 5/1/2018 (Visit onstar.com for coverage map, details and system limitations. Services vary by model.) *
Chevrolet Connected Access with 10 years of standard connectivity which enables services such as, Vehicle Diagnostics, Dealer Maintenance Notification, Chevrolet Smart Driver, Marketplace and more EFFECTIVE WITH SALES STARTING 5/1/2018 (Limitations apply. Not transferable. Standard connectivity available to original purchaser for ten years from the date of initial vehicle purchase for model year 2018 or newer Chevrolet vehicles. See onstar.com for details and further plan limitations. Connected Access does not include emergency or security services. Availability and additional services enabled by Connected Access are subject to change.)
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Passenger Sensing System sensor indicator inflatable restraint, front passenger/child/presence detector (Always use safety belts and the correct child restraints. Children are safer when properly secured in a rear seat in the appropriate child restraint. See the Owner's Manual for more information.)
Rear Seat Reminder
LATCH system (Lower Anchors and Top tethers for CHildren), for child safety seats
Teen Driver mode a configurable feature that lets you activate customizable vehicle settings associated with a key fob, to encourage safe driving behavior. It can limit certain vehicle features, and it prevents certain safety systems from being turned off. An in-vehicle report gives you information on your teen's driving habits and helps you to continue to coach your new driver
Tire Pressure Monitor, includes Tire Fill Alert (Does not monitor spare.)
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