After a lot of teases, we are finally getting some affirmation regarding the 2017 Chevrolet Traverse model. The model will undoubtedly be technically presented at the upcoming New York Auto show, which is going to come soon and can provide us the entre vehicle and how it actually looks. The release date is still a bit far but fortuitously there is sufficient information accessible which supports people formulate our review and represent to you the latest Traverse model.
Thos design is already had five years on the market and it was due for a refresh and a redesign. The car still does not appear outdated but this is a regular time when cars such as this one need to be updated a bit in order to be kept new and suitable for the public and face the competition. There are slight variations created to the exterior of the car, while the interior adds more changes and shrifts things a bit more. This new model is certainly likely to be something your whole family is going to savor and can greatly appreciate.
The segment where the Chevrolet Traverse 2017 is going to contend in is pretty crowded and has such vehicles as Honda Pilot and the Ford Explorer which have also been through their respective redesigned. Being that the car has been kept unchanged for a time that gives the competition a bonus so the Traverse needs to do a lot with this particular update to get up and represent itself in better light.
2017 CHEVROLET TRAVERSE EXTERIOR
Essentially, the style and the look of the 2017 Chevrolet Traverse are going to be almost the same. There is not planning to be a big body style changes made this time and only a few parts are modified and redesigned. But the changes that have already been given are well worthwhile here. The new grille design, for instance, is good and the new three club one replaces the old honeycomb grille design. Gracing the very middle of the front portion of the car is a Chevy Bowtie emblem and it is going to mix with the chrome components that are left in the upper grille portion that were used before, but the lower grille portion today comes with more chrome which was a change in comparison to before.
The headlights have also been restyled and are now a bit edgier looking nit the fog lights now feature some thinner models and are going to be incorporated with the newly designed hood which is perhaps the most noticeable change for the newest 2017 Traverse car. The rear end sees a great change as the previous headlights have already been exchanged with the more stylized ones and with a new step-style fender which includes chrome cut components we get a truly beautiful car. These elements are beneficial for the model and are certainly planning to end in added sales for the 2017 Chevy Traverse.
2017 CHEVROLET TRAVERSE INTERIOR
The innovations for the 2017 Chevrolet Traverse are most obvious on the inside of the car. Chevy decided to expand the spacing of the car and also added a new seating arrangement which is very very theraputic for this model. When we remove the third row of seats and fold the second one, we get a total of 116.3 cubic feet of cargo room, the removal of the third strip grants you 70.3 cubic-feet of space while with the seats in a upward position we get 24.4 cubic feet of space.
The interior feels a whole lot more different compared to the previous model. This means that the inside has been upgraded by having an extended range of high-end products and soft feel surfaces, which you can see on the instrument section and also the top side of the door panels as well. With the removal of the cheap looking plastic positions the car makes for a very advanced look and the contrasting stitching add a lot of style to it now.
The front seats have already been updated daped with the articulating headrests which you can fall up for more ease and the passenger seats are now eight-way power adjustable. The LT and LTZ models add standard wood cut elements. Scientific improvements include a 6.5-inch LCD touch screen, Chevrolet’s MyLink program and a current climate get a grip on and navigation. There are additionally three different interior colors to chose from, ebony, Mojave, light titanium, and dark titanium.
2017 CHEVROLET TRAVERSE ENGINE SPECS
There are no changes under the hood of the 2017 Chevrolet Traverse as this new redesign is going to keep the one observed before. The 3.6-liter V-6 direct-injected engine pumps out out 281 horsepower at 6,300 rpm and 266 pound-feet of torque at 3,400 rpm, which are the specs for a single fatigue model while the double fatigue one makes 288 horsepower and 270 pound-feet of torque but offers them at the same rpm numbers. The shifter is going to be the same six-speed automatic transmission unit but is going to be slightly revised so as to give simpler moving ability. It is also going to make the fuel specs better as the FWD models make 17 mpg in the city and 24 mpg, and the EPA status of the AWD is set at 16 mpg in the city and 23 mpg.
2017 CHEVROLET TRAVERSE RELEASE DATE AND PRICE
The latest information claims that the car is going for an early release date and we are in for the model showing in late 2016 even nevertheless it is labeled as a 2017 Chevrolet Traverse model. The price ranges are still not formally announced, but unofficially they are fluctuating at around 30.000 USD.