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Chevrolet Traverse

2019
  • Road Test
  • Predicted Reliability
  • Predicted Owner Satisfaction
Chevrolet's redesigned Traverse has a quiet interior, a very comfortable ride, and responsive handling, making it a viable alternative to full-sized SUVs such as the Suburban. It's also a competent challenger to established three-row SUVs. The 3.6-liter V6 engine supplies ample power and quick acceleration, and gets 20 mpg overall. Front and second-row captain's seats are comfortable, and the third row is roomy. An eight-passenger configuration is available. The infotainment system is intuitive. The manual sunroof shades are out of place in the $50,000 Premier trim. Only the top trims have forward-collision warning and automatic emergency braking. There is an available system that monitors teen drivers, and a rear-seat reminder designed to prevent a small child from being left unattended in the Traverse.
All Ratings & Reliability
2018
2018 Redesign Year
Chevrolet Traverse 2018
The all-new 2018 Chevrolet Traverse rides on a longer wheelbase than the outgoing model, creating more rear passenger space. Motivation comes from a choice of a turbocharged 2.0-liter, four-cylinder engine or from 3.6-liter V6, each paired with a nine-speed automatic transmission. Standard Traction Mode Select allows drivers to make real-time adjustments, tailoring the vehicle’s performance for the road, or even off-road, conditions. For safety, it will offer a suite of advanced features, including forward-collision warning, low- and high-speed automatic braking, pedestrian detection and braking, and lane-departure warning with lane-keep assist. A teen driver system is standard, allowing parents to set certain restrictions and review driving performance.
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2018 N/A N/A
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2009-2017
2009 Redesign Year
Chevrolet Traverse 2017
The Traverse, introduced for 2009, is one of GM's impressive large, car-based, three-row SUVs. You'll find a spacious and quiet interior with a third-row seat roomy enough to accommodate adults. Seating for seven or eight is available. Handling is responsive -- especially given the Traverse's size -- and the ride is comfortable. Rear visibility isn't great, but clever extra mirrors reduce side blind spots. The smooth 3.6-liter V6 returned 16 mpg in our tests. It's mated to a six-speed automatic that sometimes hesitated to downshift; later versions have better transmission programming. A minor freshening for 2013 brought an improved infotainment system and a standard front-center airbag.
Average Retail Price Trade-in Price Reliability Verdict Owner Satisfaction View Local Inventory
2017 $22,625 - $24,600 $20,385 - $22,285
2016 $17,725 - $25,975 $15,055 - $23,655
2015 $15,650 - $23,425 $12,930 - $21,015
2014 $13,475 - $21,525 $10,735 - $19,035
2013 $11,025 - $17,500 $8,310 - $14,510
2012 $9,350 - $12,850 $6,670 - $9,995
2011 $8,125 - $11,800 $5,475 - $8,955
2010 $7,150 - $10,200 $4,485 - $7,405
2009 $6,300 - $9,125 $3,645 - $6,315
2019
  • Road Test
  • Predicted Reliability
  • Predicted Owner Satisfaction
2019 Chevrolet Traverse Ratings & Reliability
Chevrolet's redesigned Traverse has a quiet interior, a very comfortable ride, and responsive handling, making it a viable alternative to full-sized SUVs such as the Suburban. It's also a competent challenger to established three-row SUVs. The 3.6-liter V6 engine supplies ample power and quick acceleration, and gets 20 mpg overall.

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2018
2018 Redesign Year
Chevrolet Traverse 2018
The all-new 2018 Chevrolet Traverse rides on a longer wheelbase than the outgoing model, creating more rear passenger space. Motivation comes from a choice of a turbocharged 2.0-liter, four-cylinder engine or from 3.6-liter V6, each paired with a nine-speed automatic transmission.

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Average Retail Price Trade-in Price Reliability Verdict Owner Satisfaction View Local Inventory
2018 N/A N/A
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2009-2017
2009 Redesign Year
Chevrolet Traverse 2017
The Traverse, introduced for 2009, is one of GM's impressive large, car-based, three-row SUVs. You'll find a spacious and quiet interior with a third-row seat roomy enough to accommodate adults. Seating for seven or eight is available. Handling is responsive -- especially given the Traverse's size -- and the ride is comfortable.

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Average Retail Price Trade-in Price Reliability Verdict Owner Satisfaction View Local Inventory
2017 $22,625 - $24,600 $20,385 - $22,285
2016 $17,725 - $25,975 $15,055 - $23,655
2015 $15,650 - $23,425 $12,930 - $21,015
2014 $13,475 - $21,525 $10,735 - $19,035
2013 $11,025 - $17,500 $8,310 - $14,510
2012 $9,350 - $12,850 $6,670 - $9,995
2011 $8,125 - $11,800 $5,475 - $8,955
2010 $7,150 - $10,200 $4,485 - $7,405
2009 $6,300 - $9,125 $3,645 - $6,315