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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.
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. 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 $24,175 - $26,100 $21,910 - $23,810
2016 $18,475 - $27,625 $16,080 - $25,295
2015 $16,675 - $24,875 $13,925 - $22,475
2014 $14,150 - $22,375 $11,400 - $19,900
2013 $11,725 - $18,300 $9,000 - $15,375
2012 $9,575 - $13,075 $6,880 - $10,205
2011 $8,500 - $12,350 $5,835 - $9,460
2010 $7,425 - $10,525 $4,740 - $7,715
2009 $6,550 - $9,450 $3,900 - $6,620
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 $24,175 - $26,100 $21,910 - $23,810
2016 $18,475 - $27,625 $16,080 - $25,295
2015 $16,675 - $24,875 $13,925 - $22,475
2014 $14,150 - $22,375 $11,400 - $19,900
2013 $11,725 - $18,300 $9,000 - $15,375
2012 $9,575 - $13,075 $6,880 - $10,205
2011 $8,500 - $12,350 $5,835 - $9,460
2010 $7,425 - $10,525 $4,740 - $7,715
2009 $6,550 - $9,450 $3,900 - $6,620