What’s different for the 2018 Chevy Traverse?
At the top of the Chevy crossover SUV fleet available at Don Wheaton, sits the 2018 Chevy Traverse. When the three-row crossover was introduced to the world earlier this year, the automaker positioned the Traverse as a direct competitor to the best rest of the class had to offer. In previous Don Wheaton Blog entries, more of the basic changes were outlined. With more information available, potential shoppers can learn about performance and cargo specs of the 2018 Chevy Traverse. Crossover SUVs like the new Chevy Traverse offer owners greatly expanded hauling options while still being efficient and nimble to handle on the road.
“The all-new Traverse offers the ultimate in style and convenience for the segment, with the versatility customers need and a thoughtful, spacious design they’ll love,” Alan Batey, president of GM North America and brand chief, Global Chevrolet said in a press release. “It’s the midsize SUV designed to help keep you safe, comfortable and connected.”
Performance specs 2018 Chevy Traverse
Among the biggest changes made to improve the performance specifications of the 2018 Chevy Traverse was the introduction of a new V-6 engine. The new 3.6-liter, V-6 engine makes 10 percent more power than the V-6 engine previous models of the Traverse has used. Future owners of the 2018 Traverse will really benefit from the 305 horsepower and 260 pound-feet of torque made by the crossover SUV. When properly equipped with the automaker’s trailering package, the 2018 Traverse will be able to pull up to 5,000 pounds.
A turbocharged, 2.0-liter, four-cylinder engine is also available. This option also offers an impressive amount of performance with a peak output of more than 250 horsepower.
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Cargo/passenger space for the 2018 Traverse
When the 2018 Traverse was introduced, Chevy representatives were quick to point out that the crossover SUV will challenge the top models in the class for available legroom. The driver and front passenger will have up to 41 inches of legroom. Second and third-row passengers can use 39 and 33.7 inches respectively.
Available cargo space is another important factor in evaluating a crossover SUV. The 2018 Traverse won’t have many peers when it comes to overall utility. With all three rows being occupied by passengers, there is 23 cubic-feet to use. Folding away the second row opens that space up to 58.1 cubic-feet and a grand total of nearly 100 cubic-feet can be used when the second and third rows are properly stowed.
If you have more questions about the performance and cargo specs of the 2018 Chevy Traverse before you come to the Don Wheaton showroom, contact one of our sales professionals today.