2021 Chevrolet Traverse (Chevy) Evaluation, Rankings, Specs, Costs, and Pictures
The Chevy Traverse is among the many most prolific three-row household crossovers on the highway and there’s hardly a cul-de-sac or suburban purchasing heart with out one.
It’s recognition is a blessing and a curse. The 2021 Chevrolet Traverse finds new bends in its sheet metallic this yr for a extra distinctive look.
It’s look, and our early impressions peg it at a 6.four total when factoring in all of the 2021 upgrades. Our rating could change as soon as we get behind the wheel and as soon as official security information rolls in. (Learn extra about how we fee automobiles.)
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The massive change for the Traverse this yr is a brand new nostril and tail, each of which crib the Tahoe and Suburban’s beauty. The already upright Traverse now has somewhat extra starch in its shirt and its grille and decrease entrance bumper look sharper and sleeker. Alongside the physique sides, there’s a deeper crease beneath the home windows. Round again, Chevy has a horizontal strip throughout the liftgate and revised taillights which are narrower.
Below the hood, the Traverse is basically the identical. A 3.6-liter V-6 that makes 310 horsepower is mated to a 9-speed automated transmission and front- or all-wheel drive. The combo is assured, however the all-wheel-drive system isn’t automated—drivers have to modify out and in of all-wheel drive for traction.
The Traverse steers nicely and tracks down the center of the highway with consolation because of a four-wheel impartial suspension that soaks up highway imperfections nicely.
As much as eight can match into the 2021 Traverse’s three rows of seats, though seven-passenger configurations can be found (and extra comfy for adults).
The second row will get 38 inches of leg room, which is loads of area for lengthy legs, and the third row riders get 33 inches. Behind all three rows of seats, the Traverse affords 23 cubic toes of cargo storage that may develop to just about 100 cubic toes with rows No. 2 and three folded.
Official crash-test information for the Traverse isn’t but accessible, however customary gear on the 2021 Traverse consists of automated emergency braking with pedestrian detection, energetic lane management, and automated excessive beams. Adaptive cruise management is obtainable as a spend-up choice.
Chevy hasn’t but mentioned how a lot the Traverse will value when it goes on sale later this yr, or what trims it’ll be accessible in, however we’ll replace this area as soon as that rolls in.