2016 Chevrolet Traverse – Redesign, LTZ, Release Date

2016 Chevrolet Traverse will soon appear on the market with some great changes. It will offer great interior space and some new features.

Design of exterior and changes

The brand new 2016 Chevrolet Traverse will be offered in three trim levels. Those are: LS, LT and LTZ. It will be a great choice for those who love long trips and also for big families since it is very spacious, capable and safe. When it comes to exterior design, new Chevy won’t undergo some big changes compared to the current model. It will stay pretty much the same. However we will see some minor upgrades. The front fascia will get two-part grille with chrome strips. The rectangular headlamps will be large and will look very attractive. It will also get new aluminum wheels. It will be offered with two new colors which will replace two old ones. Those are: Mosaic Black Metallic and Iridescent Pearl Tricoat.

2016 Chevrolet Traverse front

Interior design of 2016 Chevrolet Traverse

Inside, 2016 Chevrolet Traverse will be functional and simple. The cabin is very spacious and able to accommodate up to eight passengers. The second and third row of seats can fold if needed for extra cargo space. The cabin is made of soft materials and we will notice silver accent details which will be very attractive. As for the equipment, it will come standard with a rearview camera, Bluetooth, Satellite radio, 6.5-inch touch screen, a new OnStar 4G LTE system, USB etc. Some of the available features are: leather upholstery, Chevrolet’s MyLink infotainment system, a rear-seat entertainment system and so on. As for the safety, it will be provided with airbags, blind zone alert, parking sensors, lane departure warning etc.

2016 Chevrolet Traverse interior

Engine and performance

2016 Chevrolet Traverse will be powered with a 3.6-liter V6 engine. It will be able to produce 288 horsepower and 270 pound-feet of torque. It will be paired with a 6-speed automatic gearbox. It will be offered with front-wheel drive and all-wheel drive will be optional. With FWD fuel efficiency is estimated at 17/24 mpg in the city/highway drive. With AWD, the numbers are 16 mpg in the city and 23 mpg on the highway.

2016 Chevrolet Traverse rear

Release date and price

We still cannot say for sure when 2016 Chevrolet Traverse will go on sale. Some rumors claim that it will be in the end of this year. As for the price, it is expected to be around $31,000 for the base model.

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