2017 Chevy Traverse ltz, release date, concept
2017 Chevy Traverse is the new generation full sized SUV manufactured by Chevrolet. It will be undergoing a lot of major improvements and redesigning. These changes are expected to provide improvements in terms of performance. In addition to that, body design of vehicle will also be improved for giving it a more attractive appearance. Among various improvements brought about, engine department will typically see major improvement. Along with that, there will be more technical features to support better driving experience and entertainment features will also be provided. Thus, this vehicle is certainly going to be better than previous models.
2017 Chevy Traverse: Redesign Exterior and Interior
This vehicle will be based on Lambda platform of General Motors, which is also used by three other cars, GMC Acadia, Saturn Outlook and Buick Enclave. Even though this model has same platform as other three vehicles, it is more popular and is sold better. 2017 Chevy Traverse will be capable of accommodating seven to eight passengers. New generation of this vehicle will be redesigned to make it look more modern.
All vehicles based on Lambda platform will be getting anew basis for 2017 model year. It will be C1XX platform that provides a lot of possible design changes and body configurations. 2017 Chevy Traverse will based on this platform and will have a longer wheelbase. There will not be significant design changes, but it will still provide a satisfactory appearance. Front grille will be improved with a restyled fascia.
Since 2017 Chevy Traverse will be having longer wheelbase, customers do not need to compromise on interior space and comfort. There will be a minimalist yet elegant appearance of interiors. It is rumored that there will be use of two color schemes in the interiors in order to maintain this minimal look. Color combination used for cabin is light brown and black. Use of high quality materials ensures that interiors remain classy and luxurious at same time. When it comes to technological aspect, some features including entertainment system and display feature will be improved in order to provide best possible ride.
2017 Chevy Traverse: Engine and Fuel Economy
2017 Chevy Traverse will be powered by extremely reliable 3.6 liter DOHC V6 engine unit with direct injection and VVT. This engine produces an output of 281 HP in single exhaust variant along with 266 lb ft of torque. Whereas, for LTZ model having dual exhaust, it produces 288 HP along with a maximum torque of 270 lb ft. This engine is paired with an automatic transmission having six units of speed. Power is transmitted either to four or front wheels though this transmission. It is anticipated that better fuel efficiency will be the major enhancement of powertrain. Enhanced V6 units and four cylinder engines are also rumored to be introduced.
2017 Chevy Traverse: Release Date and Price
Since upcoming generation of this vehicle has similar configurations as current one, it is expected that 2017 Chevy Traverse will be priced similar to current models. The model is expected to be available by mid-2016, with starting price of base model around $ 33 000.