According to a number of reports, the 2017 Chevy Traverse will present to the automotive market as an improved and redesigned vehicle. Just as with all of the previous model variants of the line, the new 2017 Chevy Traverse will be constructed on the Lambda platform. The new platform is said to be able to contribute to increased sales for the line as well as the gathering of new customers.
2017 Chevy Traverse Engine Specs
It has been widely assumed that the latest addition to the Chevrolet Traverse family will continue to be powered in the same manner as its predecessor. This translates into a 3.6 liter DOHC V-6, VVT with direct injection power unit being found under the hood. Per reports the engine will be able to produce 281 horsepower and 288 pounds per feet of torque. There are also reports that indicate that another engine option will be added to the lineup. The specifications regarding the new power unit are, virtually, unknown. What is known is that it will afford consumers with upwards of 290 brake horsepower and 366 pounds per feet of torque due to the incorporation of dual exhaust manifolds. Both of the engines being offered for the 2017 Chevy Traverse will find themselves intelligently mated with an automatic six speed gearbox. They will be coupled with a standard of front wheel drive and the option of four wheel drive. With that being said, the new Traverse is looking to be the most economical in regards to fuel to date.
2017 Chevy Traverse Exterior and Interior Design
The exterior of the latest addition to the Traverse family will undergo a slight redesign making it a bit more modernized. Automotive consumers will gladly note the front grill has been restyled as well as the LED headlights and the front fenders. This is a vehicle that present consumers with larger dimensions despite the fact that it will weigh less overall due to the incorporation of lighter metals.
The interior of the new 2017 Chevy Traverse is said to be spacious enough to comfortably accommodate eight passengers. The seating for the passengers will span three rows of seats while the control panel has been made more modern. The wheel will contain standard features that were welcomed within the previous model with the addition of features for an increased level of functionality and convenience. Additionally, the cabin will be outfitted with the most up to date audio system, a navigation system as well as air conditioning which is controlled via an impressive touch screen. The cabin is also equipped with default airbags for the overall safety of both the driver and their passengers.
2017 Chevy Traverse Release Date and Price
More than likely, the 2017 Chevy Traverse will make its way onto dealership showrooms by the opening of the calendar year 2017. There is a possibility that they vehicle will be available for sale sooner, but we must wait for an official release date to be announced via the automaker. The base price tag for the new Traverse has yet to be confirmed, but it is estimated to be within the area of $33,000. Should the pricing estimates be accurate, the Traverse would be one of the most competitively priced vehicles within its respective segment.