2017 Chevy Traverse Changes, Release Date

2017 Chevy Traverse would appear with complete modified design along with an improved power train. This new model is set to inaugurate the beginning of a new generation lineup of Traverse. The body shape of this model would be designed in such a way that would look more lucrative than its previous models. There is a full possibility that this new Traverse might be delayed in production. As a result it would hit the market at the last quarter of 2017. Traverse will share many similarities with GMC Acadia including interior designing. Traverse made its debut in 2008 as a 2009 model and since then it has went through many improvement in design pattern both in exterior and interior. It has gained huge popularity in the U.S market and Chevy is hoping that 2017 Traverse will hold this legacy. Engine department is expected to get a major change along with various other technological improvements.

2017 Chevy Traverse front view

2017 Chevy Traverse – Outer Surface Design

According to experts, the design of this car would boast an outlook of a family vehicle. 2017 Chevy Traverse is based on a Lambda platform which it shares with some other General Motors lineup which includes:

The new generation 2017 Chevy Traverse would incorporate C1 XX platform, brand new design architecture from GM. Because of this new architecture, Traverse will get a long wheelbase and will shade 300 pound bodyweight.

This will help it to achieve better performance chart, handling, acceleration and fuel economy than its predecessor. Old Traverse model were produced in Spring Hill plant in Tennessee but this new model will be produced in Delta Township Assembly plant in Lansing, Michigan. Basic amenities that will be present in the outer surface are:

  • Redesigned grille.
  • Reshaped grille.
  • Aluminum skid plate.
  • Curvy body lines.
  • Body accent side mirror.
  • Large aluminum wheels.
  • Rear wiper.
  • LED tail light.

The long wheelbase will provide large interior space that would provide large passenger seating space along with proper head and leg space. 2017 Chevy Traverse’s cabin will be covered with a color combination of black and brown. High quality materials will be used to maintain the posh and luxurious interior. Dashboard and other gadgets will get all modern updates so that it can keep up with other models in this segment. It would also get the latest MyLink Infotainment system along with other safety features.

2017 Chevy Traverse interior

2017 Chevy Traverse – Modification under the Hood:

2017 Chevy Traverse would get a 3.6 liter V-6 LGX engine can produce a HP around 281 HP. Another powerful engine option it might get is a 3.0 liter Twin Turbo V-6 LGW engine. These engines would get two transmission choices, one is eight speed automatic gear box and another one is nine speed automatic transmission systems. Although, detail specification about the mileage is still unavailable.

2017 Chevy Traverse side view

2017 Chevy Traverse – Expected Release Date and Price:

2017 Chevy Traverse SUV would be released by the end of 2017 but Chevy is trying to release it by the first quarter of 2017. Price of this model starts from $30,000 that will include all the basic amenities.

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