The GMC Acadia was a great and a very popular full-sized crossover that was there in the market and it will be redesigned for 2017. The Chevrolet has also decided to its SUV a better future. Therefore it will be coming back to the market as the 2017 Chevy Traverse. Even though Traverse will be Chevrolet full-size SUV based on the GMC Acadia. It will come on a totally different wheelbase and will offer a much superior design. It will be released in more than three variants. Nevertheless this car expected to come with similar powertrain specs with its predecessor.
2017 Chevy Traverse – Modifications
The new 2017 Chevy Traverse comes on a new platform and with it comes a lots of other detailed changes. First and foremost, it will be coming with C1XX wheelbase and there will be a lot of weight loss associated with it as well. This will not only enable this Chevy large crossover SUV to be more efficient and offer better performance but also significantly affect the interior and exterior look of the vehicle. Chevy has used materials like HSS and Aluminium for its body and structure. Using these materials doesn’t just make it a little lighter but also ensures durability. As far as the effect of the wheel base shift on the interiors are concerned, they are useful and as a whole increases the appeal. The most important part is the increase in the cabin space of the new Chevrolet Traverse 2017. With increased space come three rows of seats and space for luggage as well. To add to these modifications, premium and high quality materials have been used in the new cabin. It is very appealing and comfortable and comes with a custom-made Infotainment unit known as MyLink which offers a lot of exciting features.
2017 Chevy Traverse – Engine and Models
The 2017 Chevy Traverse comes with a pretty decent engine as well. It is efficient and powerful and perfectly complements its design. It is expected to be turbocharged 4 cylinder V-6 engine of 3.6L that’s offers a torque of 165 lb/ft. Its power output is high enough and it is around 281 HP. This unit will be paired with a 9-speed transmission unit. Some sources suggest that another option might be available with similar transmission options as well. It is likely to be V-6 3L unit that is twin turbocharged and could possibly produce a higher output. The details aren’t known yet however. Nevertheless due to the reduction in body weight the new Chevy Traverse 2017 crossover SUV would be now not only able to offer better handling but also give a better mileage. The 2017 Chevy Traverse will be offered in the following variants. In order of their increasing accessories, they are LS, 1LT, 2LT and last but not the least, the Traverse LTZ. Therefore buyers will get four options to choose from and these options will mostly vary in terms of the number of features offered.
2017 Chevy Traverse – Availability and Cost
It is too soon to talk about the exact release date of 2017 Chevy Traverse but it will certainly within the upcoming year. As far as price is concerned, it will range in between $33,000-$44,000, considering there are a total of four trims.