The 2019 Chevy Traverse is coming to a market with significant improvements and a little bit new appearance. Chevrolet decides to change the old, somewhat minivan look and make new Traverse look more squared. Furthermore, this model is 350 pounds lighter than the previous one. The new Traverse features latest infotainment system and refined cabin.
Furthermore, this SUV offers a comfortable ride, with smooth shifts, nice handling, and good braking performance. Chevrolet Traverse slowly becomes family car more than minivan like its predecessor.
2019 Chevy Traverse Interior and Colors
The new and bright infotainment system is coming with the 2019 Chevy Traverse. A big full-color display is added, but not only that. The base model will feature Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, also six USB ports are coming as standard.
The list continues with keyless ignition, rearview camera, and a traction mode selection. The interior will also get refreshed pallet of colors and combinations, like jet black, Jet Black with Dark Galvanized accents, Dark Atmosphere with Medium Ash Gray and Jet Black with Loft Brown accents.
However, the all-new Traverse features automatic climate control and SmartSlide second row seat. The third row is a little tighter but acceptable. Behind that row, there is a plenty of space for cargo, even without using hidden storage area. If you need plenty of cargo room and also plenty of passenger space then this SUV is the right choice for you.
|Cargo Volume to Seat 1||98.2 ft³|
|Cargo Volume to Seat 2||57.8 ft³|
|Cargo Volume to Seat 3||23.0 ft³|
2019 Chevy Traverse Dimensions
|Front Head Room||41.3 inch|
|Front Leg Room||41 inch|
|Front Shoulder Room||62.1 inch|
|Front Hip Room||58.1 inch|
|Second Head Room||40 inch|
|Second Leg Room||38.4 inch|
|Second Shoulder Room||62.2 inch|
|Second Hip Room||56.9 inch|
|Third Head Room||38.2 inch|
|Third Leg Room||33.5 inch|
|Third Shoulder Room||57.5 inch|
|Third Hip Room||48.5 inch|
This is a sharp looking crossover SUV, its look reminds a lot to a Chevy Tahoe with the more aggressive design. Body-colored C-pilar and a wider appearance give new Traverse recognizably Chevrolet look. However, the new wheels with squared wells and changed window glass make Chevy Traverse look like a real SUV. With high country trim, aluminum wheels are available, most of the chrome exterior and dual outlets in the rear bumper. Furthermore, Redline package is coming with the Premium trim, and it features black wheels and details. Slight appearance issue could be the “Traverse” word placed in the middle of the front door. The model RS will come with the black scheme and red backgrounds on badges.
|Length, Overall||204.3 inch|
|Height, Overall||70.7 inch|
|Track Width, Front||67.3 inch|
|Track Width, Rear||67 inch|
Safety Features of the 2019 Chevy Traverse
A lot of safety features are implemented, multiple airbags and a rear-seat reminder that will make sure you don’t forget your baby back there. Also, in the new model will be also included stability control system, StabiliTrak, traction control, rear vision camera, automatic crash response, Roadside Assistance, Turn-by-Turn Navigation, advanced diagnostics, Tire Pressure Monitor and many more. We must also mention that this model has crash test results with 4,7 rating of 5. This is a great rating for the full-size SUV.
2019 Chevy Traverse Engine Specification and Fuel Economy
The upcoming 2019 Chevy Traverse will have under the hood mighty 3.6-liter V6 with 310hp and a 266lb-ft of torque. It comes with a 9-speed automatic transmission and front or all four wheels drive. This engine is optional. The AWD in High Country trim uses a dual-clutch system for enhanced traction, while the other trims are using the single-clutch system. The fuel economy for this engine is good, with 27mpg on the highway.
The other engine is 2.0-liter turbocharged inline-4. The power of this unit is 255 hp, with producing the level of 295 lb-ft of torque. Like with the previous engine, this one is also using 9-speed automatic transmission. The fuel economy is almost the same as EPA city/highway fuel economy of 20/26 mpg.
2019 Chevy Traverse Towing Capacity and Package
The new model 2019 Chevy Traverse will be also available with a trailering equipment package. The (RPO code VR2) comes as the optional on all trims except base trim LS. This package comes with a Heavy-duty system for cooling (V08) and Trailer hitch (VR2). With all this, the new model will tow maximum of 5200 lbs with FWD and AWD system.
2019 Chevy Traverse Release Date and Price
The price of fresh 2019 Chevy Traverse will go up and down, based on the chosen trim. The costing of the base trim with FWD is $30.000. A better equipped LS will cost $3,000 more and if you choose cloth seats, the price is around $35,000. Leather seats could take you up to $40,000, while the High Country cost over $50.000.
Those prices are very similar to the Honda Pilot, Nissan Pathfinder, and Toyota Highlander. The manufacturer will release their Traverse crossover SUV at the very end of the year.