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Soon the Americans will present to the public the new model of Chevrolet Traverse 2017. The previous model doesn’t lose success, and the level of sales is not falling. Still, the company wants to stay ahead of the competition and not give a chance to break forward them, so the new model of Traverse has been significantly altered. Estimated release date of the new Traverse to the world is the middle-end of 2017. The model will be available in all-wheel drive and front-wheel drive versions with an automatic transmission in 6 speeds. Chevrolet Traverse in the updated version is the typical for American car – spacious cabin for 8 people, and the engine which provides punching power. Besides the changes that will please the buyer, will be a nice price – about $ 30,000.
The most obvious change in the design will be the lack of an inscription on the front grille. Horizontal stripes, which are characteristic for Chevrolet, will remain, but now without an inscription. In addition to an updated grille, the front bumper with large air intake, rear bumper, and tailgate will get changes too.
Due to the shock absorbers changes in the car will have a smooth ride. The upgraded Chevrolet Traverse will have all wheel independent suspension. New rims also will give the car visible changes. For consumers, the variation will be available from 17 to 20 inches.
Weight and dimensions of the updated Chevrolet Traverse 2017
There are no very big changes in the dimensions of the vehicle. The width and height of the Traverse will be the same; car length will decrease a little. Thus, the size of the vehicle will be – length: 5173 mm, width: 1991 mm, height: 1 771 mm. The wheelbase will be at the same level as the previous model – 3019 mm. Overall vehicle weight is expected about 2,145 kg. The body, probably, will be made from lightweight materials HSS and aluminum, so the latest Traverse will be much lighter, than its predecessor. This contributes to more economical fuel consumption.
Depending on the number of occupied seats, the size of luggage may be from 690 liters to 3291 liters.
Engine will not have the big changes. Expected engine volume is of 3.6 l in the same 6 cylinders and 285 hp, with a torque 345 Nm.