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Chevrolet Traverse:Review the specs, features and pros & cons

Chevrolet Traverse side view
Chevrolet Traverse angular front perspective
Chevrolet Traverse angular rear perspective

Overview of the Chevrolet Traverse

Learn about the Chevrolet Traverse

Chevrolet Traverse Summary

The Chevrolet Traverse is a mid-sized SUV well-suited to families. Its spacious interior ensures that there's plenty of room for everyone—even the family dog—and the lengthy list of safety features makes sure you and your passengers are worry-free on the road.

While some drivers say the Chevrolet Traverse has less power than they expected, others say the 310 HP, V6 engine delivers what they need. Drivers also praise the Chevrolet Traverse’s gas tank: With its 21.7 gallon capacity, you’ll be spending less time at the pumps compared to other SUVs.

Pros and cons of the Chevrolet Traverse

  • Three rows of seating with room for adults
  • Responsive powertrain
  • Redundant physical controls for touch screen inputs
  • Active safety tech only in top trim
  • Limited rear visibility
  • Narrow third-row seat
This is general information and should not be relied on as purchasing advice.

Safety ratings of the Chevrolet Traverse

Safety ratings provided by NHTSA

  • Number of airbags6 - 7Number of airbags depend on trim choice.

Specifications of the Chevrolet Traverse

Key specifications available across all trim levels
  • Seats7 - 8
  • Doors5
  • Fuel typeGas
  • TransmissionAutomatic
  • City consumption13.6 L/100km
  • Highway consumption9.6 L/100km
  • Width1996 mm
  • Length5189 mm
  • Trunk space651 L
  • Cargo space2781 L
Exact values depend on trim and engine choice.

Trims available with the Chevrolet Traverse

What is a trim? Trims are different options of the same car with different features and equipment. The specs depend on the trim you choose.This variant of the Chevrolet Traverse 2021 - 2021 is available in 4 trims:

LS trim features and specs

Frequently asked questions about the Chevrolet Traverse

Dimensions of the Chevrolet Traverse

Vehicle dimensions
YearHeight fromWidth fromLength from
Exact values depend on trim choices.
20211796 mm1996 mm5189 mm

Towing capacity of the Chevrolet Traverse

Unbraked is when the trailer being towed does not have its own braking system. Braked is when the trailer being towed has its own braking system.
Braked and unbraked towing capacities
Exact values depend on trim choices.
2021680 kg680 − 2268 kg