The 2016 Chevrolet Traverse is a large crossover SUV with room for seven or eight passengers, depending on the seating configuration of the second row. Chevrolet Traverse available in three trim levels, LT, LS, and LTZ, the LT model divided into 1LT and 2LT variants.
Standard features for the input stage 2016 Chevrolet Traverse LS include 17-inches steel wheels, automatic headlights, roof rack, rear spoiler, remote keyless entry, the front and rear air conditioning, cloth upholstery, wrinkle seconds 60/40 third-row seats, cruise control, a tilt and telescoping steering wheel, Bluetooth phone connectivity, OnStar telematics system, a 6.5-inches touch screen and a six-speaker audio system with reader CD, satellite radio, an audio auxiliary jack, USB audio interface / iPod ports and two additional USB charging only.
The 2016 Chevrolet Traverse 1LT trim adds eighteen-inches alloy wheels, fog lights, heated mirrors, rear parking sensors, remote ignition, a driver’s seat with power eight-way, a leather steering wheel and wood interiors -grain. The 2LT includes all the above and adds driver’s side auto-dimming mirrors and a power tailgate, tri-zone climate control, heated front seats, captains chairs in the second row and rear-seat controls and headphone jacks. You also get MyLink infotainment interface, the Bluetooth audio connectivity, integration of Internet Radio App and the new technologies Eyes Free Siri covers.
2016 Chevrolet Traverse Interior
Inside the 2016 Chevrolet Traverse has found a spacious interior with beautiful style and better materials than in previous models. The overall effect gives the room a look and feel that goes from fun to upscale exactly in the 2016 Chevrolet Traverse LTZ trim level. Passengers in the front row will enjoy plenty of bands and legs as well as the occupants of the second row, but the middle row seat cushions are a bit lower. Move the seats all the way back mitigates this problem, effectively kills third row legroom. The release of films is so difficult to access. The third row is actually quite spacious for adults to sit comfortably, but it is realistic at best for those smaller or children.
As always the case in vehicles with three rows, the view to the rear is almost non-existent, if have full crew aboard, so the standard rear-view camera is a great help. The image and the infotainment system is mounted too low on the dashboard to see with a quick glance and surrounded the camera controls are displayed on a 6.5-inches touch screen side by tactile keys can seem vaguely interesting but less functional as normal buttons. The sometimes slow response of your MyLink system inputs is another disadvantage.
The load capacity is one of the strong points of the traverse, though, with a healthy 24.4 cubic feet available behind the seats in the third row, plus a storage compartment under the handy floor. Fold the rear seat backrests is a quick and easy way to open up behind the second row 70.3 cubic meters. Reduction of two rows of seat-backs creates a spacious waiting for cargo with a flat load floor and 116.3 cubic meters, a total that no other intersection can keep up.
2016 Chevrolet Traverse Engine
The 2016 Chevrolet Traverse is equipped with 3.6L V6 engine that produces 281 hp and 266 lb-ft of torque in the LS and LT trim levels. Exhaust double the output to 288 hp bump LTZ and 270 lb-ft. A 6-speed automatic is the only transmission available, but buyers have the choice between front-wheel standard or optional AWD.
During the test, a four-wheel drive 2016 Chevrolet Traverse LTZ is sprinting to 60 mph in 8.1 seconds Competition Class. Are adequately equipped, the Traverse can tow up to 5200 pounds EPA fuel economy estimates are 19 mpg combined (17 city / highway 24) for the all-wheel drive models and 19 mpg combined (16/23) with all driving wheels. The average fuel consumption for a large V6 cross.
2016 Chevrolet Traverse Safety
OnStar is standard and includes automatic collision notification, the roadside assistance in application, the remote door unlocking, stolen vehicle assistance and turn-by-turn navigation. A single central airbag between the front seats, which are designed to protect the occupants from colliding with each other in the event of a side impact, is option on 2016 Chevrolet TraverseLS trim level and standard on all Traverse other models. Rear parking sensors are standard on all versions except the 2016 Chevrolet Traverse LS.