2016 Chevrolet Traverse Redesign, Specs and Review

Rumors of the upcoming 2016 Chevrolet Traverse crossover is slowly creating a buzz through the internet. People are trying to figure out how it will look like, what kind of update will it receive? We’ve carefully wrapped up our prediction about this vehicle, here we go.

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If the 2016 Chevrolet Traverse really is going to be released, we are sure that it will derive some of Forerunner’s characteristics, which is the 2015 model year. How significant do you think the changes will be if the new car is released a year after its latest one? While major changes are still possible, they are not going likely to happen. Some of you might speculate of its new features, what will it have to offer. Of course, next year will be an exciting year for fans of this vehicle. Yes, everyone is entitled to their opinions. Everyone can set a high bar when it comes to a car they’ve a fan of for years.

2016 Chevrolet Traverse Exterior

There will be a good amount of redesign work on the outside, some of its exterior aspects will get updated. We believe that the new Traverse need new visual appearance to attract new buyers. The original Traverse will still be there except for new character for the upcoming model. It will be a headway of the latest releases, which is a good thing. For base model, it will offer pretty nice features including 6.5 inches touch screen display and also Bluetooth connection. We still have no idea whether the car will offer optional devices for extra features.

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2016 Chevy Traverse Interior

Inside the cabin, it has decent features like “low and away” instrument panel and also there is a Smart Slide technology attached on the second-row seating, allowing easy access for the third-row seating. Features include power windows, electric mirrors, CD/MP3 stereo with six speakers, keyless entry and more.

This car is jam-packed with abundance optional features like 6.5′ touch screen for navigational system, displaying vehicle information and for entertainment, attached DVD entertainment on the rear-seat, parking sensors, sunroof, HID headlights, leather seatings, tri-zone climate control and sliding armrest. Safety features include StabiliTrak for stability control along with rollover mitigation technology, tire pressure monitoring system and six airbags.

2016 Chevrolet Traverse Powertrain

2016 Chevrolet Traverse arrives on the market at the time when General Motors is ready to offer a better version of the renowned 3.6L V6 engine that now generates 281 hp in the LS and LT models and 288 hp in the range-topper Chevrolet Traverse LTZ. Compared to close rivals such as Hyundai Veracruz (3.8L and 260 hp), Ford Edge (3.5L and 265 hp) and Toyota Highlander (3.5L and 270 hp), it has better performance. Since it weighs around 2.5 tons, 2016  Traverse needs every power it has, and GM says that it can accelerate to 100 km/h just in 8 seconds flat.

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2016 Chevrolet Traverse Release Date and Price

Even though it is not official yet, we expect that the 2016 Chevrolet Traverse will be revealed sometime in late 2015 or early 2016. With all the updates applied to the upcoming crossover, pricing is estimated to start at $30,800 for standard model. If you’re looking for a good vehicle with good price deal, this one is surely a must to consider.

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