The 2018 Chevy Traverse is a midsize SUV with cargo and passenger room to spare, and technology, safety, and performance features that will undoubtedly impress SUV fans. Available in 10 bold colors, the Traverse is stylish and a real standout ride on the road, no matter where you’re headed. The 2018 Chevrolet Traverse won the “Most Dependable Midsize SUV” and it’s no wonder why. The Chevrolet Traverse is loaded with active and passive safety features, as well as technology that helps drivers stay aware of what’s happening with their vehicle at all times. The 2018 Chevrolet Traverse also gets best-in-class votes for its cargo capabilities, coming in at 98.2 cu. ft. There’s room enough for all the things you need on the go, and then some. The Traverse really performs at the top of its midsize SUV class.
Connection is premium on the 2018 Chevrolet Traverse. Drivers and passengers alike will love the built-in 4G LTE WiFi connection that lets you connect up to seven devices at once. Chevrolet MyLink lets you use Apple CarPlay or Android Auto to seamlessly connect your smartphone to the infotainment system in the Traverse. The intuitive Chevrolet MyLink infotainment system also features a 7-inch touchscreen display, that has scored well among critics when it comes to its user-friendly capabilities and responsiveness. Drivers can easily access their music, get navigation details, and make hands-free calls or send hands-free texts all via voice control – keeping drivers entertained in the safest ways possible.
The 2018 Chevrolet Traverse takes advantage of the exclusive MyChevrolet App that lets drivers control and check their vehicle remotely. This mobile app is incredibly easy and convenient for drivers to navigate with features like remote lock and unlock, remote start/stop, and the ability to send destinations to the online navigation system remotely. Drivers can also view diagnostics on their vehicles, such as fuel levels, and tire air pressure, and even set-up parking reminders, and much more.
However this SUV isn’t just packed with entertainment technology, performance technology is also top-notch on the 2018 Chevrolet Traverse. Features like Traction Mode Select lets drivers adjust how their vehicle performs on different road and weather conditions. Drivers can select from four different traction modes to customize their handling and performance experience, including an off-road option to improve handling on rough terrains and a towing and hauling mode for additional torque. When it comes to safety and efficiency, these features are especially important for those weekend excursions that may include hauling heavy items across tough terrains.
With a high-tech combination of cameras, sensors, and radars, the Traverse has the best available safety technology on board to protect passengers and drivers. Prevention is the name of the game, but in the event of a crash, the 2018 Chevrolet Traverse has impressive safety technology that gave it a 5-star award in NHTSA crash tests.
In the area of prevention, this SUV provides forward collision alert to let drivers know when they are following a vehicle in front of them too closely. With front pedestrian braking, drivers are more aware of their surroundings by alerting them to any pedestrians that may be crossing their path. Lane keep assist technology alerts, drivers if they drift out of their lane without using their turn signal and gently adjusts steering to veer them back to the appropriate lane. The 2018 Traverse also comes complete with forward automatic braking that detects when a front-end collision is about to happen and applies the brakes to help reduce the intensity of the collision. Other important safety features include blind zone alerts, rear traffic and lane change alerts, and rear park assist.
Teen Driver technology is a Chevrolet specialty that really gives new drivers a safer environment to operate a vehicle in. Parents can set max volume limits on the radio, ensure the entertainment does not function until all front seat passengers are buckled up, and set high-speed limits for new drivers. These controls address the three biggest distraction and safety issues that affect teen drivers and increase their chances of getting into an accident. Parents can rest easier knowing their teens are driving in set parameters and can also help them improve their driving by reading the onboard driver report that is provided to give tips for future driving.
GMC spared nothing when they were designing the interior details of the 2018 Chevrolet Traverse. With stylish appointments that not only enhance the look but also the comfort and usability of the Traverse, it is style at its best. For luxury details, drivers can choose leather appointments and contrast stitching, available 2-panel power sunroof, and heated and ventilated front seats. For comfort, drivers and passengers will enjoy a quiet ride due to the noise-cancelling cabin features that use a combination of design and materials to block out road noise and let your conversations carry on seamlessly.
When it comes to interior color options, drivers can choose from the stunning grey Dark Atmosphere or classic Jet Black. To enhance the color chosen for your interior, drivers also have a wide variety of exterior colors to choose from. These include the unique, but not flashy, Black Currant Metallic, the standout Cajun Red Tintcoat, and then the easy-to-please with Mosaic Black Metallic, Silver Ice Metallic, and Summit White options.
The 2018 Chevrolet Traverse has ample room for passengers and cargo. In fact, this cargo room is best-in-class at 98.2 cu. ft. of cargo space. Flexible passenger seating allows for seating up to eight people, and the second-row Smart Slide seat makes it easy to take advantage of this SUV’s flexible cargo and seating configurations. In addition to all of this cargo space, the 2018 Chevrolet Traverse also offers a hidden rear storage compartment under the floor. The hands-free liftgate rounds out the easy to use and flexible cargo options on the 2018 Chevrolet Traverse. No matter where you go, the Traverse can take you, your passengers, and your cargo, there.