In case you’re opting for the 2019 Chevy Traverse over the almost an identical Chevy Tahoe, you may as well skip right to the 2019 Chevy Traverse. You get a a lot better powertrain and more refined suspension, nicer interior supplies, and all the bells and whistles. It is also only a tiny value bump over the SLT with the powertrain upgrade from the Graphite Performance Version package deal.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made lately, however the 2019 Chevy Traverse happens to be certainly one of them. Like its corporate sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Chevy Traverse presents ruggedness and high towing capacity that solely this sort of automobile can deliver. A V8 engine comes normal, and obtainable four-wheel drive with low-range gearing supplies traction once you need it most.
The 2019 Chevy Traverse, nevertheless, also has some flaws commonly related to this sort of vehicle. Cargo space isn’t as environment friendly as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, neither is its use of gasoline. We’re additionally not keen on the bottom V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Go for the larger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, although, and the 2019 Chevy Traverse’s experience and driving expertise start to fall consistent with more modern vehicles. As a bonus, the 10-speed computerized transmission that comes with the larger engine can match the freeway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we’d advocate testing the 2019 Chevy Traverse’s closest competitor, the recently redesigned Ford Expedition. It’s also a standard body-on-frame SUV, but it surely has a better maximum towing capability and superior cargo house and it is all around a extra refined and upscale car.
The elective Enhanced Driver Alert package provides forward collision warning with low-speed automatic braking, automated high beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Convenience package deal provides a power liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a universal storage door opener.
Some options on higher-trimmed fashions can be found on supporting models at additional cost. Elective for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering package with a novel axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the 2019 Chevy Traverse are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise management with automatic braking, and a rear-seat entertainment system. The 2019 Chevy Traverse also presents power-retractable aspect steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the 2019 Chevy Traverse recent by including a budget-conscious Normal Version Value Package deal in addition to a Graphite Version and Graphite Efficiency Edition packages to the SLT trim. Different trims include the bottom SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Chevy Traverse, which pushes the 2019 Chevy Traverse into the territory of its platform mate, the Cadillac Escalade. The Chevrolet Tahoe rounds out the trio of GM truck-based SUVs and can be had in long wheelbase Suburban form as properly, often at a slight discount over the GMC. There are also three new metallic colors obtainable for 2019: Dark Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.