Monday, October 03, 2011
The 2012 Chevrolet Traverse
is truly a noteworthy crossover vehicle .It combines the practicality of the traditional SUV with the smooth ride and amenities of less utilitarian cars or minivans, and a passenger capacity of up to 8.
The 2012 Chevy Traverse Performance Review
The 2012 Chevy Traverse is available in 4 different trim levels. LS, LT ( 1LT, 2LT), and the LTZ trim level feature the Direct Injection 3.6-L V6 engine. The 2012 Chevy Traverse performance is anchored by a V6 engine that produces 281 hp and 266 pound-feet of torque, while the LTZ has 288 hp and slightly more torque with 270 pound-feet. The automatic six-speed transmission offers manual shift control, providing a smooth acceleration and fuel economy as well as superior 2012 Chevy Traverse performance features. The acceleration of 8.6 seconds from0-60 is sufficient for just about any application. The fuel economy estimate is 17 mpg/city and 24 mpg/ hwy making the 2012 Chevy Traverse performance optimal for both short and long-distance travel. The Chevy Traverse performance all-wheel drive offers a slightly lower estimate with 16mph/city and 23 mpg/ hwy, which translates into a combined fuel economy of 19mpg. The 2012 Chevy Traverse is capable of towing a maximum of 5,200 pounds.
2012 Chevy Traverse Interior Review
The 2012 Chevrolet Traverse's interior is impressive. The cabin is very spacious and offers plenty of room in the third row, even for adults. The front bucket seats are comfortable, while the second row slides to offer easy access to the third row as well as the rest of the 2012 Chevy Traverse's rear end. Captain’s chairs are available for the second row. The lower trim levels feature high quality cloth seats, but leather is available on other trim levels and is ideal for maximum comfort in the new 2012 Chevy Traverse interior. The interior design of the Traverse is very sleek and attractive. The gauges are easy to read, and the overall layout of the instrument panel is very functional. The eye-catching two-tone design is one of the highlights of the 2012 Chevy Traverse interior. GPS Navigation is available for some trim levels. The 24.4 cubic feet of storage behind the third row is sufficient. For more storage the third row can be folded down and the storage is expanded to 116.4 cubic feet.
2012 Chevy Traverse Colors and Style Review
The 2012 Chevy Traverse colors are available in 8 different exterior designs: Silver Ice Metallic, Dark Blue Metallic, White, Black Granite Metallic, Chrystal Red Tintcoat, White Diamond Tricoat, Dark Silver Metallic, and Gold Mist Metallic. The 2012 Chevy Traverse interior colors include Lt Gray/ Ebony and Cashmere/ Ebony for seat trim and perforated leather seating surfaces, as well as Dk Gray, Ebony, Lt Gray, and Cashmere for either the seat trims, and/or premium cloth seat covering. The available color options allow for a variety of attractive color combinations to satisfy customers’ individual tastes. Contrasting the exterior and interior colors is very popular, as is complementing the exterior color with an interior color within the same color family. The 2012 Chevy Traverse offers many customizable color combinations as well. Color options for the 18” machined-aluminum wheels, and the 20” aluminum wheels in the higher trim levels, are also available.
The 2012 Chevy Traverse certainly offers noticeable upgrades in the interior cabin, from technical upgrades to convenience features. The interior design has been updated to give the cabin a luxurious look and feel, most customers will appreciate. The versatility, handling, look, features, quality, and improved performance, make the 2012 a great upgrade to the older models.