2016 Chevrolet Traverse

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2016 Chevrolet Traverse Ratings
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Consumer Rating

The J.D. Power 100-Point Score is based on hundreds of thousands of independent and unbiased opinions of verified car owners.
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Out of 100

Quality & Reliability

Measures the level of defects, malfunctions, and design flaws experienced by vehicle owners. Covers the entire vehicle from engine to infotainment system. A higher rating means fewer problems.

Driving Experience

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Dealership Experience

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Best Midsize SUV of 2016

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Midsize SUV
#3 Chevrolet Traverse

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Owners Like

Measured owner satisfaction with 2016 Chevrolet Traverse after 90-days of ownership.
  • Comfort of the 3rd row seats
  • The vehicle's voice recognition and bluetooth
  • Sound of the engine/exhaust

Owners Don't Like

The problems experienced by owners of the 2016 Chevrolet Traverse during the first 90-days of ownership.
  • Ease of folding/adjusting rear seats
  • Styling of gauges and instruments
  • Amount of trunk/hatch space

Performance Specs

MPG City





281 - 288


6 speed, Automatic


Gas V6


All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive

Available Trims

2016 Chevrolet Traverse Review

Offering exceptional style tons of interior space and amenities not found in other midsize SUVs the Traverse is redefining the family car. With seating for up to 8 and best-in-class maximum cargo space it’s tailor-made for weekends away or quick trips to the store. Drive with added peace of mind the Traverse offers advanced active and standard safety features and was awarded a 5-star safety rating by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Choose from 4 models starting at $31 205 for the LS the top of the line LTZ starts at $42 145. Inside connect up to 7 devices to the internet thanks to available 4G LTE Wi-Fi. An efficient 3.6-liter V6 engine is capable of up to 24 miles per gallon on the highway and towing up to 5 200 pounds. And with available all-wheel drive you’ll have sure-footed traction in all types of weather. Customize your Traverse from a number of exterior colors and add custom accessories like 20-inch wheels or a Bose sound system for more personalization. Go all in with the Chevy Traverse.
Inside you’ll find inviting comfort and ingenious features. Like the available built-in 4G LTE Wi-Fi offering bandwidth for up to seven devices. Family harmony has never been so easy. Connect with available Bluetooth wireless technology or one of the 3 USB ports to sync your smartphone or other device and access your favorite music and media using touch controls or voice commands. There’s also an available rear-seat entertainment system. A standard 6 and a half-inch color touch-screen provides easy access to the information you need.
Every trip is a safer one thanks to the innovative safety features of the Traverse. Available technologies like the industry’s first Front-Center Air Bag adds added protection. The available Side Blind Zone Alert and Rear Cross Traffic Alert work together to help keep you and your family out of harm’s way. An available rear vision camera provides a picture of the area immediately behind you on the touch-screen display so you’ll always know what’s happening in the back.
On the Traverse capability and efficiency are made possible thanks to a direct injected 3.6-liter V6 engine that offers up to 288 horsepower and 24 MPG highway. When it comes time to tow you’ll have the power to pull up to 5 200 pounds. Available all-wheel drive helps maintain traction in all types of weather and the tuned 4-wheel independent suspension delivers the response you need to react to changing road conditions.

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