If we consider that this crossover came completely redesigned this year, it is hard to expect some bigger changes for the 2019 Chevy Traverse. The new model is not just redesigned, but also comes with some significant design changes. All this indicate that there isn’t too much space for bigger modifications.
The original version of this crossover came in 2009 and after eight years of production, we saw some big changes. The second generation has grown bigger, so it is now a full-size crossover. This upgrade brings many other improvements, such as better engines, new design solutions etc. So, if we consider these changes, it seems very likely that the 2019 Traverse will come without modifications.
However, we managed to get some insider information about possible changes. According to these reports, we will see smaller tweaks such as new color options, both inside and outside, and some new standard equipment.
2019 Chevy Traverse redesign
The second generation of this model came just recently, so the 2019 Chevy Traverse will feature pretty much the same characteristics as the current 2018 year model. This redesign has brought some significant changes.
First of all, the new model is bigger. While the original was mid-size, this one is a full-size crossover. This upgrade brings many benefits, such as more space, better driving experience etc. The new model rides on a special, long-wheelbase version of the C1 platform, which provides plenty of space inside. Besides new architecture, a new top-range crossover from Chevy also gets a completely new styling, as well as interior design.
It completely follows the latest design language of the brand. Interior looks pretty classy, with elegant lines and hi-quality materials. Also, there is a whole bunch of new hi-technology features in terms of safety, driver assistance, entertainment etc.
2019 Chevy Traverse changes
Since the current model is very fresh, changes for 2019 Chevy Traverse will be minor. The new full-size crossover came with so many novelties that there is really no space for some more important tweaks. The mechanical aspect of the vehicle will remain completely the same, as well as exterior and interior design.
On the other side, our reliable source claims that the 2019 Traverse will get few new exterior colors, as well as new interior color schemes. Also, we could see some minor changes in terms of standard features. The current 2018 year model comes with seven trim levels in the offer, and each of them should receive some new standard feature. We don’t know the exact details, but we how that some of the safety features will become available in lower trims too.
2019 Chevy Traverse engines
When it comes to engines, things will remain the same. The current model comes with only 3.6-liter V6 in the offer, but the new 2.0-liter four-cylinder unit will be available from early 2018. Both engines will carry on to 2019 Chevy Traverse.
When it comes to V6 unit, it features a max output of 310 horsepower and 266 pound-feet of torque and comes with a new 9-speed automatic transmission. The upcoming 2.0-liter inline-four comes with a turbocharger, which gives an additional torque eventually provide a more convenient ride. For this crossover, it will be configured to feature max output of 257 horsepower and 295 pound-feet of torque.
It will also come with a 9-speed automatic, which delivers power to front wheels, while the AWD layout will be optional, just like in V6 model.
2019 Chevy Traverse release date and price
Since there will not be some significant changes, the 2019 Chevy Traverse will come in usual time, which is somewhere late in the next year. We also don’t expect changes in price. The base model will go around 30.000 dollars, while top-range versions could go all away up to 45.000 dollars.