2010 Chevrolet Traverse Pricing, Specs & Reviews

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$29,224-$39,985
$27,763-$37,986
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Introduced for the 2009 model year, the Chevrolet Traverse is a crossover SUV with the upscale design, standard features and people- and cargo-hauling capability found in many larger SUVs. Offered in LS, LT and LTZ models, in both front- and all-wheel-drive configurations, the Traverse is carryover for 2010.

  • USB port included with premium radios. Located in the center console, it connects portable music devices to the vehicle's audio system and charges batteries of some hand-held items
  • OnStar 8.2
  • One new exterior color

The Chevrolet Traverse, a large to midsize crossover SUV, made its dbut in the 2009 model year and is largely unchanged for 2010. It shares a platform with the Buick Enclave and GMC Acadia. The Traverse can seat seven or eight passengers, can tow up to 5,200 lbs., and offers a maximum of about 166 cu. ft. of cargo space.

The 2010 Chevrolet Traverse is available in four trim levels: LS (base), 1LT, 2LT, and LTZ models. LS trim includes 17-inch wheels, seating for eight, split-folding bench seats in the second and third rows, full power accessories, a six-speaker sound system, and air conditioning. The 1LT trim has 18-inch wheels, trip computer, heated side mirrors, upgraded seats, and rear parking sensors. The 2LT trim adds tri-zone automatic climate control, plus an upgraded Bose sound system and a power liftgate. The 2LT also features captain's chairs in the second row, reducing seating capacity to seven.

Twenty-inch wheels and leather upholstery are featured on the LTZ trim, along with heated and ventilated power front seats, remote start, and Bluetooth capability. Many other options are available as stand-alone options or via option packages, at most trim levels. These include a towing package, a navigation system, dual sunroofs, and a rear-seat entertainment system.

The sole power plant for the 2010 Chevrolet Traverse is a 281-hp, 3.6-liter V6 engine. (In the LTZ trim, it produces 288 hp.) The transmission is a six-speed automatic, and two- or four-wheel drive is available. The EPA estimates that the two-wheel-drive Traverse delivers 17 mpg in the city, 24 mpg on the highway, and 19 mpg combined. Safety features include anti-lock brakes, traction control, antiskid system, curtain-side airbags for all three rows, and front-side airbags.

Base MSRP for the 2010 Chevrolet Traverse is $29,224.

Introduced for the 2009 model year, the Chevrolet Traverse is a crossover SUV with the upscale design, standard features and people- and cargo-hauling capability found in many larger SUVs. Offered in LS, LT and LTZ models, in both front- and all-wheel-drive configurations, the Traverse is carryover for 2010.

  • USB port included with premium radios. Located in the center console, it connects portable music devices to the vehicle's audio system and charges batteries of some hand-held items
  • OnStar 8.2
  • One new exterior color

The Chevrolet Traverse, a large to midsize crossover SUV, made its dbut in the 2009 model year and is largely unchanged for 2010. It shares a platform with the Buick Enclave and GMC Acadia. The Traverse can seat seven or eight passengers, can tow up to 5,200 lbs., and offers a maximum of about 166 cu. ft. of cargo space.

The 2010 Chevrolet Traverse is available in four trim levels: LS (base), 1LT, 2LT, and LTZ models. LS trim includes 17-inch wheels, seating for eight, split-folding bench seats in the second and third rows, full power accessories, a six-speaker sound system, and air conditioning. The 1LT trim has 18-inch wheels, trip computer, heated side mirrors, upgraded seats, and rear parking sensors. The 2LT trim adds tri-zone automatic climate control, plus an upgraded Bose sound system and a power liftgate. The 2LT also features captain's chairs in the second row, reducing seating capacity to seven.

Twenty-inch wheels and leather upholstery are featured on the LTZ trim, along with heated and ventilated power front seats, remote start, and Bluetooth capability. Many other options are available as stand-alone options or via option packages, at most trim levels. These include a towing package, a navigation system, dual sunroofs, and a rear-seat entertainment system.

The sole power plant for the 2010 Chevrolet Traverse is a 281-hp, 3.6-liter V6 engine. (In the LTZ trim, it produces 288 hp.) The transmission is a six-speed automatic, and two- or four-wheel drive is available. The EPA estimates that the two-wheel-drive Traverse delivers 17 mpg in the city, 24 mpg on the highway, and 19 mpg combined. Safety features include anti-lock brakes, traction control, antiskid system, curtain-side airbags for all three rows, and front-side airbags.

Base MSRP for the 2010 Chevrolet Traverse is $29,224.

Available Trims for the 2010 Chevrolet Traverse
Transmission MSRP Engine City/Hwy MPG
Name LS (FWD 4dr) Transmission Automatic MSRP 29224.00 Engine 3.6L/220 City/Hwy MPG 17/24
Name LT w/1LT (FWD 4dr) Transmission Automatic MSRP 31745.00 Engine 3.6L/220 City/Hwy MPG 17/24
Name LT w/2LT (FWD 4dr) Transmission Automatic MSRP 34325.00 Engine 3.6L/220 City/Hwy MPG 17/24
Name LTZ (FWD 4dr) Transmission Automatic MSRP 37985.00 Engine 3.6L/220 City/Hwy MPG 17/24
Name LS (AWD 4dr) Transmission Automatic MSRP 31224.00 Engine 3.6L/220 City/Hwy MPG 16/23
Name LT w/1LT (AWD 4dr) Transmission Automatic MSRP 33745.00 Engine 3.6L/220 City/Hwy MPG 16/23
Name LT w/2LT (AWD 4dr) Transmission Automatic MSRP 36325.00 Engine 3.6L/220 City/Hwy MPG 16/23
Name LTZ (AWD 4dr) Transmission Automatic MSRP 39985.00 Engine 3.6L/220 City/Hwy MPG 16/23
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INTERIOR
  • Reclining front buckets
  • Seating, 8-passenger (2-3-3 seating configuration) with 2nd and 3rd row 60/40 split flat-folding bench seat
  • Insulation, acoustical package
  • Seat, 4-way manual driver with manual lumbar control
  • Seat, 2-way manual front passenger, included with Premium Cloth
  • Seat, third row manual 60/40 split-folding bench
  • Console, front center with 2 cup holders covered storage bin and sliding armrest with storage
  • Floormats, color-keyed carpeted front, second and third row, removable
  • Floor covering, color-keyed carpeting
  • Steering wheel, vinyl (Will be upgraded to (NP5) leather-wrapped steering wheel when (ZQ2) Fleet Driver Convenience Package or (PDC) Bluetooth Connectivity for Phone is ordered.)
  • Steering column, tilt and telescopic with brake/transmission shift interlock
  • Instrumentation with Driver Information Center, speedometer, tachometer, outside temperature display, coolant temperature, odometer, low oil, fuel and coolant indicators, voltmeter, and trip odometer
  • Windows, power with driver Express-Down
  • Door locks, power programmable with lockout protection
  • Remote Keyless Entry, programmable with 2 transmitters, panic button and extended range, no remote start provisions
  • Cruise control, electronic with set and resume speed
  • Air conditioning, single-zone manual front climate control
  • Air conditioning, rear manual
  • Defogger, rear-window electric
  • Mirror, inside rearview manual day/night
  • Cupholders, 12 total 1st row, 2 center console, 2 bottle holders in doors 2nd row, 2 on door armrest, 2 in center seat armrest or center console, 2 bottle holders in doors, 3rd row, 2 on armrests
  • Visors, driver and front passenger padded with cloth trim, color-keyed and illuminated vanity mirrors
  • Lighting, interior with theater dimming, cargo compartment, reading lights for front seats, second row reading lamps integrated into dome light, door-and tailgate-activated switches and illuminated entry and exit feature
  • Trim, interior painted center stack
  • Cargo storage, tray under rear floor
  • Seat, 8-way power driver with power lumbar
  • Steering wheel, leather-wrapped with (UK3) Redundant Audio controls
  • Instrumentation, enhanced Driver Information Center with personalization features, speedometer, tachometer, outside temperature display, low oil, fuel and coolant indicators, odometer, trip odometer and trip computer with digital compass
  • Remote Keyless Entry, programmable with 2 transmitters, panic button and extended range, no remote start provisions (May be upgraded to (BTV) remote vehicle start if (PDD) Personal Connectivity Package is ordered.)
  • Air conditioning, single-zone manual front climate control (Replaced by (CJ2) tri-zone automatic climate control when (PCN) rear entertainment system with USB port is ordered.)
  • Rear Parking Assist, Ultrasonic
  • Seating, 7-passenger (2-2-3 seating configuration) with 2nd row flat-folding Captains Chair and third row 60/40 split flat folding bench seat (May be substituted with (ABC) 8-passenger (2-3-3 seating configuration).)
  • Instrumentation, enhanced Driver Information Center with personalization features, speedometer, tachometer, outside temperature display, low oil, fuel and coolant indicators, odometer, trip odometer and trip computer with digital compass (When (PCJ) Navigation System with USB Port or (PDB) Navigation and Rear Entertainment System with USB Port is ordered compass is integrated into the navigation screen.)
  • Rearview camera system integrated into inside auto-dimming rearview mirror (Integrated into navigation screen when (PCJ) Navigation System with Rear Camera and USB Port or (PDB) Navigation and Rear Entertainment System with Rear Camera and USB Port is ordered.)
  • Air conditioning, tri-zone automatic climate control with individual climate settings for driver and right-front passenger and second/third row controls for second and third row passengers
  • Mirror, inside rearview auto-dimming
  • Seating, 7-passenger (2-2-3 seating configuration) with 2nd row flat-folding Captains Chair and third row 60/40 split flat folding bench seat
  • Bluetooth for phone, personal cell phone connectivity to vehicle audio system includes (NP5) leather-wrapped steering wheel with redundant audio controls
  • Seat, 8-way power driver with power recline and lumbar control and memory
  • Seat, 4-way power passenger with power recline and lumbar control
  • Seats, front, heated and cooled driver and passenger
  • Memory Package includes 2-position memory for driver's seat and outside rearview mirrors
  • Windows, power with driver Express-Up and -Down and passenger Express- Down
  • Remote vehicle start with extended range Remote Keyless Entry
  • Universal Home Remote includes garage door opener, 3-channel programmable
  • Trim, interior patterned center stack
EXTERIOR
  • Wheels, 4 - 17" x 7.5" (43.2 cm x 19.1 cm) steel
  • Tires, P245/70R17 all-season, blackwall
  • Roof rail moldings
  • Spoiler, rear
  • Moldings, Argent, body-side
  • Headlamps, dual cavity, halogen
  • Headlamp control, automatic on and off
  • Glass, Solar-Ray deep-tinted (all windows except light-tinted glass on windshield and driver and front passenger side glass)
  • Mirrors, outside power-adjustable, Black, manual-folding
  • Wipers, front intermittent with washers
  • Wiper, rear intermittent with washer
  • Door handles, chrome
  • Liftgate, rear manual
  • Wheels, 4-18" x 7.5" (45.7 cm x 19.1 cm) machined aluminum
  • Tires, P255/65R18 all-season, blackwall
  • Wheel, 17" (43.2 cm) compact steel spare wheel and tire
  • Moldings, body-color bodyside
  • Mirrors, outside heated power-adjustable, body-color, manual-folding with integrated turn signal indicators and (DTM) integral spotter mirror
  • Mirrors, integral spotter for blind-zone
  • Liftgate, rear power
  • Wheels, 4-20" x 7.5" (50.8 cm x 19.1 cm) polished aluminum
  • Tires, P255/55R20 H-rated, blackwall
  • Moldings, body-color with chrome accent bodyside
  • Mirrors, outside heated power-adjustable, power-folding body-color with integrated turn signal indicators, driver-side memory and (DTM) integral spotter mirror
MECHANICAL
  • Engine, 3.6L SIDI V6 (281 hp [210 kW] @ 6300 rpm, 266 lb-ft of torque @ 3400 rpm [359.1 N-m])
  • Transmission, 6-speed automatic, electronically controlled with overdrive includes auto-grade braking and tap-shift manual shift control (Included and only available with CR14526 FWD models)
  • Axle, 3.16 ratio
  • Front wheel drive
  • Battery, high capacity 730 cold-cranking amps
  • GVWR, 6411 lbs. (2908 kg) (CR14526 FWD models only.)
  • Suspension, Ride and Handling
  • Steering, power, constant effort
  • Brakes, 4-wheel antilock, 4-wheel disc
  • Exhaust, single outlet
  • Steering, power, variable effort
  • Engine, 3.6L SIDI V6 (281 hp [210 kW] @ 6300 rpm, 266 lb-ft of torque @ 3400 rpm [359.1 N-m]) ((288 hp [214.7 kW] @ 6300 rpm, 270 lb-ft of torque @ 3400 rpm [364.5 N-m] with dual exhaust).)
  • Exhaust, dual with bright tips
  • Transmission, 6-speed automatic, electronically controlled with overdrive includes auto-grade braking and tap-shift manual shift control (Included and only available with CV14526 AWD models.)
  • All wheel drive
  • GVWR, 6459 lbs. (2930 kg) (CV14526 AWD models only.)
PACKAGE
  • Personal Connectivity Package includes (UPF) Bluetooth for phone, (BTV) remote vehicle start with extended range remote keyless entry and (UG1) 3-channel programmable Universal Home Remote with garage door opener
SAFETY
  • StabiliTrak, stability control system
  • Traction control
  • Daytime Running Lamps
  • Air bags, frontal and side-impact for driver and front passenger and head curtain side-impact for all rows in outboard seating positions (Head curtain side air bags are designed to help reduce the risk of head and neck injuries to front and rear seat occupants on the near side of certain side-impact collisions. Always use safety belts and correct child restraints for your childs age and size. Even in vehicles equipped with air bags and the Passenger Sensing System, children are safer when properly secured in a rear seat. Never place a rear-facing infant restraint in the front a seat of any vehicle equipped with an active frontal air bag. See the vehicles Owners Manual and child safety seat instructions for more safety information.)
  • Air bags, front passenger air bag suppression (Always use safety belts and the correct child restraints for your childs age and size. Even in vehicles equipped with air bags and the Passenger Sensing System, children are safer when properly secured in a rear seat. Never place a rear-facing infant restraint in the front seat of any vehicle equipped with an active frontal air bag. See the vehicles Owners Manual and child safety seat instructions for more safety information.)
  • OnStar, 1-year of Directions and Connections plan. Includes Automatic Crash Response, Emergency Services, Crisis Assist, Stolen Vehicle Assistance, Remote Door Unlock, Roadside Assistance, Remote Horn and Lights, innovative easy to use Turn-by-Turn Navigation with OnStar eNav (where available), Hands Free Calling, OnStar Vehicle Diagnostics, Low Mileage Discount and Remote Ignition Block (OnStar services require vehicle electrical system (including battery), wireless service and GPS satellite signals to be available and operating for features to function properly. OnStar acts as a link to existing emergency service providers. Turn-by-Turn Navigation requires ABS and Directions & Connections plan. Not available in certain areas. Visit onstar.com for coverage
  • Door locks, rear child security
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System (Does not monitor spare)
  • Horn, dual-note
ENTERTAINMENT
  • Audio system, AM/FM stereo with MP3 compatible CD player seek-and-scan, digital clock, auto-tone control, Radio Data System (RDS), speed-compensated volume, TheftLock, auxiliary input jack and 6-speaker system
  • XM Radio is standard on more than 50 2010 GM models, including three trial months of service. XM turns your world on with commercial-free music channels for virtually every music genre, all in amazing digital quality sound. Turn on your favorite sports, the biggest names in News, Talk and Comedy, family programming, exclusive concerts and original music series, wherever you go from coast to coast. Everything worth listening to is now on XM (XM service available only in the 48 contiguous United States and the District of Columbia. XM Radio subscription required and sold separately after trial period. Fees, taxes, and a one-time re-activation fee, may apply. Subscriptions governed by XM Customer Agreement available at xmradio.com. All fees and programming subj
  • Audio system with USB Port, AM/FM stereo with MP3 compatible CD player seek-and-scan, digital clock, auto-tone control, Radio Data System (RDS), speed-compensated volume, TheftLock, auxiliary input jack and (UQA) Bose 10-speaker premium sound system (May be upgraded to (PCJ) Navigation System with USB Port, (PCN) Rear Entertainment System with USB Port or (PDB) Navigation and Rear Entertainment System with Rear Camera and USB Port. USB port located in front center console lower storage bin.)

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