The 2011 Chevrolet Traverse is a midsize crossover SUV that was introduced in 2009 and was in production until 2017. It is based on the GM Lambda platform and is available in front-wheel and all-wheel drive configurations.
It has a 3.6L V6 engine that produces 281 horsepower and is paired with a 6-speed automatic transmission. It has seating for up to eight people and offers features such as a rearview camera, Bluetooth connectivity, and a touchscreen infotainment system.
It received mostly positive reviews for its spacious interior, smooth ride, and good fuel economy for its class.
A Consumers Digest “Best Buy.”1 The 2010 Traverse was named a “Best Buy” by Consumers Digest for the second year in a row. 24 MPG Highway. Traverse offers the best fuel economy of any eight-passenger crossover2 (LTZ shown seats seven).
|30% More Cargo Space Than Honda Pilot. Traverse offers both beauty and tremendous capability, with 116.4 cu. ft. of storage space.3||100,000 Mile/5-Year4 Transferable Powertrain Limited. With 100,000 mile/5-year4 Roadside Assistance and Courtesy Transportation Programs to guarantee the quality.|
Tasteful design, high-quality materials and one of the most accommodating interiors in the class are the hallmarks of [Traverse]. The Traverse is remarkably spacious, with seating for up to eight passengers and a third row that’s comfy even for grown-ups.
1. Comprehensive Safety
|1. StabiliTrak Electronic Stability Control System with|
Traction Control. This feature is designed to improve vehicle stability on most road surfaces, especially during emergency maneuvers.
|2. Safety Cage Construction. Made of reinforced steel — including vertical pillars, side-door beams and the roof — the safety cage is designed to help preserve occupant spacein a crash.|
|3. Four-Wheel Antilock Brakes. This important feature helps maintain steering control by reducing wheel lockup during hard braking on most slippery surfaces.|
|4. Rollover Sensors. Head-curtain side-impact air bags2 deploy not only in moderate-to-severe side impacts but can also deploy if the vehicle senses an impending rollover.|
|5. Available Rearview Camera System. It’s designed to help you see certain stationary objects while traveling in Reverse at low speeds. Available on select models.|
|6. Six Air Bags.2 Every Traverse comes standard with dual-stage frontal air bags, driver and passenger seat-mounted side-impact air bags, and head-curtain side-impact air bags that protect all three rows.|
|7. Protected and Connected with OnStar®3 Including Automatic Crash Response. In a collision, vehicle sensors can automatically alert an OnStar Advisor and relay critical crash details. The Advisor is immediately connected into your vehicle and can request that emergency help be sent to your exact|
GPS location, even if you can’t respond. Standard for the first six months.
|8. Available Blind Spot Mirrors. Designed to enhance visibility along the sides of the vehicle, this forward-thinking feature is just one more way Traverse helps surround you in safety.|
|9. Available All-Wheel Drive. Assists performance and adds traction when you need it.|
“The Traverse really is impressive. It’s big, spacious and comfortable. The vehicle is just the thing for folks who haul around a bunch of people on a regular basis but who don’t want to burn a bunch of gasoline while doing it.”
Power and Efficiency. The Direct Injection 3.6L V6 enginewith standard six-speed automatic transmission provides quiet shifting and smooth acceleration while contributing to outstanding highway fuel economy — an EPA estimated 24 MPG.
2. Fuel Efficiency
|A. XM Radio. Tune in to XM Radio1 with three trial months for digitalquality sound from coast to coast.||B. Personal Connectivity Package. Includes Bluetooth® wireless technology2 for select phones, a remote vehicle starter system with extended-range Remote Keyless Entry, and a three-channel Universal Home Remote transmitter with garage door opener.||C. USB Port.3 Connects your MP3 player or a musicloaded flash drive to the audio system. Standard on 2LT and LTZ.|
|D. The Power of Bose.® The Bose sound system delivers concert hall-like sound through ten speakers customized to the Traverse interior. Available on LT and LTZ.||E. Chevrolet Wi-Fi. With Autonet Mobile,4 passengers can connect to the Internet in and around Traverse — up to 50 feet.||F. Blind Spot Mirrors. Enhance visibility along the sides of the vehicle. Standard on LT and LTZ.|
DVD Entertainment System. Rear passengers will enjoy the auxiliary audio/video jacks and two sets of wireless headphones. Available on LT and LTZ.
Rearview Camera Display. See stationary objects behind you more easily. The display is intuitively positioned in the rearview mirror (or nav screen, if equipped). Standard on 2LT and LTZ; available on 1LT.
4. Peace of Mind
A. 100,000 Mile/5-Year1 Transferable Powertrain Limited Warranty. That’s 40,000 more miles than Toyota or Honda offers. And you have our Roadside Assistance and Courtesy Transportation Programs to guarantee the quality.
B. 24-Hour Roadside Assistance. Chevrolet offers a 24-Hour Roadside Assistance Program for a period of 100,000 miles or 5 years, whichever comes first.
C. Courtesy Transportation. Provides alternate transportation and/or reimbursement of certain transportation expenses and warranty repairs for a period of 100,000 miles or 5 years.
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|Wheels.||1. 20″ polished-aluminum wheel.3 Standard on LTZ|
|2. 18″ machined-aluminum wheel. Standard on LT.||3. 17″ steel wheel with painted cover. Standard on LS.|
5. Select vehicle features.
• 3.6L V6 engine with 281 hp
• Six-speed automatic transmission
• StabiliTrak Electronic Stability Control System with
• 17″ wheels
• Black, power-adjustable outside mirrors
• Body-color rear spoiler
• Six air bags3
• OnStar 4 with Directions & Connections Plan (standard for the first six months), including Turn-by-Turn Navigation
• Tire Pressure Monitor (excludes spare tire)
• CD/MP3 player and auxiliary audio input jack
• Premium Cloth front bucket seats
• Flat-folding second-row three-passenger 60/40 split-bench seat with Smart Slide
• Flat-folding third-row three-passenger 60/40 split-bench seat
In addition to or replacing LS features, 1LT includes:
• 18″ machined-aluminum wheels
• Body-color, heated, power-adjustable outside mirrors with
integral turn-signal indicators and blind spot mirrors
• Body-color, body-side moldings
• Variable-effort power steering
• Spare tire and wheel
• Ultrasonic Rear Parking Assist
• Enhanced Driver Information Center
• Eight-way power driver seat with power lumbar control
• Leather-wrapped steering wheel with mounted audio and
In addition to or replacing 1LT features, 2LT includes:
• Power-remote liftgate
• Tri-zone automatic climate controls7
• Auto-dimming inside rearview mirror with rearview
• AM/FM stereo with CD/MP3 player and USB port12
• Bose® 10-speaker sound system
• Second-row captain’s chairs
In addition to or replacing 2LT features, LTZ includes:
• 3.6L V6 engine with 288 hp
• 20″ machined-aluminum wheels15
• Body-color, heated, power-adjustable, outside mirrors with
integral turn-signal indicators and blind spot mirrors and
• Body-color, body-side moldings with chrome accents
• Dual exhaust with polished tips
• Leather-appointed front- and second-row seats with
• Heated and cooled front seats
• Eight-way power driver seat with memory function, and four-way
power passenger seats with power recline, lumbar control and
driver seat memory
• Remote vehicle starter system
• Universal Home Remote transmitter
• Bluetooth® wireless technology5
for select phones
A = 67.8″ D = 205″
B = 78.4″ E = 70.4″ without luggage rack
C = 118.9″ F = 67.4″
|1. Cargo and load capacity limited by weight and distribution.||2. Maximum trailer weight ratings are calculated assuming a base vehicle, except for any option(s) necessary to achieve the rating, plus driver. The weight of other optional equipment,|
passengers and cargo will reduce the maximum trailer weight your vehicle can tow. See your Chevy dealer for additional details.
|3. Always use safety belts and the correct restraint for your child’s age and size. Even in vehicles equipped with the|
Passenger Sensing System, children are safer when properly secured in a rear seat in the appropriate infant, child or booster seat. Never place a rear-facing infant restraint in the front seat of any vehicle equipped with a passenger air bag. See
the Owner’s Manual and child safety seat instructions for more safety information.
|4. Visit onstar.com for coverage map, details and system limitations. Services vary by model and conditions.|
|5. Go to gm.com/bluetooth to find out which phones are|
compatible with the vehicle.
|6. Requires available Personal Connectivity Package.||7. Requires available rear-seat DVD entertainment system.||8. Requires available rearview camera system integrated into rearview mirror.|
|9. Map coverage excludes|
Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands and portions of Canada.
|10. Requires available leather-appointed seats.||11. RDS functions only where stations broadcast RDS information.||12. Not compatible with all devices.|
|13. Includes DVD capability and Bose|
5.1 Surround Sound System when rear-seat entertainment system is ordered.
|14. Requires a subscription sold separately by XM after trial period. Available only in the 48 contiguous United States and District of Columbia. Visit gm.xmradio.com for|
|15. Use only GM-approved tire and wheel combinations. Unapproved combinations may change the vehicle’s performance characteristics. For important tire and wheel information, go to gmaccessorieszone.com or see your dealer for|
|16. Some accessories may not be available on all models. See dealer for details.|