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2012 Chevrolet Traverse review

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Chevrolet Traverse highlights

Customer rating

Mileage (EPA estimate)

16 city, 23 highway, 19 combined

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What is new for the 2012 Chevrolet Traverse?

  • Flex Fuel Vehicle features are now available as options on select trims.
  • The LT trim now comes with Front Seat Heaters, Remote Start, and Bluetooth Technology as standard equipment.

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Ratings & reliability

Customer ratings

The 2012 Chevrolet Traverse is a great all around vehicle. It has a lot of passenger space and a simple yet classy look. Customers say it is reliable and drives great. It is perfect for a family looking for a vehicle that is comfortable and fast.
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Above Average

RepairPal gave the Chevrolet Traverse an overall reliability rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars, which RepairPal describes as Above Average. This rating ranks Chevrolet Traverse 22nd out of 32 among Midsize SUVs.

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Chevrolet Traverse features and specs

LS 2WD 4D Sport Utility

Standard Features

  • ABS Brakes
  • Air Conditioning
  • AM/FM Stereo
  • Automatic Transmission
  • Auxiliary Audio Input
  • CD Audio
  • Cloth Seats
  • Cruise Control
  • Fold-Away Third Row
  • Overhead Airbags
  • Power Locks
  • Power Mirrors
  • Power Windows
  • Rear Defroster
  • Satellite Radio Ready
  • Side Airbags
  • Third Row Seat
  • Traction Control
  • Bluetooth Technology
  • Flex Fuel Vehicle
  • Full Roof Rack
  • Power Seat(s)
  • Quad Seats
  • Rear Air Conditioning
  • Running Boards
  • Satellite Radio Ready
  • Tow Hitch

Drive Wheels

Front Wheel Drive (2WD)

Engine size

3.6L

Horsepower

281

Torque (ft-lbs)

266

Engine type

Gas

Fuel capacity

22

Wheelbase

118.9"

Overall length

205"

Width

78.4"

Height

70.4"

Leg room

F 41.3"/M 36.8"/R 33.2"

Head room

F 40.4"/M 39.4"/R 37.8"

Front tires

P245/70R17

Rear tires

P245/70R17

Seating capacity

8

Max towing capacity

300/2000 lbs.

Transmission

Automatic

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