2010 Chevrolet Traverse Performance Specs, Pricing, Safety and Review

The 2010 Chevrolet Traverse is available right now at price points between $24,224 and $39,975. It’s a fullsized crossover utility machine that finds competition from the Ford Flex, Buick Enclave, Mazda CX9 and the Toyota Highlander among others. Handling is responsive and intuitive while ride quality is smooth and consistent. In short, because of its modern unit-body manufacturing standards, it feels like a comfy sedan, yet offers the high seating and cargo volume of a conventional truck-like SUV. There are 3 trims presented: LS, LT and LTZ.

The EPA estimates that the 2010 Traverse from Chevy will deliver a very impressive 17/24 mpg city/highway. It features an efficient 3.6L V6 that generates 281 horsepower and 266 ft-lb of torque with the assistance of a 6-speed gearbox. Its 22-gallon fuel reservoir will allow travel of more than 400 miles on the highway, a feat rarely matched within the class. The Traverse is available as a front wheel or all wheel-driven vehicle; either setup requiring 20.2 feet of turning radius. Maximum towing weight is rated at 2000 pounds.

The Chevrolet Traverse for 2010 is also well aware that Americans are very concerned with safety ratings. It offers a comprehensive set of passive and active safety features including, but not bounded by:

Loads of airbags;

4-wheel antilock braking;

Electronic traction and stability control systems;

Tire pressure monitoring;

Safety belt pretensioners;

Active frontal head rests;

Large, safety-packed crossovers are excellent choices when it comes to finding affordable insurance. The sizable 2010 Chevy Traverse measure more than 200 inches in length. It’s also 78.4 inches wide and 70.4 inches tall. A 118.9-inch wheelbase supports its heavy 4790-pound curb weight. All versions clear the pavement by a full 7.2 inches. Inside, besides loads of comfort and techy amenities, you’ll enjoy:

40 inches of room for your head;

A huge 62 inches of shoulder room;

59 inches of space for the hips;

41.3 inches of frontal leg room (36.8 in the rear seating rows);

Standard seating for either 7 or 8;

24.4 cubic feet of standard luggage capacity;

A maximum 116.4 cubic feet of cargo volume;

Although the Traverse is not designed to pull loads of more than a ton, it is an excellent choice for stylish families that demand American toughness, quality and consistency. The Traverse from Chevy makes every occupant feel confident and in control. Various terrain scenarios can be conquered effortlessly, making group transportation an experience to be enjoyed and remembered indefinitely. In a nutshell, it takes away the need for prospective purchasers to give up their desires for personal space in exchange for fuel economy. It offers vast volume, great visibility and fuel efficiency that scares the competition thoroughly.

It’s waiting for you and yours to come and take a test cruise today. It’s big and powerful. It’s economical and exciting. It’s the 2010 Chevrolet Traverse and it could very well be the perfect transporter for your family’s needs. Enjoy exploring one today!

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