2018 Chevrolet Traverse: $31k for base L, $53k for High Country

The second generation Chevrolet Traverse has a base price of US$30,875, and comes only with a 3.6-liter V6 with a 9-speed automatic.

The base Traverse L starts has an MSRP of US$30,875. It has a 3.6-liter V6 with 310hp at 6,800rpm, 266 lb-ft at 2,800rpm, automatic engine stop/start, FWD, and a 9-speed auto.

Features include: 18-inch wheels, 8 seats, 3-zone climate control, twin exhaust tips, Teen Driver technology, rear vision camera, xenon HID headlamps, LED driving lights, 7-inch touchscreen MyLink audio system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, 6 USB ports, keyless entry and start, and a 3.5-inch monochrome data display.

The Traverse LS has an MSRP of US$32,995. It gains tinted glass, and the option of AWD.

AWD is optional all grades except the L, where it isn’t available, and the High Country, where it’s standard.

The Traverse LT Cloth (1LT) has an MSRP of US$35,495. It gains 7 seats with captain’s chairs in the middle row, 18-inch machined wheels, heated mirrors with turn signal indicators, fog lamps, roof rails, SiriusXM satellite radio, 8-way electric driver’s seat, and 3-spoke leather steering wheel.

The Traverse LT Leather (3LT) has an MSRP of US$42,095. It gains 20-inch wheels, surround view cameras, blind spot monitoring, rear parking assist, power tailgate with programmable height adjustment, remote start, 8-inch MyLink system with navigation and motorized screen with hidden storage area, Bose 10-speaker audio, 4.2-inch color info center, self-dimming rear view mirror with rear camera display, 120V outlet in rear console, heated front seats, 6-way electric front passenger’s seat, and universal programmable home transmitter.

The Traverse Premier has an MSRP of US$45,395. It gains LED headlamps, power folding auto dimming heated mirrors, chrome door handles, 20-inch Argent wheels, Chevrolet projection from tailgate, memory settings, electric steering column, perforated leather seats with cooling for driver and front passenger, heated second row seats, and wireless device charging.

The Traverse High Country has an MSRP of US$52,995. It gains AWD as standard, 20-inch polished wheels, heavy duty cooling system for trailering, automatic high beam, forward collision alert, front pedestrian braking, lane keeping assistance, adaptive cruise control, SkyScape sunroof and fixed rear skylight with sunscreen, and power folding 60/40 rear bench.