GM Authority has exclusively learned when production of the 2024 Chevy Traverse will begin.
According to sources familiar with the matter, the start of regular production (SORP) for the 2024 Chevy Traverse is set to kick off in December of the 2023 calendar year. It’s possible that this late production start date indicates that the 2024 Chevy Traverse will introduce the new generation for the full-size crossover nameplate.
This would certainly coincide with recent comments made by GM President Mark Reuss. As GM Authority covered previously, Reuss has confirmed that The General is indeed working on the next-gen Chevy Traverse crossover, per statements made during a presentation given at the recent GM Investor Day event.
“A nice enhancement for this, obviously a very popular three-row vehicle, high-volume, right in the heart of the market, right below the Tahoe in terms of size, but very much more trucklike as we introduce the refresh of that,” Reuss said during his presentation, referencing the Chevy Traverse crossover.
Although specific details on the next-gen Chevy Traverse are still forthcoming, the full-size crossover is expected to ride on the GM C1 platform. As a reminder, the current 2023 Chevy Traverse is motivated by the naturally aspirated 3.6L V6 LFY gasoline engine, which is rated at 310 horsepower and 266 pound-feet of torque and connects to the GM 9-Speed automatic transmission. Production currently takes place at the GM Lansing Delta Township plant in Michigan.
Per previous GM Authority coverage, the next-generation Chevy Traverse will be the first of three next-gen, full-size crossovers out the gates, with the next-gen GMC Acadia set to launch after the next-gen Traverse, and the next-gen Buick Enclave set to launch after the next-gen Acadia. All three models will be produced at the GM Lansing Delta Township plant, as production of the GMC Acadia will be moved from the GM Spring Hill plant in Tennessee to the Lansing Delta Township facility.