Following a teaser on July 13th, 2023, General Motors finally officially debuted the U.S.-bound 2024 Chevy Traverse after months of speculation and GM Authority coverage. Now, the Detroit-based automaker has also unveiled the Canadian-spec 2024 Traverse crossover.
While the differences between the U.S- and Canadian-destined vehicles are slight, there are a few notable exceptions, including:
- Standard AWD across the entire trim lineup
- Standard heated second-row outboard seats
- Standard heated steering wheel
- Standard heated outside mirrors
As a reminder, the 2024 Chevy Traverse stands as the first model year of the Bow Tie brand’s third-gen full-size crossover. On the exterior, the all-new Traverse features a more truck-like look and incorporates Chevy’s “High Brow” design language.
On the inside, the cabin is headlined by the 17.7-inch diagonal color infotainment touchscreen, which can be found across the entire trim lineup as standard. The thoroughly overhauled cockpit sports a redesigned steering wheel, along with more interior space overall, improved ergonomics, new colorways, and higher-quality materials.
In regard to safety, every 2024 Traverse is equipped with the Chevy Safety Assist package (RPO code PED), which includes the following (relevant RPO codes listed in parentheses):
- Automatic Emergency Braking (UHY)
- Front Pedestrian Braking (UKJ)
- Lane Keep Assist with Lane Departure Warning (UHX)
- Following Distance Indicator (UE4)
- Forward Collision Alert (UEU)
- IntelliBeam (TQ5)
Under the hood, the naturally aspirated 3.6L V6 LFY gasoline engine has been replaced by the turbocharged 2.5L I4 LK0 gasoline engine, which is rated at 315 horsepower and 317 pound-feet of torque. Power is routed to the ground via the GM eight-speed automatic transmission.
As for structure, the 2024 Traverse rides on a revised version of the long-wheelbase variant of the GM C1 platform, which now incorporates the Global B digital architecture. Production is expected to kick off late December 2023 at the GM Lansing Delta Township plant in Michigan.