2012 Chevrolet Traverse

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SPECIFICATIONS

Overview | Engine | Transmission | Chassis/Suspension | Brakes | Wheels/Tires | Dimensions | Capacities

Overview

Model:

Chevrolet Traverse

Body style / driveline:

Crossover SUV / front-engine; front-wheel drive and all-wheel drive

Construction:

Body-frame integral

EPA vehicle class:

Sport utility vehicle

Manufacturing location:

Lansing Delta Township Assembly, Lansing, Mich.

Key competitors:

Honda Pilot; Ford Explorer


Engine

Type:

3.6L V-6 DI VVT
(LLT)

Displacement (cc / cu in):

3564 / 217

Bore & stroke (mm / in):

94 x 85.6 / 3.70 x 3.37

Block material:

Cast aluminum

Cylinder head material:

Cast aluminum

Valvetrain:

DOHC; four valves per cylinder; continuously variable valve timing

Fuel delivery:

Direct, high-pressure fuel injection

Compression ratio:

11.3:1

Horsepower (hp / kW):

281 / 210 @ 6300 (single exhaust)*
288 / 215 @ 6300 (dual exhaust)*

Torque (lb-ft / Nm):

266 / 361 @ 3400 (single exhaust)*
270 / 366 @ 3400 (dual exhaust)*

Recommended fuel:

Regular unleaded

Max. engine speed (rpm):

6700

Emissions controls:

Dual close-coupled converters; two pre- and two post-oxygen sensors

Estimated fuel consumption:

 

Mi/imp.gal (city / hwy / combined)

FWD:
22 / 34 / 26
AWD:
22 / 32 / 25

L/100km (city / hwy / combined)

FWD:
12.7 / 8.4 / 10.8
AWD:
13.1 / 8.8 / 11.1


Transmission & Power Take Off Unit (PTU)

Manufacturer:

GM Powertrain

Type:

Hydra-Matic 6T75 6-speed FWD/AWD automatic transmission

Gear Ratio (:1)

 

     First:

4.48

     Second:

2.87

     Third:

1.80

     Fourth:

1.47

     Fifth:

1.0

     Sixth:

0.742

     Reverse:

2.88

Final drive ratio:

3.16


Chassis / Suspension

Front:

Coil-over strut; direct acting stabilizer bar; full perimeter isolated cradle

Rear:

Linked H-arm independent suspension; coil springs with twin-tube shock absorbers mounted on isolated sub-frame

Steering type:

Hydraulic rack-and-pinion; straight ratio and variable effort

Steering ratio:

16.1

Steer wheel turns, lock-to-lock:

2.89

Turning circle, curb-to-curb (m / ft):

12.3 / 40.4


Brakes

Type:

Four-wheel disc

Rotor diameter (mm / in):

front:
325 x 29 / 12.8 x 1.1, ventilated 
rear:
331 x 20 / 13 x 0.8, ventilated

Anti-lock braking system (ABS):

Bosch 8.0 Chassis Controls: ABS / ETC / ESC w/rollover mitigation


Wheels / Tires


Wheel size and type:

17 x 7-in; steel
18 x 7.5-in; machined cast aluminum
20 x 8-in; machined cast aluminum

Tire size and type:

P245/70R17 ALS blackwall
P255/65R18 ALS blackwall
P255/55R20 AL3 blackwall


Dimensions

Exterior

Wheelbase (mm / in):

3020 / 118.9

Overall length (mm / in):

5207 / 205

Overall width (mm / in):

1991 / 78.4

Overall height (mm / in):

1846 / 72.8 (w/roof rails)
1770 / 69.7 (w/o roof rails)

Track (mm / in):

front:
1721 / 67.8
rear:
1712 / 67.4

Curb weight (kg / lb):

FWD:
2110 / 4652
AWD:
2198 / 4846

Min. ground clearance (mm / in):

183 / 7.2 (FWD and AWD)

 

Interior

 

First Row

Second Row

Third Row

Headroom (mm / in):

1026 / 40.4 (w/o sunroof)
979 / 38.6 (w/ sunroof)

1001 / 39.4 (w/o sunroof)
983 / 38.73 (w/ sunroof)

960 / 37.8 (w/o sunroof)
968 / 38.1 (w/ sunroof)

Legroom (mm / in):

1049 / 41.3

935 / 36.8

843 / 33.2

Shoulder room (mm / in):

1575 / 62

1557 / 61.3

1463 / 57.6

Hip room (mm / in):

1501 / 59.1

1468 / 57.8

1227 / 48.3


Capacities

Seating capacity:

7 or 8

Cargo volume (L / cu ft)

116.4 / 3297 (Behind first row (second-row seat folded and third-row seat and cargo management system removed)
68.8 / 1948 (Behind second row with third-row seat and cargo management system removed)
24.4 / 691 (Behind third row with cargo management system removed)

EPA passenger volume (L / cu ft):

13.1 / 4336

Max towing capacity (kg / lb):

2358 / 5200

GCWR (kg / lb):

FWD:
4649 / 10250
AWD:
4740 / 10450

GVWR (kg / lb):

2930 / 6459

Fuel tank (L / imp.gal):

83.3 / 18.3

*SAE certified.

Note: Information shown is current at time of publication.

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