As far as midsize SUV options go, the 2021 Chevrolet Traverse is an impressive choice for families or anyone needing an ample amount of cargo room, while retaining decent fuel efficiency. Here are all the specs on this popular SUV.


Unlike other SUVs, the Traverse only comes with one engine across its entire lineup. The 3.6L V6 Engine is paired with a 9-speed Automatic Transmission. Not only does this engine produce an impressive 310 horsepower and 266 lb. ft. of torque when paired with its 9-speed transmission, it can provide a comfortable ride while maintaining optimal fuel efficiency.

The Traverse comes equipped with a Driver Mode Selector. This feature allows the driver to take a more active role in how their car handles current driving conditions. Depending on which trim and drivetrain you have, you will be able to change from Front-Wheel Drive to All-Wheel Drive, Off-Road Mode, and Tow/Haul Mode.


The 2021 Traverse has eight sleek available exterior color options which include Iridescent Pearl, Satin Steel Metallic, Silver Ice Metallic, Summit White, Mosaic Black Metallic, Black Cherry Metallic, Graphite Metallic, Cajun Red Tintcoat. The Traverse also offers several exterior styling packages to elevate the outside of the vehicle even more.

‘Hit The Road’ Package:

  • Features for The LT, RS, and Redline Edition Trims:
    • Black Roof-Rack Cross Rails
    • Black Molded Assist Steps
  • Features for The Premier and High Country Trims
    • Bright Roof-Rack Cross Rails
    • Body-Color Assist Steps

Black Accent Package:

  • Black Finish Grille
  • Front and Rear Black Bowtie Emblems

Blackout Package:

  • Black Finish Grille
  • Front and Rear Blackout Emblems
  • Black Rear License Plate Applique
  • Black Exterior Badging
  • Black Mirror Caps
  • Black Fog Lamp Trim (For LT and Premier trims only)

Chrome Essentials Package:

  • Bright Front Door Sill Plates
  • Chrome Mirror Caps

Midnight / Sport Edition Package:

  • 18” Gloss Black Painted Aluminum Wheels
    • Black Center Caps with Black Logo
  • Black Roof Rails
  • Black Ice Grille
  • Front and Rear Black Chevy Bowties
  • Black Nameplate (and AWD Badge on AWD Configurations)

Beyond stylish aesthetics, the Traverse includes some great exterior convenience features as well. For example, the available hands-free liftgate makes any shopping trip convenient, especially when your hands are full and you need to access the rear cargo area.


Historically, one of the most well-known features of the Chevrolet Traverse has been its impressive cargo capacity and the 2021 Traverse is no different. It has a best-in-class maximum cargo capacity of 98.2 cubic feet. It can also carry eight people making it a leader in both cargo space and family-friendly hauling.

Having the ability to seat eight people and seat them conveniently, can be two very different things. However, the standard Smart Slide® second-row and available Power-Folding third row ensure that hauling the maximum number of people and piling them in are both equally convenient.

2021 Chevrolet Traverse Interior Seats Down

Keeping eight people comfortable, entertained, and connected to the world may sometimes seem unattainable. The Traverse has taken these requirements and excelled all expectations. With Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ compatibility, Active Noise Cancelation, 7” Diagonal Color Touchscreen, 3.5” Diagonal Driver Information Center, 4G LTE Wi-Fi® Hotspot capabilities, six USB Ports (two for each row), 10 cupholders, Tri-Zone Automatic Climate Control, available leather seating, available SkyScape® Dual-Panel Power Sunroof, and up to two hidden storage compartments to keep all your valuables safe, consider you and your passengers covered.

Here are some additional interior upgrade packages to increase the convenience and enjoyment of your drive even further.

Cargo Package:

  • Retractable Cargo Shade
  • Vertical Cargo Net

Floor Liner Package:

  • Front and Second Row All-Weather Floor Liners
  • Third Row All-Weather Floor Liner
  • Integrated Cargo Liner

Interior Enhancement Package:

  • Premium Carpeted Floor Mats
  • Embroidered Front Row Headrests

Convenience and Driver Confidence Package:

  • Chevrolet Infotainment 3 Plus System (Included on LT Cloth and LT Leather Trims)
    • 8” Diagonal Color HD Touchscreen
  • Chevrolet Infotainment 3 Plus System (Included on the RS Models)
    • 8” Diagonal HD Color Touchscreen
    • Connected Navigation
  • Multi-Color Driver Information Center Display
  • Heated Front Seats
  • Universal Home Remote
  • Remote Start
  • Power Programmable Liftgate
  • Lane Change Alert with Side Blind Zone Alert
  • Rear Cross Traffic Alert
  • Rear Park Assist

LT Premium Package:

  • Chevrolet Infotainment 3 Plus System
    • 8” Diagonal HD Color Touchscreen
    • Connected Navigation
  • Bose® Premium Sound System
    • 10-Speakers
  • Rear Camera Mirror
  • HD Surround Vision
  • 120-volt Power Outlet
  • 20” Machined Face Aluminum Wheels (For LT Leather Trims)
  • 20” Dark Android Painted Aluminum Wheels (For RS Trims)

Safety, Security, and Technology

Although the list of standard safety features for the Traverse isn’t lengthy, its list of available safety features is sky high. It comes equipped with a Rear Vision Camera with dynamic guidelines, and Teen Driver Technology that makes sharing the new SUV with your young driver a little more comforting. This innovative technology includes a Buckle-To-Drive feature which requires the seatbelts to be buckled in order for the vehicle to move. It also enables parents to keep a closer eye on driving skills that may need more attention using the in-vehicle report card which shows how your teen performed in designated categories.

2021 Chevrolet Traverse Technology

Available safety features include a Forward Collision Alert, Front Pedestrian Braking, Automatic Emergency Braking, Lane Keep Assist with Lane Departure Warning, Rear Cross Traffic Alert, Lane Change Alert with Side Blind Zone Alert, Rear Park Assist, Rear Camera Mirror, Adaptive Cruise Control, and HD Surround Vision which uniquely displays a digital overhead image of the area around your vehicle to aid in safe vehicle departure maneuvers. These advanced features help create the safest possible driving condition in any situation. Some safety features can be found included in select interior upgrade packages. Here is a look at the available features found in other upgraded packages:

Chevy Safety Assist Package:

  • Automatic Emergency Braking
  • Forward Collision Alert
  • Front Pedestrian Braking
  • Following Distance Indicator
  • Lane Keep Assist with Lane Departure Warning
  • IntelliBeam
    • Automatic High / Low Beam Headlamps

Roadside Safety Package:

  • Highway Safety Kit
  • First Aid Kit

Towing and Payload

It isn’t surprising that with its impressively powerful engine the max towing capacity is also remarkable. With the ability to tow up to 5,000 lbs., you can haul your people and your boat on that next camping trip.

Fuel Economy

For a vehicle with as much standard power as the Traverse, it still maintains a healthy fuel efficiency of 18 mpg City / 27 mpg Highway. This is an advantage that only select SUVs can claim.

2021 Chevrolet Traverse on the Road


The Chevrolet Traverse has covered in case anything should go ever go wrong:

  • Scheduled Maintenance Visit
    • 1 Year / 1 Visit
  • Bumper-to-Bumper Limited Warranty
    • 3 Years/36,000 Miles
  • Corrosion Limited Warranty
    • 3 Years/36,000 Miles
  • Rust-Through Limited Warranty
    • 6 Years/100,000 Miles
  • Powertrain/Drivetrain Limited Warranty
    • 5 Years/60,000 Miles
  • Roadside Assistance Program and Available Courtesy Transportation
    • 5 Years/60,000 Miles

Trim Prices and Special Features

L: Starts at $30,995

  • Dual-Outlet Exhaust
  • Heated Power Outside Mirrors
  • High-Intensity Discharge (HID) Headlamps
  • Keyless Open
  • Rear Vision Camera
  • Six USB Ports (two in each row)
  • Rear Vision Camera
  • StabiliTrak, Electronic Stability Control System with Traction Control
  • Teen Driver

LS: Starts at $34,095

  • Deep-Tinted Glass
  • Available Packages:
    • Blackout Package
    • Black Accent Package
    • Floor Liner Package
    • Chrome Essentials Package
    • Interior Enhancement Package
    • Midnight / Sport Edition Package

LT Cloth: Starting at $36,595

  • Heavy-Duty Cooling System
  • Fog Lamps
  • Heated Power Outside Mirrors with Integrated Turn Signal Indicators
  • Roof-Mounted Side Rails
  • 8-way Power Driver Seat
  • Leather-Wrapped Steering Wheel
  • Available Features and Packages:
    • Hitch Guidance
    • Hitch Guidance with Hitch View
    • Trailering Equipment
    • ‘Hit the Road’ Package
    • Chevy Safety Assist
    • Convenience and Driver Confidence Package

LT Leather: $40,295

  • Base 3LT Leather Package
  • Power Programmable Liftgate
  • Chevrolet Infotainment 3 Plus System with 8" diagonal HD color touchscreen
  • Heated Driver and Front Passenger Seats
  • Lane Change Alert with Side Blind Zone Alert
  • Remote Start
  • Seat trim, leather-appointed
  • Available Features and Packages:
    • Dual SkyScape® 2-Panel Power Sunroof
    • LT Premium Package
    • 120-Volt Power Outlet
    • Bose® Premium Audio System
    • Navigation
    • Dark Atmosphere/Medium Ash Gray, Leather-appointed seat trim
    • HD Surround Vision
    • Jet Black, Leather-appointed seat trim
    • Jet Black/Dark Galvanized, Leather-appointed seat trim
    • LT Premium Package
    • 20” Machined Face Aluminum Wheels with Technical Gray Pockets

RS Trim: $44,895

  • Signature Black Accents (Black Roof Rails and Bowtie Emblems)
  • Gloss Black Window Trim
  • Black Ice Grille
  • 20-inch Dark-Painted Aluminum Wheels
  • HD Surround Vision
  • Rear Camera Mirror
  • Heated Driver Seat
  • Heated Front Passenger Seat
  • Power Driver Seat Lumbar Control
  • Chevy Safety Assist

Premier: $46,995

  • 20" Argent metallic machined face aluminum wheels
  • Chevy Safety Assist
  • Memory Settings For Two Drivers that include Outside Mirrors, Steering Column, and Driver Seat Position
  • Hands-Free Gesture liftgate
  • Power tilt and telescoping steering column
  • Wireless charging
  • IntelliBeam
    • Automatic High / Low Headlamps
  • LED Headlamps
  • 120-Volt Power Outlet
  • Automatic Heated Steering Wheel
  • Bose® Premium Audio System
  • Chevrolet Infotainment 3 Premium System with Navigation and 8" diagonal HD color touchscreen
  • Heated power auto-dimming outside mirrors with integrated turn signal indicators
  • Available Features and Packages:
    • Front and rear body-color splash guards
    • 20" Gloss Black painted aluminum wheels with Red accents
    • Redline Edition Package

High Country Special Edition: $52,092

  • Premium Perforated Leather-Appointed Front and Second-Row Seats with Suede Inserts
  • Third-Row Vinyl Seats
  • Adaptive Cruise Control
  • Enhanced Automatic Emergency Braking
  • Power-Folding Third-Row Seats
  • SkyScape® Dual-Panel Power Sunroof
  • Unique Chrome Grille
  • 20-inch Polished-Aluminum Wheels
  • Chevrolet Infotainment 3 Premium with Navigation System
  • Hands-Free Power Liftgate

Redline Special Edition Package - Add $2,495:

  • 20-inch High Gloss Black
  • Gloss Black Window Surround
  • Dark Tail Lamps
  • Black Mirror Caps and Door Handles
  • Black Painted Rocker and Wheel Openings with Black Ice Inserts
  • Black Ice Grille and License Plate Applique
  • Black Ice Fog Lamp Bezels
  • Black Traverse Badges with Red Outline
  • Black Chevrolet Exterior Bowties Emblems
  • Black Roof Rails
  • Dual Skyscape 2-Panel Power Sunroof
  • Trailer Equipment
  • Available with Iridescent Pearl Tricoat, Silver Ice Metallic, Summit White or Mosaic Black Metallic Exterior Colors


The Chevrolet Traverse is one-of-a-kind. It provides seating for the whole family, keeps your fuel costs low, has room for all your cargo, keeps you connected to the digital world, provides incredible entertainment, and has many upgraded package options so you can truly make the vehicle “yours”. Jump into your new Traverse and get started on all your new adventures.