2013 Chevrolet Traverse

LS FWD 4-Dr Sport Utility V6 auto trans

2013 Chevrolet Traverse Rebates

  • 13/14 PREFERRED OWNER PRIVATE OFFER
  • GM announces a Private offer to select customers.
  • Cash Incentive: $500
  • 13/14/15 SELECT BUSINESS/TRADE ASSOC PRIVATE OFFER
  • GM announces a Private offer to customers who are members of select Business/Trade Associations.
  • Cash Incentive: $500
  • 13/14/15 USAA PRIVATE OFFER
  • GM announces a Private Offer Bonus Cash on select models for eligible members of the United Services Automobile Association (USAA).
  • Cash Incentive: $750

Certified Pre-Owned 2013 Chevrolet Traverse Pricing

Certified Pre Owned Price
$23,025

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Suggested Retail Price
$30,510

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2013 Chevrolet Traverse
2013 Chevrolet Traverse

New For 2013

The Traverse gets an exterior refresh and debuts the new face of Chevy crossovers. It’s not groundbreaking, but the new look is handsome, if a bit bland. Inside, changes include a revised center stack, fully adjustable headrests, an eight-way passenger seat, upgraded materials, and chrome accents. The Traverse gets an industry-first front center air bag designed to protection front occupants during a side collision.

Overview

In size and capability, the Traverse bridges the gap between the Tahoe and the Equinox. It has a standard split-folding third row—only suitable for children or small adults—and, when fitted with the second-row bench, can seat up to eight people. In terms of capability, it can’t tow as much as larger body-on-frame SUVs like the Tahoe or the Suburban, but for most people, the more-fuel-efficient Traverse is the better bet. It is available with the same amenities as those big SUVs, such as a power liftgate, a rearview camera, a Bose stereo, and navigation, plus it can be similarly dressed up with optional eighteen- or twenty-inch wheels or chrome dual-exhaust pipes. The dual exhaust has the added benefit of increasing the output of the 3.6-liter V-6 to 288 hp and 270 lb-ft of torque. The Traverse’s cabin has the same dual-cockpit layout as in the smaller Equinox, with a sweeping dash, rich color choices, and cool blue accent lighting. Its siblings, the GMC Acadia and the Buick Enclave, are trimmed in nicer materials and have more stylized exteriors, but the Traverse undercuts the prices of those vehicles by thousands of dollars with comparable standard equipment. Even when compared with fresher competitors such as the Ford Explorer or the Honda Pilot, the Traverse holds up well in terms of style, quality, and value.

Safety

Front, front center, side, and side curtain air bags are standard, as are ABS, traction and stability control, and a tire-pressure monitoring system. OnStar is standard and alerts first responders when a crash occurs. A backup camera and front and rear parking sensors are optional.

You'll like:

  • Exterior has been refreshed
  • Third-row seat
  • Excellent alternative to big, truck-based SUVs

You won't like:

  • Anonymous styling, despite face-lift

Key Competitors For The 2013 Chevrolet Traverse

  • Ford Explorer
  • GMC Acadia
  • Honda Pilot
  • Mazda CX-9
2013 Chevrolet Traverse AWD 2LT Vs 2013 Mazda CX 9 Front View
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2013 Chevrolet Traverse Front View In Motion
The Chevrolet Traverse emerged from the darkness of General Motors's bankruptcy in 2009, shining forth the bright beams of a fresh, innovative product with seating for eight. Unlike its competitors, this crossover had never posed as a truck, although it boasted some impressive and very trucklike capabilities. Its sleek shape made the Honda Pilot and Ford Explorer look like barns on wheels. (The redesigned 2012 Explorer looks like a barn designed by Antoni Gaudi on wheels.) A hit for Chevy, the Traverse has sold briskly, and no one has seemed to miss the old TrailBlazer.

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2013 Chevrolet Traverse Specifications

Quick Glance:
Engine
3.6L V6Engine
Fuel economy City:
17 MPG
Fuel economy Highway:
24 MPG
Horsepower:
281 hp @ 6300rpm
Torque:
266 ft lb of torque @ 3400rpm
  • Air Conditioning
  • Power Windows
  • Power Locks
  • Power Seats (optional)
  • Steering Wheel Tilt
  • Cruise Control
  • Sunroof (optional)
  • ABS
  • Stabilizer Front
  • Stabilizer RearABS
  • Electronic Traction Control
  • Electronic Stability Control
  • Locking Differential (optional)
  • Limited Slip Differential (optional)
  • Airbag Driver
  • Airbag Passenger
  • Airbag Side Front (optional)
  • Airbag Side Rear (optional)
  • Radio
  • CD Player
  • CD Changer (optional)
  • DVD (optional)
  • Navigation
Vehicle
36,000 miles / 36 months
Powertrain
100,000 miles / 60 months
Corrosion
100,000 miles / 72 months
Roadside
100,000 miles / 60 months
Recall Date
12-31-1969:21:35:40
Component
AIR BAGS:SIDE/WINDOW
Summary
General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain model year 2008-2013 Buick Enclave and GMC Acadia and 2009-2013 Chevrolet Traverse and 2008-2010 Saturn Outlook vehicles. In the affected vehicles, increased resistance in the driver and passenger seat mounted side impact air bag (SIAB) wiring harnesses may result in the SIAB and seat belt pretensioners not deploying in the event of a crash.
Consequences
Failure of the side impact air bags and seat belt pretensioners to deploy in a crash increase the risk of injury to the driver and front seat occupant.
Remedy
GM will notify owners, and dealers will replace the affected harness connections with soldered connections, free of charge. The recall began on June 16, 2014. Buick owners may contact the owner center at 1-800-521-7300, Chevrolet owners at 1-866-694-6546, Saturn at 1-800-553-6000, and GMC owners at 1-866-996-9463. GM's number for this recall is 14030. Note: Vehicles repaired as part of Customer Satisfaction Campaign 10085 and special coverage 10335 have already had the subject condition repaired and therefore are not included in the safety recall.
Potential Units Affected
1,176,407
Notes
General Motors LLC


Recall Date
12-31-1969:21:35:40
Component
SEAT BELTS
Summary
General Motors is recalling certain model year 2009-2014 Buick Enclave vehicles manufactured April 14, 2008, through May 14, 2014, Chevrolet Traverse vehicles manufactured June 6, 2008, through May 14, 2014, and GMC Acadia vehicles manufactured April 9, 2008, through May 14, 2014, and 2009-2010 Saturn Outlook vehicles manufactured April 14, 2008, through March 18, 2010. In the affected vehicles, the flexible steel cable that connects the seatbelt to the front outboard seating positions may fatigue and separate over time.
Consequences
If the steel cable becomes fatigued and separates, the seatbelt may not properly restrain the seat occupant increasing the risk of an injury in a crash.
Remedy
General Motors will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and, if necessary, repair and replace the lap pretensioner, free of charge. Parts are not currently available. An interim notice will be mailed to owners in July 2014. A second notice will be mailed to owners once parts become available. The recall for the 2009-2010 model years began on July 11, 2014. The interim letter for the 2011-2014 model years were distributed on July 11, 2014. Owners may contact General Motors at 1-800-222-1020 (Chevrolet), 1-800-521-7300 (Buick), 1-800-462-8782 (GMC), 1-800-553-6000 (Saturn). General Motors recall number for this campaign is 14187.
Potential Units Affected
1,339,355
Notes
General Motors LLC


IIHS Front Small Overlap
N/R
NHTSA Rating Front Driver
Not Rated
NHTSA Rating Front Passenger
Not Rated
NHTSA Rating Front Side
Not Rated
NHTSA Rating Rear Side
Not Rated
NHTSA Rating Overall
Not Rated
NHTSA Rating Rollover
4
IIHS Overall Front Crash
Good
IIHS Overall Side Crash
Good
IIHS Best Pick
1
IIHS Rear Crash
Good
IIHS Roof Strength
Good

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