2009 Chevrolet Traverse pricing announced

Chevrolet has announced the pricing for it’s Lambda based crossover, the 2009 Chevrolet Traverse. Ready to go on sale this fall, the 2009 Traverse will start at $28,990 for the 2WD LS entry level mode. It will be offered in three trims including LS, LT and LTZ with both front-wheel-drive and all-wheel-drive configurations.

The Chevrolet Traverse is a little better than its other Lambda siblings including the Buick Enclave, GMC Acadia and the Saturn Outlook. Power comes from a 3.6 liter direct injection V6 capable of 288 horsepower (18 more than other Lambda SUVs) and 270 lb-ft of torque (22 more than other Lambda SUVs). Click here to learn more.

The 2009 Chevrolet Traverse has seating for up to eight adults with a Second-row Smart Slide seat feature. The rear-passengers get their own second-row control for their rear entertainment while the driver can mess around with the OnStar Turn-by-Turn Navigation and Direction Download navigation system, XM Satellite Radio including NavTraffic real-time traffic feature and Bluetooth.

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Press Release:

Chevrolet Announces Pricing For The 2009 Traverse

DETROIT ““ Chevrolet announced the 2009 Traverse crossover will carry a MSRP of $28,990, including a $735 destination charge, for the 2WD LS model. It goes on sale this fall.

“With its great styling, leading fuel economy and comprehensive roster of equipment, the Traverse is a great expression of Chevrolet value,” said Ed Peper, Chevrolet general manager.

The 2009 Chevrolet Traverse is an expressively styled, well-equipped crossover that delivers people-hauling and cargo-carrying capability typically found in larger SUVs. It is offered in LS, LT and LTZ models, in both front-wheel-drive and all-wheel-drive configurations. Product highlights include:

– Expressive styling inspired by the 2008 Malibu
– Optimized aerodynamics that enhance fuel economy and reduce wind noise
– Four-wheel independent suspension system
– StabiliTrak electronic stability control system
– Family of 17-, 18- and 20-inch wheels
– Seating for up to eight adults
– Second-row Smart Slide seat feature, for easy access to the third-row seats
– Rear-seat entertainment system with second-row controls
– Six standard air bags, including side curtain air bags that deploy over all three seating rows
– OnStar with Turn-by-Turn Navigation and Direction Download and eNav (with navigation system)
– XM Satellite Radio including NavTraffic real-time traffic feature (with navigation system)
– Bluetooth hands-free phone connectivity

Traverse is powered by a 3.6L engine with direct injection technology that helps produce power similar to many V-8 engines, but delivers better-than-expected fuel economy and a 25-percent reduction in cold-start emissions. The 3.6L engine is mated to the fuel-saving Hydra-Matic 6T75 six-speed automatic transmission.