Jump to content
Drew Dowdell

Chevrolet News:Traverse drops 2.0 Turbo

Recommended Posts

According to GM Authority, the Chevrolet Traverse is dropping the 2.0T from the lineup and is already no longer available for ordering.  The move means that the only available powertrain for the Traverse is the 310 horsepower V6 paired with a 9-speed automatic.  

The 2.0T was introduced in the 2018 model year only on the RS model which had a slightly sportier flair than the regular Traverse.  We wonder though if this signals a move by Chevy to use the new TriPower 2.0T that is found in the Cadillac XT4 and was recently announced to be going into the 2020 GMC Acadia.  So don't be surprised if there is an announcement from Chevy soon. 


View full article

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

This totally makes sense, plus we still only know of the Cadillac EV, with so many others coming, one does have to wonder what GM might be getting ready to show off at next years auto shows for new EVs.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
12 minutes ago, dfelt said:

This totally makes sense, plus we still only know of the Cadillac EV, with so many others coming, one does have to wonder what GM might be getting ready to show off at next years auto shows for new EVs.

???  There's not going to be an EV Traverse any time soon. 

  • Thanks 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
17 minutes ago, Drew Dowdell said:

???  There's not going to be an EV Traverse any time soon. 

I was thinking that an EV Traverse size as an alternative to a V6 powered version.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
6 minutes ago, dfelt said:

I was thinking that an EV Traverse size as an alternative to a V6 powered version.

Not gonna happen any time soon.  The Cadillac BEV is about the size of an Equinox, that's about as big as I would expect them to get in the next generation of EVs. 

  • Thanks 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Good. I am glad that the Traverse is ditching the 2.0T; it belongs in an Equinox thank you!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Yeah at lunchtime today I went into the online order guide.  2020 Traverse is V6 only.  They are adding more and more 2020 models all the time and you can get previews of what's coming direct from GM, so you know it's reliable info.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Thinking the Traverse might be a bit too heavy for EV duty......

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
7 hours ago, daves87rs said:

Thinking the Traverse might be a bit too heavy for EV duty......

I have a feeling we will only see EVs from GM on purpose-built EV platforms, not legacy platforms. 

  • Like 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
24 minutes ago, Robert Hall said:

I have a feeling we will only see EVs from GM on purpose-built EV platforms, not legacy platforms. 

This.

Their EV platform is BEV. 

  • Upvote 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You are posting as a guest. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.
Note: Your post will require moderator approval before it will be visible.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.


  • Who's Online   1 Member, 0 Anonymous, 68 Guests (See full list)



  • Social Stream

  • Similar Content

    • By Drew Dowdell
      GM is delaying the launch of the new inline-6 diesel engine bound for the GMC Sierra 1500 and Chevrolet Silverado 1500.  No longer available for ordering on the 2019s, GM has pushed the availability into the 2020 model year. 
      According the GM, the emissions certification process on the engine is taking longer than normal.   Customers who ordered a 2019 Silverado or Sierra with the diesel engine will have their orders canceled and will need to resubmit the order for a 2020 model year vehicle once they become available for order.  GM has yet to open orders for 2020 truck models with the diesel engine, but a GM spokesperson said that it will be "soon".
      Assuming the current pricing holds, the 3.0 liter Duramax diesel will be priced $2,495 over a 5.3 liter V8 and $2,890 over the 4-cylinder 2.7-liter turbo. 
      Meanwhile for 2020, GM is expanding the availability of adaptive cruise control and the 10-speed automatic across the lineup.  At Chevy, the Silverado will now have the optional 6.2 liter V8 on five out of the eight trim levels.  The 6.2 V8 will be paired with the 10-speed automatic and available on the Custom Trail Boss, RST, LT Trail Box, LTZ, and High Country. At GMC, the CarbonPro box will be available at no additional cost when paired with certain other packages on the Sierra AT4 and Sierra Denali, while the double cab Sierra Elevation Trim will now also be available in a crew cab. 
       

      View full article
    • By Drew Dowdell
      GM is delaying the launch of the new inline-6 diesel engine bound for the GMC Sierra 1500 and Chevrolet Silverado 1500.  No longer available for ordering on the 2019s, GM has pushed the availability into the 2020 model year. 
      According the GM, the emissions certification process on the engine is taking longer than normal.   Customers who ordered a 2019 Silverado or Sierra with the diesel engine will have their orders canceled and will need to resubmit the order for a 2020 model year vehicle once they become available for order.  GM has yet to open orders for 2020 truck models with the diesel engine, but a GM spokesperson said that it will be "soon".
      Assuming the current pricing holds, the 3.0 liter Duramax diesel will be priced $2,495 over a 5.3 liter V8 and $2,890 over the 4-cylinder 2.7-liter turbo. 
      Meanwhile for 2020, GM is expanding the availability of adaptive cruise control and the 10-speed automatic across the lineup.  At Chevy, the Silverado will now have the optional 6.2 liter V8 on five out of the eight trim levels.  The 6.2 V8 will be paired with the 10-speed automatic and available on the Custom Trail Boss, RST, LT Trail Box, LTZ, and High Country. At GMC, the CarbonPro box will be available at no additional cost when paired with certain other packages on the Sierra AT4 and Sierra Denali, while the double cab Sierra Elevation Trim will now also be available in a crew cab. 
       
    • By Drew Dowdell
      Chevrolet has updated the Camaro for 2020 with some new styling updates and packaging changes.  Most notable is the updated front fascia which received much criticism.
      The new front end appearance comes for the SS model based on the Camaro Shock show vehicle that debuted at the SEMA show last fall. The Bowtie emblem is now higher on the grille, and the bar between the upper and lower grilles is now body color.
      Also new is a new LT1 model that takes the Camaro LT trim and adds the 455 horsepower LT1 engine.  This makes the LT1 trim the most affordable V8 Camaro with a starting price of $34,995 including destination charges.  The LT1 will be offered in both hardtop and convertible configurations.
      Other additions to the LT1 are the vented hood from the SS, black bowtie badges, 20-inch SS style wheels, and an available technology package.
      Buyers of the V6 will also see a boost as the engine is now mated to the 10-speed automatic from the SS and ZL1.
      Chevrolet has struggled with sales of the Camaro in recent years, often coming in third place in sales behind the Ford Mustang and Dodge Challenger.
      The 2020 Camaro with all of these updates will go on sale in Fall 2019.


      View full article
    • By Drew Dowdell
      Chevrolet has updated the Camaro for 2020 with some new styling updates and packaging changes.  Most notable is the updated front fascia which received much criticism.
      The new front end appearance comes for the SS model based on the Camaro Shock show vehicle that debuted at the SEMA show last fall. The Bowtie emblem is now higher on the grille, and the bar between the upper and lower grilles is now body color.
      Also new is a new LT1 model that takes the Camaro LT trim and adds the 455 horsepower LT1 engine.  This makes the LT1 trim the most affordable V8 Camaro with a starting price of $34,995 including destination charges.  The LT1 will be offered in both hardtop and convertible configurations.
      Other additions to the LT1 are the vented hood from the SS, black bowtie badges, 20-inch SS style wheels, and an available technology package.
      Buyers of the V6 will also see a boost as the engine is now mated to the 10-speed automatic from the SS and ZL1.
      Chevrolet has struggled with sales of the Camaro in recent years, often coming in third place in sales behind the Ford Mustang and Dodge Challenger.
      The 2020 Camaro with all of these updates will go on sale in Fall 2019.

    • By Drew Dowdell
      According to GM Authority, the Chevrolet Traverse is dropping the 2.0T from the lineup and is already no longer available for ordering.  The move means that the only available powertrain for the Traverse is the 310 horsepower V6 paired with a 9-speed automatic.  
      The 2.0T was introduced in the 2018 model year only on the RS model which had a slightly sportier flair than the regular Traverse.  We wonder though if this signals a move by Chevy to use the new TriPower 2.0T that is found in the Cadillac XT4 and was recently announced to be going into the 2020 GMC Acadia.  So don't be surprised if there is an announcement from Chevy soon. 
  • My Clubs

  • Reader Rides

About us

CheersandGears.com - Founded 2001

We ♥ Cars

Get in touch

Follow us

Recent tweets

facebook

×
×
  • Create New...