The new 2018 Chevrolet Traverse RS has recently joined the Traverse lineup here at DeLillo Chevrolet. What sets this version of the Traverse SUV apart is its turbocharged performance and unique styling.
Under the hood of the Traverse RS lurks a power-dense, direct-injected Ecotec 2.0-liter turbo engine, which pumps out 257 horsepower and 295 lb-ft of torque. This engine is mated to a nine-speed automatic transmission, which helps the 2018 Traverse RS achieve a fuel economy of 20 miles per gallon in the city and 26 on the highway.*
As for the design, Chevy has added features to black out the Traverse RS and give it a more intimidating stance. Black features include the grille, window trim, roof rails, and bowtie emblems. Even the 20-inch aluminum wheels on which the Traverse RS sits have a Dark Android finish.
Standard technology on the 2018 Chevrolet Traverse RS includes Chevrolet MyLink with an eight-inch touchscreen, tri-zone automatic climate control, a Bose premium 10-speaker audio system, a power liftgate, remote start, Keyless Open with extended-range Remote Keyless Entry. Key exterior features include HID headlamps and LED daytime running lamps and upper and lower active aero shutters; key interior features include Jet Black leather-appointed seats and heated front seats. Safety technologies include Lane Change Alert with Side Blind Zone Alert, Rear Cross Traffic Alert, Rear Park Assist, Surround Vision, Rear Camera Mirror, Rear Seat Reminder, and Teen Driver.
If you want to learn more about this vehicle, come see us at the dealership and we’ll be happy to help!
Finding the right car for your lifestyle isn’t as easy as it may seem. Fortunately, the 2018 Chevrolet Equinox reviews offer insight as to just how value- and family-driven the latest model is.
Cars.com experts cited the new styling and compact design that put the Chevrolet Equinox in closer competition with competitors like the Nissan Rogue. The new model rolls out on a new platform and weighs in at 400 lb. less than the previous model. Owners tend to agree, giving the Equinox a 4.9/5.0 rating.
Motor Trend noted that the Equinox shares its gasoline engines with the mid-size Chevrolet Malibu. The impressive line of engines offers drivers the choice between fuel economy, performance, and a balance of the two. A vast array of active safety features makes the 2018 Chevrolet Equinox better suited for families too.
One of the largest updates in the 2018 Chevrolet Equinox comes in the form of the available powertrains. The old four-cylinder and V6 engines are gone for good. Three new powertrains take their place for the model year.
All models come equipped with a 1.5-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine that offers up to an EPA-estimated 32 mpg on the highway.* Performance comes standard in the available 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine. Mated to a nine-speed automatic transmission, that engine produces 252 horsepower.
The most unique engine of the bunch is the available 1.6-liter Turbo-Diesel four-cylinder engine. Capable of earning up to an EPA-estimated 39 mpg* on the highway, the diesel engine takes efficiency to new heights.
If you’re in the market for a new Chevy Equinox, stop by or contact us at DeLillo Chevrolet.