Spy photographers have captured photographs of what seems to be the redesigned, third-generation Chevrolet Traverse throughout street testing in Michigan.
The big crossover, noticed beneath camouflage, options further rear sculpting in contrast with the present mannequin, the pictures present, whereas the general profile seems the identical with a barely smaller footprint.
The Traverse, constructed at General Motors‘ Lansing Delta Township meeting plant in Michigan, is slated for a redesign this yr. Chevrolet declined to touch upon future product.
The Traverse is a key mannequin in a significant section and due for an overhaul. Since it last was redesigned for the 2018 mannequin yr, rival manufacturers have launched or revamped competing automobiles. The three-row Hyundai Palisade and Kia Telluride crossovers have debuted, as an example, whereas the top-selling Toyota Highlander and Ford Explorer have been retooled for the 2020 mannequin yr.
GM President Mark Reuss, throughout a presentation to buyers in November, described the subsequent iteration of the Traverse, which can nonetheless slot beneath the Tahoe massive SUV in dimension, as “very way more trucklike” when it’s launched in 2023.
The Traverse was the fourth-highest vendor within the massive crossover section final yr, with U.S. gross sales of 96,965, based on the Automotive Information Analysis & Knowledge Middle. It ranked behind the Highlander, Explorer and Telluride in what remained a supply-constrained yr amid the continuing semiconductor scarcity. The Traverse posted U.S. gross sales of 116,250 in 2021, edging out the Volkswagen Atlas to rank third behind the Highlander and Explorer.
The Traverse adopted extra trucklike styling and a slimmed-down profile with its final redesign. It was freshened for 2022.