Pricing for the midcycle refreshed 2022 Chevrolet Traverse has been announced. The midsize, three-row crossover SUV will start at $34,895 for the new base LS FWD spec.
Chevrolet's three-row competitor to the likes of the Toyota Highlander, Hyundai Palisade and Kia Telluride retains its 3.6-liter V6 as its sole engine option, good for a stated 310 horsepower and 266 pound-feet of torque. A nine-speed automatic transmission and front-wheel drive are also standard, with all-wheel drive available as an optional upgrade.
The 2022 refresh brings with it a revised interior and tweaks to the tech. Wirelessand join the infotainment feature set. And Chevy's Safety Assist suite is now standard, bringing forward precollision alerts, pedestrian-sensing automatic emergency braking, lane-keeping assist and other features along for the ride, as well as GM's haptic vibrating Safety Alert Seat. LED headlamps are also now standard, and there's also a defeat switch for the anti-idling stop/start system.
The model year update drops the L FWD entry-point spec, which started at $30,995. Now, the $34,895 2022 Traverse LS FWD spec is the new base, itself a $500 bump over the 2021 LS FWD's starting price of $34,395 thanks to all of the new standard bells and whistles. LT ($37,395), RS ($45,495) and Premier ($47,795) models also see small price increases before options like all-wheel drive or leather trim, while the top-spec High Country's $52,395 sticker ($54,595 with AWD) is unchanged.
The 2022 Traverse begins production later this year with the first example expected to begin arriving in dealerships this fall. All prices include a $1,195 destination charge.