Chevrolet Traverse, 2012 MY US

The Traverse is a motor car from Chevrolet, with front wheel drive, a front located engine and a 5 door suv/sports utility vehicle body style. Its 6 cylinder, double overhead camshaft naturally aspirated engine has 4 valves per cylinder and a capacity of 3.6 litres. In this application it musters power and torque figures of 288 bhp (292 PS/215 kW) at 6300 rpm and 366 Nm (270 lbft/37.3 kgm) at 3400 rpm respectively. The engine drives the wheels through a 6 speed automatic gearbox. Stated weight at the kerb is 2141 kg.

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Chevrolet Traverse, 2012 MY US information summary

What body style?
5 door suv/sports utility vehicle with 7/8 seats
How long?
5207 mm
How heavy?
2141 kg
What size engine?
3.6 litre, 3564 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, V
How much power?
292 PS / 288 bhp / 215 kW @ 6300 rpm
How much torque?
366 Nm / 270 ft.lb / 37.3 kgm @ 3400 rpm
How economical?
17/24 US MPG city/highway

Chevrolet Traverse models

5 door suv/​sports utility vehicle FF 6A 3564 cm3 292 PS 288 bhp 215 kW 2138 kg
5 door suv/​sports utility vehicle FA 6A 3564 cm3 292 PS 288 bhp 215 kW 2248 kg
5 door suv/​sports utility vehicle FA 6A 3564 cm3 292 PS 288 bhp 215 kW 2234 kg

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2012 Chevrolet Traverse data
Applicable to the USA domestic market(s).
bodywork
Body type7/8 seater suv/sports utility vehicle
Number of doors5
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 3020 mm 118.9 inches
Track/tread (front) 1722 mm 67.8 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1712 mm 67.4 inches
Length 5207 mm 205 inches
Width 1991 mm 78.4 inches
Height 1770 mm 69.7 inches
Ground clearance 183 mm 7.2 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.72
Kerb weight 2141 kg 4720 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 83.3 litres 18.3 UK Gal 22 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer GM
Engine code
Cylinders V 6
Capacity 3.6 litre
3564 cc
(217.489 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 94 × 85.6 mm
3.7 × 3.37 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.1
Valve gear double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
24 valves in total
maximum power output 292 PS (288 bhp) (215 kW)
at 6300 rpm
Specific output 80.8 bhp/litre
1.32 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 366 Nm (270 ft·lb) (37.3 kgm)
at 3400 rpm
Specific torque 102.69 Nm/litre
1.24 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction aluminum block & head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 11.3:1
Fuel system direct petrol injection
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1290.5 kPa (187.2 psi)
Maximum RPM 6700 rpm
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 594 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed
Power-to-weight ratio 136.39 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
100.31 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
134.52 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.06 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 9.97 kg/kW
16.65 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 17/24 US MPG city/highway
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km13.8/9.8 l/100km city/highway
km/litre7.2/10.2 km/l city/highway
UK MPG20.4/28.8 UK MPG city/highway
US MPG17.0/24.0 US MPG city/highway
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels front wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering power assisted rack & pinion
turns lock-to-lock 2.890
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front 7 x 17
Wheel size rear 7 x 17
Tyres front P245/70 R 17
Tyres rear P245/70 R 17
Brakes F/R VeDi/VeDi-S-ABS
Front brake diameter 325 mm
Rear brake diameter 330 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 6 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 0.74
Final drive ratio 3.16
general
Carfolio.com ID273460
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 32.9
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2012 Chevrolet Traverse added 2012-05-30.
Last modified 2013-02-28.