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2018 Chevrolet Traverse LS vs LT

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The 2018 Chevrolet Traverse can handle the biggest adventures and bring some pleasure to the everyday drive. This capable midsize SUV received a perfect Five Star Overall Vehicle Score for safety from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The accolades don’t stop there.

J.D. Power and Associates awarded the 2018 Traverse as the Most Dependable Midsize SUV. It has comfortable accommodations for up to eight people, and the gear will all fit too. The 98.2 cubic feet of cargo space is the best in its class.

2018 Chevy LS vs LT Traverse Trims

The 2018 Chevy Traverse LT, LS, and RS trim all vie to give consumers the most possible bang for their buck. Here’s how Chevy Traverse trim levels compare.

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Traverse LS

MSRP from $33,595

The LS includes all the following features:

  • Deep-tinted glass
  • 3.6L V6 engine with stop/start technology
  • 9-speed automatic transmission
  • Dual-outlet exhaust
  • Traction Mode Select
  • StabiliTrak® Electronic Stability Control System with Traction Control
  • Frontal and side-impact air bags†
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System with Tire Fill Alert†
  • Chevrolet Connected Services Trial and OnStar Safety & Security Plan Coverage†
  • LATCH System for child safety seats
  • Teen Driver technology
  • Rear vision camera
  • LED daytime running lamps
  • High-intensity discharge (HID) headlamps
  • Outside heated power-adjustable manual-folding Black mirrors
  • Black bodyside moldings and rocker moldings
  • Body-color door handles
  • 18" Bright Silver-painted aluminum wheels
  • Chevrolet MyLink† Radio with 7-inch diagonal color touch-screen, AM/FM stereo, Bluetooth® audio streaming†, and Android Auto™† and Apple CarPlay™† compatibility
  • Bluetooth wireless technology† for select phones with steering wheel-mounted controls
  • Six USB ports†
  • Driver Information Center with 3.5-inch diagonal monochromatic display
  • Compass with digital display
  • Keyless Open and Start
  • Steering wheel-mounted controls for audio, phone and cruise
  • Power windows with driver and front passenger express-down
  • Tri-zone automatic climate control with individual climate settings
  • Interior lighting with theater dimming
  • 8-passenger seating with Premium Cloth seating
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Traverse LT

MSRP from $36,095

In addition to the LS features, the LT includes:

  • 18" Bright Silver-painted machined-face aluminum wheels
  • Outside heated power-adjustable manual-folding body-color mirrors with turn signal indicators
  • Foglamps
  • Roof rails
  • SiriusXM Satellite Radio† All Access Package with 3-month trial subscription
  • 7-passenger seating with second-row captain's chairs
  • 8-way power driver seat with power lumbar control
  • 3-spoke leather-wrapped steering wheel
  • Power windows with driver express-up/-down and front passenger express-down

2018 Traverse LS vs LT Bottom Line

For roughly $3,000 on top of the LS's MSRP, you get some really luxurious features with the LT. Power windows is always nice plus having second row captain's chairs is a great way to keep the kids separated on long drives! At the end of the day, minus the few additions to the LT, both vehicles are equipped with a 3.6L V6 VVT engine that produces 310 horsepower and 266 lb-ft of torque. And thanks to the nine-speed automatic transmission, this ride is smooth as it accelerates towards the speed limit.

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2018 Chevrolet Traverse LS vs LT Infographic

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Test Drive the 2018 Chevy Traverse in Phoenix

The downside to all these great trim levels is that it can make it hard to choose the perfect one. The upside is that you get to test drive them all. Stop by a Valley Chevy Dealer location near Phoenix to try out all of your options!