2012 Chevrolet Traverse AWD 4-Door LS Specs

AWD 4-Door LS
MSRP based on AWD 4-Door LS

Quick Specs

Gas Mileage 16 mpg City/23 mpg Hwy
Engine Gas V6, 3.6L
EPA Class 4WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Style Name AWD LS
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity 8
Passenger Doors 4
Body Style Sport Utility
Transmission Transmission, 6-speed automatic, electronically controlled with overdrive includes auto-grade braking, hill start assist and tap-shift manual shift control (Included and only available with CV14526 AWD models.)


EPA Classification 4WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4859
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 39.4
Third Leg Room (in) 33.2
Front Shoulder Room (in) 62.0
Second Hip Room (in) 57.8
Front Head Room (in) 40.4
Second Leg Room (in) 36.8
Third Shoulder Room (in) 57.6
Passenger Capacity 8
Front Hip Room (in) 59.1
Third Head Room (in) 37.8
Front Leg Room (in) 41.3
Second Shoulder Room (in) 61.3
Third Hip Room (in) 48.3
Passenger Volume (ft³) 153.1
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 7.2
Track Width, Front (in) 67.8
Liftover Height (in) - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 78.4
Rear Door Opening Height (in) NA
Wheelbase (in) 118.9
Track Width, Rear (in) 67.4
Height, Overall (in) 70.4
Rear Door Opening Width (in) NA
Length, Overall (in) 205.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 116.4
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 68.8
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) 24.4
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD -

Fuel Economy

Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 22.0
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 23
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 16

Performance Specs

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 281 @ 6300
Displacement 3.6L/220
Engine Order Code LLT
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 266 @ 3400
Fuel System DI
Engine Type Gas V6
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.87
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.88
Trans Description Cont. Again NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA
Trans Type 6
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.84
Clutch Size (in) NA
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.48
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.74
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA
Trans Description Cont. Automatic
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.41
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.16
Trans Order Code MH6
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.8 x 1.1
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA
Brake Type Pwr
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.0 x 0.8
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.9
Steering Type Pwr
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 40.4
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.1
Rear Tire Size P245/70R17
Spare Tire Order Code NA
Front Tire Order Code QPR
Spare Tire Size NA
Front Tire Size P245/70R17
Rear Tire Order Code QPR
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Spare Wheel Size (in) NA
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Material NA
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA
Suspension Type - Front Coil-Over Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear Linked H-Arm

Safety Features

Air Bag-Frontal-Driver Yes
Air Bag-Frontal-Passenger Yes
Air Bag-Passenger Switch (On/Off) No
Air Bag-Side Body-Front Yes
Air Bag-Side Body-Rear No
Air Bag-Side Head-Front Yes
Air Bag-Side Head-Rear Yes
Brakes-ABS Yes
Child Safety Rear Door Locks Yes
Daytime Running Lights Yes
Traction Control Yes
Night Vision No
Rollover Protection Bars No
Fog Lamps No
Parking Aid No
Tire Pressure Monitor Yes
Back-Up Camera No
Stability Control Yes
Other Features StabiliTrak, stability control system
Traction control
Daytime Running Lamps
Air bags, frontal and side-impact for driver and front passenger...
Air bags, front passenger air bag suppression (Always use safety...
OnStar, 6 months of Directions and Connections plan includes...
Automatic Crash Response (Deleted when (UE0) OnStar delete is...
Stolen Vehicle Assistance (Deleted when (UE0) OnStar delete is...
OnStar Turn-by-Turn Navigation (Deleted when (UE0) OnStar delete...
Door locks, rear child security
Tire Pressure Monitoring System (Does not monitor spare)
Horn, dual-note


Basic Miles/km 36,000
Basic Years 3
Corrosion Miles/km 100,000
Corrosion Years 6
Drivetrain Miles/km 100,000
Drivetrain Years 5
Roadside Assistance Miles/km 100,000
Roadside Assistance Years 5

Other Specs

Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 11.8
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 660
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 170
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 300
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 200
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