Chevrolet Upgrades Off-Road Capacity for 2024 Traverse

The 2024 Chevrolet Traverse Z71 driving in the forest.

What Comes With the 2024 Chevrolet Traverse Z71?

There might not be a more competitive segment in the automotive industry than the one containing three-row crossover SUVs like the Chevrolet Traverse. For years, the Traverse has been among the automaker’s most popular family-friendly vehicles, with plenty of seating and one of the most generous cargo bays on the market. For the coming model year, Chevrolet is upping the game by improving the SUV’s off-road capability. So, what comes with the 2024 Chevrolet Traverse Z71 package? Follow along with Davis Chevrolet while we take a closer look at this exciting addition to the Traverse family.

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“Our new Traverse is designed and engineered to act and look more like an SUV,” Scott Bell, vice president, Chevrolet, said in a press release. “Led by the all-new Z71, the 2024 Traverse builds on the success of its predecessor and will undoubtedly enable us to be in more customer driveways.”

2024 Traverse Z71 Off-Road Driving

Long-time Chevy devotees will recognize the Z71 label. It has been used on the manufacturer’s pickup trucks and truck-based SUVs for years. Adding equipment associated with the Z71 trim grade would be a first for Chevrolet and the Traverse lineup. The all-new 2024 Traverse Z71 will include:

  • An additional inch of ground clearance and an extra inch of track width
  • Specially designed all-terrain tires
  • Trim-specific front fascia that allows for improved approach angles
  • Aluminum skid plate
  • Signature Z71 red recovery hooks
  • Improved suspension
  • Terrain mode added
  • Hill Descent Control
  • Standard towing package

Performance Specs for the 2024 Traverse Z71

It will take a special powertrain for future owners of the 2024 Chevrolet Traverse Z71 to take advantage of all of its new capabilities. Chevrolet engineers delivered with an all-new turbocharged 2.5-litre engine that will make 315 horsepower and 317 pound-feet of torque. The new performance specs represent marked improvements for both horsepower and torque.

The 2024 Chevrolet Traverse and all of its variants are scheduled to go on sale after the beginning of the new year. If you’d like to make sure you can take one home as soon as possible, make an appointment with one of our product experts, today.