Introduced at the Chicago Auto Show, the 2009 Chevrolet Traverse is an expressively styled, well-equipped crossover that gives customers people-hauling and cargo-carrying capability typically found in larger SUVs.
With styling cues inspired by the acclaimed ’08 Chevy Malibu, the Traverse delivers refined details with strong proportions and the bold front-end appearance found on all new Chevrolets. Traverse will start production in the third quarter of 2008 at GM’s Spring Hill, Tenn. manufacturing facility.
‘We think the Traverse is the right vehicle at the …
• New 20-inch chrome clad-wheel – optional on LTZ
• OnStar 8.0 with Stolen Vehicle Slow Down, Turn-by-Turn navigation, and Destination Download to navigation radios
• Bluetooth connectivity with specific steering wheel controls
• XM Satellite Radio with new real time NavTraffic feature for navigation radios
• Side Blind Zone Alert system available on LTZ models
• New available backup camera display in Inside rearview mirror.
• New cloth seat fabrics on LS and 1LT models
• Second display screen optional for third seating row
As the industry’s best-selling full-size SUV, Chevrolet Tahoe continues to offer great spaciousness and towing capability with a precise driving feel, robust performance and impeccable interior refinement and quietness. It also delivers the segment’s best fuel mileage – a standing that is solidified in 2009 with the introduction of a new, six-speed automatic transmission.
The new Hydra-Matic 6L80 six-speed is standard on models with the Vortec 5.3L V-8 and a new 6.2L V-8. It enhances real world fuel economy on the highway …
Kia Motors America (KMA) today unveiled the KCD-II Mesa, the second Kia concept vehicle developed by the Kia’s California Design Center in Irvine, Calif. The Mesa represents Kia’s vision of an enabling and exciting new SUV designed with the North American market in mind.
Providing a North American vision on a potential new product segment for the company, the KCD-II is a modern, rugged body-on-frame SUV that features three rows of seats, dual full-length sunroofs and an expansive 116-inch wheelbase.
‘The Mesa’s highly …
The Acura MDX luxury performance SUV, considered by many as the benchmark of its class, was completely re-engineered in 2007 to set new standards for luxury, style and technology-enhanced performance and control in the Premium SUV segment. As the largest and most powerful V-6 in Acura’s history, delivering class-leading power, the 3.7-liter VTEC V-6 teams with Acura’s exclusive Super Handling All-Wheel Drive™ (SH-AWD™) system to deliver superior handling in most all road conditions.
An optional Active Damper System, developed exclusively for the …