Best in Class 2012 Large Crossover SUV: Chevrolet Traverse
Owners of the 2012 Chevrolet Traverse give the Large SUV a photo-finish win over the Ford Flex while giving the Traverse top ratings in eighteen of forty-eight categories in AutoPacific’s 2012 Vehicle Satisfaction Award research. The Traverse gets top marks for Cargo Space, Vehicle’s Reputation, Brand’s Reputation, Interior Storage, Braking, Fuel Economy, Easy to Use Controls, Cupholders, Tire Brand/Size/Appearance, Wheel Size and Style, Environmental Friendliness, Infotainment Technology, Dealership Experience, Recyclability, Advanced Powertrain Technology, Collision Avoidance Technology, Range and Warranty. With a possible high score of 5.0 satisfaction rating points, 4.5 or higher can be considered very good. Traverse owners rated the Large SUV above 4.5 rating points in: Overall Satisfaction, Seating Capacity, Exterior Color, Reliable/Dependable, and Feeling Safe While Driving. Traverse owners, while the highest rated Large SUV for Fuel Economy, are least satisfied with their Traverse’s gas mileage. Traverse owners rate five characteristics below 4.0 satisfaction rating points: Fuel Economy, Range, Environmental Friendliness, Recyclability and Price.