Safety Features in the 2017 Chevrolet Traverse


If you’re in the market for a crossover SUV, we’re willing to bet that safety is somewhere at the top of your list of concerns. The 2017 Chevrolet Traverse puts your mind at ease with an abundance of different safety features—from OnStar telematics with an Automatic Crash Response System to driver assist safety features like Forward Collision Alert and Lane Departure Warning. On top of that, the Traverse received excellent safety scores from the IIHS and NHTSA, and it comes with the industry’s first Front Center Airbag. Before you get behind the wheel of the new Traverse, get the full picture of the different safety features on offer with this guide from Tom Gill Chevrolet.

Basic Safety

Basic Safety

The Chevy Traverse if filled with an abundance of standard features that are certain to instill you with confidence. Stay secure on the road in a variety of conditions thanks to available all-wheel drive. The Traverse also features the industry’s first Front Center Airbag, as well as front-seat side and full-length side curtain airbags. A rearview camera also comes on all models.

OnStar Telematics

The 2017 Chevy Traverse comes standard with OnStar, and an advanced telematics system with integrated GPS that gives you access to a number of critical safety features, including:

  • Emergency roadside assistance
  • Automatic Crash Response System
  • Remote door unlocking
  • Stolen vehicle locater
  • Navigation directions

Advanced Safety Features

2017 Chevrolet Traverse

The Traverse is also offered with plenty of advanced driver assist safety features, which have been designed to prevent and mitigate collisions. This suite of safety tech includes:

  • Forward Collision Alert
  • Lane Departure Warning
  • Side Blind Zone Alert
  • Rear Park Assist
  • Rear Cross Traffic Alert
  • Rear Vision Camera

Crash Safety Test Ratings

In independent crash safety tests from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), the Chevy Traverse earned excellent crash test scores, including the top overall rating of “Good” in the moderate overlap front, side, roof strength, and head restraints and seats tests.

The Traverse also underwent safety tests from the government’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). It scored quite favorably in these tests as well, including five out of five stars overall, five stars in the frontal and side crash tests, and four stars in the rollover test.

Stay Secure Inside the Cabin of the 2017 Chevrolet Traverse

From front to back, the 2017 Chevrolet Traverse has been built to instill a real sense of confidence in its passengers. Get behind the wheel of this new crossover SUV today when you take the trip from Cincinnati to Tom Gill Chevrolet at 7830 Commerce Dr. in Florence, KY. We’re open each day of the week, and our sales team is here to take your calls.