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It does everything I want
Pros: 7 way power seat / rear view video camera
Cons: dash power outlet located inline with the console cup holder.We ahve owned this vehicle for 4 months now and driven 5000 miles. It is the Jewel red LT2 with leather power seats, captains chairs amd tow package. The ride is amazing and allowed my wife who has severe back problems to ride in this vehicle over 1000 miles in 13 hours from Milwaukee Wi to Gulf Shores AL. At the end of the trip I unloaded the vehicle because I was even tired from the drive. I love the way the vehicle can be configured fo maximum hauling or seating 7. I've had the opportunity to load the back and it take a huge amount of cargo. I have pulled 4000 lbs and it tows wonderfully and the tow package makes it a no brainer. Rear view camera allows you to back right up to the hitch the first time. Mileage is great with my average of 19 suburban driving and 22 expressway driving cross country.
Love my Traverse
Pros: Folding rear seats for cargo since I do not have a pickup.
Cons: Lack of PowerIt has almost as much room as my Suburban had but the seats fold down easily and gas mileage is much better.
Happy with Traverse
Cons: not getting stated MPGI recently purchased a 2009 Chevy Traverse and love the roominess. My husband who was not with me when I purchased it said he thought the car was deceiving because from the outside it did not look big, however when he got in it he was amazed at the room. It is a very comfortable ride. The only down side is I don't think I'm getting the MPG that is stated on sticker(17 city/24 Hwy). I drive mostly highway and I'm only getting about 18 mpg today. I'm not heavy footed and normally use cruise control. Hope to see it improve over time.
Pros: The ride and the looks
Cons: view in back
Advice: choose a dealer who does not try to pressure you to add all of their warranties.We are extremely pleased with this vehicle. Trading in an older Dodge Caravan, we were pleasantly surprised at the many improvements and features. The one complaint we have is the vision for backing up. We will probably buy the rear view camera, which will run about $1000.