Used 2011 Chevrolet Traverse


$8,998 - $14,985
2011 Chevrolet Traverse

2011 Highlights

Aside from the audio system's relocated USB input and the addition of heated cloth seats to the options list for LT models, the 2011 Chevrolet Traverse remains largely unchanged.


Pros

  • Compliant ride
  • seating for up to eight passengers
  • adult-friendly, split-folding third-row seat
  • massive cargo area
  • top safety scores.

Cons

  • Compromised outward visibility
  • large size hampers maneuverability
  • a few subpar interior materials.

Used 2011 Chevrolet Traverse for Sale

Chevrolet Traverse 2011 LT1 4dr SUV AWD (3.6L 6cyl 6A) Cyber Gray Metallic Dark Gray w/Light Gray Inserts premium cloth84,381 miles
Used 2011Chevrolet TraverseLT1
List:$12,220
Est.Loan: $228/mo
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2011 CHEVROLET TRAVERSE AWD with powerful 3.6L SIDI V6 (281 hp [210 kW] @ 6300 rpm 266 engine and driven only 84381 miles! ** ALL WHEEL DRIVE ** Fully loaded and much more! CARFAX CERTIFIED**FINANCING AVAILABLE** Contact our Sales at 703-445-2277All of our vehicles pass a rigorous Multi-Point Quality Inspection - Buy with confidence. No Credit, Bad Credit, No problem! Tax ID, No Problem! We Finance EVERYONE! Guaranteed Credit Approval! Rates starting at 1.99%. Apply Online at WWW.CAPAUTOVA.COM. - TRADE-IN WELCOME!!! - Extended Warranties Available! Call (703) 445-CARS (2277) to make an appointment or drop by to check out our new Chantilly showroom located at: 25280 Pleasant Valley Rd.Suite 150Chantilly, VA 20152 We are open 7 days a week - Monday thru Saturday ?9am-8pm , Sunday 11am-4pm, and any other time convenient for you - by appointment.

Chevrolet Traverse 2011 LTZ 4dr SUV AWD (3.6L 6cyl 6A) Black Granite Metallic Light Gray premium leather149,378 miles
Used 2011Chevrolet TraverseLTZ
List:$10,600
Est.Loan: $198/mo
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95,357 miles
Used 2011Chevrolet TraverseLT1
List:$11,000
Est.Loan: $206/mo
Burdette Brothers
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Black Granite Metallic Dark Gray w/Light Gray Inserts premium cloth85,852 miles
Used 2011Chevrolet TraverseLT1
List:$14,694
Est.Loan: $274/mo
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"Check out this very nice and low mileage 2011 Chevrolet Traverse LT! Great color combination with Black Granite Metallic Paint and Dark Gray Interior. This was a One Owner Vehicle and has a Clean Auto History Report. Loaded with features including the 3.6L V6 and 6-Speed Automatic Transmission

Red Jewel Tintcoat 104,308 miles
Used 2011Chevrolet TraverseLT1
List:$10,500
Est.Loan: $196/mo
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White Diamond Tricoat Cashmere premium leather111,952 miles
Used 2011Chevrolet TraverseLTZ
List:$12,132
Est.Loan: $227/mo
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Used 2011Chevrolet TraverseLTZ
List:$15,499
Est.Loan: $282/mo
Kern Motor
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Used 2011Chevrolet TraverseLTZ
List:$9,922
Est.Loan: $185/mo
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125,657 miles
Used 2011Chevrolet TraverseLS
List:$8,998
Est.Loan: $168/mo
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Ice Blue Metallic 124,185 miles
Used 2011Chevrolet TraverseLT1
List:$8,988
Est.Loan: $168/mo
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Red Jewel Tintcoat 66,908 miles
Used 2011Chevrolet TraverseLT2
List:$13,512
Est.Loan: $252/mo
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Red Jewel Tintcoat 96,597 miles
Used 2011Chevrolet TraverseLT1
List:$12,998
Est.Loan: $243/mo
White Diamond Tricoat Cashmere premium leather150,167 miles
Used 2011Chevrolet TraverseLTZ
List:$11,000
Est.Loan: $206/mo
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Look at this 2011 Chevrolet Traverse LTZ. Its Automatic transmission and Gas V6 3.6L/220 engine will keep you going. This Chevrolet Traverse has the following options: XM NAVTRAFFIC enhances your vehicle's GPS navigation system by showing real-time traffic data when it's needed most - while you're driving. Available in over 80 markets, XM NavTraffic displays construction, road closures and accidents so you can get to your destination faster. Available in select models, WHITE DIAMOND TRICOAT, TRANSMISSION, 6-SPEED AUTOMATIC, ELECTRONICALLY CONTROLLED WITH OVERDRIVE includes auto-grade braking and tap-shift manual shift control, SUNROOF, DUAL SKYSCAPE 2-PANEL POWER with tilt-sliding front and fixed rear with sunscreen, SEATING, 7-PASSENGER (2-2-3 SEATING CONFIGURATION) with 2nd row flat-folding Captains Chair and third row 60/40 split flat folding bench seat, RECLINING FRONT BUCKETS (STD), NAVIGATION AND REAR ENTERTAINMENT SYSTEM WITH REAR CAMERA AND USB PORT rear seat DVD player with remote control, overhead display, 2 sets of 2-channel wireless infrared headphones and auxiliary audio/video input jacks, rearview camera system, AM/FM stereo with MP3 compatible CD/DVD player with DVD-based navigation, seek-and-scan, digital clock, auto-tone control, Radio Data System (RDS) and speed-compensated volume, Theftlock, voice recognition, Bose 5.1 surround sound 10-speaker system, 115-volt 3-prong house hold-style power outlet and (UBS) XM NavTraffic, LTZ PREFERRED EQUIPMENT GROUP Includes Standard Equipment, LPO, CARGO CONVENIENCE PACKAGE includes the following dealer-installed options: cargo net and cargo area shade cover, and LICENSE PLATE BRACKET, FRONT MOUNTING PACKAGE. Stop by and visit us at The Used Car Factory, 27725 Three Notch Rd., Mechanicsville, MD 20659.

White Diamond Tricoat Ebony premium cloth142,250 miles
Used 2011Chevrolet TraverseLT1
List:$7,995
Est.Loan: $150/mo
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Silver Ice Metallic Dark Gray w/Light Gray Inserts premium cloth149,130 miles
Used 2011Chevrolet TraverseLT1
List:$7,996
Est.Loan: $150/mo
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***  1 OWNER****    WARRANTY++PRICE BELOW KBB VALUE...This would make a great family car with lots of interior and 3rd row seats.....++Excellent shape inside and out side....Reverse/Backup Camera.......reverse sensors.....Silver  exterior and Gray    interior .Features include...Brakes 4-wheel antilock 4-wheel disc++Headlamp control automatic on and of.....Steering phone/audio controls........power seats...memory seat......CD player ..power sunroof..power window power doorlock keyless entry alarm A/C Heat ready to go price includes 6 month/6000 mile warranty please give us a call at 703-629-9371 or 540-582-8151 TAX ID PROGRAM AVAILABLE.......GUARANTEED  credit approval **** 6 month/6000 mile warranty on all vehicles.. ....   .prices may change with out notice price exlcudes $299 processing fee we don't have freight or destination charges or any other hidden fees. due to human error some prices and features may not be correct prices may change with out notice prices may change at any time with out notice . We will buy your car even if you don't buy ours! >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>ALL VEHICLES COME WITH WARRANTY !!!!! ask sales associate for details.....ALL VEHICLES COME WITH WARRANTY..... DON'T PAY RETAIL PRICE FOR A CAR PAY OUTLET PRICE AT ELLAS AUTO OUTLET....... with our new off site mechanical facility we are providing our customers with better cars at lower prices because we service our own vehicles and we cut the middle man IF WE SAVE MONEY YOU SAVE MONEY so don't waste time and come take a look at the vehicle of your choice we have over 250 cars in stock at all times for you to choose from. Hope to see you soon have a SAFE DRIVE.....and please BUCKLE UP.. HOURS....MONDAY - SATURDAY 10-7. DIRECTIONS RICHMOND or surrounding area take I95 North to Exit #118 make left at stop sign come down to first traffic light make left on Jefferson Davis Hwy come down 1/4 mile you will see Ellas Auto Outlet Inc on the left. WASHINGTONMARYLANDOR NORHTERN VA take I95 South to Exit #118 make right at stop sign come down to first traffice light make left on Jefferson Davis Hwy come down 1/4 mile you will see Ellas Auto Outlet Inc on the left. .price exlcudes $299 processing fee we don't have freight or distination charges or any other hidden fees. due to human error some prices and features may not be correct prices may change without notice. We will buy your car even if you don't buy ours! .prices may change with out notice price exlcudes $299 processing fee we do not accept personal check. we don't have freight or distination charges or any other hidden fees. due to human error some prices and features may not be correct prices may change with out notice prices may change at any time with out notice . financing down payment interest rate and monthly payments depend on your credit....We will buy your car even if you don't buy ours! we are the only dealer with most cars under $5000 For More Great Prices Check Us Out At www.ELLASAUTOOUTLET.com

White Diamond Tricoat Light Gray leather83,527 miles
Used 2011Chevrolet TraverseLT2
List:$14,985
Est.Loan: $280/mo
Cyber Gray Metallic Dark Gray w/Light Gray Inserts premium cloth157,670 miles
Used 2011Chevrolet TraverseLT1
List:$7,995
Est.Loan: $150/mo
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Edmunds' Expert Review

With its stylish good looks, spacious cabin, carlike ride and handling, plus decent fuel economy, the 2011 Chevrolet Traverse has much to offer SUV owners looking to downsize.

vehicle overview

Over the past couple of years, a lot of people have come to the realization that even though they like the practicality that a traditional SUV provides, they're not particularly fond of how unwieldy these lumbering, truck-based behemoths can be. If you're one of these people, we'd encourage you to check out the 2011 Chevrolet Traverse.

As a large crossover, the Traverse combines the people- and cargo-schlepping strengths of an SUV with the carlike ride and handling of a minivan. Granted, by choosing a crossover, you'll be giving up the heavy-duty towing capacity of those old-school sport-utes and the ultimate practicality of a minivan. Still, at the end of the day, the benefits offered by crossovers like the Traverse make them smart choices for many drivers.

While the Traverse is the least expensive of GM's three large crossovers built on the same underpinnings (the other two are the Buick Enclave and GMC Acadia), it's appealing in ways that go beyond the bottom line. Families will appreciate the roomy interior that offers comfortable seating for up to eight passengers; they'll also likely warm to the surprising number of upscale features found on the upper trim levels. Relatively decent fuel economy and high marks in government and insurance industry crash tests are also part of the deal.

The Traverse does have its faults, including less-than-optimal visibility and a third-row seat that's not quite as comfortable as the one in the 2011 Ford Flex. It's also no match for the 2011 Mazda CX-9 crossover in the handling department, nor does it offer as many advanced electronics as the new 2011 Ford Explorer. Just the same, folks in the market for a vehicle that offers the everyday usefulness of a traditional SUV or minivan without the associated downsides would do well to put the Traverse on their test-drive lists.

trim levels & features

The 2011 Chevrolet Traverse is a large crossover SUV available in LS, LT and LTZ trim levels. Standard equipment on the LS includes 17-inch steel wheels, eight-passenger seating, split-folding second- and third-row bench seats, a tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, air-conditioning, full power accessories, OnStar and a six-speaker CD/MP3 player with an auxiliary audio jack and satellite radio.

The midrange LT trim level is actually comprised of a choice of two sub-trims: the well-equipped 1LT and the more upscale 2LT. The 1LT package offers 18-inch alloy wheels, heated sideview mirrors, an eight-way power driver seat, a trip computer, a leather-wrapped steering wheel and rear parking sensors. Select the 2LT package and you'll get all that plus tri-zone automatic climate control, a 10-speaker Bose system (with USB port), rear audio system controls, seven-passenger seating (featuring second-row captain's chairs), a power liftgate and a rearview camera integrated into the rearview mirror.

The Traverse LTZ ups the luxury ante with 20-inch wheels, leather upholstery, heated and ventilated power front seats (with driver memory settings), Bluetooth connectivity and remote ignition. Many of the standard features on upper trim levels can be added to the lower ones via option packages. Other highlights from the add-ons list include a trailer-towing package, a navigation system (with real-time traffic, a rearview camera and a USB port), dual sunroofs and a rear-seat DVD entertainment system (with USB port).

performance & mpg

There is only one engine/transmission combination available for the Chevrolet Traverse -- a 3.6-liter V6 mated to a six-speed automatic with manual shift control.

In the LS and LT trims, the V6 produces 281 horsepower and 266 pound-feet of torque. In the more upmarket LTZ, output jumps to 288 hp and 270 lb-ft thanks to a dual-outlet exhaust. In our performance testing, a Traverse LT2 posted a sufficiently quick 0-60-mph time of 8.6 seconds.

EPA fuel economy estimates for the front-wheel-drive Traverse are 17 mpg city/24 mpg highway and 19 mpg combined. All-wheel-drive Traverse models are very close at 16/23/19 mpg. Properly equipped, the Traverse can tow up to 5,200 pounds.

safety

Antilock disc brakes, traction and stability control, front seat side-impact airbags and side curtain airbags for all three rows are all standard on the 2011 Chevrolet Traverse, as is one year of GM's OnStar service, including turn-by-turn navigation and hands-free phone connectivity. In Edmunds brake testing, its Acadia twin came to a stop in 135 feet -- the Flex and CX-9 perform better.

In the government's new, more strenuous crash testing for 2011, the Traverse earned a top five-star rating for overall performance, with four out of five stars being given for front-impact protection and five stars for side-impact protection. The Traverse also aced the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety crash tests, where it got the highest rating of "Good" in both the frontal-offset and side-impact tests.

driving

While the 2011 Chevrolet Traverse rides more smoothly and handles better than most traditional SUVs, it won't exactly make you forget you're driving a plus-size vehicle.

Buyers looking at the top-of-the-line LTZ version should also bear in mind that its larger 20-inch wheels have a somewhat adverse effect on ride quality. The 3.6-liter V6 under the hood delivers wiling performance in a wide range of driving situations.

Read our Chevy Traverse Long-Term 20,000-Mile Test

interior

While the 2011 Chevrolet Traverse has a number of good qualities, its interior is the real selling point. The design is attractive, with an eye-catching two-tone color scheme, brushed aluminum and chrome trim and simple, easy-to-read gauges. There are a few low-quality plastics used in spots, and the audio and climate controls use too many small and similar-looking buttons, but overall, the Traverse's passenger cabin gets good marks for both style and function.

Depending on which trim level you choose, the interior offers seating for either seven passengers with the second-row captain's chairs or eight with the 60/40-split-folding second-row bench seat. Either way, first- and second-row passengers enjoy comfortable accommodations. The third row is much more adult-friendly than the ones you'll find in most traditional SUVs, though the Ford Flex still bests the Chevy in this regard.

There's also plenty of room for stuff, including 24.4 cubic feet of cargo room behind the third-row seat. Fold both the second and third rows down and you get a nice flat load floor with room for 116.4 cubic feet of cargo.

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Features & Specs

LT1 4dr SUV (3.6L 6cyl 6A)LT1 4dr SUV AWD (3.6L 6cyl 6A)LS 4dr SUV (3.6L 6cyl 6A)LT2 4dr SUV (3.6L 6cyl 6A)LT2 4dr SUV AWD (3.6L 6cyl 6A)LTZ 4dr SUV (3.6L 6cyl 6A)LTZ 4dr SUV AWD (3.6L 6cyl 6A)LS 4dr SUV AWD (3.6L 6cyl 6A)
MPG1919191919191919
Seating88877778
Transmission6-speed shiftable automatic6-speed shiftable automatic6-speed shiftable automatic6-speed shiftable automatic6-speed shiftable automatic6-speed shiftable automatic6-speed shiftable automatic6-speed shiftable automatic
Fuelgasgasgasgasgasgasgasgas
Horsepower281 hp @ 6300 rpm281 hp @ 6300 rpm281 hp @ 6300 rpm281 hp @ 6300 rpm281 hp @ 6300 rpm288 hp @ 6300 rpm288 hp @ 6300 rpm281 hp @ 6300 rpm

Safety

NHTSA Overall Rating

The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration offers independent analysis.
  • Frontal Barrier Crash Rating

    Overall4/5
    Driver5/5
    Passenger4/5
  • Side Crash Rating

    Overall5/5
  • Side Barrier Rating

    Overall5/5
    Driver5/5
    Passenger5/5
  • Combined Side Barrier & Pole Ratings

    Front Seat5/5
    Back Seat5/5
  • Rollover

    Rollover4/5
    Dynamic Test ResultNo Tip
    Risk Of Rollover16.9%

IIHS Rating
The Insurance Institute of Highway Safety uses extensive crash tests to determine car safety.
  • Side Impact Test
    G
    Good
  • Roof Strength Test
    G
    Good
  • Rear Crash Protection / Head Restraint
    G
    Good
  • IIHS Small Overlap Front Test
    Not Tested
  • Moderate Overlap Front Test
    G
    Good

Top Consumer Reviews

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Auto Transmission a potential death trap
I have been subjected to a unexpected scare in my Traverse and wonder if anyone had the same fate. On accelerating to overtake there was a multiple shift of the gears (at least 2 back) which caused the motor to hesitate and put me in a precarious position of slowing down instead of speeding up to pass other vehicles. I have possessed a Cadillac SRX 2011 that had the same problem so I assume the the problem is in the transmission as both vehicles have the 6 speed auto tranny. I would be interested in hearing from other owners with same or similar problem
Great Bang for the Buck
Traded in 2004 Saturn VUE AWD to make room for 3rd carseat and needed 3rd row. Also test drove Acadia,Enclave,Explorer,Pilot, and Highlander. Narrowed our choice between Highlander and Traverse. Both had very good ride and comfort, but Traverse won out primarily on room behind 3rd row (could not fit golf bag or stroller in Highlander if 3rd row up). Insisted on 2nd row captain's chairs for easier access to 3rd row (Pilot does not have this option). Would recommend captain's chairs if you plan on puting carseats in 2nd row, otherwise access to third row difficult. Almost have 1K miles on it and love it. Great get up & go when I need to pass someone. Very Happy so far.
Great car but for the Noxious Fumes that enter when stopping
Love the vehicle. Very Comfortable. Mileage well its so so. 15 city and 19 Hwy (OK 20 going downhill on a long mountain highway). Nice amenities. Like it a heck of a lot better than my Honda Pilot that it replaced. Now for the negative. For some strange reason that the dealer can't figure out, when the AC is on Fresh Air coming in, and you come to a stop, you get noxious Sulfer like, or propane like smells coming into the passenger compartment. Doesn't happen when AC is on Recirculate. I've seen similar complaints on the Chevrolet Traverse Forum.
Used 2011 Chevrolet Traverse Overview

The Used 2011 Chevrolet Traverse is offered in the following submodels: . Available styles include LT1 4dr SUV (3.6L 6cyl 6A), LT1 4dr SUV AWD (3.6L 6cyl 6A), LS 4dr SUV (3.6L 6cyl 6A), LT2 4dr SUV (3.6L 6cyl 6A), LT2 4dr SUV AWD (3.6L 6cyl 6A), LTZ 4dr SUV (3.6L 6cyl 6A), LTZ 4dr SUV AWD (3.6L 6cyl 6A), and LS 4dr SUV AWD (3.6L 6cyl 6A).

What's a good price on a Used 2011 Chevrolet Traverse?

Save up to $300 on one of 22 Used 2011 Chevrolet Traverse for sale at dealerships within 25 miles of Ashburn, VA with prices as low as $7,995 as of 07/22/2018, based on data from dealers and consumer-driven dealer ratings ranging from 1 to 5 out of 5 stars.

Price comparisons for Used 2011 Chevrolet Traverse trim styles:

  • The Used 2011 Chevrolet Traverse LT1 is priced between $7,995 and $17,900 with odometer readings between 61459 and 157670 miles.
  • The Used 2011 Chevrolet Traverse LTZ is priced between $9,922 and $15,499 with odometer readings between 0 and 150167 miles.
  • The Used 2011 Chevrolet Traverse LT2 is priced between $7,995 and $14,985 with odometer readings between 66908 and 108029 miles.
  • The Used 2011 Chevrolet Traverse LS is priced between $8,998 and $8,998 with odometer readings between 125657 and 125657 miles.

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