Chevrolet’s handsome minivan alternative—the 2022 Traverse SUV—has enough capability to negotiate snowy roads and plenty of space to make road trips comfortable for the whole family. A 3.6-liter V-6 provides ample power, and it proved relatively fuel efficient. A standard 310 horsepower V-6 engine gives the Traverse its legs, and a slick-shifting nine-speed automatic transmission change gears unobtrusively. The V-6 pulls strongly. The cabin is so quiet that you need to steal a glance at the tachometer to ensure the engine is running while at a stoplight. The Traverse’s suspension is tuned for a good balance between handling and ride comfort. Traverse by its class-average EPA-estimated fuel-economy numbers, and you’d be doing so with only half the information. In our real-world testing, the all-wheel-drive Traverse High Country delivered 27 mpg, the best highway fuel consumption among its key competitors. The Traverse provides spacious accommodations for seven or eight passengers, including a third row sized for adults. Chevrolet’s six-tier model lineup allows the Traverse to reach a broad swath of the market and appeal to a wide range of buyers. old down the second-and third-row seats and it becomes a cargo-hauling champ with more space than any of its rivals. Six carry-on suitcases fit behind the third row, which means it wins at carrying both people and their luggage. It offers the most first-row cubby storage in its class as well. Chevy blessed the Traverse’s cabin with a bounty of USB ports and an easy-to-use infotainment system with colorful graphics, a high-mounted touchscreen, and standard wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto capability. An infotainment system that responds quickly to user inputs and a standard Wi-Fi hotspot make this a tech-savvy SUV.