The 2021 Chevrolet Traverse SUV comes in only 1 body type: SUV. The Traverse SUV is available in 6 different trim level options: L, LS, LT Cloth, RS, Premier, and High Country. The L is the base trim level option, while the High Country is the highest, most expensive configuration.

Which Chevrolet Traverse Trim Level Should I Buy?

The base Chevrolet Traverse L trim level has a starting price of $29,800 and comes standard with a V6 engine and front-wheel drive. All-wheel drive is available on all other trim levels except the base L model. It doesn’t have too many safety features as standard, but a few include a rearview camera and Chevrolet’s Teen Driver safety system. 

The highest trim level available for the 2021 Chevrolet Traverse is the High Country model, which starts at $50,900. The High Country trim level gets more technology features like wireless device charging, a hands-free power liftgate, and adaptive cruise control.

We recommend going with the LT trim level for the 2021 Chevrolet Traverse. The LT trim level starts at $36,300 and adds more useful convenience and safety features. We think it’s worth the upgrade for blind-spot monitoring, rear cross-traffic alert, rear parking sensors, and a larger 8-inch touchscreen. It also has a few optional packages centered around more safety, luxury, or technology features.

Premier Trim Review & Test Drive [Video]


High Country Trim Review & Test Drive [Video]


In this guide, we will breakdown the differences between each Chevrolet Traverse SUV configuration and help you determine which trim level to purchase.

What's the Difference Between 2021 Chevrolet Traverse Trim Levels?

Below is a table comparing some of the major features for the most popular Chevrolet Traverse SUV trim levels.

Chevrolet Traverse Invoice and Market Prices by Trim

LLSLT ClothRSPremierHigh Country
Market PriceNot Available$35,134$40,505$47,149$51,202$55,075

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the best Chevrolet Traverse Trim?

We recommend going with the LT trim level for the 2021 Chevrolet Traverse. The LT trim level starts at $36,300 and adds more useful convenience and safety features. We think it’s worth the upgrade for blind-spot monitoring, rear cross-traffic alert, rear parking sensors, and a larger 8-inch touchscreen. It also has a few optional packages centered around more safety, luxury, or technology features.

What are the different trim levels for a Chevrolet Traverse?

The Chevrolet Traverse SUV is available in 6 different trim level options: L, LS, LT Cloth, RS, Premier, and High Country.

What is the most basic Chevrolet Traverse model?

The Chevrolet Traverse SUV Type starts at $29,800. The L is the base trim level option, while the High Country is the highest, most expensive configuration.

What are similar models to the Chevrolet Traverse Trim?

Some similar models include the GMC Acadia, Ford Explorer, Honda Pilot, Toyota Highlander, and Volkswagen Atlas.