2010 Chevrolet Traverse  RealSafeCars83Safety Rating

#12 of 2010 SUVs

#15 of all 2010 vehicles


Pictured: 2018 Chevrolet Traverse
The Traverse, a mainstay of Chevrolet's lineup since 2009, is a three-row large SUV with seating up to 8. The Traverse has offered Android Auto and Apple CarPlay since 2018. With optional all-wheel drive (AWD), it handles mud, snow, and sand with ease. Chevrolet offers a 3-year, 36,000-mile basic warranty, and a 5-year, 60,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2010 Chevrolet Traverse is average compared to all vehicles.

Comparison to all vehicles.  This plot shows RSC safety scores on the horizontal axis vs. the number of vehicles with each safety score (depicted by bar height and percentages at the bottom). Colors reflect vehicle safety, ranging from red (not that safe) to green (safer). For reference, a score of 0 implies a 0.15% chance of driver death (13% chance of driver injury) over 15 years, and a score of 100 reflects a 0.016% chance (1.4% chance of driver injury). The 2010 Chevrolet Traverse has a score of 83, implying a 0.038% chance of driver death (3.4% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2010 Chevrolet Traverse has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0377% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 4.3089%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0377% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 4.3089% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2010 Chevrolet Traverse is 21% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other suvs, the 2010 Chevrolet Traverse is 10% less likely to result in a fatal accident.


But it is safer than many comparable models.

8964Hyundai VeracruzMazda CX-9C. Town and CountryVolkswagen RoutanHonda RidgelineHonda OdysseyHonda PilotGMC AcadiaChevrolet TraverseFord FlexToyota 4RunnerToyota SiennaComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2010 Chevrolet Traverse with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 64 to 89. The 2010 Chevrolet Traverse is safer than the 2010 Hyundai Veracruz, the 2010 Mazda CX-9, the 2010 Chrysler Town and Country, the 2010 Volkswagen Routan, the 2010 Honda Ridgeline, the 2010 Honda Odyssey, the 2010 Toyota Sienna, the 2010 Toyota 4Runner, and the 2010 Ford Flex. It is about as safe as the 2010 GMC Acadia and the 2010 Honda Pilot.

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