Along with front struts and a multilink suspension in the rear, the ride is plush and void of bumps. You know, like that of a minivan. And if you thought the previous Traverse interior was a big leap forward, then you’ll find the redesigned interior to be an outright masterpiece, though it’s still not 100 percent perfect. In general, the dashboard is very nicely laid out and the overall fit and finish is solid. However, there are a few instances of cost-cutting, such as the manual, instead of power operated, dual sunroofs. Fuel economy is actually quite reasonable, given the vehicle’s size and weight. If you go for the V6 FWD model, you’re looking at 18/27/21 mpg, city/highway/combined.