For many years the Chevrolet Tahoe has been the standard for others to follow in the full size SUV market. This SUV offers you the design you want, room for as many as nine people to fit inside, plenty of cargo space inside and on top, the ability to tow a boat, off road manners that you can love and more technology than ever before. All this makes the Tahoe extremely hard to beat on any market and puts it right at the top of the food chain when it comes to this class.
What do you get when you purchase the Chevrolet Tahoe? You’ll get to enjoy a powerful, safe, comfortable large SUV with the looks and features you want and need. This is a vehicle that no one will mind riding in along the route toward your next destination whether it’s for running the weekly errands or if you’re heading off on your annual vacation excursion. For 2017 this SUV adds the new Teen Driver feature as a standard offering and the LTZ trim has been renamed to Premier. There is also a new Rear Seat Reminder function that makes certain you’re aware there is a passenger in the back seat when you stop the Tahoe and you can enjoy better fuel efficiency with the new aero shutters on the front to help move the air properly.
Powering this big beast is only one powertrain, which makes it easy to look for other places to upgrade or improve your vehicle. This powertrain begins with a 5.3-liter V8 engine that produces 355 horsepower and 383 lb.-ft. of torque. This engine is attached to a six-speed automatic transmission to give you smooth shifts and a great ride. to help improve fuel mileage the engine uses fuel injection and the GM Active Cylinder Management system to shut down four of the cylinders when not needed. The fuel mileage you’ll enjoy with the Tahoe is 16 city/23 hwy mpg for the 2WD models and 16 city/22 hwy mpg in the 4WD versions.
When you get inside this big SUV for a great drive you will love the advantage of the available Magnetic Ride Control which is found on other vehicles from GM. This feature gives you a comfortable and level ride to let you relax and enjoy the ride along any road. If you want to head off the paved roads for a great ride in the wilderness, a 4WD version of the Tahoe makes a great choice to make this a possibility.
Starting with the standard features of the Tahoe you’ll be able to enjoy a six-speaker audio system with Bluetooth connectivity, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, automatic climate controls, a rearview camera, rear parking sensors, the Teen Driver feature, airbags, ABS, stability control and the full suite of OnStar automatic crash response features. This gives you a large SUV with the items you need to have a vehicle that’s an amazing ride and gives you some of the features you need to make the drive easier.
Moving up from the LS you can move to the LT with its Luxury Package which adds leather upholstery and upgrades all around the vehicle and seating for eight. The top level, the Premier model, gives you more room to stretch out with seating for seven, adaptive cruise control, a rear seat entertainment system and a USB port. All three models can be upgraded with the addition of 4WD which adds more capability and the enjoyment of off-road features that you need. As a large SUV the Tahoe is the perfect vehicle for you to enjoy a drive anywhere you want to go.
Of course a large SUV doesn’t come at a low price, but does come at one that shows itself in value. The LS model will cost you a starting price of $48,400, giving you the space and drive you want. Moving up to the LT model you will begin around $53,500 while the Premier begins its existence at $63,200. Adding the 4WD capability to any of the models of the Tahoe will bring the price up by $3,000 and the various packages offered can increase the price, but with this SUV you’ll know you have a comfortable and highly capable ride wherever you want to go.