Capability of a Truck in an SUV: The 2017 Chevrolet Tahoe
Powertrain & Performance
A 5.3-litre V8 engine punches out a whopping 355 horsepower and 383 pound-feet of torque, making this SUV a serious competitor to many midsize trucks on the road. Not convinced yet? What if we told you that you could tow up to 8,600 pounds? The Tahoe also makes for an incredible vacationing vehicle with a ton of room for family and friends, and hauling almost 9 tonnes for your boat or anything else you could think of.
You’re probably thinking all this power comes at the cost of fuel efficiency, but this full-size, truck-like SUV still pulls off 10.4L/100km, beating its market competitors and making giving it best-in-class fuel consumption.
Features & Technology
The new 2017 Chevrolet Tahoe has three trim levels: LS, LT, and Premier, and even with the base trim, you get a truckload of features. Standards include heated mirrors, roof rails, rear privacy glass, remote ignition, tri-zone automatic climate control, power lumbar front seats, a 60/40-split-fold second-row seat, and a 50/50-split-fold third-row seat for a ton of passenger and cargo space. The Tahoe does everything right when it comes to space, and it also does it right with the tech inside.
Your passengers will enjoy having access to a plethora of features like standard Bluetooth phone and audio connectivity, a 110-volt household-style power outlet, 4G LTE connection, WiFi hotspot connectivity, and more. Chevrolet’s MyLink interface is also standard, which adds an 8-inch touchscreen, voice control, text-to-voice capability for enabled smartphones, and Siri Eyes Free capability, giving you all of the most modern ways to connect with and control your vehicle. With the cabin refinements such as acoustic laminated windshield, you’ll have the quiet to hear all that’s going on inside.
There are so many more features available for the Tahoe, and we haven’t even talked about the safety features yet! There are enough optional features to dedicate an entirely separate section to…
Trims & Options
The 2017 Chevrolet Tahoe has 3 trim levels, the LS, LT, and Premier, each with multiple packages for personalization and customization.
Options? When you upgrade the trims and packages, there are dozens and dozens of features available to suit all the different types of passengers you’ll have with the Tahoe! Optional features include an eight-way power front passenger seat, a locking rear differential, a power liftgate, leather/ventilated upholstery, heated seats, driver memory functions, a tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, the auto-dimming rearview mirror, and a nine- or ten-speaker Bose music system.
More options? A sunroof, a navigation system, a rear-seat entertainment system with Blu-ray, the power and heated steering wheel, off-road tires, hill descent control, a high-capacity air cleaner, power-retracting assist steps, a heads-up display, xenon headlights, and even more. Your Tahoe is truly your own, and your passengers will appreciate the thought and consideration you put into building it.
Standard equipment includes antilock brakes; traction, stability, and trailer-sway control; side and side-curtain airbags; rear parking sensors; and a rearview camera. Also standard is the OnStar service with its automatic crash notification, on-demand roadside assistance, stolen vehicle assistance, and turn-by-turn navigation. You also get Teen Driver technology to ensure your teen is driving safely. There is also a reminder to check the backseat for passengers.
There are many safety options too for those of you who never skimp when it comes to safety: front parking sensors, collision alert, lane-departure intervention, rear cross-traffic alert, and blind-spot monitoring are offered too. These are the most modern safety features available in the market–yours if you want them in your new Tahoe. Test drive one today and see for yourself how powerful and feature-rich the Tahoe truly is!