CHEVY TAHOE REVIEW: This giant-size 4x4 is for those who maintain that bigger is better. It is a full-size SUV with no shortage of tech to enhance its reliability and safety on the roads.
Chevy Tahoe features forward collision alert and lane keep assist. These systems help you navigate better in congested roads.
The Chevrolet Tahoe measures more than five metres in length and is over two metres wide.
A humongous 5.3-litre V8 engine continues the Tahoe SUV theme that 'big is always better'.
Any Chevy Tahoe 4WD review has to admit that it is an appointed people carrier - with an emphasis on comfort. But there are those who say it still stumbles, thanks to its pickup-truck origins.
In short, expert opinions usually agree that it's an expensive method of gaining a useful third row of seating.
In fact, the Chevrolet Tahoe is still based on the Silverado body-on-frame design. The coil-spring rear suspension produces a smoother ride better than traditional leaf springs.
The Chevrolet Tahoe 4WD retains the truck 5.3-liter V-8 with a six-speed automatic transmission. The gear assembly operates automatic and rear-wheel drive. All-wheel drive is an optional extra for the full range.
Chevy Tahoe owners will appreciate the way it handles off-road environments. We agree that most miles driven in the United Kingdom will be on a tarmac surface. But, Tahoe 4WD test drive proved to be a surprisingly good ride with secure handling. In fact there was little, if any, evidence of oversize 4x4 sloppiness.
Apple CarPlay integrates phone, maps, texts, and music. It also gets 4G LTE connectivity with Wi-Fi. Interior tech options also include up to six USB ports with 6 power outlets.
The latest safety technologies and infotainment-system means the Tahoe 4WD is still popular with those who like to drive a big 4WD SUV. By comparison, the Chevrolet Suburban gets almost double cargo volume measured behind the third seating row.
Conclusions: The Chevrolet Tahoe 2015 redesign helped it remain one of the big players in a class of full-size-SUV. The 2017 model gets automatic grille shutters to help improve fuel economy. You have to say that having room for 8 people on board is a huge plus for this niche market.