New 2018 Chevy Tahoe is another full-size truck based SUV with capability to haul up to nine people and also to two up to 8, 600. So, it has durability and utility of trucks but at cost of not car-like comfort and drivability. It provides drive quality much like trucks and lacks maneuverability, handling and comfort of car-based SUV. But, it is coming in three good trim levels trims which are designed to suit the need of customers according to their needs and requirements. It also has strong standard engine which ensures plenty of power while it also capable for more than average off-roading.
The 2018 Tahoe introduces some equipment regrouping and upgrades. Its top trim level is no more called LTZ yet it is from now Premier. Upgrades also include automatic braking, teen-driver management system, and there is also ventilated seats and updated rear entertainment system.
2018 Chevy Tahoe: Exterior Features and Colors
The outer part of the 2018 Chevy Tahoe is built with attractive features and wonderful improvements but not really changed when compared with the outgoing model. The front grille is still built to menace as before, the front bumper is perfectly shaped and the LED headlights are built with improved technology. More so, this vehicle is coming with standard 18-inch alloy wheels, and grille has active shutters.
Its lines are crisp and despite it has upright design and boxy shape it looks modern. The Tahoe is 204 inches long and wheelbase measures 116 inches. Width is 80.5 in and in height it has 74.4 in. Ground clearance is 7.9 in.
The available color choices are Champaign Silver Metallic, and Silver Ice metallic, Siren Red Tintcoat, Tungsten Metallic, Black, Blue Velvet Metallic, Pepperdust Metallic and Summit White.
At the interior of 2018 Tahoe is quite spacious to accommodate enough adult passengers comfortably. There are lots of features loaded in this vehicle to epitomized comfort and convenience of users. Quality of materials and finishes are above the class average. It also futures nicely arranged controls that is closer to the cars than on trucks.
As for available cargo space, behind rear seats is 15.3 cu ft and with the third low folded it offers 51.6 cu ft. When the second and third rows are folded capacity reaches 94.7 cu ft.
The new Tahoe can be configured in three trims including LS, LT and top Premier. It also offers optional 40/20/40 split front bench arrangement with which it can accommodate nine passengers.
Among the standard features are tri-zone automatic climatic control, 10-way power adjustable driver and six-way passenger seat, On Star system, MyLink infotainment system with 8-inch screen, apple Car Play and android Auto compatibility, HD and satellite radio, etc. The base trims also include 18-inch alloys, keyless entry and ignition, automatic wipers, roof rails, etc.
The LT trims adds features like leather upholstery, power liftgate, telescopic steering wheel, a nine speaker Bose sound system, etc.
The top Premiere trims raises stake with 20-inch allow wheels, an adaptive magnetic ride control, xenon headlights, navigation, 10-way power and ventilated seats, upgraded sound system, etc. It also includes the Luxury package which adds features like heated steering wheel, hands free tailgate, wireless charging, more safety features etc.
Safety highlights includes front and rear parking sensors, forward collision warning which covers low speed auto braking, blind-spot system, lane departure warning, lane departure intervention, etc.
2018 Chevy Tahoe: Engine
Under the hood of the 2018 Chevy Tahoe comes well engineered 5.3-liter V8 engine with the ability to produce 355 horsepower and 383 lb-ft of torque. This engine is paired to a six-speed automatic transmission and standard is rear wheel drive with also standard rear locking differential. Optionally you can get four-wheel drive system with single speed transfer case while two speed transfer case is available in additional packages.
The Tahoe’s towing maximum is 8, 600 pounds. On the other hand fuel economy with rear wheel drive is 19 mpg combined and 18 mpg combined with all-wheel drive.
Release Date and Price
The release date of 2018 Chevy Tahoe is expected to be by the end of this year. So, you should be getting ready to embrace this wonderful vehicle soon. The price is expected to start from $47,000 for the standard model. Other models may be higher than this depending on features loaded in them.