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Experience 2018 Chevrolet Tahoe Libertyville IL

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Libertyville IL - 2018 Chevrolet Tahoe

Vehicle Overview

What do you know about the big Chevrolet Tahoe SUV that is available from your Chevrolet dealer in Libertyville IL? First of all, the Tahoe is over 5 yards long, 2 yards wide and weighs 2.5 tons. What’s more, it has what we could call clones, versions that are almost the same, first at Chevrolet, than at GMC, which contribute to the popularity of the model. The trendsetter in the market of full-size SUVs, the Tahoe has many capabilities, and that is precisely why people continue to show up at Chevrolet and GMC dealers to get them. Also, there is a slightly lengthened version of the Tahoe that we know under the name of Suburban. Also, GMC dealerships offer an almost identical twin, the Yukon, whose elongated version is called the Yukon XL. Moreover, thanks to a more stable price of gasoline, Tahoe’s sales have been steadily climbing. The new Tahoe is all truck, so its base price should not shock anyone.

Libertyville IL - 2018 Chevrolet Tahoe Overview

Exterior – Chevrolet Tahoe Dealership Test Drives

Square and massive, it stands tall and strong on its gigantic wheels. Although the Yukon and Cadillac Escalade are also luxurious, the Tahoe LTZ version is more beautiful to me. Of course, since it is (theoretically) based on the Silverado pickup, the Tahoe has a similar front (note the Chevrolet emblems painted in black) but only by far, because the grille and the wings are different. The vehicle we are interested in here is the (new) Premier version of the Chevrolet Tahoe SUV. What a beautiful redesign! If you find that your old SUV is not manly enough, the Tahoe will undoubtedly please you with its new face, a kind of a mix between a monster truck and a regular truck. I also love the electrically operated retractable steps. Regarding the Tahoe, we are dealing with a vehicle capable of accommodating seven people on board. The Tahoe has been revised, and you will understand that the body is that of a large truck.

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Interior – Schedule Your 2018 Chevrolet Tahoe Test Drive

This Tahoe has a screen for the navigation system board and the reversing camera, a handy accessory with a vehicle of this size. It is not as elaborate as that of the GMC Yukon Denali, but without the wood additions, it is a little more discreet. Also, it offers an interior that is often more luxurious. It provides a broad chasm of more than 3 yards cubed when we fold all the rear seats. The 2nd-row captains’ seats are almost as comfortable as the front seats thanks to their innumerable adjustments and their heated and ventilated seats. By the way, GM has added 4G LTE connectivity with Wi-Fi to this Tahoe.

Libertyville IL - 2018 Chevrolet Tahoe Interior

No half-measures regarding equipment: leather upholstery and electric gadgets (gearbox, cruise control, Bose system, adjustable pedal, etc.) contribute to the comfort. The cabin of the Tahoe is a success in the same way. The dashboard evokes robustness, the finish is beautiful and the ergonomics are excellent. The space between the legs, shoulders and head is well suited to an adult of above average height. The dashboard is extrapolated from that of the pick-up while with the Premier, it includes an 8-inch center screen for the MyLink system. The interior is inspired by that of the Silverado, but with a finish of its own, especially in the Premier model.

Libertyville IL - 2018 Chevrolet Tahoe Mechanical

Mechanical / Powertrain – Tahoe Information

The standard mechanical package available with the Tahoe is GM’s legendary 5.3-liter V8. Finally, since these SUVs are based on a pickup chassis, they are capable of towing large trailers. Under the hood, there is a 5.3L V8 that develops via a 6-speed automatic transmission. However, the rear suspension is not slatted as on the pick-up, but with trailing arms with coil springs which gives the enormous SUV less rigid handling. On the mechanical side, the Tahoe, we repeat, is based on a Silverado chassis. It also comes with a 6-speed automatic transmission and the GMC Yukon Denali is also available with a 6.2-liter V8 and the 8-speed transmission. On the other hand, in general, large SUVs come with a robust pickup truck mechanics including four-wheel drive or AWD.

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The Tahoe LTZ comes with options such as adaptive cruise control, a rear seat entertainment system, 22-inch wheels, a sunroof and more. Well, okay, we’re getting into the extreme, but know that in addition to its superb comfort, smooth ride, and quiet interior, the new Chevrolet Tahoe even allows you to have a good time. Thanks to a rotary button on the dashboard, the driver can switch from propulsion to the rear wheels only to the all-wheel-drive system or the 4-wheel drive regular or low-ratio, the latter may be useful to tow a boat or to tackle challenging trails. The LS and LT versions are front wheel drive, while all others use 4-wheel drive. The Tahoe also has a 4-wheel drive package, which is at the same time all-wheel drive. I found the handling surprisingly precise, with a judicious level of assistance, and the brakes will not fail, even if you provide an abuse that exceeds the norm.


Now that you have learned more about the 2018 Chevrolet Tahoe, why not visit your friendly Chevrolet dealer in Libertyville IL for a test drive?

* Informational/opinion based review. Please contact a dealer for complete details.