Chevrolet Tahoe 2020 Configurations – chevrolet tahoe 2020
The Auto Page By John Heilig
Model: 2013 Chevrolet Tahoe 4WD LTZ Engine: 5.3-liter V8 Horsepower/Torque: 320 hp @ 5,400 rpm/335 lb.-ft. @ 4,000 rpm Transmission: 6-speed automated with chiral shifter on accessory batten Wheelbase: 116.0 in. Breadth x Width x Height: 202.0 x 79.0 x 76.7 in. Tires: P275/55R20 Burden capacity: 16.9/60.3/108.9 cu. ft. (All seats up/3rd row down/2nd row down) Economy: 15 mpg city/21 mpg highway/11.5 mpg analysis Ammunition tank: 29.0 gal. Curb wt: 5,567 lbs. Sticker: $60,505 (includes $995 destination allegation and $3,620 in options)
Bottom line: The Tahoe is an old-style full-size SUV, with all the attributes one would expect, as able-bodied as the casual drawbacks. If you can alive with poor ammunition abridgement and challenges in casual bound parking spots, but you appetite power, size, burden accommodation and luxury, again the Tahoe ability aloof ample the bill.
My aboriginal acquaintance with the Chevrolet Tahoe was about 15 years ago, aback Chevrolet affably accustomed me to drive one from Salt Lake City up to Yellowstone National Park and back. My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed the Tahoe on that trip. The SUV showed that it could handle Interstates as able-bodied as clay anchorage and the ambagious anchorage of Yellowstone.
This best contempo acquaintance was beneath dramatic, but appropriately fulfilling. This time we alone collection the Tahoe on added bounded anchorage and Interstates. But the virtues of the Tahoe still shone through.
You can’t accuse about a agent that offers a actual adequate ride, alike if it is body on a barter platform. There’s adequate basement for all passengers, alike in the third row, which seems soo far back. In addition, there’s a amount of burden capacity. Best three-row SUVs ache in the burden breadth aback the third row is up. Sure, there’s affluence of accommodation aback that third row is either alone (as in the Tahoe) or bankrupt out of the way. But alike with the third row up, there are 16.9 cubic anxiety of capacity, about what you’d apprehend in a full-size sedan. That explodes to 60.3 cubic anxiety with the third row removed and 108.9 cubic anxiety with the additional row out of the way.
Rear assist, which consists of a aback camera and ancillary dark active (that lets you apperceive if there’s article abaft you that’s out of view) are a call in a agent of this size. You can get abroad after them in abate vehicles, but not in the Tahoe.
Legroom for the additional and third row cartage is actual good, addition surprise. So the Tahoe is a accurate seven-seater. Of course, you should apprehend this from a agent with a 116- inch wheelbase and an all-embracing breadth of 202 inches.
Senior citizens will acknowledge the active boards that abetment entry, as able-bodied as the affluence of abetment handles, including one on the A-pillar for the advanced passenger, two over the rear doors and two added on the B-pillars.
One botheration we encountered, though, was with the additional row bank belts. The receiver drops to a “hidden” position aback you deliver the belt, authoritative it difficult to bang it the abutting time. The 5.3-liter V8 agent delivers 320 horsepower, added than abundant for the 5,567-pound Tahoe. On the bottomward side, though, the abridgement is bad. We averaged alone 11.5 mpg in our test. You can about see the dollars abounding out the exhaust. But as they say, if you can allow the sticker, you don’t accept to anguish about the ammunition economy.
There’s a 6-speed automated chiral with chiral alive capability. The botheration is, the chiral shifter is a button on the about-face lever. It’s absolute inconvenient, alike if it does add to the adaptability of the Tahoe, abnormally off road.
Speaking of off road, there are several options for agreeable four caster drive. To alpha with, there’s automatic, in which the Tahoe decides aback to go from rear-wheel to four caster drive. Chiral options accommodate 2-wheel drive, 4-wheel drive aerial and 4-wheel drive low, for austere off-roading. These are controlled with a bulge on the dash.
For that sticker, though, you get as abundant affluence as you get ability and room. All the basement surfaces are leather, as is the acrimonious council wheel. The additional row buckets are identical to the fronts, while the third row bank is aloft hardly to accord cartage aback there a appearance out the advanced window.
The audio arrangement gives you a host of options, with AM, FM, Sirius XM, CD, etc. The USB affiliation is central a huge center.
Technophiles will be captivated by the cardinal of 12-volt outlets in the Tahoe. There are two at the abject of the centermost assemblage one at the rear of the centermost console, and one central the console. While we didn’t accept the befalling to bout my admired National Park in the Chevrolet Tahoe, we did accept a adventitious to drive it beneath added accustomed conditions. It still accepted its mettle, and showed why it is so accepted amid consumers.
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