The 2015 Chevrolet Tahoe sport utility vehicle has a V-8 engine, six-speed shiftable automatic transmission and seats seven people. The SUV gets an estimated 16 mpg in the city and 22 mpg on the highway.
The flex-fuel engine takes E85 unleaded gasoline. The 5.3-liter engine with 16 valves generates 355 horsepower at 5,600 revolutions per minute and 383 foot-pounds of torque at 4,100 revolutions per minute. It is a four-wheel-drive vehicle.
The maximum towing capacity is 8,300 pounds with a maximum payload of 1,715 pounds. The weight unloaded is 5,545 pounds, and its gross weight is 7,300 pounds. The cargo capacity with all seats in places is 15.3 cubic feet.
The Tahoe has independent, short- and long-arm front suspension; multi-link rear suspension; and front and rear stabilizer bars. Its width is 8 feet 5 inches, its height is 6 feet 2.4 inches and length is 17 feet. The wheelbase is 9 feet 8 inches. Front head room is 42.8 inches, and front leg room is 45.3 inches. Front hip room is 60.8 inches.
The SUV has adjustable, power seats that are heated in front. Its instrumentation includes a clock, tachometer, trip computer, external temperature display and a compass. It also has a low-fuel-level warning indicator.