Only a few SUVs have been as popular as the Chevrolet Tahoe. With up to nine passengers space, V8 engine and many features available, it’s not hard to see why the Tahoe has become the right choice for big families. As a smaller, more maneuverable version of the large Chevy Suburban, Tahoe faces few competitors while debuting and then helps build the popularity of a full size SUV based on truck.
The 2018 Chevrolet Tahoe is a three-row large SUV sold in three trim levels: LS, LT and Premier. Eight passenger is standard, there is an optional 40/20/40-split middle-row bench seat increases capacity to nine, but it is only for the base LS trim.
Every 2018 Chevrolet Tahoe comes with a 5.3-liter V8 engine that produces 355 horsepower and 383 pound-feet of torque. A six-speed automatic transmission and rear-wheel drive are standard. Four-wheel drive and a single-speed transfer case are available for all trim levels as an option. In performance testing, the 2018 Chevrolet Tahoe 4WD reached 60 mph in only 7.2 seconds. EPA fuel economy at 19 mpg combined (16 city/23 highway) for RWD and (18/16/22) for 4WD variant.
New for 2018 is RST Performance Edition packages, which equipped the 2018 Chevrolet Tahoe Premier with a 6.2-liter V8 good for 420 hp and 460 lb-ft of torque. Its paired with a 10-speed automatic transmission and either rear-wheel or four-wheel drive. EPA fuel economy at 17 mpg combined (14 city/23 highway) for RWD and (17/14/22) for 4WD.