The 2014is a full-size SUV that seats up to nine passengers in three rows, can tow up to 8,500 pounds and gets an impressive estimated 21 mpg highway fuel economy. Mostly unchanged for 2014, an all-new Tahoe debuts for 2015, available in early 2014. Competition includes the , , , and Tahoe’s corporate sibling, the .
What Experts Think
Need to carry nine people, tow a boat or a good-sized trailer, navigate a variety of tough roads or drive in all types of weather conditions? According to the automotive reviewers, the 2014 Chevrolet Tahoe can accommodate all of these requirements – and then some.
Granted, the design is showing its age. That’s all going to change with the 2015 Chevy Tahoe, due in early 2014. For now, however, auto critics are mostly in the camp that the Tahoe is great for what it does best. Those who don’t need the size or towing capacity may be better served with a smaller SUV or crossover.
“There is no doubt the Chevrolet Tahoe can accomplish a variety of tasks, and will do anything its reputation would indicate it can handle. It’s not the most efficient thing on the road, though not bad for its size, and, within reason, the Tahoe will not let you down.” (Kelley Blue Book)
Consumer Reports notes that the Tahoe has “a compliant ride, good interior quality, and comfortable seats,” but the V8 engine is “unrefined and has an appetite for fuel.”
What Owners Say
On the few review sites where owners have posted comments on the 2014 Chevrolet Tahoe, opinions are mostly positive. After all, note the posters, the Tahoe is great for carrying large numbers of people and for towing. It’s also comfortable, handles well, is fun to drive, well built, good fuel economy for its size, and you can’t beat it for winter driving.
Complaints include the price, gas mileage, and shocks that can be a “little touchy.”
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