Given the best ratings for large SUV’s on the market is the 2011 Chevy Tahoe. The large SUV seats nine people with comfort and comes equipped to hau...
Given the best ratings for large SUV’s on the market is the 2011 Chevy Tahoe. The large SUV seats nine people with comfort and comes equipped to haul large trailers. The performance capabilities are one of the reasons that so many people are enamored with the 2011 Chevy Tahoe. The large SUV offers a 5.3 liter V8 engine that is capable of 320 horsepower. One of the most unique performance factors about the 2011 Chevy Tahoe is the fact that the SUV can switch between using all eight cylinders to using four cylinders in order to maximize fuel usage. When the person is driving on a straight road that does not require too much power, the SUV will automatically switch to four cylinders to enable the person to get better gas mileage.
Gas mileage wise on the 2011 Chevy Tahoe SUV, people can expect to get around fifteen miles per gallon in the city and twenty-one miles per gallon on the highway. Though this may not be much when compared to those smaller cars that are on the market, for the large SUV segment, this is rather impressive statistics. And with the ability to go from using eight cylinders to four cylinders, the gas mileage can be greatly improved.
The 2011 Chevy Tahoe is a bit wider and lower to the ground that past versions of the Tahoe which makes it handle much better. This is also contributing to the stopping power and the safety ratings that the 2011 Chevy Tahoe is receiving. Due to the SUV being lower to the ground, the chances of possible roll over are greatly reduced on the model and the safety of the SUV is raised. However, the 2011 Chevy Tahoe does have systems in it that is used to keep it on all four wheels despite someone taking curves too fast or switching lanes too fast. In addition, there are side curtain air bags as well as the standard air bags that are used in the vehicle for ultimate safety should the driver be involved in an accident. Anti lock brakes are also standard on the Chevrolet Tahoe for 2011.
The exterior of the 2011 Chevy Tahoe is full of angular shapes that are helping the Tahoe to have a more aerodynamic look and feel to it, which is also helping with the fuel mileage. The interior of the Tahoe is one that impresses professionals with quality and durable materials used in the construction of the interior. The only drawback that professionals are having with the interior is the difficult to remove the third row seats that may require the man power of two people. Overall, the 2011 Chevy Tahoe is one that large families should think about when purchasing a new SUV with third row seating. With the seating capabilities and the performance of the SUV, it is one decision that they will be satisfied with for years to come.