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2013 Chevrolet Tahoe 2WD LTZ

Capable Full-Size SUV

A three-quarter front view of a 2013 Chevrolet Tahoe 2WD LTZ

In short: A versatile and spacious full-size 7-passenger SUV.

Chevrolet Tahoe Review

Striking an ideal balance between heavy-duty utility vehicle and comfort-minded passenger car, the 2013 Chevrolet Tahoe is a great option for active families with lots of toys to tow. With 108.9 cubic feet of cargo room and an 8,400-pound towing capacity, the full-size SUV is perfect for road trips to the lake or mountains, although frequent snow-trekkers may want to opt for the 4-wheel drive version. Our Crystal Red tester came fitted with the optional Sun & Entertainment package, which adds even more passenger-friendly features like a rear-seat entertainment system, power sunroof and an additional nine months of XM satellite radio.

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Warranty/Service: 3-year/36,000-mile bumper-to-bumper warranty; 5-year/100,000-mile powertrain limited warranty; 6-year/100,000-mile rust warranty; 5-year/100,000-mile roadside assistance program

QUICK SHEET
Base Price: $53,295 / As Tested: $57,100

Technical Specifications

Vehicle type: front engine, rear-wheel drive, 7-passenger, 4-door SUV

Engine: 5.3-liter V8 SFI FlexFuel engine
Horsepower: 320 hp @ 5,400 rpm
Torque: 335 lb-ft @ 4,000 rpm
Transmission: 6-speed automatic

Curb weight:
5,467 lbs
Wheelbase: 116 in
Length/Width/Height: 202/79/76.9 in
Turning circle: 39 ft

Brakes:
4-wheel disc brakes with ABS
Suspension: independent front; 5-link rear

Traction: StabiliTrak electronic stability control system with traction control

0-60 mph: 8.3 seconds
Top Speed: 97 mph (governor limited)

EPA City: 15 mpg
EPA Highway: 21 mpg

Safety:
dual-stage driver and front passenger front airbags; seat-mounted side-impact airbags; head curtain airbags

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