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2016 Chevy Tahoe release date, price, specs, changes – General Motors produced first Chevrolet Tahoe back in 1992 and since then it has had several ups and downs. There were periods when around 200,000 units were being sold annually but recently Chevrolet Tahoe has been struggling. Two years ago only 80,000 were sold. This number is still above the average in this category but when you compare it to sales from the past you will see that sales are actually going down. There are many possible reasons for this movement and one of them is its resemblance with GMC Yukon, which is pretty much the same vehicle. With new model of Chevrolet Tahoe General Motors will try to get back on the back and it is difficult and bumpy road.
2016 Chevy Tahoe changes
Thanks to steel and aluminum frame weight has been reduced and at the same time EPA rating has been improved. Spoilers and taillights are redesigned, as well as front grille but transformations are not huge and 2016 Chevy Tahoe still takes after his older brother. It can accommodate seven people in three rows of seats with a possibility to take rear seats out and fold the second row to create more cargo space. Expensive leather is used inside together with several high-tech features, such as hands-free communication. LCD screen is modernized with some additional options.
Chevy Tahoe 2016 specs
When it comes to engine for the new Chevy Tahoe 2016, probably the only choice that potential driver would have is 5.3-liter 8-cylinder with direct injection and cylinder deactivation. This engine has already been used in several Chevrolet cars and it didn’t have any major problems. It is able to develop 350 hp and 460 lb-ft of torque with an acceleration of 6.2 seconds from 0 to 60 miles. Fuel consumption is not great but still decent with 21 mpg on the highway and 15 mpg in the city. Although previous model used six-speed transmission, it is believed that the new 2016 Tahoe will have eight gears. Unfortunately, there are no information about potential additional engine options but we look forward to having at least one more.
2016 Chevy Tahoe release date and price
The new Chevy Tahoe 2016 will hit the market this summer. Chevrolet has done all tests and it seems Tahoe is ready to roll. Early release is probably part of the strategy to get certain advantages before competence release their vehicles. If you are thinking of buying this full-size SUV you will need to pay around $46,500 for the new 2016 Chevy Tahoe, which is a bit higher comparing to 2015 version but still conceivable when you take all changes into consideration.