The company’s popular and big body-on-frame SUV 2021 Chevy Tahoe is official and it will arrive later this year. From the first information, the next-gen model will bring numerous changes and updates that will affect more quality materials inside and improved driving dynamics.
Besides, the latest SUV will get more advanced technology and excellent aerodynamics. As before, the Tahoe will be available in few trims and each of them will introduce their uniqueness. On top of that, there are a vast number of powertrain options and many mechanical changes compared to the predecessor.
What Does the 2021 Chevy Tahoe Look Like?
Like the Chevy Suburban model, the latest Tahoe is based on a new body-on-frame architecture. Thanks to that, a completely new look have been revealed. Also, as you may know, this platform is increased and this means more space inside.
The changes are evident and the upcoming model features integrated front end, a longer wheelbase than before, and a multilink independent rear suspension that is featuring coil springs over tubular shock absorbers. Dimensionally, the forthcoming Chevy Tahoe is 6.7 inches longer than before, and it rides on a wheelbase increased by 4.9 inches.
Six Trim Levels
The new 2021 Chevy Tahoe will be offered in six trim levels. Moreover, the least expensive trims like LS and LT will bring more standard features, while the rest four trims are designed to have much more distinct personalities. For example, the most popular is the RST trim which features a street-inspired look. This model will come with a unique black-ice finish on the grille, RST badging, black chrome trim, and special seats with contrast stitching.
Next up is the off-road-focused Z71 trim. The model that wears this trim sports rugged front fascia and better off-road capability. The Z71 package will include Hill Descent Control, a front skid plate, red tow hooks, and stylish 20-inch wheels with all-terrain tires. One of the equipped is a Premier trim that brings more premium equipment and technology. This model comes standard with navigation, an 8-inch reconfigurable instrument cluster, a premium Bose 10-speaker audio, and a full suite of safety technologies like rear cross-traffic alert, lane-keep assist, and front and rear park assist.
Lastly, the most expensive is the High Country models. With this trim, buyers will get bigger 22-inch wheels, a head-up display, Air Ride Adaptive Suspension, Adaptive Cruise Control, and much more.
2021 Chevy Tahoe Under the Hood
The upcoming 2021 Chevy Tahoe is the reliable and attractive SUV that will be built on the new body-on-frame architecture. This model will be available with few engine options depending on the chosen trim. The first engine that is available on the trims LS, LT, Z71, RST, and Premier models will come with a 5.3-liter V8 that puts out 355 horsepower at 5,600 rpm and 383 lb-ft of.
The next one powertrain is standard on the High Country model and it consists of a 6.2-liter V8 powertrain that produces 420 hp at 5,600 rpm and 460 lb-ft of torque at 4,100 pm. Both powertrains will use the same 10-speed automatic with push-button controls.
The latest news is perhaps the biggest one and is official. The new 2021 Chevy Tahoe will be available with a diesel engine that will also power the Suburban model. Under the hood of both models is lying a 3.0-liter Duramax inline-6 that has impressed output of 277 horsepower at 3,750 rpm and a stout 460 lb-ft of torque.
How Much Does a 2021 Tahoe Cost?
The latest 2021 Chevy Tahoe will go on sale in the middle of 2020 as the 2021 model. From the recently released images, we can see that the new SUV will introduce numerous changes outside and inside.
However, we don’t expect an increase in the price over the current model. The current model that comes with the 2WD system and it wears LS package, starts at about $48,000,