The 2017 Chevrolet Tahoe is a full-size, body-on-frame boat hauler that rules the world of SUVs, ensuring your safety and security on the road. Features including lane keep assist and forward collision alert help you in navigating congested roads, while Apple CarPlay integrates phone, texts, maps and music Moreover, there is also 4G LTE connectivity with wi-fi and up to six USB ports and six power outlets. 355-hp V-8 powers with a six-speed automatic and rear wheel drive; also all-wheel drive option is available on all models.
2017 Chevrolet Tahoe – Fresh New Look:
At first glance, you might perceive that the interior is the same as the current model. However, a more detailed look reveals that there are quite a few valuable changes in the interior. The center console is different, and also next generation media systems with an 8″ touchscreen have been installed in it, making it very convenient for the driver to make a phone call or play music. Even the sound quality is amazing! Besides, sockets for all types of connectivity are present within the cabin, whether you need to charge your phone, laptop or tablet, everything is possible in this car.
In general, the exterior changes in the 2017Tahoe are slight and minimal in the least. However, some refinement in the exterior design is clearly visible and looks slightly different. The front end of the car has been updated with some chrome which comes standard for the Tahoe now, and there are also the dual-port grille and projector-beam headlights, which certainly add to the glamor of this vehicle.
Electronic safety equipment has also been installed in the 2017 Chevrolet Tahoe, the purpose of which is monitoring the driving conditions and helping avoid collisions, blind spot warnings, speed monitoring and lane guidance.
Hence if you are driving a Tahoe, your very own car will protect you from any potential danger! On recognizing a breach in safety by the system, the driver’s seat starts to vibrate, indicating a threat. The whole system works very efficiently, therefore ensuring complete safety and security.
2017 Chevrolet Tahoe – Engine Specs
The vehicle has a 5.3-liter, giving it an impressive 0-60 mph in around 9 seconds, thanks to the 355 hp and 383 lb/ft of torque. Chevy Tahoe complies with all EcoTec 3 regulations and standards.
The 2017 Chevrolet Tahoe is available in two models and three trim levels:
- 2WD (CCI5706)
- 4WD (CK15706)
- Premier (1LZ)
Updates and changes in the 2017 Chevrolet Tahoe:
The 2017 Tahoe is available in two attractive colors: blue velvet metallic and pepper dust metallic, which surely add to the appeal of this vehicle.
Two new 22-inch wheel choices are added to the 2017 Chevy Tahoe lineup:
- 22-inch Ultra Bright Machined Aluminum wheels with a bright silver finishing, available exclusively on the Premier trim.
- 22-inch, 7-spoke silver wheels with Chrome inserts available on all trims
Moreover, Black roof rack cross rails are added to the Texas Edition Package and All-Season Package, and front active aero shutters are also incorporated as a standard feature across all 2017 Tahoe trim levels. These shutters are specially designed to improve aerodynamics by closing automatically during high-speed driving and opening when the engine needs more air for cooling purposes. These active shutters are not visible from the outside of the vehicle.
Other changes and updates in Tahoe are made to its vehicle technology:
- Heated and cooled seats have been replaced with heated and vented seats on the Premier trim level.
- The MyLink infotainment systems (IO5 and IO6) have these new features and changes
- Pandora is removed as an embedded app
- Teen driver feature is added
- App Shop is added
- Rear seat reminder customization is added
- The rear seat Entertainment System is overhauled
- SD card slot along with RCA audio/video jacks have been removed
- New video voiceover features for the visually impaired
- HDMI/MHL connector added to attach devices to project on the in-vehicle screens.
- Digital headphones added 2nd USB port with the capability of charging up to 2.1-amp is added to the back of the console.
However, those of you hoping the 2017 Chevrolet Tahoe would offer GM’s 6.2-liter L86 V8 engine and 8-speed 8l90 transmission will be disappointed to find out that these options are not a part of the cards- at least for the 2017 model. Tahoe continues with the lesser 5.3-liter L83 V8, and now obsolete 6-speed automatic transmission.
Overall, the 2017 Chevrolet Tahoe is a good deal with the exclusive safety features. It is a package, and an excellent package indeed!
2017 Chevrolet Tahoe – Release Date and Price:
The price for this model is expected to be in the range of $48,410-$74,195. Earlier this year should appear on the market.