A full-size SUV for the whole family.
The 2019 Chevrolet Tahoe is a full-size, truck-based SUV that is a popular vehicle choice for large families and outdoor enthusiasts. It will fit nicely with your lifestyle if you carry a lot of cargo or move heavy loads. The Tahoe provides a comfortable ride and, despite its large size, is easy to drive. The 2019 Chevy Tahoe’s seating capacity comes standard for eight people with two bucket seats up front and three-passenger bench seats in the middle and rear—however, if you need seating for nine, the LS trim of the Tahoe is available with a front bench seat option that replaces the bucket seats and center console. In this 2019 Chevrolet Tahoe review, we'll cover:
Key Specs & Features
- The 2019 Chevrolet Tahoe equipped with a 6.2L V8 engine and the Max Tow package, tows an estimated 8,100 pounds when properly equipped.1
- The 2019 Tahoe is available with different engine choices. Both V8 options provide plenty of power with the 5.3L V8 producing 355 hp and 383 lb.-ft. of torque while the 6.2L V8 churns out a robust 420 hp and 460 lb.-ft. of torque.
- The 5.3L is backed by a six-speed automatic and the 6.2L is mated to a 10-speed. While the 5.3L is an available option on all trim levels, the 6.2L can only be found on the Chevy Tahoe spec Premier as an option.
- The base LS trim comes standard with running boards, heated side-view mirrors, 18-inch alloy wheels, and a luggage rack.
- The Premier trim comes with wireless-device-charging capabilities, navigation, and magnetic ride control, among other features.
5 Reasons to Buy
LIGHT ON ITS FEET
Despite the 2019 Chevrolet Tahoe being on the larger side, weighing in at 5,547 lbs. with the Premier trim, it is known for being light on its feet and having light steering as well. This makes it easier to maneuver even when driving within the confines of a city, and it provides a quiet, comfortable ride for both the driver and passengers. Four-wheel drive is important, whether it be because of climate or lifestyle choice, so you'll also be pleased to know 4x4 is standard on all 2019 Tahoe trim levels. If you'd like the Tahoe with front-wheel drive, you can choose this feature on the LS trim.
PLENTY OF USABLE SPACE
The 2019 Tahoe interior is a spacious place for passengers to relax and travel in comfort.
Drivers and shotgun riders have access to 42.8 inches of headroom and 45.3 inches of legroom, while the second and third-row passengers have over 38 inches of headroom and over 34 inches in legroom.
For 2019, the Chevrolet Tahoe includes power-release seats in the second and third rows that fold flat. If maximum room is needed, folding all the seats down will provide 94.7 cubic feet of cargo space on all trim levels.
DRIVER ASSIST FEATURES GALORE
Regardless of the trim level, this vehicle comes standard with goodies like a rearview camera, rear park assist and OnStar® Chevrolet Connect Services. You'll also enjoy daytime running lights, StabiliTrak electronic stability control system. Upper trims of the 2019 Tahoe also offer coveted features like keyless entry and start, and a rear-cross traffic alert system.
EQUIPPED WITH THE LATEST TECH
If you're looking to stay connected through the latest technology, the Tahoe delivers. The 2019 Tahoe boasts plenty of available tech features including: Chevy MyLink® SiriusXM® radio, an eight-inch touchscreen entertainment system, and a standard nine-speaker Bose sound system (found on the LT and Premier). Also standard is Bluetooth® hands-free cell phone connectivity.
EVERYTHING AND THE KITCHEN SINK
The 2019 Chevy Tahoe comes standard with a 110-volt plugin across all trim levels. Using the same plugin as your standard outlet at home, the 110-volt plugin allows you to use a number of different electronics in the vehicle from laptops to air-mattress inflation devices.
What You Need to Know
Available Color Options
- Blue Velvet Metallic
- Iridescent Pearl Tricoat
- Pepperdust Metallic
- Shadow Gray Metallic
- Silver Ice Metallic
- Siren Red Tintcoat
- Summit White
Available Interior Colors
- Jet Black Leather-Appointed
- Jet Black/Dark Ash Leather-Appointed
- Cocoa/Dune Leather-Appointed
- Cocoa/Mahogany Leather-Appointed
2019 Chevrolet Tahoe Trim Levels
- Leather-wrapped steering wheel
- 10-way power-adjustable driver seat
- Tri-zone automatic climate control
- Remote start
- Enhanced Driver Alert package
- Leather upholstery
- Heated front seats
- Power liftgate
- 12-way power-adjustable front seats
- Heated and ventilated front seats
- Heated steering wheel
- Wireless device charging
The Yukon is the Tahoe's cousin from General Motors and shares many of its parts and mechanical bits. The Yukon has an upscale design in both its interior and exterior and comes with plenty of standard options. Available in SLE, SLT, and Denali trims, the Yukon has something for everyone. A defining trait of the Yukon, especially in the Denali trim, is luxury. Pre-2019 models of the Denali are available with a 6.2L V8 engine.
The Cadillac Escalade is another step into luxury. Also sharing the General Motors platform, the Escalade is available in two different lengths for the 2019 model. The standard option gives you plenty of room for your day-to-day errands but the ESV has an extra-large cargo hold behind the third row, giving you that extra space for all of your belongings in addition to your passengers. Its styling is unique with a large-and-in-charge front grille and elongated taillights that are a throwback to the Cadillacs of the 1960s.
The Chevrolet Suburban is the SUV of choice for the largest of families or people-moving endeavors. With seating for up to nine people and a massive luggage area behind the third row of seats, the Suburban is one of the best at utilizing space. The Suburban is the original multi-people-mover SUV with its first model year arriving in the 1930s. The Suburban is available with the 5.3L V8 which is standard across all trims on the seventh generation (2015 to present) and the 6.2L V8 is available as an option with the Premier trim. It's quiet in the cabin too, with an acoustic-laminated windshield, triple-sealed doors, and an insulated exterior and interior.
The Bottom Line
The 2019 Chevy Tahoe is a rugged and versatile full-size SUV that will fit into your lifestyle; whether you have a large family or toys you'd like to take along during weekend trips, the Tahoe can easily be personalized to suit your needs. If you're frequently battling the elements and going off-road, its 4WD option can get you where you're wanting to go, rain or shine.
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1Various factors may impact towing capacity, including weight of passengers, cargo, and options/accessories.
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