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2009 Chevrolet Tahoe vs. Its Competition

 
2009 Chevrolet Tahoe
8.2
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TCC Rating
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Our expert editors build comparisons like this one to make it easy for you to understand the small handful of cars you should compare to whatever car you are already looking at. You get general thoughts on each car you should consider plus an easy way to compare basic information for yourself.

The Nissan Armada and Toyota Sequoia are both a bit larger than the Chevrolet Tahoe and could also be compared against the larger Chevrolet Suburban.

Don't write off the Tahoe because of quality concerns, this truck is designed and built to run among the best of the best.

A properly equipped 2009 Chevrolet Tahoe can tow four tons, besting the Toyota Sequoia and Nissan Armada in this important category.

Compared to the Ford Expedition the big Chevy offers a wider choice of engines and TheCarConnection.com's editors appreciate its comparatively more responsive handling and great ride quality in the top LTZ models.

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8.2
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For those who need to get work done, but with some style and comfort, practicality still reigns in the 2009 Chevrolet Tahoe.
7.8
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Competitors to the 2009 Nissan Armada offer roomier interiors and better options, but the Armada should be commended for its handsome looks and powerful V-8 engine.
8.2
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The 2008 Ford Expedition is a big, capable SUV with a truly useful and convenient third row.
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The 2008 Toyota Sequoia is a capable example of the full-size SUV--in a day where the full-size SUV makes less and less sense.
MSRP From   
$36,965$37,210$31,345$34,150
Gas Mileage   
14 MPG City / 20 MPG Hwy12 MPG City / 18 MPG Hwy12 MPG City / 18 MPG Hwy13 MPG City / 19 MPG Hwy
Engine   
Gas V8Gas V8Gas V8Gas V8
EPA Class   
N/AN/AN/A2WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Style Name   
2WD 4-Door 1500 LS2WD 4-Door SE2WD 4-Door XLTRWD 4-Door V8 5-Speed AT SR5 (Natl)
Drivetrain   
Rear Wheel DriveRear Wheel DriveRear Wheel DriveRear Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity   
9858
Passenger Doors   
N/A4N/AN/A
Body Style   
4 DoorSport Utility4 Door4 Door SR5
Transmission   
Automatic w/ODAutomatic w/ODAutomatic w/ODAutomatic w/OD
 
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