Compare 2008 Chevrolet Tahoe Hybrid vs 2008 Lexus RX 400h

2008 Chevrolet Tahoe Hybrid
2008 Lexus RX 400h
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2WD 4-Door
FWD 4-Door Hybrid
Pricing
Invoice Price
$46,118
$37,870
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$49,590
$42,080
Monthly Payment Estimate
$827 / month
$701 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.2
8.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2008 Chevrolet Tahoe Hybrid uses high technology to improve fuel mileage without compromising the capabilities of this full-size sport utility vehicle. With the carbon footprint of a small car and all the comforts and technologies of a luxury SUV, the 2008 Lexus RX 400h is a green family’s dream.
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Fuel Economy
City
21 mpg 27 mpg
Highway
22 mpg 24 mpg
Vehicle
Rear Door Type
Liftgate -
EPA Classification
- 2WD Sport Utility
Interior Dimensions
Third Leg Room (in)
25.6 -
Second Head Room (in)
39.2 37.5
Third Hip Room (in)
49.1 -
Second Shoulder Room (in)
65.2 57.1
Front Leg Room (in)
41.3 42.5
Third Head Room (in)
37.9 -
Front Hip Room (in)
64.4 54.9
Third Shoulder Room (in)
61.7 -
Second Leg Room (in)
39.0 36.4
Passenger Capacity
8 5
Front Head Room (in)
41.1 39.4
Second Hip Room (in)
60.6 54.5
Front Shoulder Room (in)
65.3 57.9
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- 102.5
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
79.0 72.6
Side Door Opening Width (in)
NA -
Overhang, Front (in)
- TBD - -
Step Up Height - Side (in)
NA -
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
31.7 -
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in)
202.0 -
Side Door Opening Height (in)
NA -
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
9.1 -
Height, Overall (in)
76.9 66.4
Step Up Height - Front (in)
NA -
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in)
- TBD - -
Wheelbase (in)
116.0 106.9
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
10.5 -
Liftover Height (in)
- - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in)
- 61.2
Track Width, Front (in)
- 62.0
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 7.1
Length, Overall (in)
- 187.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
41.7 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
49.4 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
60.3 38.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in)
NA -
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³)
NA -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
81.4 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
108.9 84.7
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
15.2 NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
16.9 NA
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in)
- TBD - -
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
NA -
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.5 x .079 11.3 x - TBD -
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13 x 1.18 12.6 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Location
NA -
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
26.0 17.2
Fuel Tank Location
- TBD - -
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
NA -
Steering
Steering Type
Pwr Electric pwr rack & pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
17.75 -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
17.75 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
39.04 37.4
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- 2.9
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- 15.6
Tires
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - -
Front Tire Size
P265/65R18 P225/65SR17
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
- TBD - -
Spare Tire Size
- TBD - P225/65SR17
Front Tire Order Code
QXK NA
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
2134 -
Spare Tire Order Code
- TBD - NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
- TBD - -
Rear Tire Size
P265/65R18 P225/65SR17
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
- TBD - -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
2134 -
Rear Tire Order Code
QXK NA
Trailering
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000 3500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
6200 NA
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
500 350
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
930 NA
Weight Information
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
2466 -
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
3200 -
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
12000 -
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
2672 -
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
7100 -
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
4100 -
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
- 4190
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8 17 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8 17 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - 17 x 6.5
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
NA -
Maximum Alternator Watts
- TBD - -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
730 - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type
Gas/Electric V8 Gas/Electric V6
Fuel System
SFI MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
367 @ 4100 212 @ 4400/- TBD -
Engine Order Code
LFA NA
Displacement
6.0L/366 3.3L/202
Engine Oil Cooler
NA -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
332 @ 5100 208 @ 5600/60 @ - TBD -
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
21 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
22 24
Transmission
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA NA
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
1.70 - TBD -
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.70 NA
Trans Order Code
M99 NA
Transfer Case Power Take Off
NA -
Trans Power Take Off
NA -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.73 NA
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD ECVT
Transfer Case Model
NA -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.69 - TBD -
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA NA
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 NA
Trans Type
4 1
Trans PTO Access
NA -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
- 3.54
Summary
Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Tahoe Hybrid Lexus RX 400h
Body Code
TB7 -
Body Style
4 Door 4-Door SUV
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front
Coil springs MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.41 - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
4100 -
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
3250 -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.08 -
Axle Type - Front
Independent -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
3200 -
Suspension Type - Rear
Coil springs Dual-Link Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
NA -
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
4100 -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Axle Type - Rear
Semi-floating -
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
- NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
- NA
Frame
Frame Type
Ladder -
Doors
Side Door Type
NA -

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