Compare 2021 Chevrolet Tahoe vs 2020 Nissan Armada

2021 Chevrolet Tahoe
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2WD 4-Door High Country
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Tahoe 2WD 4-Door High Country 15 20 $65,841 $69,600
Tahoe 2WD 4-Door LS 16 20 $46,354 $49,000
Tahoe 2WD 4-Door LT 16 20 $50,894 $53,800
Tahoe 2WD 4-Door Premier 16 20 $59,219 $62,600
Tahoe 2WD 4-Door RST 16 20 $54,016 $57,100
Tahoe 4WD 4-Door High Country 14 19 $68,679 $72,600
Tahoe 4WD 4-Door LS 16 20 $49,192 $52,000
Tahoe 4WD 4-Door LT 16 20 $53,732 $56,800
Tahoe 4WD 4-Door Premier 16 20 $62,057 $65,600
Tahoe 4WD 4-Door RST 16 20 $56,854 $60,100
Tahoe 4WD 4-Door Z71 16 20 $56,003 $59,200
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4x2 Platinum
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Armada 4x2 Platinum 14 19 $56,477 $60,930
Armada 4x2 SL 14 19 $48,486 $52,300
Armada 4x2 SV 14 19 $44,040 $47,500
Armada 4x4 Platinum 13 18 $59,256 $63,930
Armada 4x4 SL 13 18 $51,264 $55,300
Armada 4x4 SV 13 18 $46,818 $50,500
Pricing
Invoice Price
$65,841
$56,477
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$69,600
$60,930
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1160 / month
$1016 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.8
5.6
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2021 Chevy Tahoe gets larger, roomier, comfier, and loaded with more features than a cineplex. The 2020 Nissan Armada is an old-school SUV with more charms than its brutish proportions might suggest.
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Fuel Economy
City
15 mpg 14 mpg
Highway
20 mpg 19 mpg
Vehicle
Rear Door Type
Liftgate -
Interior Dimensions
Third Leg Room (in)
36.7 28.4
Second Head Room (in)
38.9 40
Third Hip Room (in)
49.4 48.8
Second Shoulder Room (in)
64.8 63.4
Front Leg Room (in)
44.5 41.9
Third Head Room (in)
38.2 36.4
Front Hip Room (in)
61.5 59.2
Passenger Capacity
7 8
Third Shoulder Room (in)
61.7 60.5
Second Leg Room (in)
42.0 41
Front Head Room (in)
42.3 39.8
Second Hip Room (in)
61.3 58.4
Front Shoulder Room (in)
66.0 63.8
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
- TBD - 79.9
Side Door Opening Width (in)
NA -
Overhang, Front (in)
- TBD - -
Step Up Height - Side (in)
NA -
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - -
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
- TBD - -
Length, Overall (in)
210.7 208.9
Side Door Opening Height (in)
NA -
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
- TBD - -
Height, Overall (in)
75.8 75.8
Step Up Height - Front (in)
- TBD - -
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - -
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in)
- TBD - -
Wheelbase (in)
120.9 121.1
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
- TBD - -
Track Width, Rear (in)
- 67.9
Track Width, Front (in)
- 67.5
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 9.2
Liftover Height (in)
- 35
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - 36.7
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - 49.1
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
72.6 49.9
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in)
NA -
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³)
NA -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
49.4 48.8
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- TBD - 86.2
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
122.9 95.4
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
- TBD - 20.3
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
25.5 16.5
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - 63.4
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in)
- TBD - -
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
NA 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
17 x - TBD - 13.8
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)
17 x - TBD - 13.8
Brake Type
Pwr 4-Wheel Disc
Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Location
NA -
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
24 26
Fuel Tank Location
- TBD - -
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
NA -
Steering
Steering Type
Pwr Rack-Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
- TBD - -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
N/A -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
- TBD - -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
39.7 41.3
Tires
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - -
Front Tire Size
275/50R22 P275/60HR20
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
N/A -
Spare Tire Size
P265/70R17 Full-Size
Front Tire Order Code
XCG NA
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - -
Spare Tire Order Code
XCQ NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
N/A -
Rear Tire Size
275/50R22 P275/60HR20
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
N/A -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - -
Rear Tire Order Code
XCG NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
500 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
780 850
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
7800 8500
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
- 8500
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
3700 3616
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
2728 2880
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
7400 7300
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
4300 4343
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
14000 14450
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
2628 2833
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
22 x 9 20 X 8
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in)
22 x 9 20 X 8
Spare Wheel Size (in)
17 x - TBD - Full-Size
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 150
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
800 650
Maximum Alternator Watts
NA -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
NA 650
Engine
Engine Order Code
L87 NA
Displacement
6.2L/- TBD - 5.6 L/339
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
420 @ 5600 390 @ 5800
Engine Type
Gas V8 Regular Unleaded V-8
Fuel System
Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
Engine Oil Cooler
NA None
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
460 @ 4100 394 @ 4000
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
17 16
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
20 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
15 14
Transmission
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.78
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA -
Clutch Size (in)
NA -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.14 2.03
Trans Type
10 7
Ninth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.69 -
Trans PTO Access
NA No
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.52 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA -
Reverse Ratio (:1)
4.86 3.54
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.98 3.17
Trans Order Code
MQC NA
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.85 -
Transfer Case Power Take Off
NA No
Trans Power Take Off
NA -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.77 1.41
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic w/OD
Tenth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.63 -
Transfer Case Model
NA None
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.27 0.86
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.69 4.89
Summary
Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Tahoe Nissan Armada
Body Code
- TBD - S
Body Style
Sport Utility Vehicle Sport Utility
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Double Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - -
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
- TBD - -
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
- TBD - -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.23 2.94
Axle Type - Front
Independent Independent
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - -
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
- TBD - -
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Double Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
NA 2.94
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
- TBD - -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - -
Axle Type - Rear
- TBD - Independent
Frame
Frame Type
- TBD - -
Doors
Side Door Type
NA -
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.7 11.1
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
-
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
-
Overall Side Crash Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating Driver
-
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
-
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
-
Rollover Rating
-
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2021 Chevrolet Tahoe
  • 2021 Tahoe redesigned and arriving
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2020 Nissan Armada
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