Chevrolet Tahoe - 2009

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Overview

Models:

Chevrolet Tahoe LS, LT, LTZ and Hybrid

Body style / driveline:

4-door sport utility vehicle, front-engine, 2- or 4-wheel drive, half-ton models

Construction:

body on frame

EPA vehicle class:

full-size sport utility vehicle

Manufacturing locations:

Janesville, Wis. and Arlington, Texas

Key competitors:

Ford Expedition, Nissan Armada, Toyota Sequoia

Engines

 

Vortec 4.8L V-8 (LY2)
Vortec 5.3L V-8 (LY5, LMG)
Vortec 5.3L V-8 (LC9)

Vortec 6.2L V-8 (L9H)

Type:

4.8L V-8

5.3L V-8

5.3L V-8

6.2L V-8

Displacement

(cu in / cc):

293 / 4807

325/ 5328

325 / 5328

376 / 6162

Bore & stroke

(in / mm):

3.78 x 3.27 / 96.01 x 83

3.78 x 3.62 / 96 x 92

3.78 x 3.62 / 96 x 92

4.06 x 3.62 / 103.25 x 92

Block material:

cast iron

cast iron

cast aluminum

cast aluminum

Cylinder head material:

cast aluminum

cast aluminum

cast aluminum

cast aluminum

Valvetrain:

overhead valve, 2 valves per cylinder

overhead valve, 2 valves per cylinder

overhead valve, 2 valves per cylinder

overhead valve, 2 valves per cylinder, variable valve timing

Ignition system:

coil near plug ignition, iridium electrode tip/ iridium core spark plugs, low resistance spark plug wires

coil-near-plug ignition, iridium electrode tip/ iridium core spark plugs, low resistance spark plug wires

coil-near-plug ignition, iridium electrode tip/ iridium core spark plugs, low resistance spark plug wires

coil-near-plug ignition, iridium electrode tip/ iridium core spark plugs, low resistance spark plug wires

Fuel delivery:

sequential fuel injection

Active Fuel Management™ technology; sequential fuel injection

Active Fuel Management™ technology; sequential fuel injection

sequential fuel injection

Compression ratio:

9.1:1

9.9:1

9.9:1

10.5:1

Horsepower

(hp/ kW @ rpm):

295 / 220 @ 5600*

320 / 239 @ 5200*

320 / 239 @ 5200*

395 / 295 @ 5600*

Torque (lb-ft / Nm @ rpm):

305 / 414 @ 4800*

340 / 461 @ 4200*

340 / 461 @ 4200*

417 / 565@ 4300*

Fuel:

regular unleaded

regular unleaded (LY5), E85-capable (LMG)

regular unleaded

premium recommended, but not required; E-85-capable

Maximum engine speed (rpm):

6000

6000

6000

6000

Emissions controls:

close-coupled catalytic converter, Quick Sync 58X ignition, returnless fuel rail, fast-response O² sensor

close-coupled catalytic converter, Quick Sync 58X ignition, returnless fuel rail, fast-response O² sensor

close-coupled catalytic converter, Quick Sync 58X ignition, returnless fuel rail, fast-response O² sensor

close-coupled catalytic converter, Quick Sync 58X ignition, returnless fuel rail, fast-response O² sensor

EPA estimated fuel economy (city / hwy):

TBD

 

TBD

TBD

TBD

Transmissions

Type:

Hydra-Matic 4L60, 4-speed automatic

Hydra-Matic 6L80, 6-speed automatic

Gear ratios (:1):

 

 

First:

3.06

4.03

Second:

1.63

2.36

Third:

1.00

1.53

Fourth:

0.70

1.15

Fifth:

--

0.85

Sixth:

--

0.67

Reverse:

2.29

3.06

Final drive ratio:

4.8L: 3.23:1(std.), 3.73:1 (opt.)

5.3L: 3.08 (std.); 3.42 (opt.)

6.2L: 3.42

Chassis/Suspension

Front:

Independent, coil over shock; Autoride real-time damping (opt.)

Rear:

five-link with coil springs

Traction assist:

all-speed traction control

Steering type:

power-assisted rack-and-pinion

Steering ratio:

17.75:1

Steering wheel turns, lock-to-lock:

3

Turning circle, curb-to-curb (ft / m):

39.04 / 11.9

Brakes

Type:

4-wheel disc, 4-wheel ABS

Rotor diameter x thickness (in / mm):

front: 13 x 1.18 / 330.2 x 30

rear: 13.5 x .787 / 345 x 20

Wheels/Tires

Wheel size and type:

17 x 7.5-inch steel (fleet, Police Pursuit)

 

17 x 7.5-inch machined cast aluminum, silver sparkle accent (LS, LT)

 

18 x 8.0-inch polished aluminum (Z71 package)

 

20 x 8.5-inch polished aluminum (opt. LT, std. LTZ)

Tires:

P265/70R17 blackwall Bridgestone AL2 (all-season) steel belt radials;

 

P265/70R17 white letter Goodyear AL2 (all-season) steel belt radials;

 

P265/70R17 blackwall Bridgestone OOR (on-off-road) steel belt radials (export only)

 

P265/60R17 blackwall Goodyear AL3 (higher performance) steel belt radials (Police Pursuit)

 

P265/65R18 blackwall Bridgestone OOR (on-off-road) steel belt radials (Z71 package)

 

P265/65R18 blackwall Bridgestone AL2 (all-season) steel belt radials (export only)

 

P275/55R20 blackwall Bridgestone AL2 (all-season) steel belt radials

Dimensions

Exterior

Wheelbase (in / mm):

116 / 2946

Overall length (in / mm):

202.0 / 5129.9

Overall width (in / mm):

79.0 / 2007.0

Overall height (in / mm):

2WD: 76.9 / 1954.4 4WD: 77 / 1955.3

Track (in / mm):

front: 68.2 / 1731.8

rear: 67.0 / 1701.8

Minimum ground clearance (in / mm):

9 / 228.8

Step-in height (in / mm):

2WD: 21.8 / 553.1 4WD: 22 / 557.9

Ground to top of load floor (in / mm):

2WD: 31.7 / 804.6

4WD: 31.6 / 802.1

Approach angle (deg):

17

Departure angle (deg):

21.9

Curb weight (lb / kg):

2WD: 5262 / 2387 (4.8L)

4WD: 5560 / 2522 (5.3L)

Weight distribution (% front / rear):

2WD & 4WD: 52 / 48

Interior

 

First Row

Second Row

Third Row

Seating capacity (9 max):

2 / 3

2 / 3

2 / 3

Headroom (in / mm):

41.1 / 1043.2

38.5 / 978.0

38.2 / 971.3

Legroom (in / mm):

41.3 / 1048.9

39.0 / 990.8

25.4 / 644.2

Shoulder room (in / mm):

65.3 / 1657.9

65.3 / 1657.4

61.7 / 1566.1

Hip room (in / mm):

64.4 / 1636.7

60.6 / 1538.9

49.1 / 1246.5

Cargo volume (cu ft / L):

 

 

 

Behind 1 st row, 2 nd row folded no third row

108.9 / 3084

 

 

Behind 2 nd row no third row

 

60.3 / 1707.7

 

Behind 3 rd row

 

 

16.9 / 478.6

Note: 3-passenger bench and 2-passenger bucket seats standard or optional depending on the model.

Capacities

EPA interior volume (cu ft / L):

108.9 / 3084

GVWR: (lb / kg):

2WD: 7100 / 3220

4WD: 7300 / 3311

Payload, base (lb / kg):

2WD: 1838 / 833 (4.8L)

4WD: 1741 / 790 (5.3L)

Trailer towing maximum (lb / kg):

2WD: 8400 / 3810 (5.3L with HD towing pkg.)

4WD: 8200 / 3720 (5.3L with HD towing pkg.)

Fuel tank (gal / L):

2WD & 4WD: 26 / 98

Engine oil (qt / L):

6 / 5.7

Cooling system (qt / L):

4.8L: 14.4 / 13.6; 5.3L: 16.8 / 15.9; 6.2L: TBD

*SAE certified.

Note: Information shown is current at time of publication.

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