Chevrolet Tahoe PPV - 2015

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Overview

Model:

Chevrolet Tahoe Police Pursuit Vehicle (9C1)

Body style / driveline:

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

Construction:

body on frame

EPA vehicle class:

full-size sport utility vehicle

Manufacturing locations:

Arlington, Texas

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Engine

 

EcoTec3 5.3L V-8 FlexFuel (L83)

Displacement (cu in / cc):

325 / 5328

Bore & stroke (in / mm):

3.78 x 3.62 / 96 x 92

Block material:

cast aluminum

Cylinder head material:

cast aluminum

Valvetrain:

overhead valve, two valves per cylinder, variable valve timing

Ignition system:

coil near plug, platinum-tipped spark plugs, low-resistance spark plug wires

Fuel delivery:

direct fuel injection with Active Fuel Management

Compression ratio:

11.0:1

Horsepower
(hp / kW @ rpm):

355 / 250 @ 5600
(gas – SAE certified)
380 / 283 @ 5600
(E85 – SAE certified)

Torque
(lb-ft / Nm @ rpm):

383 / 519 @ 4100
(gas – SAE certified)
416 / 564 @ 4100
(E85 – SAE certified)

Recommended fuel:

regular unleaded or E85

Maximum engine speed (rpm):

5800

Emissions controls:

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

EPA-estimated fuel economy (city / hwy): 

16 / 23 (2WD)
16 / 22 (4WD)

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Transmission

 

Hydra-Matic 6L80, six-speed automatic

Gear ratios (:1):

 

First:

4.03

Second:

2.36

Third:

1.53

Fourth:

1.15

Fifth:

0.85

Sixth:

0.67

Reverse:

3.06

Final drive ratio: 

3.08

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Chassis/Suspension

Front:

independent coil-over-shock; twin-tube shock absorbers

Rear:

solid axle with five-link location and coil springs

Traction assist:

all-speed traction control

Steering type:

electric power-assisted rack-and-pinion

Steering ratio:

17.3

Steering wheel turns, lock-to-lock:

3.4

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

39 / 11.9

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Brakes

Type:

power-assisted, four-wheel disc, four-wheel ABS; vented front and rear rotors

Rotor diameter x thickness (in / mm):

front: 13 x 1.2 / 330 x 30
rear: 13.6 x 0.8 / 345 x 20

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Wheels/Tires

Wheel size and type:

17 x 8-in. steel (std.)

Tires:

P255/60R17 V rated all-season (std.)

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Dimensions

Exterior

Wheelbase (in / mm):

116 / 2946

Overall length (in / mm):

204 / 5181

Overall width (in / mm):

80.5 / 2044

Overall height (in / mm):

72.4 / 1839

Track (in / mm):

front: 68.7 / 1745
rear: 68.7 / 1744

Minimum ground clearance (in / mm):

 

 8.5 / 216

Step-in height (in / mm):

2WD: 22 / 559
4WD: 22 / 559

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

2WD: 35.9 / 912      
4WD: 35.9 / 912       

Approach angle (deg):

2WD: 15.5
4WD: 15.5

Departure angle (deg):

2WD: 23.2
4WD: 23.2

Curb weight (lb / kg):

2WD: 5253 / 2383
4WD: 5505 / 2497

Weight distribution
(% front / rear):

52 / 48

 

Interior

 

First Row

Second Row

Seating capacity (6 total):

2  or 3

3

Headroom (in / mm):

42.8 / 1087

38.7 / 983

Legroom (in / mm):

45.3 / 1150

39 / 990

Shoulder room (in / mm):

64.8 / 1646

65.1 / 1653

Hip room (in / mm):

60.8 / 1544

60.3 / 1531

Max cargo volume
(cu ft / L)

111.8 / 3166

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Capacities

EPA interior volume
(cu ft / L):

120.8 / 3420

GVWR: (lb / kg):

2WD: 6800 / 3084
4WD: 7100 / 3221                                          

Payload maximum
(lb / kg):

2WD: 1547 / 702
4WD: 1595 / 723

Trailer towing maximum (lb / kg):

4000 / 1814

Fuel tank (gal / L):

26 / 98.4

Engine oil (qt / L):

8.5 / 8.0

Cooling system (qt / L):

18.3 / 17.3

Note: Information shown is current at time of publication.

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2015 Chevrolet Tahoe PPV

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