2009 Chevrolet Tahoe Pricing, Specs & Reviews

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$50,455-$53,260
$47,680-$50,331
20 /CITY / 21 /HWY
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Available Trims for the 2009 Chevrolet Tahoe Hybrid
Transmission MSRP Engine City/Hwy MPG
Name 2WD 4dr Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 50455.00 Engine 6.0L/366 City/Hwy MPG 21/22
Name 4WD 4dr Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 53260.00 Engine 6.0L/366 City/Hwy MPG 20/20
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INTERIOR
  • Seats,second row 60/40 split-folding bench, 3-passenger with center armrest with 2 cup holders
  • Seats, third row 50/50 split-bench with vinyl, 3-passenger, removable, all-belts-to-seat
  • Armrests, driver and passenger doors, padded
  • Console, floor with storage area, cup holders and integrated second row audio controls
  • Floor covering, color-keyed carpeting
  • Floor mats, color-keyed carpeted first and second row removable
  • Steering wheel, leather-wrapped
  • Steering wheel controls mounted audio and cruise controls
  • Instrumentation, analog with speedometer, odometer with trip odometer, fuel level, efficiency gauge, engine temperature, oil pressure and tachometer
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System
  • Windows, power with driver Express-Down and lockout features
  • Door locks, power programmable with lockout protection
  • Remote vehicle starter system includes Remote Keyless Entry
  • Universal Home Remote, includes garage door opener programmable
  • Cruise control, electronic with set and resume speed
  • Pedals, power-adjustable
  • XM NavTraffic enhances your vehicle's GPS navigation system by showing real-time traffic data when it's needed most-while driving. Available in over 80 markets, XM NavTraffic displays various traffic-impacting incidents such as construction, road closures, accidents and disabled vehicles so you can take alternate routes to get to your destination faster. Traffic flow data is also available in select markets, showing average traffic speed and estimated drive time along your route. For more information, visit gm.xmradio.com/navtraffic. (Required XM Radio and XM NavTraffic monthly subscriptions sold separately after trial period. XM NavTraffic only available in select markets. All fees and programming subject to change. Subscriptions subject to Customer Agreeme
  • Theft-deterrent system, vehicle, PASS-Key III
  • Air conditioning, tri-zone automatic climate control with individual climate settings for driver and right-front passenger
  • Air conditioning, rear auxiliary
  • Heater, rear auxiliary with rear passenger heating ducts
  • Defogger, rear-window electric
  • Rear Parking Assist, Ultrasonic with rearview LED display and audible warning
  • Rearview camera system
  • Power outlets, 5 auxiliary, 12-volt includes 2 on the instrument panel, 1 in the cargo area, 1 inside the center console and 1 at the back of the console.
  • Power outlet, 3-prong household-style, 115-volt, 150-watt located in rear interior quarter trim
  • Cup holders, in front seating area
  • Cup holders, in rear of floor console and in second row seat
  • Cup holders, driver and passenger-side in third row side trim
  • Door trim lights on the front doors and side reflectors on the rear doors
  • Mirror, inside rearview auto-dimming
  • Console, overhead mini with map lights and rear seat HVAC controls
  • Visors, driver and front passenger illuminated vanity mirrors, padded with cloth trim, extends on rod
  • Assist handles, front passenger and second row outboard
  • Lighting, interior with dome light, driver- and passenger-side door switch with delayed entry feature, cargo lights, door handle or Remote Keyless Entry-activated illuminated entry and map lights in front and second seat positions
  • Coat hooks, driver- and passenger-side rear seat and cargo area
EXTERIOR
  • Wheels, 4 - 18" x 8" (45.7 cm x 20.3 cm) aluminum
  • Tires, P265/65R18 all-season, blackwall
  • Fascia, front color-keyed, unique hybrid design
  • Fascia, rear color-keyed, unique hybrid design
  • Moldings, color-keyed bodyside
  • Assist steps, Black, mounted between front and rear wheels
  • Headlamps, dual halogen composite with automatic exterior lamp control and flash-to-pass feature
  • Mirrors, outside heated power-adjustable, power-folding and driver-side auto-dimming, color-keyed with integrated turn signal indicators, ground illumination and curb-tilt
  • Glass, Solar-Ray deep-tinted (all windows except light-tinted glass on windshield and driver- and front passenger-side glass)
  • Wipers, front intermittent wet-arm with flat blade and pulse washers
  • Wiper, rear intermittent with washer
  • Liftgate with fixed glass, and rear-window wiper/washer
MECHANICAL
  • Engine, Vortec 6.0L V8 SFI, LIVC Hybrid with Active Fuel Management (332 hp [247.5 kW] @ 5100 rpm, 367 lb-ft of torque [495.4 N-m] @ 4100 rpm)
  • Transmission, 4-speed automatic strong hybrid specific, electronically controlled with overdrive
  • Differential, heavy-duty locking rear
  • Rear axle, 3.08 ratio
  • Rear wheel drive
  • Battery, heavy-duty 730 cold-cranking amps, maintenance-free with rundown protection and retained accessory power
  • Battery, 300 volt Energy Storage System located under 2nd row seat cushion
  • Hybrid Propulsion Electric with 300 volt Energy Storage System
  • High voltage management, power electronics module
  • Trailering equipment, heavy-duty includes trailering hitch platform, 7-wire harness with independent fused trailering circuits mated to a 7-way sealed connector and (VR4) 2" trailering receiver
  • GVWR, 7100 lbs. (3221 kg) (Standard on 2WD models.)
  • Suspension Package, Premium Smooth Ride
  • Suspension, front coil-over-shock with stabilizer bar
  • Suspension, rear multi-link with coil springs
  • Steering, power, electric, 42 volt
  • Regenerative Braking uses the hybrid motors in the transmission acting as generators to decelerate the vehicle by applying resistance while capturing that energy as electricity in the 300V Energy Storage System, which is then available for the next acceleration cycle
  • Transfer case, electronic Autotrac with rotary controls (Requires 4WD models.)
  • 4-wheel drive
  • GVWR, 7300 lbs. (3311 kg) (Standard on 4WD models.)
PACKAGE
    SAFETY
    • Brakes, 4-wheel antilock, 4-wheel disc, VAC power with VSES, rated at 7700 lbs. (3492 kg) GVWR
    • StabiliTrak, stability control system with traction control
    • Daytime Running Lamps with automatic exterior lamp control
    • Air bags, dual-stage frontal, driver and right-front passenger with Passenger Sensing System (right-front passenger air bag status on inside rearview mirror) (Always use safety belts and the correct child restraints for your childs age and size. Even in vehicles equipped with air bags and the Passenger Sensing System, children are safer when properly secured in a rear seat. Never place a rear-facing infant restraint in the front seat of any vehicle equipped with an active frontal air bag. See the vehicles Owners Manual and child safety seat instructions for more safety information.)
    • Air bags, head curtain side-impact, first and second row outboard seating positions with rollover sensor, includes third row seating positions with (AS3) 3-passenger third row 50/50 split-bench seat or (AW2) 2-passenger third row 50/50 split-bench seat (Head curtain side air bags are designed to help reduce the risk of head and neck injuries to front and rear seat occupants on the near side of certain side-impact collisions. Always use safety belts and the correct child restraints for your childs age and size, even in vehicles equipped with air bags. Children are safer when properly secured in a rear seat. See the vehicles Owners Manual and child safety seat instructions for more safety information.)
    • OnStar, 1-year of Directions and Connections plan. Includes the innovative easy to use Turn-by-Turn Navigation services which provide voice-guided directions (where available). Also includes Automatic Crash Notification, Automatic Notification of Air Bag Deployment, Stolen Vehicle Location Assistance, a link to all Emergency Services, Roadside Assistance, Remote Door Unlock, OnStar Vehicle Diagnostics, Hands-Free Calling, AccidentAssist, Remote Horn and Lights, Information and Convenience Services, and Driving Directions (OnStar services require vehicle electrical system (including battery), wireless service and GPS satellite signals to be available and operating for features to function properly. OnStar acts as a link to existing emergency service providers
    • LATCH system (Lower Anchors and Top tethers for CHildren) for child safety seats
    ENTERTAINMENT
    • Audio system with navigation and hybrid power flow display, AM/FM stereo with MP3 compatible CD player and DVD-based navigation seek-and-scan, digital clock, auto-tone control, Radio Data System (RDS), speed-compensated volume, TheftLock and voice recognition, plays CD only in upper slot (Navigation Map Disc will either cover Alaska and the 48 contiguous states or Hawaii depending on sales state.)
    • Audio system feature, Bose premium 9-speaker system with subwoofer in center console
    • Audio system controls, rear with 2 headphone jacks (headphones not included), power outlet and controls for volume, station selection and media
    • Bluetooth for phone personal cell phone connectivity to vehicle audio system and HMI (Human Machine Interface) with specific steering wheel controls

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