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Pros: I love the satellite radio and the back up camera. The on-star will also come in handy.
Cons: The outdatedness of the navigation system disk
Advice: This vechicle is not cheap, but it seems to be worth every penny.I love this vechicle. It is brand new and it has all the options that we have ever wanted or needed. It will fit my family comfortably. The only problem or complaint that I have is the navigation system, I would like to see if we can get a different disk for our system. This disk does not seem to have a lot of the updated data for the area that we live and drive in.
Pros: Memory seats, pedals and mirrors; Lots of room
Cons: Driver's seat is slightly uncomfortable on the left side; Interior storage compartments cannot be locked
Advice: Great handling and comfortableThe '05 4x4 handles extremely well for a full-size vehicle. Of course, it was a program vehicle and only had 6500 miles when we bought it so it has yet to be broken in. I prefer this body style over the '07. My wife especially enjoys the memory seats, pedals and mirrors above all. There is plenty of leg and head room in the front and back seats. The sound system and DVD player are almost as good as the ones in our home. XM radio is an added plus. It has all the bells and whistles one could ever want (or use). We can hardly wait to take it on our vacation.
Pros: looks, ride, handling, & fuel mileage
Cons: GM didn't offer the 3:73 rear end on this year you could only get the 3:42 )in which mine has) or the 4:10 rearend and the 3:42 rear end isn't a good towing rear end and 4:10 is a gas guzzler. the 2007 is putting in the 3:73 standard now.
Advice: If plan on doing any heavy towing (travel trailer) I would make sure it had the 4:10 rear endI had a 2001 before I got the 2005 Great vehicle great ride handling fuel mileage. The only real complaint I have with GM is the deleted options that were standard on the 2001 model and don't even offer it on 2005 model for example no glove compartment light, no under hood light, electric seat only on the drivers side, spare tire didn't have raised white letters when ordered with raise white letters option, etc. and also as much as GM charges for a new car I don't see why we should have to pay for Onstar and XM satilite radio separtely I think those items should be included in the price of the vehicle but otherwise I would buy another Tahoe. I think the 2007 Tahoe is going to be another great vehicle I think it is a sharp looking vehicle.
Pros: the digital information system.
Cons: gas mileage
Advice: Buy it if your ok with 15 mpg fuel economy.I really enjoy our tahoe. we have the Z71 package. It has plenty power, pulls our boat like it's not even there. The heated leather seats have been a huge benefit for my wife. The only complaint is that when you buy one of these vehicles, the sticker in the window says it will get 18 to 19 mpg on the hwy. Don't believe it. I Have never gotten better then 15. don't get me wrong, it's not bad for the size of the vehicle along with just under 300 horse power. But if the manufacture is going to make a claim then the vehicle should atleast do what it's claimed to do be able to do.
Advice: Same vehicle as Yukon and Escalade, just differnt trim packages at fraction of costI recommend this vehicle to anyone looking for a full size suv. Vehicle looks,drives and handles well for its size. Fuel economy is good compared to other makes out there. I have not had vehicle in to dealer for any warranty issues. Very pleased.
Pros: Quiet, responsive, interior quality.
Cons: Driver seat could be more comfortable
Advice: Do it !I drove my new Tahoe to Palm Beach from New Hampshire on business. With my Nav system and SatRad it was sheer joy ! Handling and maneuverability are perfect. Steering was easy and cabin appointments made the 'T' a perfect companion with virtually no wind noise. The Engine is responsive and has blazing acceleration. Not bad for 3 ton vehicle. Fuel economy is ok under 60 MPH at 17 MPG. GM could make the drivers seat a little more tush friendly and softer. Other than that its a winner !
Pros: The way it handles for a full size SUV - GREAT!
Cons: Climbing in and out
Advice: If you don't need to haul a full load of people plus luggage, this is your vehicle.I had a 2003 Trailblazer EXT that I hated. The six had no power and it handled lousy. One day while having it serviced my salesman told me about a great lease deal on the Tahoe. I jumped at the chance to dump the Trailblazer. The Tahoe LT is more truck than I need but it is a pleasure to drive with its powerful V8 and it handles like a much smaller vehicle. It is getting almost 16mpg in mixed highway/city driving. I was prepared for 12mpg so I'm very happy. It has almost every feature you could want and is very roomy for my family of 4. There is very little room behind the 3rd row seat which does not fold flat into the floor but when it is folded up we can haul 2 weeks worth of vacation luggage. Yes, it is 'old tech' and has not been changed much since the 2000 model year but this has turned out to be GOOD. After 6 model years thay have apparently learned how to build it right. It's dependable, a pleasure to drive, and the leather interior is pleasant even if not of the highest quality materials. The controls are logical and the XM Radio is a hit with everyone in our family. IF YOU DON'T HAVE TO BE CUTTING EDGE, AND ARE LOOKING FOR A ROOMY, DEPENDABLE FULL SIZE SUV, GIVE THE TAHOE A TEST DRIVE. Also, full size SUV's are not flying off dealer lots with the current gas prices. You should be able to save enough to more than pay for the extra gas.