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Vehicle LS 2WD 4dr SUV (4.8L 8cyl 4A)
Review Purchased this 2002 LS (with most of the LT features) in April 2015 with 104K on the clock. It's now December 2015 and we are approaching 123K. We have driven it on at least a half dozen trips between Dallas and Chicago, Asheville-NC and Colorado Springs. With the exception of having to replace the flex fuel module, the truck has been amazing. Extremely comfortable, and with handling reflexes that would otherwise be expected of a much smaller SUV. Absolutely love the 325 CID V8 - smooth and pulls strong all the way to 6000 rpm. It uses a quart of oil about every 6,000 miles - amazing. It has hauled anything we have had to stuff into it. June 18, 2016 Update: Just passed 132K. Have just been filling the tank and changing the oil/filter. And enjoying every mile behind the wheel. A comment on the suspension. The GM "ComfortRide" suspension is generally too soft for my liking. On normal roads it can get a little bouncy. But where the suspension really excels is on gravel or dirt roads, or pothole-filled gravel parking lots. Still, overall, I would like it to be more controlled in normal driving. Sept 30, 2016 Update: Just passed 139K miles. Still just changing the oil/filter, rotating the tires. Our most recent new task for the tireless Tahoe has been to tow a roughly 3000 pound travel trailer. Recently took in on a 3000 mile trip from Dallas to Myrtle Beach and back. We use tow-haul mode depending on the situation (hills, heavy traffic, etc.) - works as advertised. Even with the 3.73 rear end and the 325 CID V8 (yields about 1900RPM at 70MPH in 4th/OD gear), you feel the extra weight of the trailer. Still, the 325 seems to have plenty of power when needed when going up hills and passing slower traffic. Real world gas mileage continues to be 12-14 around town, 16-17 highway - without the trailer; 13-14 highway while towing the trailer.
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Available Chevrolet Tahoe 2002 Submodel Types: SUV
Available Trims: LT, Premier, LTZ, LS, LT1, Base, LT2, Fleet
Exterior Colors: Black, Summit White, Tungsten Metallic, Silver Ice Metallic, Blue Velvet Metallic, Siren Red Tintcoat, Iridescent Pearl Tricoat, Champagne Silver Metallic, Pepperdust Metallic, White Diamond Tricoat, Silver Birch Metallic, Crystal Red Tintcoat, Sport Red Metallic, Black Granite Metallic, Dark Blue Metallic, Sheer Silver Metallic, Graystone Metallic, Gold Mist Metallic, Red Jewel Tintcoat, Blue Granite Metallic, Dark Gray Metallic, Light Pewter Metallic, Mocha Steel Metallic, Sable Metallic, Taupe Gray Metallic, Bermuda Blue Metallic, Brownstone Metallic, Dark Green Metallic, Havana Metallic, Satin Steel Metallic, Indigo Blue Metallic, Deep Ruby Metallic, Forest Green Metallic, Onyx Black, Redfire Metallic, Slate Gray Metallic, Amber Bronze Metallic, Blue Ray Metallic, Concord Metallic (Late Availability), Green Envy Metallic, Laser Blue Metallic, Medium Charcoal Gray Metallic, Sandstone Metallic, Victory Red