2007 Chevrolet Tahoe LT Road Test Specs | Edmunds

2007 Chevrolet Tahoe - Road Test Specs

2007 Chevrolet Tahoe SUV

(5.3L V8 4-speed Automatic)


Model year2007
Base MSRP$38,540
As-tested MSRP$48,639


Drive typeFour-wheel drive
Engine typeV-8
Displacement (cc/cu-in)5328cc (325 cu-in)
Valvetrainoverhead valve
Horsepower (hp @ rpm)320 @ 5300
Torque (lb-ft @ rpm)340 @ 4200
Transmission typeFour-speed automatic


Suspension, frontDouble A-arms and coil springs
Suspension, rearSolid axle five-links and coil springs
Steering typeRack and pinion
Tire brandGoodyear
Tire modelWrangler HP
Tire typeall season
Tire size, frontP265/70R17
Tire size, rearP265/70R17
Wheel size17 X 7.5
Wheel materialalloy
Brakes, frontFour-wheel disc with four-wheel ABS
Brakes, reardisc

Track Test Results

0-45 mph (sec.)5.4
0-60 mph (sec.)8.6
0-75 mph (sec.)12.4
1/4-mile (sec. @ mph)16.2 @ 85.0
Braking, 30-0 mph (ft.)32.57
60-0 mph (ft.)133.01
Slalom, 6 x 100 ft. (mph)55.3
Skid pad, 200-ft. diameter (lateral g).71
Sound level @ idle (dB)43
@ Full throttle (dB)78
@ 70 mph cruise (dB)65

Test Driver Ratings & Comments

Acceleration commentsLight brake torque at launch. All runs in drive. No redline on tachometer. Loud intake honk.
Braking ratingGood
Braking commentsBrand-new brakes. Performance likely suffered. Lots of smoke.
Handling ratingGood
Handling commentsTall, soft tires hinder feedback. Still, no StabiliTrak interference. Car called OnStar with collision warning during slalom testing. Lots of roll. Feels a little uncomfortable in 60+ mph transitions. No StabiliTrak interference.

Testing Conditions

Elevation (ft.)1100
Temperature (°F)76
Wind (mph, direction)1

Fuel Consumption

EPA fuel economy (mpg)15 City 21 Highway
Edmunds observed (mpg)13.5
Fuel tank capacity (U.S. gal.)26

Dimensions & Capacities

Curb weight, mfr. claim (lbs.)5537
Length (in.)202.0
Width (in.)79.0
Height (in.)77.0
Wheelbase (in.)116.0
Track, front (in.)68.2
Track, rear (in.)67.0
Turning circle (ft.)39.0
Legroom, front (in.)41.3
Legroom, rear (in.)39.0 (second row)/ 25.4 (third row)
Headroom, front (in.)40.3
Headroom, rear (in.)38.2 (second row)/ 38.2 (third row)
Shoulder room, front (in.)65.3
Shoulder room, rear (in.)65.2
Seating capacity8
Cargo volume (cu-ft)16.9
Max. cargo volume, seats folded (cu-ft)60.3 (third row removed, second row up) 108 (third row removed, second row down)


Bumper-to-bumper3 years/36,000 miles
Powertrain3 years/36,000 miles
Corrosion6 years/100,000 miles
Roadside assistanceN/A
Free scheduled maintenanceN/A


Front airbagsStandard
Side airbagsNot Available
Head airbagsSide curtain airbags optional
Antilock brakesStandard
Electronic brake enhancementsNone
Traction controlStandard
Stability controlStabiliTrak standard
Rollover protectionNone
Tire-pressure monitoring systemtire pressure monitoring
Emergency assistance systemOnStar standard (one-year of service)
NHTSA crash test, driverNot Tested
NHTSA crash test, passengerNot Tested
NHTSA crash test, side frontNot Tested
NHTSA crash test, side rearNot Tested
NHTSA rollover resistanceNot Tested

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