The new 2018 Chevrolet Tahoe RST is a modern SUV that has been designed to fit the current automotive world. Many will agree with the fact that this model comes with many updates, both on the general design and powertrain. Its large size makes it very suitable to serve as a family car and still have the appealing sporty appearance.
This new model is set to stage a stiff competition with other SUVs in the global market.
2018 Chevrolet Tahoe RST – Innovative Features
The 2018 Chevrolet Tahoe RST won’t differ a lot from its predecessor. The front fascia will feature a large grille with the Chevrolet trademark. Bordering the grille on both sides are big square-shaped headlights made with the new LED technology. The bumper appears continuous extending upwards to form a distinct boundary between the headlights and the grille.
Furthermore, the lower part of the bumper is characterized by rectangular fog lights directly below the headlights for increased visibility in harsh weather conditions. The windows, badge, roof rails, and side mirrors are covered in gloss black. The 2018 Chevrolet Tahoe RST will also ride on 22-inch wheels wrapped in quality 285 section tires for increased grip and a stable driving experience.
Evidenced by the large exterior size, the 2018 Chevrolet Tahoe RST will have a spacious cabin. The leather upholstery has been used extensively to cover the seats, inner door parts, the power steering wheel and part of the dashboard.
Up to date features for and exciting driving experience includes Google maps and navigation aids, parking sensors, a rearview camera and an HD screen display on the dashboard, lane shifting notifiers, an adaptive cruise control system, Bluetooth, USB and also a Wi-Fi connectivity.
Also, a quality audio system with high definition speakers has been installed to provide ultimate entertainment. Safety belts and airbags will be available for all passengers to ensure security.
The front seats have an automatic temperature control feature. The cabin is well-ventilated with an automated climate control system.
Engine and Performance
Under the hood, the new 2018 Chevrolet Tahoe RST features a 6.2-liter naturally aspirated V-8 engine. It will have the capability of producing up to 420 horsepower and 460 lb-ft of torque.
However, the engine is rooted to a 10- speed automatic transmission gearbox. The standard drive system comes with a rear wheel drive, with an optional all-wheel system. It has a sports version of its Magnetic Drive Control suspension and a unique Free-flowing Borla exhaust system. This powertrain includes a pipe boost of as much as 10 HP, making the SUV be able to pick up from zero to 60 miles per hour in 5.7 seconds.
The power produced will enable it to tow up to 8,400 lb. A quality 16.1-inch Brembo braking system is also available for this make.
Market Release and Expected Price
Finally, the 2018 Chevrolet Tahoe RST will be released to showrooms worldwide starting early 2018. Upon release, the speculated starting price is expected to be around $70,000 since the company has not yet released an official price.