2021 Chevrolet Tahoe Z71 is the fifth generation version of Tahoe. This full-size SUV continues the old tradition of using body-on-frame, has rear wheel drive and optional four-wheel drive, all driven by V8 engines. 2021 Chevrolet Tahoe Z71 has a size larger than the previous generation, and this SUV has an exterior and interior that amazes every buyer.
2021 Chevrolet Tahoe Z71 is one of six 2021 Chevrolet Tahoe models. Each trim model has a different wheel size. Chevrolet seeks to attract as many buyers as possible by presenting many changes to the 2021 Chevrolet Tahoe Z71. At least able to compete with its main competitors who have experienced a very significant increase in sales last year. In the latest generation of the Chevrolet Tahoe Z71, it is expected to be able to present luxurious features, which make driving comfort and also do off road on hard and wet terrain.
What’s New at 2021 Chevrolet Tahoe Z71 ?
From the look that is presented in the 2021 Chevrolet Tahoe Z71, you will see a new grille that has changed for a new generation, new lights, updated exterior sheet metal, and a redesigned cabin. Tahoe is now 6.7 inches longer than before and has a wheelbase of 4.9 inches longer.
On the Interior side, available leg room at the rear is spacious with an additional 3 inches in the second row and more than 10 inches of additional leg space in the third row. Large cargo space received a significant increase, which was originally 94.7 to 122.9 cubic feet with the second and third rows folded.
In 2021 the new Chevrolet Tahoe Z71 gets a lower loading floor which will make loading large items easier.
Tahoe Z71 has made improvements to the engine, which uses a standard 5.3 liter V8 engine. As well as getting an independent rear suspension, which helps add enough interior space and can improve driving quality.
The Tahoe Z71 is also available with adaptive air suspension with level load features that can adjust the height of Tahoe driving as much as 4 inches.
2021 Chevrolet Tahoe Z71 also received several technology updates, such as forward collision mitigation, and trailer camera systems have also improved. Other safety features including blind-spot monitoring, path departure warning and 360-degree surround-view camera are also available.
On the interface side, the latest generation Tahoe is equipped with a 10-inch touch screen infotainment interface and head-up display. Not just relying on a large body, a powerful engine, this full-size SUV turned out to prioritize passenger comfort.
2021 Chevrolet Tahoe Z71 Exterior
In the exterior sector, the 2021 Chevrolet Tahoe Z71 relies on a more traditional design and has not experienced significant changes. But the shape changes seen in the lights used are already using a more modern front and rear lights with LEDs.
The box-shaped design of the latest generation Chevrolet Tahoe Z71 still feels from the overall appearance. With a bolder look, will be the main attraction for enthusiasts. From appearance, the Chevrolet Tahoe Z71 closely resembles its brother 2021 Chevrolet Silverado. Behind a charming and bolder design, this car also has a reliable engine with maximum performance.
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2021 Chevrolet Tahoe Z71 is equipped with a new appearance on the independent rear suspension. With a wheelbase dimension 4.9 inches longer than before, and an increase of 6.7 inches in overall length. Basically, the latest generation Tahoe has 6 trims levels to choose from, LS, LT, RST, Z71, Premier, and High Country. However, in this article, we will focus on the latest generation Tahoe Z71 trim levels. Other leverl trims will be discussed in a later article.
2021 Chevrolet Tahoe Z71 Interior
The latest generation of Cheverolet Tahoe Z71 is very interesting, especially on the interior. Interestingly, this full-size SUV features a very spacious exterior space in the third row seat. In the third-row passenger seat, Tahoe provides refreshment by giving additional space around 66 percent greater than before. With an additional space of 10 inches, will give the impression of relief and also an additional place for luggage placement.
On the Dahsbor side, you will see several touch screens of different sizes and functions. There is a 10-inch touch screen located in the middle of the dashboard. There are also information screens diagonal and measuring 8 inches. Unfortunately, this feature is only available in Premier and High Country trims. Overall, the design is very elegant and seems modern from the previous generation.
Like the Chevrolet Suburban large SUV, this car also provides a 12.6-inch dual LCD touch screen located on the rear seat as a multimedia feature.
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|Seating Capacity||8 seater|
|Front Seat Leg Room||44.5 in|
|Front Seat Headroom||42.3 in|
|Front Seat Shoulder Room||66 in|
|Front Seat Hip Room||61.5 in|
|Rear Seat Leg Room||42 in|
|Rear Seat Headroom||38.9 in|
|Rear Seat Shoulder Room||64.8 in|
|Rear Seat Hip Room||61.3 in|
|Third Row Leg Room||36.7 in|
|Third Row Headroom||38.2 in|
|Third Row Shoulder Room||61.7 in|
|Third Row Hip Room||49.4 in|
|Leather Steering Wheel||Standard|
|Premium Synthetic Seats||Standard|
|Woodgrain Interior Trim||Not Available|
2021 Chevrolet Tahoe Z71 Engine
2021 Chevrolet Tahoe Z71 has bagged reliable gasoline engine. The 5.3 liter V8 engine is capable of blowing out power of 355 horsepower. If you want to have a 6.2-liter V8 engine with 420 horsepower strength, you only have one choice, which is to have a High Country Chevrolet Tahoe high trim model. The V8 engine with gasoline fuel is driven by a 10-speed automatic transmission and has cylinder deactivation technology.
Regrettably, the 2021 Chevrolet Tahoe Z71 is still not powered by the optional 3.0-liter inline-six turbo-diesel Duramax Diesel engine that can race up to 277 horsepower with 460 lb-ft of torque. Chevrolet claims this is the only oil burner offered in the full size SUV segment.
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|Engine and Transmission|
|Engine||5.3-liter V8 Gas|
|Horsepower||355 hp @ 5600 rpm|
|Torque||383 lb-ft @ 4100 rpm|
|Front Wheel Size||20" x 9.0"|
|Rear Wheel Size||20" x 9.0"|
Like its sibling 2021 Chevy Suburban, the Tahoe type also features a Max Trailering package equipped with a high capacity radiator and cooling fan, integrated trailer brake controller, Hitch Guidance with Hitch View, and Chevrolet trailer applications.
2021 Chevrolet Tahoe Z71 is very promising for comfort features, it’s because this SUV has used a new longer wheelbase and independent multilink rear suspension. But this type of Magnetic Ride Control feature is not yet available. However, Chevrolet has replaced it quite commensurately with the presence of Air Ride Adaptive Suspension, which is capable of performing automatic level setting and mount height settings.
2021 Chevrolet Tahoe Z71 Infotaiment
Peace and comfort are the main things expected by the buyer. 2021 The Chevrolet Tahoe Z71 doesn’t seem to lack with comfort features. Passengers will be made calm and comfortable thanks to the availability of infotainment and connectivity features that are very adequate.
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Tahoe Z71 is equipped with a 10-inch touch screen that includes Apple Car Play, Android Auto, and Wi-Fi hotspot. This SUV also provides an abundance of interior charging ports, as well as a strong Bose audio system and entertainment system found in a row of rear seats with two 12.6-inch screens mounted behind the front seats.
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|Hard Disk Drive Media Storage||Not Available|
|Premium Sound System||Standard|
|Smart Device Integration||Standard|
|Auxiliary Audio Input||Standard|
|Head-Up Display||Not Available|
|Steering Wheel Audio Controls||Standard|
|Adaptive Cruise Control||Not Available|
|Automatic Parking||Not Available|
|Cooled Front Seat(s)||Not Available|
|Cooled Rear Seat(s)||Not Available|
|Hands-Free Liftgate||Not Available|
|Heated Front Seat(s)||Standard|
|Heated Rear Seat(s)||Optional|
|Heated Steering Wheel||Optional|
|Power Driver Seat||Standard|
|Power Passenger Seat||Standard|
|Remote Engine Start||Standard|
|Remote Trunk Release||Standard|
|Universal Garage Door Opener||Standard|
|Navigation from Telematics||Not Available|
2021 Chevrolet Tahoe Z71 Safety
2021 The Chevrolet Tahoe Z71 has not been tested by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) or the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). To be sure, the Tahoe Z71 offers some high-tech crane assistance as well as a list of driver assistance technologies.
The main safety features consist of a front collision warning alarm, and automatic emergency braking. There are also monitoring features on blind spots and rear traffic warning, as well as lane departure warnings and lane maintenance assistance.
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|Rear Parking Aid||Standard|
|Blind Spot Monitor||Optional|
|Lane Departure Warning||Optional|
|Lane Keeping Assist||Optional|
|Night Vision||Not Available|
|Tire Pressure Monitor||Standard|
|Driver Air Bag||Standard|
|Front Head Air Bag||Standard|
|Front Side Air Bag||Standard|
|Knee Air Bag||Not Available|
|Passenger Air Bag||Standard|
|Rear Head Air Bag||Standard|
|Rear Side Air Bag||Not Available|
|Seatbelt Air Bag||Not Available|
2021 Chevrolet Tahoe Z71 Price
Officially, Chevrolet has not yet announced the price for the 2021 Chevrolet Tahoe Z71, but it is predicted that the price will not be too high compared to last year’s generation. In 2020, the Chevrolet Tahoe Z71 is priced at $ 49,000 to $ 66,000.
Production for the 2021 Chevrolet Tahoe is scheduled to start running in the middle of next year at the GM plant in Arlington, Texas.
The Chevrolet Tahoe Z71 SUV is known to have 4×4 off-road capability, as well as its main competitor Ford Expedition which also has off-road capability. It is hoped that the presence of 2021 Chevrolet Tahoe Z71 and other trims will be followed by the debut of the latest generation GMC Yukon and Cadillac Escalade.
Regarding price, Chevrolet must be careful with the presence of other potential competitors such as the smaller but still very capable Dodge Durango, the Toyota 4Runner, the Toyota Sequoia and the Nissan Armada. All present with very impressive abilities.