2004 Chevrolet Tahoe

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16 reviews
Available Price Range $3,980-$12,900 Trims5 Combined MPG 17 Seats 6-9

Our Take on the 2004 Chevrolet Tahoe

Our Take

Minor equipment changes mark the 2004 models of Chevrolet’s strong-selling Tahoe full-size sport utility vehicle, which is based on the company’s Silverado pickup truck. The Tahoe is the ... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Exterior dimensions
  • Fuel economy
  • Difficult entry and exit
  • Ride comfort of Z71
  • Poor rear visibility due to cargo doors

Notable Features

  • Two V-8 choices
  • Autotrac 4WD available
  • Maximum nine-passenger seating
  • 7,700-pound towing capacity, when properly equipped
  • Side-impact airbags


Consumer Reviews

4.3 out of 5

Based on 16 reviews

Nice truck with questionable build quality

by Z71 Owner from Cincinnati, OH on November 16, 2007

I bought my loaded 2004 Tahoe Z71 demonstrator with 3,200 miles on the odometer in November, 2004. The truck is quiet, nice to drive, and great for trips. Because I have an economical commuter vehicle... Read Full Review

5 Trims Available

A trim is a style of a vehicle model. Each higher trim has different or upgraded features from the previous trim along with a price increase. Learn more about trims

Trims Explained

When talking about cars, “trims” is a way of differentiating between different versions of the same model. Typically, most start with a no-frills, or “base” trim, and as features are added, or a different engine, drivetrain (gas vs. hybrid, for example) or transmission are included, trim names change and prices go up. It’s important to carefully check the trims of the car you’re interested in to make sure that you’re getting the features you want, or that you’re not overpaying for features you don’t want.


Crash-Test Reports

NHTSA Ratings

Based on Chevrolet Tahoe LS

Overall Rollover Rating

NHTSA Ratings

Based on Chevrolet Tahoe LS

Overall Rollover Rating
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is part of the U.S. Department of Transportation. NHTSA provides vehicle safety information such as front- and side-crash ratings and rollover ratings. Vehicles are rated using a star rating system from 1-5 stars, with 5 being the highest.


There are currently 5 recalls for this car.

Safety defects and recalls are relatively common. Stay informed and know what to do ahead of time.

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