• (4.4) 22 reviews
  • MSRP: $3,666$11,734
  • Body Style: Sport Utility
  • Combined MPG: 17
  • Engine: 285-hp, 4.8-liter V-8 (regular gas)
  • Drivetrain: 4x2
  • Seats: 6-9
2004 Chevrolet Tahoe

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 less-gargantuan kid brother of the king-size Suburban. GMC produces a near twin called the Yukon. Bo... 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


Average based on 22 reviews

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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 Trim Levels Available

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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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Service & Repair

Estimated Service & Repair cost: $4,800 per year.

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