Chevrolet Tahoe

2005 Chevrolet Tahoe

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  • (4.6) 30 reviews
  • MSRP: $3,821$12,893
  • Body Style: Sport Utility
  • Combined MPG: 17-18
  • Engine: 285-hp, 4.8-liter V-8 (regular gas)
  • Drivetrain: 4x2
  • Seats: 6-9
2005 Chevrolet Tahoe

Our Take on the 2005 Chevrolet Tahoe

What We Don't Like

  • Exterior dimensions
  • Fuel economy
  • Difficult entry and exit
  • Ride comfort of Z71

Notable Features

  • Two V-8 choices
  • Available Autotrac 4WD
  • Maximum nine-passenger seating
  • 7,700-pound towing capacity, when properly equipped
  • Considerably shorter than Suburban

2005 Chevrolet Tahoe Reviews

Consumer Reviews


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The road warrior

by SUV enthusiast from Raleigh, NC on February 13, 2012

Bought my 2005 Z71 Tahoe late last year. I wanted an SUV that could handle family trips with safety and comfort, also handle snow, ice and mud, with some off road capability; as well as tow my large b... Read Full Review

6 Trim Levels Available

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2005 Chevrolet Tahoe Safety Ratings

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NHTSA Ratings

Based on Chevrolet Tahoe LS

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NHTSA Ratings

Based on Chevrolet Tahoe LS

Overall Rollover Rating
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There are currently 7 recalls for this car.

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Service & Repair

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

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