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1995 Chevrolet Tahoe Review
Large and hard on gas mileage.
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The 1995 Chevrolet Tahoe is the rebranding of Chevrolet's sport utility vehicles (SUVs). It provides plenty of power, a diesel option, and decent safety ratings for a sport utility vehicle. The 1995 Tahoe is stylish in design and heavy on the wallet due to poor fuel economy. Overall, the Tahoe is a safe sport utility vehicle with low gas mileage.
Engines: 5.7-liter V-8, 6.5-liter V-8
Transmissions: four-speed automatic, five-speed manual
Models: Chevrolet Tahoe, Chevrolet Tahoe LS, Chevrolet Tahoe LT
The Chevrolet Tahoe is given its new name in 1995. On the inside, the dashboard and instrument panel are revamped and improved for easy reading. The new year model is available as LS or LT trims, while the mid-year features a five-door model of the Tahoe for ease of access. A brake/transmission shift interlock is integrated into the vehicles with automatic transmissions. Rear cup holders and an additional storage drawer are added to the interior.
The exterior of the Chevrolet Tahoe comes in 11 color options. The base model has 16-inch aluminum wheels, while the LS and LT come with alloy. All models come with chrome bumpers and tinted glass. Options for the base model include camping mirror, rear window defroster, and a keyless entry system. A roof rack is standard on the LS and LT models. Other exterior options include privacy glass for the base model, which is standard in the LS and LT.
The interior of the 1995 Chevrolet Tahoe has vinyl seating, while the LS model comes with cloth seating, and the LT model has leather seating. Standard interior features include bucket seats, and an AM/FM audio system. The LS and the LT come with an AM/FM/Cassette audio system, but a CD player is available as an option. The LT also comes with a power driver’s seat, an option in the LS. The Chevrolet Tahoe LS and LT models come with cruise control, which is optional for the base model.
Performance & Handling
A 200-hp, 5.7-liter, V-8 engine comes standard in the 1995 Chevrolet Tahoe with an available 180-hp, 6.5-liter, V-8, turbocharged, diesel engine. The automatic transmission option saps the power from the engine a bit, but overall acceleration and off-roading is decent. A camping and towing package is available as an option. Skid plates are also available.
The 1995 Chevrolet Tahoe comes standard with a four-wheel Anti-lock Brake Systems (ABS) made to deliver exceptional stopping ability. Also standard for the Tahoe is a driver's side front airbag. During crash testing conducted by National Highway Safety Traffic Administration (NHTSA), the Tahoe received three out of five stars for passenger side safety in the event of a frontal collision, and four out of five stars for driver side safety. Overall, the Tahoe offers decent safety in the event of a collision or accident. A locking differential is optional.
EPA Fuel Economy
Chevrolet Tahoe LS: 11/14 mpg city/highway, 12 mpg combined
Chevrolet Tahoe LT: 11/14 mpg city/highway, 12 mpg combined
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Large and hard on gas mileage.
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