Rumors about the upcoming 2014 Tahoe started from the day when the present generation pickup truck production started in 2008. With high gas prices, and the societal pressure on carmakers and consumers identical to support small go-green vehicles, the American based GM’s huge, body-on-frame Sports Utility Vehicles were on unstable ground.
Most recently, the forthcoming 2014 Tahoe truck has been spied, and its spy shots have been released all over the internet. So, let’s try to find out all significant aspects about the new gen truck in the following sections.
Basic Design Cues
Based on the recent spy shots, we can confirm that the next gen Tahoe will come out as a truck-based, body-on-frame proper Sports Utility Vehicle. Similar to the 2014 Silverado model on which it is actually based, the new model will probably be on a considerable diet over the present gen model, saving some weight so as to achieve moderate to good fuel mileage ratings.
Inside, the new SUV will obtain an all-new interior cabin design, and quite a few premium features including an extensive range of radar based technology features that are presently not available. Look for a complete host of options ranging from blind spot monitors to adaptive cruise control to be provided on the 2014 version as the automaker seeks to slightly shift the model more up-market.
Powering 2014 Tahoe should be the latest gen V-8 small block engine expected to move the same 5.3-liter as the departing power-train. Both power and fuel mileage should increase, but a fuel drinking 8-speed auto gearbox system is more likely to be delayed, while a 6-speed unit is expected to be offered initially.
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