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2003 Chevy Tahoe

2003 Chevy Tahoe
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There isn't an automotive company out there that produces as comprehensive a line of rugged vehicles as Chevrolet. Its combination of pickups and SUVs is unmatched. Consistent throughout the lineup is an adherence to the principles of performance, durability and safety. Stepping right into the fold with all of these traits, and then some, is the 2003 Chevy Tahoe, a sport-utility vehicle with incomparable ability. After all, it is the best-selling full-size SUV in the country.

Available Models
The 2003 Chevy Tahoe is offered in two models: LS (base) and LT. Two-wheel drive and four-wheel drive configurations are both available.

Interior Features
The four-door Tahoe offers comfortable nine-passenger seating. Like 2003 Suburbans, 2003 Tahoes have a new electrical architecture that results in a 'smarter' vehicle. Likewise, the instrument panel and cluster have been redesigned to accommodate this increased processing power. To keep everyone inside the spacious cabin happy, manual rear air conditioning is standard. Additionally, rear electronic climate control is available, providing second-row passengers an automatically controlled temperature setting independent from that of the front.

The options are aplenty with the 2003 Chevy Tahoe. Chief among them is a passenger DVD system, which consists of a DVD player, an overhead screen, two wireless headphones and a remote control. Other options include the OnStar system, an in-dash 6-disc CD changer and XM Satellite Radio.

Exterior Features
The Tahoe is almost as big as its cousin Suburban, though it has a slightly shorter wheelbase of 116 inches. Two new exterior colors are available for 2003: Sandalwood Metallic and Dark Spiral Gray Metallic.

The Tahoe can pull as much as 7,700 pounds when properly equipped. The standard engine is a 4.8-liter V8 with 275 horsepower at 5200 rpm. 4 speed automatic is the transmission of choice. For more power, LS model owners can upgrade to a 5.3-liter V-8 with 285 horsepower at 5200 rpm, which is standard on uplevel LT models.

For more stability, StabiliTrak is an enticing option. An advanced system, StabiliTrak intervenes when it senses one or more of the wheels slipping, loss of lateral traction or understeer or oversteer difficulties. For off-roaders, a Tahoe Z71 model is available with specially tuned off-road suspension, specific shock absorbers and jounce jumpers with standard stabilizer bars.

Safety and Security
StabiliTrak is a significant safety feature that can be added to the 2003 Chevy Tahoe. However, the standard package is quite thorough in itself, as it includes four-wheel disc, four-wheel antilock brakes featuring dual piston calipers with Dynamic Rear Proportioning, dual-level airbags with a passenger-sensing system and the LATCH (Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children) child-seat system.

New for the 2003 Tahoe

StabiliTrak stability enhancement system
Dual-level air bags
Passenger-sensing system
Adjustable brake and accelerator pedals available with memory
New "infotainment" features
         ·New family of radios with Radio Data System (RDS)
         ·XM Satellite Radio
         ·Panasonic DVD Passenger Entertainment System
         ·Custom-designed Bose audio system (in models with front bucket seats)
Dual-zone manual HVAC control
Tri-zone climate control with manual controls for LS and Z71, and electronic controls for LT
Early compliance with 2005 federal seat standards for child restraint anchorages
Optional second-row bucket seats available for the first time on models with leather front bucket seats
Electronic climate control
New multiplexed electrical architecture
Electronic throttle control
Turn signals in rear-view mirror glass
Available power-adjustable camper mirror
New oxygen sensors
Enhanced driver information center can report on up to 34 system functions
New exterior color choices - Sandalwood Metallic and Dark Spiral Gray Metallic
New center console

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Fast Stats
MSRP from
Vortec 4.8L V8
Vortec 5.3L V8
275 @ 5200
285 @ 5200
4-speed automatic
MPG: City/Hwy
5.3L 2WD - 14/18
4.8L 4WD - 14/17
5.3L 2WD - 14/18
5.3L 4WD - 14/17

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