2011 Chevrolet Tahoe LTZ

2011 Chevrolet Tahoe Competitors

$38-55k full-size SUV, designed & built in U.S.A. 15-20 city / 21-23 hwy 390-575 mile range, hybrid or flex-fuel engine
320 to 332 hp 323 to 366 cu. in. V8 3 stars stability control, ABS, child door locks

As well as being compared against other full-size SUVs, minivan and SUVs and truck and SUVs, the 2011 Chevrolet Tahoe LTZ is also often compared to cargo vans. The 2011 Chevrolet Tahoe LTZ's top rivals come from Dodge (such as the Durango Citadel and the Grand Caravan Cargo ) and Chevrolet (such as the Traverse LT and the Silverado 1500 Crew Cab )

compared to full-size SUV competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Tahoe LTZ compared to other full-size SUV competitors include: it slightly more ground clearance (9.1" vs 8.1"), slightly more towing weight (1,705 lb vs 1,280 lb), gets slightly more from a tank of gas on the highway (546 miles vs 484 miles), has significantly more spacious front seats (64.1 ft3 vs 54.5 ft3) and has better traction (four-wheel drive vs two-wheel drive).

However, on average it is significantly more sluggish (18.4 lb/hp vs 14.5 lb/hp), has a slightly shorter-lasting basic warranty (3 year vs 4 year), has a significantly shorter basic warranty (36,000 mile vs 50,000 mile), has rougher suspension (live vs independent) and higher risk of rolling over during emergency lane change (3 stars vs 4 stars).

2011 Dodge Durango Citadel

2011 Dodge Durango Citadel
$42,870

Significant advantages of the Durango Citadel (vs the Tahoe LTZ)

  • Smoother suspension: Independent vs Live
  • Significantly shorter braking distance from 60mph: 125 ft vs 144 ft
  • Moon roof comes standard

Significant disadvantages of the Durango Citadel (vs the Tahoe LTZ)

  • Significantly lower towing capacity: 1,280 lb vs 1,705 lb
  • Less ground clearance for rough terrain: 8.1" vs 9.1"
  • Much more cramped front seats: 54.4 ft3 vs 64.1 ft3

common strengths of the Durango Citadel and Tahoe LTZ

  • Both vehicles can make tight turns: 37.1 ft vs 39.0 ft
  • Good highway range: 566 miles vs 546 miles
  • Number of rows of seating: 3 vs 3
arrow Compare the 2011 Dodge Durango Citadel vs the 2011 Chevrolet Tahoe LTZ

2012 Chevrolet Traverse LT

2012 Chevrolet Traverse LT
$33,340

Significant advantages of the Traverse LT (vs the Tahoe LTZ)

  • Less chance of rolling over during emergency lane change: 4 stars vs 3 stars
  • Better highway mileage: 24 mpg vs 21 mpg
  • Significantly cheaper: $33,340 vs $55,520

Significant disadvantages of the Traverse LT (vs the Tahoe LTZ)

  • Much less ground clearance for rough terrain: 7.2" vs 9.1"
  • Only has four-wheel drive: two-wheel drive vs four-wheel drive
  • Number of rows of seating: 2 vs 3

common strengths of the Traverse LT and Tahoe LTZ

  • People mover: 8 vs 8
  • Both can control front A/C separately from rear A/C
arrow Compare the Traverse LT vs the Tahoe LTZ

2011 GMC Yukon Denali

2011 GMC Yukon Denali
$54,600

Significant advantages of the Yukon Denali (vs the Tahoe LTZ)

  • Significantly more powerful: 403 HP @ 5,700 RPM vs 320 HP @ 5,400 RPM
  • Sportier performance: 14.0 lb/hp vs 18.4 lb/hp
  • Front air dam

Significant disadvantages of the Yukon Denali (vs the Tahoe LTZ)

  • Lacks auxiliary audio input jack
  • Only has four-wheel drive: two-wheel drive vs four-wheel drive
  • Worse highway mileage: 18 mpg vs 21 mpg

common strengths of the Yukon Denali and Tahoe LTZ

  • Both have spacious front seats: 62.9 ft3 vs 64.1 ft3
  • Both vehicles can make tight turns: 39.0 ft vs 39.0 ft
  • Number of rows of seating: 3 vs 3
arrow Compare the 2011 GMC Yukon Denali vs the 2011 Chevrolet Tahoe LTZ

2011 Buick Enclave CXL

2011 Buick Enclave CXL
$41,790

Significant advantages of the Enclave CXL (vs the Tahoe LTZ)

  • Smoother suspension: Independent vs Live
  • Much longer-lasting basic warranty: 4 year vs 3 year
  • Much longer basic warranty: 50,000 mile vs 36,000 mile

Significant disadvantages of the Enclave CXL (vs the Tahoe LTZ)

  • Significantly more cramped front seats: 59.9 ft3 vs 64.1 ft3
  • Only has four-wheel drive: all-wheel drive vs four-wheel drive
  • Power outlets must be bought separately

common strengths of the Enclave CXL and Tahoe LTZ

  • Number of rows of seating: 3 vs 3
  • People mover: 8 vs 8
  • Both come standard with leather interiors
arrow Compare the 2011 Buick Enclave CXL vs the 2011 Chevrolet Tahoe LTZ

2011 Mercedes-Benz GL550

2011 Mercedes-Benz GL550
$85,325

Significant advantages of the GL550 (vs the Tahoe LTZ)

  • More powerful: 382 HP @ 6,000 RPM vs 320 HP @ 5,400 RPM
  • Smoother suspension: Independent vs Live
  • Much longer-lasting basic warranty: 4 year vs 3 year

Significant disadvantages of the GL550 (vs the Tahoe LTZ)

  • Significantly less ground clearance for rough terrain: 7.8" vs 9.1"
  • Less cargo room: 83.3 ft3 vs 108.9 ft3
  • Much more cramped front seats: 54.5 ft3 vs 64.1 ft3

common strengths of the GL550 and Tahoe LTZ

  • Number of rows of seating: 3 vs 3
  • Both come standard with navigation systems
  • Both come standard with leather interiors
arrow Compare the 2011 Mercedes-Benz GL550 vs the 2011 Chevrolet Tahoe LTZ

2011 Infiniti QX56

2011 Infiniti QX56
$59,690

Significant advantages of the QX56 (vs the Tahoe LTZ)

  • Significantly more powerful: 400 HP @ 5,800 RPM vs 320 HP @ 5,400 RPM
  • Much longer basic warranty: 60,000 mile vs 36,000 mile
  • Smoother suspension: Independent vs Live

Significant disadvantages of the QX56 (vs the Tahoe LTZ)

  • Only has four-wheel drive: two-wheel drive vs four-wheel drive
  • Significantly more cramped front seats: 58.3 ft3 vs 64.1 ft3
  • No subwoofer

common strengths of the QX56 and Tahoe LTZ

  • Number of rows of seating: 3 vs 3
  • People mover: 8 vs 8
  • Both come standard with navigation systems
arrow Compare the 2011 Infiniti QX56 vs the 2011 Chevrolet Tahoe LTZ

compared to minivan and SUV competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Tahoe LTZ compared to other minivan and SUV competitors include: it has 3 rows of seats (3 vs 2), has slightly more seats (8 vs 5), is slightly more powerful (320 HP @ 5,400 RPM vs 250 HP @ 5,700 RPM), has slightly more spacious front seats (64.1 ft3 vs 54.6 ft3) and has better traction (four-wheel drive vs two-wheel drive).

However, on average it higher risk of rolling over during emergency lane change (3 stars vs 4 stars), is slightly less fuel efficient in the city (15 mpg vs 20 mpg), is slightly less fuel efficient on the highway (21 mpg vs 26 mpg), costs more ($55,520 vs $29,630) and has slightly less spacious back seats (34.6 ft3 vs 49.4 ft3).

2011 Toyota Highlander SE

2011 Toyota Highlander SE
$34,660

Significant advantages of the Highlander SE (vs the Tahoe LTZ)

  • Less chance of rolling over during emergency lane change: 4 stars vs 3 stars
  • Smoother suspension: Independent vs Live
  • Moon roof comes standard

Significant disadvantages of the Highlander SE (vs the Tahoe LTZ)

  • Less safe in head-on crashes for the driver: 4 stars vs 5 stars
  • Only has four-wheel drive: two-wheel drive vs four-wheel drive
  • Rear air conditioning not available

common strengths of the Highlander SE and Tahoe LTZ

  • Number of rows of seating: 3 vs 3
  • Both come standard with leather interiors
  • Both come standard with roof rails
arrow Compare the 2011 Toyota Highlander SE vs the 2011 Chevrolet Tahoe LTZ

2011 Dodge Grand Caravan Passenger Crew

2011 Dodge Grand Caravan Passenger Crew
$29,630

Significant advantages of the Grand Caravan Passenger Crew (vs the Tahoe LTZ)

  • Less chance of rolling over during emergency lane change: 4 stars vs 3 stars
  • Significantly shorter braking distance from 60mph: 128 ft vs 144 ft
  • Significantly cheaper: $29,630 vs $55,520

Significant disadvantages of the Grand Caravan Passenger Crew (vs the Tahoe LTZ)

  • Number of rows of seating: 2 vs 3
  • Only has four-wheel drive: front-wheel drive vs four-wheel drive
  • Folding rear seats not available

common strengths of the Grand Caravan Passenger Crew and Tahoe LTZ

  • Both can control front A/C separately from rear A/C
  • Both cars offer an entertainment system for passengers, but it'll cost extra to get it on the {worse}
  • Both come standard with roof rails
arrow Compare the 2011 Dodge Grand Caravan Passenger Crew vs the 2011 Chevrolet Tahoe LTZ

2011 Honda Pilot EX

2011 Honda Pilot EX
$31,980

Significant advantages of the Pilot EX (vs the Tahoe LTZ)

  • Less chance of rolling over during emergency lane change: 4 stars vs 3 stars
  • Smoother suspension: Independent vs Live
  • Significantly cheaper: $31,980 vs $55,520

Significant disadvantages of the Pilot EX (vs the Tahoe LTZ)

  • Only has four-wheel drive: two-wheel drive vs four-wheel drive
  • Less safe in side crashes for the driver: 4 stars vs 5 stars
  • Navigation system not available

common strengths of the Pilot EX and Tahoe LTZ

  • Number of rows of seating: 3 vs 3
  • Good protection, only 10% chance of serious head or chest injuries in a crash: 5 stars vs 5 stars
  • People mover: 8 vs 8
arrow Compare the 2011 Honda Pilot EX vs the 2011 Chevrolet Tahoe LTZ

2011 Chevrolet Equinox LT

2011 Chevrolet Equinox LT
$24,970

Significant advantages of the Equinox LT (vs the Tahoe LTZ)

  • Less chance of rolling over during emergency lane change: 4 stars vs 3 stars
  • Significantly better highway mileage: 32 mpg vs 21 mpg
  • Smoother suspension: Independent vs Live

Significant disadvantages of the Equinox LT (vs the Tahoe LTZ)

  • Number of rows of seating: 2 vs 3
  • Only has four-wheel drive: front-wheel drive vs four-wheel drive
  • Fewer seats: 5 vs 8

common strengths of the Equinox LT and Tahoe LTZ

  • Good protection, only 10% chance of serious head or chest injuries in a crash: 5 stars vs 5 stars
  • Good highway range: 602 miles vs 546 miles
  • Good city range: 414 miles vs 390 miles
arrow Compare the Equinox LT vs the Tahoe LTZ

2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited

2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited
$40,040

Significant advantages of the Grand Cherokee Limited (vs the Tahoe LTZ)

  • Less chance of rolling over during emergency lane change: 4 stars vs 3 stars
  • Smoother suspension: Independent vs Live
  • Significantly roomier back seats: 50.8 ft3 vs 34.6 ft3

Significant disadvantages of the Grand Cherokee Limited (vs the Tahoe LTZ)

  • Number of rows of seating: 2 vs 3
  • Fewer seats: 5 vs 8
  • Significantly more cramped front seats: 54.6 ft3 vs 64.1 ft3

common strengths of the Grand Cherokee Limited and Tahoe LTZ

  • Good protection, only 10% chance of serious head or chest injuries in a crash: 5 stars vs 5 stars
  • Both have good drivetrains for driving off-road or in poor weather: four-wheel drive vs four-wheel drive
  • Good highway range: 541 miles vs 546 miles
arrow Compare the 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited vs the 2011 Chevrolet Tahoe LTZ

2011 Hyundai Santa Fe

2011 Hyundai Santa Fe
$26,940

Significant advantages of the Santa Fe (vs the Tahoe LTZ)

  • Less chance of rolling over during emergency lane change: 4 stars vs 3 stars
  • Much longer-lasting basic warranty: 5 year vs 3 year
  • Much longer basic warranty: 60,000 mile vs 36,000 mile

Significant disadvantages of the Santa Fe (vs the Tahoe LTZ)

  • Number of rows of seating: 2 vs 3
  • Only has four-wheel drive: two-wheel drive vs four-wheel drive
  • Fewer seats: 5 vs 8

common strengths of the Santa Fe and Tahoe LTZ

  • Both come standard with leather interiors
  • Both come standard with roof rails
  • Both have power seats
arrow Compare the 2011 Hyundai Santa Fe vs the 2011 Chevrolet Tahoe LTZ

compared to truck and SUV competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Tahoe LTZ compared to other truck and SUV competitors include: it is slightly more fuel efficient on the highway (21 mpg vs 19 mpg), has significantly more seats (8 vs 6), has much more cargo space (108.9 ft3 vs 45.5 ft3), has better traction (four-wheel drive vs two-wheel drive) and has an auxiliary audio input jack.

However, on average it slightly less ground clearance (9.1" vs 12.3"), costs more ($55,520 vs $30,755), has much less spacious back seats (34.6 ft3 vs 59.0 ft3), higher risk of rolling over during emergency lane change (3 stars vs 4 stars) and lacks front air dam.

2011 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Crew Cab

2011 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Crew Cab
$30,755

Significant advantages of the Silverado 1500 Crew Cab (vs the Tahoe LTZ)

  • Significantly more ground clearance for rough terrain: 12.3" vs 9.1"
  • Much cheaper: $30,755 vs $55,520
  • Much roomier back seats: 59.0 ft3 vs 34.6 ft3

Significant disadvantages of the Silverado 1500 Crew Cab (vs the Tahoe LTZ)

  • Rear air conditioning not available
  • Much less cargo room: 52.6 ft3 vs 108.9 ft3
  • Roof rails not available

common strengths of the Silverado 1500 Crew Cab and Tahoe LTZ

  • Great protection, only 5% chance of serious chest injuries in a crash: 5 stars vs 5 stars
  • Great protection, only 5% chance of serious chest injuries in a crash: 5 stars vs 5 stars
  • Both have spacious front seats: 64.2 ft3 vs 64.1 ft3
arrow Compare the Silverado 1500 Crew Cab vs the Tahoe LTZ

2011 Chevrolet Avalanche LS

2011 Chevrolet Avalanche LS
$40,300

Significant advantages of the Avalanche LS (vs the Tahoe LTZ)

  • Much roomier back seats: 59.0 ft3 vs 34.6 ft3
  • Much cheaper: $40,300 vs $55,520
  • Significantly fewer trips to fill-up when driving on the highway: 651 miles vs 546 miles

Significant disadvantages of the Avalanche LS (vs the Tahoe LTZ)

  • Rear air conditioning not available
  • Much less cargo room: 45.5 ft3 vs 108.9 ft3
  • Fewer seats: 6 vs 8

common strengths of the Avalanche LS and Tahoe LTZ

  • Fairly powerful: 320 HP @ 5,400 RPM vs 320 HP @ 5,400 RPM
  • Both have spacious front seats: 64.1 ft3 vs 64.1 ft3
  • Good highway range: 651 miles vs 546 miles
arrow Compare the Avalanche LS vs the Tahoe LTZ

compared to cargo van competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Tahoe LTZ compared to cargo van competitors include: it has much more seats (8 vs 2), gets slightly more from a tank of gas in the city (390 miles vs 340 miles), gets slightly more from a tank of gas on the highway (546 miles vs 500 miles), is slightly more powerful (320 HP @ 5,400 RPM vs 283 HP @ 6,400 RPM) and has better traction (four-wheel drive vs front-wheel drive).

However, on average it is slightly less fuel efficient in the city (15 mpg vs 17 mpg), is significantly less fuel efficient on the highway (21 mpg vs 25 mpg), costs more ($55,520 vs $22,635), has slightly less cargo space (108.9 ft3 vs 143.8 ft3) and has rougher suspension (live vs semi-independent).

2011 Dodge Grand Caravan Cargo

2011 Dodge Grand Caravan Cargo
$22,635

Significant advantages of the Grand Caravan Cargo (vs the Tahoe LTZ)

  • Smoother suspension: Semi-independent vs Live
  • Much cheaper: $22,635 vs $55,520
  • Much shorter braking distance from 60mph: 128 ft vs 144 ft

Significant disadvantages of the Grand Caravan Cargo (vs the Tahoe LTZ)

  • Only has four-wheel drive: front-wheel drive vs four-wheel drive
  • Fewer seats: 2 vs 8
  • Number of rows of seating: 1 vs 3

common strengths of the Grand Caravan Cargo and Tahoe LTZ

  • Both very efficient on the highway: 25 mpg vs 21 mpg
  • Both very efficient in the city: 17 mpg vs 15 mpg
  • The {better} can connect your personal music device to the stereo system
arrow Compare the 2011 Dodge Grand Caravan Cargo vs the 2011 Chevrolet Tahoe LTZ