2011 Chevrolet
Silverado 1500 Crew Cab
vs. 2011 Chevrolet
Tahoe LTZ

2011 Chevrolet Tahoe LTZ

9.6

starting from

$55,520

Reasons to buy the Chevrolet Tahoe LTZ

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OK brakes
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Better drivetrain traction
four-wheel drive
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Has auxiliary audio input
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Power windows
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2011 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Crew Cab

8.6

starting from

$30,755

Reasons to buy the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Crew Cab

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Great ground clearance for rough terrain
12.3"
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Spacious back seats
59.0 ft3
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Less chance of rolling over during emergency lane change
4 stars
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Very inexpensive
$30,755
Entertainment System 10.0 vs 5.9
2011 Chevrolet Tahoe LTZ Winner: Tahoe LTZ
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  • Almost the same
  • The Tahoe LTZ's subwoofer accurately reproduces deep bass notes in music
  • The Tahoe LTZ's auxiliary audio input jack lets you connect your MP3 player to the car's stereo
Luxury Features 10.0 vs 7.0
2011 Chevrolet Tahoe LTZ Winner: Tahoe LTZ
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  • Almost the same
  • Almost the same
Practicality 10.0 vs 8.6
2011 Chevrolet Tahoe LTZ Winner: Tahoe LTZ
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  • Almost the same
  • The Tahoe LTZ has 4 more cupholders, 8 vs 4
  • Room for 2 more people, 8 vs 6
Crash Test Ratings 8.8 vs 10.0
2011 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Crew Cab Winner: Silverado 1500 Crew Cab
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  • The Silverado 1500 Crew Cab has 1.7x less risk of rolling over, 4 stars vs 3 stars
Cost 8.8 vs 10.0
2011 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Crew Cab Winner: Silverado 1500 Crew Cab
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  • The best price we've seen is $24,765 cheaper (more than 40% less), $30,755 vs $55,520
Performance 10.0 vs 9.5
2011 Chevrolet Tahoe LTZ Winner: Tahoe LTZ
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  • Four-wheel drive provides better traction off-road and in poor weather, four-wheel drive vs two-wheel drive
  • The Tahoe LTZ has 2 more gears, which can improve performance, 6 vs 4
  • The Tahoe LTZ needs around 20% less space to turn, 39.0 ft vs 47.2 ft
Safety Features 10.0 vs 9.6
2011 Chevrolet Tahoe LTZ Winner: Tahoe LTZ
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  • Disc brakes on the Tahoe LTZ can provide better stopping action
  • The Tahoe LTZ has 1 more airbag (including Rear Curtain), 5 vs 4
Road Tests - vs -
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Overall 9.6 vs 8.6

Entertainment System

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Tahoe LTZ
2011 Chevrolet Tahoe LTZ
2011 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Crew Cab Chevrolet
Silverado 1500 Crew Cab
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Number of speakers 10 vs 6 The Tahoe LTZ has more speakers and the Silverado 1500 Crew Cab is OK, too
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Has speed sensitive volume Yes vs No The Tahoe LTZ's stereo cranks the volume to compensate for road noise, but the Silverado 1500 Crew Cab does not
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CD player Standard vs Not Available Rock on in the Tahoe LTZ; but prepare to settle for the local radio station in the Silverado 1500 Crew Cab
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premium radio Not Available vs Not Available Neither offers satellite radio
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Has auxiliary audio input Yes vs No The Tahoe LTZ can connect your personal music device to the stereo system
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Has subwoofer Yes vs No The Tahoe LTZ has a subwoofer to accurately produce deep bass frequencies in music
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entertainment system Optional vs Not Available It'll cost you to get an entertainment system on the Tahoe LTZ; but it's not available at all on the Silverado 1500 Crew Cab

Luxury Features

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Tahoe LTZ
2011 Chevrolet Tahoe LTZ
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Silverado 1500 Crew Cab
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moon roof Not Available vs Not Available Neither offers a sun roof
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power seats Standard vs Not Available Conveniently adjust your seat with the Tahoe LTZ's power seats; not available on the Silverado 1500 Crew Cab
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keyless entry Standard vs Standard Both have keyless entry
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leather Standard vs Not Available Leather comes standard on the Tahoe LTZ; the Silverado 1500 Crew Cab only offers cloth seats

Practicality

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Tahoe LTZ
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Silverado 1500 Crew Cab
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Passengers 8 vs 6 The Tahoe LTZ can carry a soccer team, and the Silverado 1500 Crew Cab has an OK number of seats
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Cargo space 108.9 ft3 vs 52.6 ft3 The Tahoe LTZ has lots of cargo room and the Silverado 1500 Crew Cab is pretty good
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front seats 64.1 ft3 vs 64.2 ft3 Both have spacious front seats
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Base payload capacity 1,705 lb vs 1,705 lb Average towing capacity
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folding rear seats Standard vs Standard Both have a rear seat that folds down for extra storage space
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power outlets Standard vs Standard Both have power outlets
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navigation system Standard vs Not Available You won't find this in the Silverado 1500 Crew Cab , but the Tahoe LTZ's standard navigation system will ensure you never get lost again
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Cupholders 8 vs 4 The Tahoe LTZ has a good number of cupholders, but the Silverado 1500 Crew Cab is just OK
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front air conditioning Standard vs Standard A/C for hot summer days comes standard

Crash Test Ratings

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Tahoe LTZ
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2011 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Crew Cab Chevrolet
Silverado 1500 Crew Cab
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Rollover resistance 3 stars vs 4 stars The better is 1.7x safer than the Tahoe LTZ
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Front driver crash test 5 stars vs 4 stars The better is 2.1x safer than the Silverado 1500 Crew Cab
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Driver side crash test 5 stars vs 5 stars OK protection, 5% chance of serious chest injuries in a crash

Cost

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Tahoe LTZ
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Silverado 1500 Crew Cab
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MSRP $55,520 vs $30,755 The Silverado 1500 Crew Cab has a reasonable price, while the Tahoe LTZ is very expensive
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In-city gas mileage 15 mpg vs 14 mpg Both get OK mileage in the city
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basic warranty miles 36,000 mile vs 36,000 mile Average basic warranty
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basic warranty years 3 year vs 3 year Average lasting basic warranty

Performance

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Tahoe LTZ
2011 Chevrolet Tahoe LTZ
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Silverado 1500 Crew Cab
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Horsepower 320 HP @ 5,400 RPM vs 302 HP @ 5,600 RPM Average power
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Number of gears 6 vs 4 The Tahoe LTZ has an OK number of gears, while the Silverado 1500 Crew Cab has very few
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Transmission Automatic transmission vs Automatic transmission Both offer an automatic transmission, standard for this class
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paddle shifters Not Available vs Not Available Neither offers paddle shifters
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Air compressor None vs None Neither has an air compressor for increased power output
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Power-to-weight ratio 18.4 lb/hp vs 16.9 lb/hp Both have OK performance
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Drivetrain type four-wheel drive vs two-wheel drive The Tahoe LTZ will handle off-road driving and poor weather much better than the Silverado 1500 Crew Cab
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Curb-to-curb turning radius 39.0 ft vs 47.2 ft The Tahoe LTZ can make tight turns, but the Silverado 1500 Crew Cab takes a little more room to navigate

Safety Features

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Tahoe LTZ
2011 Chevrolet Tahoe LTZ
2011 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Crew Cab Chevrolet
Silverado 1500 Crew Cab
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antilock brakes Standard vs Standard Both come standard with ABS brakes
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Stability control system Yes vs Yes Both have electronic stability control
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Airbags 5 vs 4 The Tahoe LTZ has a good number of airbags, but the Silverado 1500 Crew Cab is just OK (missing Rear Curtain)
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Rear brakes Disc vs Drum The Tahoe LTZ has good brakes for high-performance driving
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child door locks Standard vs Standard Child door locks come standard
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Roadside assistance system OnStar vs OnStar

Road Tests

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Tahoe LTZ
2011 Chevrolet Tahoe LTZ
2011 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Crew Cab Chevrolet
Silverado 1500 Crew Cab
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0-60 mph 8.4 seconds vs Unknown
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Braking distance at 60mph 144 ft vs Unknown
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1/4 mile 16.6 s s @ 86.0 mph mph vs Unknown
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Lateral acceleration Unknown vs Unknown
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Top speed Unknown vs Unknown

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2011 Chevrolet Tahoe LTZ 2011 Dodge Grand Caravan Cargo Tahoe LTZ vs Grand Caravan Cargo
2011 Chevrolet Tahoe LTZ 2011 GMC Yukon Denali Tahoe LTZ vs Yukon Denali

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