2011 Chevrolet
Tahoe LTZ
vs. 2011 Dodge
Grand Caravan Cargo

2011 Chevrolet Tahoe LTZ

9.8

starting from

$55,520

Reasons to buy the Chevrolet Tahoe LTZ

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Has 3 rows of seats
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More passenger seats
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Better drivetrain traction
four-wheel drive
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Rear air conditioning
Standard
2011 Dodge Grand Caravan Cargo

8.6

starting from

$22,635

Reasons to buy the Dodge Grand Caravan Cargo

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Less chance of rolling over during emergency lane change
4 stars
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Very inexpensive
$22,635
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OK braking distance from 60mph
128 ft
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Better suspension
Semi-independent
Luxury Features 10.0 vs 7.0
2011 Chevrolet Tahoe LTZ Winner: Tahoe LTZ
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  • Almost the same
  • Almost the same
Entertainment System 10.0 vs 7.7
2011 Chevrolet Tahoe LTZ Winner: Tahoe LTZ
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  • The Tahoe LTZ has 8 more speakers, providing a better entertainment experience, 10 vs 2
  • The Tahoe LTZ's subwoofer accurately reproduces deep bass notes in music
  • The Tahoe LTZ's stereo compensates for road noise as you speed up
Practicality 10.0 vs 8.4
2011 Chevrolet Tahoe LTZ Winner: Tahoe LTZ
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  • Room for 6 more people, 8 vs 2
  • Almost the same
  • Almost the same
Cost 9.4 vs 10.0
2011 Dodge Grand Caravan Cargo Winner: Grand Caravan Cargo
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  • The best price we've seen is $32,885 cheaper (2.5x less), $22,635 vs $55,520
  • Gets more than 10% more miles per gallon in the city, 17 mpg vs 15 mpg
Safety Features 10.0 vs 10.0
Too close to call
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  • Child door locks come standard
Road Tests - vs -
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Crash Test Ratings 10.0 vs -
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Performance 10.0 vs -
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Overall 9.8 vs 8.6

Luxury Features

Chevrolet
Tahoe LTZ
2011 Chevrolet Tahoe LTZ
2011 Dodge Grand Caravan Cargo Dodge
Grand Caravan Cargo
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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 Grand Caravan Cargo
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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 Grand Caravan Cargo only offers cloth seats

Entertainment System

Chevrolet
Tahoe LTZ
2011 Chevrolet Tahoe LTZ
2011 Dodge Grand Caravan Cargo Dodge
Grand Caravan Cargo
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Number of speakers 10 vs 2 The Tahoe LTZ has more speakers, but the Grand Caravan Cargo has very few
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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 Grand Caravan Cargo does not
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CD player Standard vs Standard CD player comes standard
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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 Yes Both have an audio-in jack so you can plug in your own MP3 player to the stereo
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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 Optional Both can be upgraded to include an entertainment system

Practicality

Chevrolet
Tahoe LTZ
2011 Chevrolet Tahoe LTZ
2011 Dodge Grand Caravan Cargo Dodge
Grand Caravan Cargo
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Passengers 8 vs 2 The Tahoe LTZ can carry a soccer team, but the Grand Caravan Cargo has very few seats
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Highway driving range 546 miles vs 500 miles The Tahoe LTZ has good highway range and the Grand Caravan Cargo is reasonable
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Cargo space 108.9 ft3 vs 143.8 ft3 Both have lots of cargo room, however the Grand Caravan Cargo in particular is very roomy
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front seats 64.1 ft3 vs 59.7 ft3 The Tahoe LTZ has roomy front seats and the Grand Caravan Cargo is OK
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folding rear seats Standard vs Not Available The Tahoe LTZ's standard folding rear seat will get you extra cargo room; not available on the Grand Caravan Cargo
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power outlets Standard vs Standard Both have power outlets
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roof rails Standard vs Not Available Need to carry bulky cargo? The Tahoe LTZ's standard roof rails are great, meanwhile the Grand Caravan Cargo cannot be configured with them at any price
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navigation system Standard vs Optional The Tahoe LTZ's standard navigation system will ensure you never get lost again; optional upgrade required on the Grand Caravan Cargo
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Cupholders 8 vs 7 Both have lots of cupholders
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front air conditioning Standard vs Standard A/C for hot summer days comes standard

Cost

Chevrolet
Tahoe LTZ
2011 Chevrolet Tahoe LTZ
2011 Dodge Grand Caravan Cargo Dodge
Grand Caravan Cargo
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MSRP $55,520 vs $22,635 The Grand Caravan Cargo has a great price, but the Tahoe LTZ is very expensive
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In-city gas mileage 15 mpg vs 17 mpg The Grand Caravan Cargo has OK city mileage, while the Tahoe LTZ is very inefficient
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basic warranty miles 36,000 mile vs 36,000 mile Shorter basic warranty
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basic warranty years 3 year vs 3 year Shorter-lasting basic warranty

Safety Features

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Tahoe LTZ
2011 Chevrolet Tahoe LTZ
2011 Dodge Grand Caravan Cargo Dodge
Grand Caravan Cargo
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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 5 OK number of airbags
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Rear brakes Disc vs Disc Both have the usual brakes for this class of vehicle
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child door locks Standard vs Standard Child door locks come standard
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Roadside assistance system OnStar vs Uconnect

Road Tests

Chevrolet
Tahoe LTZ
2011 Chevrolet Tahoe LTZ
2011 Dodge Grand Caravan Cargo Dodge
Grand Caravan Cargo
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0-60 mph 8.4 seconds vs Unknown
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Braking distance at 60mph 144 ft vs 128 ft The Grand Caravan Cargo 's braking ability is average for this class of vehicle, but the Tahoe LTZ is quite bad
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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 0.67 g
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Top speed Unknown vs Unknown

Crash Test Ratings

Chevrolet
Tahoe LTZ
2011 Chevrolet Tahoe LTZ
2011 Dodge Grand Caravan Cargo Dodge
Grand Caravan Cargo
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Rollover resistance 3 stars vs 4 stars The Grand Caravan Cargo is 1.7x safer than the Tahoe LTZ
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Front driver crash test 5 stars vs Unknown
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Driver side crash test 5 stars vs Unknown

Performance

Chevrolet
Tahoe LTZ
2011 Chevrolet Tahoe LTZ
2011 Dodge Grand Caravan Cargo Dodge
Grand Caravan Cargo
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Horsepower 320 HP @ 5,400 RPM vs 283 HP @ 6,400 RPM The Tahoe LTZ is fairly powerful, but the Grand Caravan Cargo is not far behind
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Number of gears 6 vs 6 Average number of gears
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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 Unknown
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Drivetrain type four-wheel drive vs front-wheel drive The Tahoe LTZ's drivetrain is well-equipped for driving off-road or in poor weather, but the Grand Caravan Cargo is not
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Curb-to-curb turning radius 39.0 ft vs 39.1 ft Both cars corner comparably to other vehicles in their class

Other Vehicles to Consider

2011 Chevrolet Tahoe LTZ 2011 Dodge Durango Citadel Tahoe LTZ vs Durango Citadel
2011 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 2011 Cadillac Escalade Tahoe LS vs Escalade
2011 Chevrolet Tahoe LTZ 2012 Chevrolet Traverse LT Tahoe LTZ vs Traverse LT
2011 Chevrolet Tahoe LTZ 2011 GMC Yukon Denali Tahoe LTZ vs Yukon Denali
2011 Chevrolet Tahoe LT 2011 Ford Explorer Limited Tahoe LT vs Explorer Limited
2011 Dodge Grand Caravan Cargo 2011 Ford Expedition King Ranch Grand Caravan Cargo vs Expedition King Ranch
2011 Dodge Grand Caravan Cargo 2011 Chevrolet Suburban 2500 LT Grand Caravan Cargo vs Suburban 2500 LT
2011 Dodge Grand Caravan Cargo 2011 Hyundai Santa Fe Grand Caravan Cargo vs Santa Fe
2011 Dodge Grand Caravan Cargo 2011 Buick Enclave CXL Grand Caravan Cargo vs Enclave CXL
2011 Dodge Grand Caravan Cargo 2012 Ford Transit Connect Cargo XLT Grand Caravan Cargo vs Transit Connect Cargo XLT

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