2011 Chevrolet
Tahoe LTZ
vs. 2011 Ford
F150 SuperCrew Cab SVT Raptor

2011 Chevrolet Tahoe LTZ

10.0

starting from

$55,520

Reasons to buy the Chevrolet Tahoe LTZ

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Comparable towing weight
1705 lb
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More passenger seats
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Average highway fuel efficiency
21 mpg
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Safer for the driver in head-on collisions
5 stars
2011 Ford F150 SuperCrew Cab SVT Raptor

9.4

starting from

$45,695

Reasons to buy the Ford F150 SuperCrew Cab SVT Raptor

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Quite powerful
411 HP @ 5,500 RPM
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Very spacious back seats
66.4 ft3
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Fast 0-60 time
6.6 seconds
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Sporty performance
15.1 lb/hp
Entertainment System 10.0 vs 7.6
2011 Chevrolet Tahoe LTZ Winner: Tahoe LTZ
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  • The Tahoe LTZ's subwoofer accurately reproduces deep bass notes in music
  • The Tahoe LTZ has 6 more speakers, providing a better entertainment experience, 10 vs 4
  • It'll cost you to get an entertainment system on the Tahoe LTZ; but it's not available at all on the F150 SuperCrew Cab SVT Raptor
Crash Test Ratings 10.0 vs 9.3
2011 Chevrolet Tahoe LTZ Winner: Tahoe LTZ
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  • The Tahoe LTZ has 2.1x less risk of serious injury, 5 stars vs 4 stars
Safety Features 10.0 vs 9.6
2011 Chevrolet Tahoe LTZ Winner: Tahoe LTZ
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  • The Tahoe LTZ has 1 more airbag (including Rear Curtain), 5 vs 4
Performance 9.8 vs 10.0
2011 Ford F150 SuperCrew Cab SVT Raptor Winner: F150 SuperCrew Cab SVT Raptor
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  • Around 30% more powerful, 411 HP @ 5,500 RPM vs 320 HP @ 5,400 RPM
  • The F150 SuperCrew Cab SVT Raptor's power-to-weight ratio is around 20% better, providing a sportier ride, 15.1 lb/hp vs 18.4 lb/hp
Cost 9.8 vs 10.0
2011 Ford F150 SuperCrew Cab SVT Raptor Winner: F150 SuperCrew Cab SVT Raptor
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  • The best price we've seen is $9,825 cheaper (around 20% less), $45,695 vs $55,520
Luxury Features 10.0 vs 10.0
Too close to call
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  • Both come standard with leather interiors
  • Both have power seats
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Practicality 10.0 vs -
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  • The Tahoe LTZ's standard navigation system will ensure you never get lost again; optional upgrade required on the F150 SuperCrew Cab SVT Raptor
  • Both have spacious front seats
Overall 10.0 vs 9.4

Entertainment System

Chevrolet
Tahoe LTZ
2011 Chevrolet Tahoe LTZ
2011 Ford F150 SuperCrew Cab SVT Raptor Ford
F150 SuperCrew Cab SVT Raptor
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Number of speakers 10 vs 4 The Tahoe LTZ has more speakers, but the F150 SuperCrew Cab SVT Raptor has very few
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Has speed sensitive volume Yes vs Yes Both have speed-sensitive volume
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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 Not Available It'll cost you to get an entertainment system on the Tahoe LTZ; but it's not available at all on the F150 SuperCrew Cab SVT Raptor

Crash Test Ratings

Chevrolet
Tahoe LTZ
2011 Chevrolet Tahoe LTZ
2011 Ford F150 SuperCrew Cab SVT Raptor Ford
F150 SuperCrew Cab SVT Raptor
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Rollover resistance 3 stars vs 3 stars Poor protection, 21% to 30% chance of rolling over during emergency lane change
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Front driver crash test 5 stars vs 4 stars The better is 2.1x safer than the F150 SuperCrew Cab SVT Raptor
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Driver side crash test 5 stars vs 5 stars OK protection, 5% chance of serious chest injuries in a crash

Safety Features

Chevrolet
Tahoe LTZ
2011 Chevrolet Tahoe LTZ
2011 Ford F150 SuperCrew Cab SVT Raptor Ford
F150 SuperCrew Cab SVT Raptor
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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 F150 SuperCrew Cab SVT Raptor is just OK (missing Rear Curtain)
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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 None

Performance

Chevrolet
Tahoe LTZ
2011 Chevrolet Tahoe LTZ
2011 Ford F150 SuperCrew Cab SVT Raptor Ford
F150 SuperCrew Cab SVT Raptor
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Horsepower 320 HP @ 5,400 RPM vs 411 HP @ 5,500 RPM The F150 SuperCrew Cab SVT Raptor is fairly powerful, but the Tahoe LTZ 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 15.1 lb/hp The F150 SuperCrew Cab SVT Raptor is a sporty car, while the Tahoe LTZ is just average
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Drivetrain type four-wheel drive vs four-wheel drive Both will do well in poor weather or off-road conditions
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Curb-to-curb turning radius 39.0 ft vs 47.0 ft The Tahoe LTZ can make tight turns, but the F150 SuperCrew Cab SVT Raptor takes a little more room to navigate

Cost

Chevrolet
Tahoe LTZ
2011 Chevrolet Tahoe LTZ
2011 Ford F150 SuperCrew Cab SVT Raptor Ford
F150 SuperCrew Cab SVT Raptor
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MSRP $55,520 vs $45,695 The F150 SuperCrew Cab SVT Raptor has a reasonable price, while the Tahoe LTZ is very expensive
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In-city gas mileage 15 mpg vs 11 mpg The Tahoe LTZ has OK city mileage, while the F150 SuperCrew Cab SVT Raptor is very inefficient
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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

Luxury Features

Chevrolet
Tahoe LTZ
2011 Chevrolet Tahoe LTZ
2011 Ford F150 SuperCrew Cab SVT Raptor Ford
F150 SuperCrew Cab SVT Raptor
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moon roof Not Available vs Not Available Neither offers a sun roof
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power seats Standard vs Standard Both have power seats
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keyless entry Standard vs Standard Both have keyless entry
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leather Standard vs Standard Both come standard with leather interiors

Road Tests

Chevrolet
Tahoe LTZ
2011 Chevrolet Tahoe LTZ
2011 Ford F150 SuperCrew Cab SVT Raptor Ford
F150 SuperCrew Cab SVT Raptor
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0-60 mph 8.4 seconds vs 6.6 seconds The F150 SuperCrew Cab SVT Raptor has a good 0-60 time, but the Tahoe LTZ is just average
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Braking distance at 60mph 144 ft vs Unknown
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1/4 mile 16.6 s @ 86 mph vs 15.2 s @ 92 mph The F150 SuperCrew Cab SVT Raptor's 1/4 mile time is zippy, but the Tahoe LTZ's is just OK
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Lateral acceleration Unknown vs 0.7 g
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Top speed Unknown vs 100 mph

Practicality

Chevrolet
Tahoe LTZ
2011 Chevrolet Tahoe LTZ
2011 Ford F150 SuperCrew Cab SVT Raptor Ford
F150 SuperCrew Cab SVT Raptor
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Passengers 8 vs 5 The Tahoe LTZ can carry a soccer team, and the F150 SuperCrew Cab SVT Raptor has an OK number of seats
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Cargo space 108.9 ft3 vs Unknown
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front seats 64.1 ft3 vs 64.7 ft3 Both have spacious front seats
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Base payload capacity 1705 lb vs 970 lb The Tahoe LTZ is comparable to most other vehicles for towing capacity, but the F150 SuperCrew Cab SVT Raptor is quite limited
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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 Optional The Tahoe LTZ's standard navigation system will ensure you never get lost again; optional upgrade required on the F150 SuperCrew Cab SVT Raptor
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Cupholders 8 vs 6 The Tahoe LTZ has a good number of cupholders, but the F150 SuperCrew Cab SVT Raptor is just OK
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front air conditioning Standard vs Standard A/C for hot summer days comes standard

Other Vehicles to Consider

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2011 Chevrolet Tahoe LT 2011 Toyota 4Runner Trail Tahoe LT vs 4Runner Trail
2011 Chevrolet Tahoe LTZ 2012 Chevrolet Traverse LT Tahoe LTZ vs Traverse LT
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2011 Ford F150 SuperCrew Cab Platinum 2011 GMC Sierra 1500 Crew Cab Denali F150 SuperCrew Cab Platinum vs Sierra 1500 Crew Cab Denali
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