You can remove the rear glass separately, or you can fold only the Midgate, leaving the glass in place. And it has the power to back up its image. Under the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988, the content, organization, graphics, design, compilation, magnetic, translation, digital conversion and other matters related to the automobile-catalog. Turn off the highway and the Tahoe handles gravel, rugged two-tracks, mud, and snow. The full Terms and Conditions of using this website and database can be found. All models continue to feature Tahoes dependable truck chassis with a premium ride. But at 18-and-a-half feet long, it's not compact, only less massive.
Reproduction of part or all of the contents of this web-site in any form is prohibited and may not be recopied and shared with a third party. And that was just trick one. To view table with complete performance data and technical specifications including final drive and gear ratios, powertrain description, dimensions, accelerations chart etc. The seats are light and easier to use than anything on the market. It extends the cargo bed into the back half of the cabin, turning a short, five-foot-three-inch-long box into an eight-foot-two-inch-long truck bed. The Midgate is the only critical difference between the Avalanche and the herd of four-door pickup trucks that have poured into the market in the past few years.
Riding a 116-inch wheelbase, its overall length is 198. But the Avalanche is about something. The Tahoe is roomy and comfortable inside and maneuvers better than its external dimensions suggest. The new truck also adopts the Suburban's rear coil-spring suspension for a more comfortable ride than the Silverado's leaf-spring suspension could provide. Homelink enables programming of three separate electronic home functions, such as garage doors, gates and exterior house lights. There are other clever ideas, such as a three-piece hard bed cover.
When it's latched shut, the vehicle is a five- or six-passenger sport-ute that has a small pickup bed in back. With the rear glass removed, the cabin stays quiet and free of wind buffeting up to about 60 mph. A heavy-duty Avalanche with an 8. . Riding a 116-inch wheelbase, its overall length is 198. The Tahoe can have either rear-wheel drive or Autotrac four-wheel drive, which engages automatically when needed to regain or maintain traction on slippery surfaces. The seats can be flipped forward and stowed for more cargo room, or they can be individually and easily removed to provide a flat load surface.
The front end looks like a cubist rendition of a Chevy. Interior As many as nine occupants can fit into the Tahoe, when its equipped with the optional three-place rea. Interior Features All 2002 Chevrolet Tahoes except Z71 model offer an optional third-row bench seat so Tahoe can carry as many as nine passengers. Although it provides plenty of room for up to six passengers and eight-foot-long loads but not simultaneously , the Avalanche is about two feet shorter than a full-size four-door, crew-cab pickup. During our drive on a variety of surfaces, it felt rock solid. Buyers get a choice of swing-out rear cargo doors or an aluminum liftgate. Artists were, said Wolfe, engaged less in representing reality in a beautiful or accurate way than they were in competing in a game of intellectual one-upmanship.
Now buyers just have to invent needs to use all this convertibility, spontaneous adaptability, and ultimate utility. The Tahoes cargo volume is 105 cubic feet with the middle and rear seats removed, but cargo space drops to 16 cubic feet with the optional rear seat in place. We appreciate their function even if they are covered in the same cheap-looking gray plastic as much of the rest of the vehicle. Exterior For most shoppers, the four-door Tahoe has one big advantage over the Suburban: smaller dimensions, which means easier maneuverability. Open the Midgate, and the Avalanche is a two- or three-passenger depending on whether it is equipped with front buckets or a front bench seat pickup with a full-length bed. Links Visit for more information on the Chevrolet Tahoe.
With 325 pound-feet of peak torque, even this three-ton truck accelerates briskly, reaching 60 mph in 8. Violations of copyright will be prosecuted under the fullest extent of the law. Without that Midgate feature, the existence in Chevy's truck lineup of both this vehicle and a four-door Silverado doesn't make much sense. Chevy also offers the Z66 on-road package for rear-wheel-drive models, with 17-inch touring tires and more road-oriented suspension tuning. The Tahoes middle and rear seats fold down and can be removed, with the help of integral wheels. Chevrolet says the Avalanche is stiffer than the Suburban.
The commercial copying, redistribution, use or publication by you of any such matters or any part of this site is strictly prohibited. A Premium Ride suspension is standard for 2002, except in the Z71 edition. Some product and company names mentioned on this site may be trademarks of their respective owners. At least left-lane dawdlers got the hell over at the sight of the Avalanche's demented face coming from behind. Or you can open the entire rear of the cabin by removing the glass and folding the Midgate. Pulling a trailer is no problem, yet the Tahoe is far more maneuverable than a Suburban, and that's important in crowded parking lots, underground garages, or when parallel parking.
It has plenty of power and its brakes work well. But for all its cleverness and good execution, the Midgate doesn't add any cargo- or human-hauling capability beyond that of a four-door pickup with a bed extender. Cutting off the rear of a Suburban roof meant that Chevrolet had to add structural reinforcements to stiffen the Avalanche. The Midgate is the engineered manifestation of the desire to allow free flow between the inside and outside of the vehicle. The Avalanche benefits from the Suburban's strong structure, with fully boxed frame rails, which provides a more solid base than would the Silverado frame.