Truck Trend is the source for official specifications, payload, towing capacity, and other information that matters to real truck users. Check out the latest info for the 2010 Chevrolet Tahoe full-size SUV. The Tahoe has four engine options; Vortec 4.8L V-8, Vortec 5.3L V-8, Vortec 5.3L V-8, and Vortec 6.2L V-8 with a Hydra-Matic 4L60, 4-speed automatic or Hydra-Matic 6L80, 6-speed automatic transmission.


2010 Chevrolet Tahoe Technical Specifications
Overview
Models: Chevrolet Tahoe LS, LT, LTZ and Hybrid
Body style / driveline: 4-door sport utility vehicle, front-engine, 2- or 4-wheel drive, half-ton models
Construction: body on frame
EPA vehicle class: full-size sport utility vehicle
Manufacturing locations: Janesville, Wis. and Arlington, Texas
Engines
  Vortec 4.8L V-8 (LY2) Vortec 5.3L V-8 (LY5, LMG) Vortec 5.3L V-8 (LC9) Vortec 6.2L V-8 (L9H)
Type: 4.8L V-8 5.3L V-8 5.3L V-8 6.2L V-8
Displacement (cu in / cc): 293 / 4807 325/ 5328 325 / 5328 376 / 6162
Bore & stroke (in / mm): 3.78 x 3.27 / 96.01 x 83 3.78 x 3.62 / 96 x 92 3.78 x 3.62 / 96 x 92 4.06 x 3.62 / 103.25 x 92
Block material: cast iron cast iron cast aluminum cast aluminum
Cylinder head material: cast aluminum cast aluminum cast aluminum cast aluminum
Valvetrain: overhead valve, 2 valves per cylinder overhead valve, 2 valves per cylinder overhead valve, 2 valves per cylinder overhead valve, 2 valves per cylinder, variable valve timing
Ignition system: coil near plug ignition, iridium electrode tip/ iridium core spark plugs, low resistance spark plug wires coil-near-plug ignition, iridium electrode tip/ iridium core spark plugs, low resistance spark plug wires coil-near-plug ignition, iridium electrode tip/ iridium core spark plugs, low resistance spark plug wires coil-near-plug ignition, iridium electrode tip/ iridium core spark plugs, low resistance spark plug wires
Fuel delivery: sequential fuel injection Active Fuel ManagementTM technology; sequential fuel injection Active Fuel ManagementTM technology; sequential fuel injection sequential fuel injection
Compression ratio: 9.1:1 9.9:1 9.9:1 10.5:1
Horsepower (hp/ kW @ rpm): 295 / 220 @ 5600* 320 / 239 @ 5200* 320 / 239 @ 5200* 395 / 295 @ 5600*
Torque (lb-ft / Nm @ rpm): 305 / 414 @ 4800* 340 / 461 @ 4200* 340 / 461 @ 4200* 417 / 565@ 4300*
Fuel: regular unleaded regular unleaded (LY5), E85-capable (LMG) regular unleaded premium recommended, but not required; E-85-capable
Maximum engine speed (rpm): 6000 6000 6000 6000
Emissions controls: close-coupled catalytic converter, Quick Sync 58X ignition, returnless fuel rail, fast-response O sensor close-coupled catalytic converter, Quick Sync 58X ignition, returnless fuel rail, fast-response O sensor close-coupled catalytic converter, Quick Sync 58X ignition, returnless fuel rail, fast-response O sensor close-coupled catalytic converter, Quick Sync 58X ignition, returnless fuel rail, fast-response O sensor
EPA estimated fuel economy (city / hwy): TBD TBD TBD TBD
Transmissions
Type: Hydra-Matic 4L60, 4-speed automatic Hydra-Matic 6L80, 6-speed automatic
Gear ratios (:1):
First: 3.06 4.03
Second: 1.63 2.36
Third: 1 1.53
Fourth: 0.7 1.15
Fifth: -- 0.85
Sixth: -- 0.67
Reverse: 2.29 3.06
Final drive ratio: 4.8L:3.23:1(std.), 3.73:1 (opt.) 5.3L: 3.08 (std.); 3.42 (opt.)
6.2L: 3.42
Chassis/Suspension
Front: Independent, coil over shock; Autoride real-time damping (opt.)
Rear: five-link with coil springs
Traction assist: all-speed traction control
Steering type: power-assisted rack-and-pinion
Steering ratio: 17.75:1
Steering wheel turns, lock-to-lock: 3
Turning circle, curb-to-curb (ft / m): 39.04 / 11.9
Brakes
Type: 4-wheel disc, 4-wheel ABS
Rotor diameter x thickness (in / mm): front: 13 x 1.18 / 330.2 x 30
rear: 13.5 x .787 / 345 x 20
Wheels/Tires
Wheel size and type: 17 x 7.5-inch steel (fleet, Police Pursuit)
17 x 7.5-inch machined cast aluminum, silver sparkle accent (LS, LT)
18 x 8.0-inch polished aluminum (Z71 package)
20 x 8.5-inch polished aluminum (opt. LT, std. LTZ)
Tires: P265/70R17 blackwall Bridgestone AL2 (all-season) steel belt radials;
P265/70R17 white letter Goodyear AL2 (all-season) steel belt radials;
P265/70R17 blackwall Bridgestone OOR (on-off-road) steel belt radials (export only)
P265/60R17 blackwall Goodyear AL3 (higher performance) steel belt radials (Police Pursuit)
P265/65R18 blackwall Bridgestone OOR (on-off-road) steel belt radials (Z71 package)
P265/65R18 blackwall Bridgestone AL2 (all-season) steel belt radials (export only)
P275/55R20 blackwall Bridgestone AL2 (all-season) steel belt radials