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Chevrolet Tahoe 5.3 LT

(2008 model)

Brief specs of 2008 Chevrolet Tahoe 5.3 LT

5-door sport utility vehicle (SUV), petrol (gasoline) 8-cylinder 16-valve V engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 5326 cm3 / 325.0 cu in / 325.0 cu in, 212.0 kW / 284.3 hp / 284.3 hp @ 5200 rpm / 5200 rpm / 5200 rpm, 427.0 N·m / 314.9 lb·ft / 314.9 lb·ft @ 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm, automatic 5-speed transmission, four wheel drive, 170 km/h / 106 mph / 106 mph top speed, consumption 14.9 l/100km / 19.0 mpg-UK / 15.8 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)ChevroletIssued from2008
ModelTahoe 5.3 LTIssued until
SerieTahoeNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerGeneral Motor CompanyCountryUS,BR,KR,ZA

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors5
Bodywork typesport utility vehicle (SUV)Number of seats
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)2577 l / 91.01 cu ft / 91.01 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)400 l / 14.13 cu ft / 14.13 cu ft

Dimensions & Weight

Length5060 mm / 199.2 in / 199.2 inTotal (curb) weight2419 kg / 5333 lb / 5333 lb
Width2070 mm / 81.5 in / 81.5 inDry weight
Height1970 mm / 77.6 in / 77.6 inLoad capacity666 kg / 1468 lb / 1468 lb
Wheelbase2950 mm / 116.1 in / 116.1 inGross (max.) weight3085 kg / 6801 lb / 6801 lb
Track frontTowing weight3500 kg / 7716 lb / 7716 lb
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity98 l / 21.6 UK gal / 25.9 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.72  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)3.47 m2 / 37.3 sq ft / 37.3 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders8
Engine TypeV engine (V8)Total number of valves16
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore96.0 mm / 3.78 in / 3.78 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke92.0 mm / 3.62 in / 3.62 in
Fuel detailsunleaded 95Bore/Stroke ratio1.04
Fuel supplyInjectionEngine displacement5326 cm3 / 325.0 cu in / 325.0 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity665.92 cm3/cylinder / 40.637 cu in/cylinder / 40.637 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHV (overhead valve, I-head)Compression ratio10.0 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power212.0 kW / 284.3 hp / 284.3 hp at 5200 rpm / 5200 rpm / 5200 rpm
AspirationMax. torque427.0 N·m / 314.9 lb·ft / 314.9 lb·ft at 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)84.8 kW / 113.7 hp / 113.7 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output39.8 kW/l / 0.875 bhp/cu in / 0.875 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque80.2 N·m/l / 0.70 lb·ft/cu in / 0.70 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears5
Wheel drivefour wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed170 km/h / 106 mph / 106 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio119.1 kW/ton / 90.2 bhp/ton / 90.2 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)14.9 l/100km / 19.0 mpg-UK / 15.8 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions349 g/km / 561 g/mi / 561 g/mi (est.)
  Range658 km / 409 mi / 409 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front265/70-R16Tyres rear265/70-R16
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Chevrolet Tahoe 5.3 LT

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