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2012 Chevrolet Tahoe LT Specs

Chevrolet Tahoe

2012 Chevrolet Tahoe 2WD LT powered by 5.3-liter V8 Flex-fuel (FFV) Engine with 6-Speed Automatic transmission.

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Overview
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$43,905
Starting Price (MSRP)
Engine
5.3-liter V8 Flex-fuel (FFV)
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive
Body Type
SUV
Seating capacity
8 seater
Trunk Volume
TBC
Fuel Economy
City: 15 MPG
Hwy: 21 MPG

Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

  • Engine
    5.3-liter V8 Flex-fuel (FFV)
  • Horsepower
    320 hp @ 5400 rpm
  • Torque
    335 lb-ft @ 4000 rpm
  • Transmission
    6-Speed Automatic
  • Drivetrain
    Rear Wheel Drive

Steering

  • Steering Type
    Pwr Rack & Pinion
  • Turning Diameter
    39 ft

Wheels

  • Wheels Type
    Aluminum Wheels
  • Front Wheel Size
    17" x 7.5"
  • Rear Wheel Size
    17" x 7.5"

Tires

  • Front Tire
    P265/70R17
  • Rear Tire
    P265/70R17
  • Spare Tire
    P265/70R17

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

  • Combined
    17 MPG
  • City
    15 MPG
  • Highway
    21 MPG

Emissions

  • CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
    11.0 Tons/yr
  • EPA rating
    2

Fuel Tank

  • Fuel Tank Capacity
    26 gallons
  • Cruising Range City
    390 miles
  • Cruising Range Highway
    546 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

  • Height
    76.9 in
  • Max Width
    79 in
  • Wheelbase
    116 in

Interior Space

  • Seating Capacity
    8 seater
  • Front Seat Leg Room
    41.3 in
  • Front Seat Headroom
    41.1 in
  • Front Seat Shoulder Room
    65.2 in
  • Front Seat Hip Room
    60.3 in
  • Rear Seat Leg Room
    39 in
  • Rear Seat Headroom
    39.2 in
  • Rear Seat Shoulder Room
    65.2 in
  • Rear Seat Hip Room
    60.6 in
  • Third Row Leg Room
    25.6 in
  • Third Row Headroom
    37.9 in
  • Third Row Shoulder Room
    61.7 in
  • Third Row Hip Room
    49.1 in

Colors and Materials

Standard Interior Materials

  • Ebony, Custom Leather-appointed Seat Trim
  • Light Cashmere/Dark Cashmere, Custom Leather-appointed Seat Trim
  • Light Titanium/Dark Titanium, Custom Leather-appointed Seat Trim

Features and Options

Infotainment

  • HD Radio
    Not Available
  • Bluetooth Connection
    Standard
  • Hard Disk Drive Media Storage
    Not Available
  • Premium Sound System
    Standard
  • Satellite Radio
    Standard
  • Smart Device Integration
    Not Available
  • WiFi Hotspot
    Not Available
  • Auxiliary Audio Input
    Standard
  • Entertainment System
    Optional
  • MP3 Player
    Standard

Interior Trim

  • Bucket Seats
    Optional
  • Cloth Seats
    Standard
  • Leather Seats
    Standard
  • Leather Steering Wheel
    Standard
  • Premium Synthetic Seats
    Standard
  • Vinyl Seats
    Standard
  • Woodgrain Interior Trim
    Not Available

Comfort

  • Heads-Up Display
    Not Available
  • Navigation System
    Optional
  • Steering Wheel Audio Controls
    Standard
  • Power Liftgate
    Optional
  • Power Mirror(s)
    Standard
  • A/C
    Standard
  • Adaptive Cruise Control
    Not Available
  • Automatic Parking
    Not Available
  • Climate Control
    Standard
  • Cooled Front Seat(s)
    Not Available
  • Cooled Rear Seat(s)
    Not Available
  • Cruise Control
    Standard
  • Hands-Free Liftgate
    Not Available
  • Heated Front Seat(s)
    Standard
  • Heated Rear Seat(s)
    Optional
  • Heated Steering Wheel
    Not Available
  • Keyless Entry
    Standard
  • Multi-Zone A/C
    Standard
  • Power Driver Seat
    Standard
  • Power Passenger Seat
    Standard
  • Remote Engine Start
    Standard
  • Remote Trunk Release
    Optional
  • Seat Memory
    Not Available
  • Universal Garage Door Opener
    Optional
  • Seat-Massage
    Not Available
  • Rear A/C
    Standard
  • Keyless Start
    Not Available
  • Navigation from Telematics
    Standard
  • Telematics
    Standard

Additional Packages

All-Star Edition

$2,720

includes (DD8) inside rearview auto-dimming mirror, (DL3) outside heated power-adjustable, power-folding and driver-side auto-dimming mirrors, additional 9 months of SiriusXM Radio service, (RCS) 4 - 20" x 8.5" (50.8 cm x 21.6 cm) polished aluminum wheels, (K5L) Heavy-Duty Trailering Package, chrome door handles, (V22) bright chrome grille insert and (VLQ) chrome recovery hooks (Not available with a fleet or government sales order, (PCJ) Sun, Entertainment and Destinations Package, (PCK) Luxury Package or (Z71) Off-Road Suspension Package. (DD8) auto-dimming inside rearview mirror is upgradeable to (DRC) auto-dimming inside rearview mirror with rear camera display. (RCS) 4 - 20" x 8.5" (50.8 cm x 21.6 cm) polished aluminum wheels are upgradeable to (RCZ) 4 - 20" x 8.5" (50.8 cm x 21.6 cm) chrome wheels.) All-Star Edition Packed with extra value, the All-Star Edition includes:Inside rearview auto-dimming mirror Outside heated power-adjustable, power-folding and driver-side auto-dimming mirrors An additional 9 months of SiriusXM Radio1 service 20" polished aluminum wheels2 Heavy-Duty Trailering Package Chrome door handles, chrome grille and chrome recovery hooks On LS includes rear locking differential. Inside rearview auto-dimming mirror can be upgraded to inside rearview auto-dimming mirror with rear camera display when Convenience Package is ordered. On LT, it is not available with the Sun, Entertainment and Desintations Package, Luxury Package or the Off-Road Suspension Package. Inside rearview auto-dimming mirror can be upgraded to inside rearview auto-dimming mirror with rear camera display and 20" polished aluminum wheels are upgradeable to 20" chrome wheels. 1 Requires a subscription sold separately by SiriusXM after the first 90 days which is continuous until you call SiriusXM to cancel. Available only in the 48 contiguous United States and D.C. Visit siriusxm.com for details. 2 Use only GM-approved tire and wheel combinations. Unapproved combinations may change the vehicle's performance characteristics. For important tire and wheel information, go to gmaccessorieszone.com or see your dealer for details.

LT Preferred Equipment Group

Includes Standard Equipment

Luxury Package

$1,575

includes (DD8) inside rearview auto-dimming mirror, (AN3) front bucket seats with leather-appointed seating, heated front seats, (KA6) heated second row seats, (ARS) second row, power seat release, (DL3) outside heated power-adjustable, power-folding mirrors with memory function and curb-tilt, (E61) rear power-operated liftgate and (UG1) universal home remote. (Not available with (UE0) OnStar, delete or (ATD) third row passenger seat delete.) Luxury Package Choose the Luxury Package to get the most popular features that make your new Tahoe® more comfortable for everyone aboard. This package includes: Inside rearview auto-dimming mirror Heated front bucket seats with leather-appointed seating Heated second row seats Second row power seat release Outside heated power-adjustable, power-folding mirrors with memory function and curb-tilt Rear power-operated liftgate Universal home remote 10-way power front bucket seats Inside rearview auto-dimming mirror replaced with inside rearview auto-dimming with rear camera display when rear vision camera is ordered.

Skid Plate Package

$150

includes front underbody shield starting behind front bumper and running to first cross-member, protecting front underbody, oil pan, differential case and transfer case, frame-mounted shields (Included and only available with (Z71) Off-Road Suspension Package.)

Sun, Entertainment and Destinations Package

$4,935

includes additional 9 months of Sirius XM Radio and NavTraffic service, (CF5) power sunroof, and (U42) rear seat DVD entertainment system. LT also includes (UYS) audio system with navigation, (DD8) inside rearview auto-dimming mirror and (UVC) rearview camera system (Not available with (PDA) Texas Edition, (PEB) Regional Value Edition, (UUI) AM/FM stereo with CD player and MP3 playback and (UUJ) AM/FM stereo with MP3 compatible CD/DVD player.) Sun, Entertainment and Destinations Package Choose this value-packed option with some of our most popular features that make a long drive more enjoyable. Includes an additional 9 months of SiriusXM Radio1 and NavTraffic®2 service, audio system with navigation³ and rear seat DVD entertainment system. Additional amenities include a rearview camera system and power sunroof. For LT models, not available with Texas Edition, All-Star Edition, AM/FM stereo with CD player and MP3 playback and AM/FM stereo with MP3 compatible CD/DVD player. 1 Requires a subscription sold separately by SiriusXM after the first year which is continuous until you call SiriusXM to cancel. Available only in the 48 contiguous United States and D.C. Visit siriusxm.com for details. 2 Requires a subscription sold separately by SiriusXM after trial period which is continuous until you call SiriusXM to cancel. Available only in select markets. For more information, see siriusxm.com/navtraffic. 3 Map coverage excludes Alaska, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.

Texas Edition

$2,720

includes (DD8) inside rearview auto-dimming mirror, (DL3) outside heated power-adjustable, power-folding and driver-side auto-dimming mirrors, additional 9 months of SiriusXM Radio service, (RCS) 4 - 20" x 8.5" (50.8 cm x 21.6 cm) polished aluminum wheels, (K5L) Heavy-Duty Trailering Package, chrome door handles, (V22) bright chrome grille insert and (VLQ) chrome recovery hooks (Not available with a fleet or government sales order, (PCJ) Sun, Entertainment and Destinations Package, (PCK) Luxury Package or (Z71) Off-Road Suspension Package. (DD8) auto-dimming inside rearview mirror is upgradeable to (DRC) auto-dimming inside rearview mirror with rear camera display. (RCS) 4 - 20" x 8.5" (50.8 cm x 21.6 cm) polished aluminum wheels are upgradeable to (RCZ) 4 - 20" x 8.5" (50.8 cm x 21.6 cm) chrome wheels.) Texas Edition This Texas Edition offers some of the most popular appearance, convenience and performance features Tahoe® offers. It includes an inside rearview auto-dimming mirror, outside heated power-adjustable power-folding and driver-side auto-dimming mirrors, an additional 9 months of SiriusXM Radio1 service, 4 – 20" polished aluminum wheels2, Heavy-Duty Trailering package, and chrome door handles grille and chrome recovery hooks, and Texas Edition badge. Available for dealers in Texas only. For LS models, includes locking rear differential. Inside rearview auto-dimming mirror is upgradeable to inside rearview auto-dimming mirror with rear camera display when Convenience Package is ordered. For LT models, this is not available with Sun, Entertainment and Destinations Package, Luxury Package or Off-Road Suspension Package. Inside rearview auto-dimming mirror is upgradeable to inside rearview auto-dimming mirror with rear camera display and 20" polished aluminum wheels are upgradeable to 20" chrome wheels. 1 Requires a subscription sold separately by SiriusXM after the first year which is continous until you call SiriusXM to cancel. Available only in the 48 contiguous United States and D.C. Visit siriusxm.com for details. 2 Use only GM-approved tire and wheel combinations. Unapproved combinations may change the vehicle's performance characteristics. For important tire and wheel information, go to gmaccessorieszone.com or see your dealer for details.

Z71 Appearance Package, Off-Road

(Included and only available with (Z71) Off-Road Suspension Package.)

Safety

Safety Features

  • Back-Up Camera
    Standard
  • Cross-Traffic Alert
    Not Available
  • Rear Parking Aid
    Standard
  • Blind Spot Monitor
    Not Available
  • Lane Departure Warning
    Not Available
  • Lane Keeping Assist
    Not Available
  • ABS
    Standard
  • Night Vision
    Not Available
  • Tire Pressure Monitor
    Standard
  • Brake Assist
    Not Available
  • Stability Control
    Standard
  • Traction Control
    Standard

US NHTSA crash test result

  • Overall Rating
  • Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
  • Side Crash Rating
  • Rollover Rating

Airbags

  • Driver Air Bag
    Standard
  • Front Head Air Bag
    Standard
  • Front Side Air Bag
    Standard
  • Knee Air Bag
    Not Available
  • Passenger Air Bag
    Standard
  • Rear Head Air Bag
    Standard
  • Rear Side Air Bag
    Not Available
  • Seatbelt Air Bag
    Not Available

Warranty

Warranty Summary

  • Basic
    3 Years / 36,000 Miles
  • Corrosion
    3 Years / 36,000 Miles
  • Drivetrain
    5 Years / 100,000 Miles
  • Roadside Assistance
    5 Years / 100,000 Miles
  • Rust-Through
    6 Years / 100,000 Miles