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Old 07-10-2018, 10:50 AM
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Its basically the same truck. I would go chevy and save the money. I have a 17 tahoe premier and and drove the GMC too when buying. NO difference.
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Old 07-10-2018, 10:54 AM
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I would need 4wd.
The prices I was looking at included 4wd for both the Chevy and GMC.
But this is a good question because I think I saw in another post that the new Tahoeís donít have 4wd low?? Does that sound familiar??
Just double check. I've rented some 4WD suburbans recently that do NOT have a 4 Low option. So there is a stripped down transfercase option between the 2WD and the Auto 4WD/4WD Hi/ 4WD Low.
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Old 07-10-2018, 11:26 AM
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The only option I have on my 15 suburban that is an LT is 2wd/auto(awd)/ 4wd no option for 4low

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Old 07-10-2018, 12:37 PM
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Iím curious to hear everyoneís opinion on which to SUV to buy.
I had decided I needed to get a GMC Yukon Denali because it comes with the bigger 6.2 ltr to tow the X45.
The 5.3 ltr in our current Chevy Tahoe just canít hack going up and down hills while towing a heavy boat.
Now I see Chevy decided to put the 6.2 ltr in the 2018 Tahoe!
So now Iím second guessing my decision. Is the Yukon Denali worth the extra money? In my area, the Yukon goes for $8000 to $10,000 more than the Tahoe. I just looked online at some local dealers.
Iím not one who has to have all the latest electronic gizmos, so Iím kind of leaning toward the Tahoe now.
Any advice would be appreciated.
they are the same which ever one is cheaper.. buy that one.. 8-10 is ALLOT of gas!
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Old 07-10-2018, 12:37 PM
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I would need 4wd.
The prices I was looking at included 4wd for both the Chevy and GMC.
But this is a good question because I think I saw in another post that the new Tahoeís donít have 4wd low?? Does that sound familiar??
We were just looking at suburbans and Yukon xlís last fall and I honestly canít recall if they have 4WD low or not, that being said you are buying a loaded up SUV either way (Yukon Denali or Tahoe) are you really ever going to use/need 4WD low. I drive on some pretty nasty roads for work at times and can honestly count on one hand how many times Iíve used 4WD low in the last 8 years. As for chev vs gmc, mainly little differences and like MC 25 already mentioned I like the blue gauge lights of the chev better than the red of the gmc, also the gmcís only come with faux wood interior where as the you can get faux granite in the chev, vane I know but when you spend 2-4 hours a day in it get what you like.
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Old 07-10-2018, 04:50 PM
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That's a Tahoe equipped with the 6.2L?
Yes.
The new 2018 Tahoeís have two engine configurations.
The 5.3 ltr and now the 6.2ltr.
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Old 07-10-2018, 04:58 PM
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OK, went to Chevy site. To select the 6.2L engine, the only trimline available is the Premium, which is good, but starts at $70k. Then I try to select any of the other colors (other than black, white, Silver or Grey) and it removes the 6.2L package.

So, are your only color options these "stealth colors"?!?
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Old 07-10-2018, 05:23 PM
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I hate the whole you can only have a big motor if you buy the premium.. why not offer it in the cheapest one too??? probably sell to many and the EPA will have a fit... I would love a 6.2 without all the extra crap...

you probably can only get it in super secret colors... stealth is likely an extra 12.5%
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Old 07-10-2018, 05:37 PM
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How far and often are you towing? The current 5.3 has more power and a better power curve then past versions and makes a noticeable difference. You can also get it in flex fuel and running E85 will give you a nice bump in power for when you need it. Maybe worth considering if they will only sell it to you in the top model. 6.2 is ideal for that big boat but it comes at a premium in the Tahoe, just need to decide if the cost is worth it to you. 66k for a loaded Denali.
https://www.laurabuickgmc.com/Vehicl...-IL/3164768413


I noticed a difference between my 07 and my BILs 15 when towing the X25, especially on the steep hills we have around here.
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Old 07-10-2018, 07:29 PM
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If you can buy a 6.2 Tahoe for 8K less than the Yukon, I'd do it in a second.
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