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2003 Chevrolet Tahoe

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Information shown for entry-level SUV.

Fuel Economy:
City 12/Hwy 16/Comb 14 MPG
Max Seating: 9
Engine: V8, 4.8 Liter Transmission: Automatic
Country of Origin: United States Country of Assembly: United States

2003 Chevrolet Tahoe Consumer Reviews

Overall Rating
9.0
Out of 10

Based on 933 Ratings for the 2000 - 2006 models.

Review this car
  • Value
    9.1/10
    Quality
    9.2/10
  • Reliability
    9.3/10
    Performance
    9.2/10
  • Comfort
    9.4/10
    Styling
    9.2/10

Safe, reliable car

By on Thursday, April 16, 2015

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 149,000

10 9.0
overall rating 9 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
9/10
Value
9/10
Reliability
9/10
Quality
10/10
Performance
9/10
Styling
10/10
Comfort
10/10

Pros: "Size, Comfortable Interior, Well built, Engine,"

Cons: "Electrical after 10 yrs"

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 10

"The LS is the basic model, however, it has more bells and whistles than most new cars, with the exception of touchscreen navigation system. New cars can't beat the plush power seating. There is plenty of cargo and passenger space. I had to change the fuel pump at 10 years, and 3 years later, it is still a strong, reliable vehicle. I have zero regrets buying this car and I would buy another Tahoe in the future if I need a large SUV."

2 people out of 3 found this review helpful

I Love this truck!

By on Wednesday, April 01, 2015

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 158,000

10 9.0
overall rating 9 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
9/10
Value
9/10
Reliability
10/10
Quality
9/10
Performance
9/10
Styling
9/10
Comfort
9/10

Pros: "Roomy, drives great, Comfortable, Dependable"

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 9

"One of the best vehicles I have ever owned. She's been to Europe and back nd despite a little rust she's still running strong!"

4 people out of 10 found this review helpful

Love this SUV SAD TO SAY goodbye

By on Saturday, March 21, 2015

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 215,000

10 10.0
overall rating 10 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
10/10
Value
8/10
Reliability
10/10
Quality
8/10
Performance
9/10
Styling
9/10
Comfort
10/10

Pros: "Super strong drives like new"

Cons: "A little rough on the eyes"

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 10

"I would drive this baby until the wheels came off. Unfortunately, economics won't allow me to. This car has been the most reliable dependable, secure, and satisfying relationship I have ever had. I have been all over and back in this baby. Believe me when I say that there are many more road trips left to take. Sadly, my adventurous travels are behind me as it is time for me to settle down into something economical and responsible. But if you are looking for a ride you can depend on whether it be for work or recreation look no further. Make me an offer worthy of this wonderful, soon to be memory; of the good times, and I might just let you have her."

3 people out of 6 found this review helpful

This is one fantastic vehicle and the best style.

By on Monday, March 02, 2015

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 150,000

10 10.0
overall rating 10 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
10/10
Value
10/10
Reliability
10/10
Quality
10/10
Performance
10/10
Styling
10/10
Comfort
10/10

Pros: "Power, handling, fit, paint, A/C and heat, sound"

Cons: "None"

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 10

"For a full sized SUV it is: amazingly quiet extremely comfortable an incredible handling car holds a ton of people (literally, seats 9) fantastic A/C and heating easy to drive tows big loads very well and the dog loves it!"

6 people out of 7 found this review helpful

Overall Reliable truck

By on Friday, February 27, 2015

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 215,000

10 8.0
overall rating 8 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
8/10
Value
7/10
Reliability
8/10
Quality
8/10
Performance
7/10
Styling
7/10
Comfort
9/10

Pros: "regular gas, cheap oil changes,routine maintenance"

Cons: "gas guzzler, tall ride"

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 8

"I had this from Dec 2003. Minor use as family vehicle from then till Dec 2009. Used only 60k miles (10k a yr) Since then have been using it as main transport. Seats 8 with 3rd row seats. LT with trailer package. 3 yrs ago sudden stalls and low power - spent 1k and change on changing the ABS, distributor etc etc, finally went to another dealer who just replaced the cables in the front for 500$ - no problems since then 2 yrs ago, the transmission went - fixed it for $1500 1 yr ago, the oil pan had to be replaced - Apparently the transmissionshop used a wrong screw of wrong size, so started leaks. $1500 6 months ago, the air ride suspension had to be changed 0 hole so ride a little bumpy in back. $2500 3 months ago, had to service the stability control - various sensors etc etc = 2500 more Total 1000+500+1500+1500+2500+2500 = 9500$ The tires have been changed twice so far = 800$ each time Various maintenance costs for routine stuff - still less than 16k overall in 11 years Total cost 48k +12 = 60k over 11 yrs = 2.5k per year Residual value about 5k = so 55k over 11 yrs = 5k per yr cost of ownership, excluding insurance and routine maintenance Adding insurance 1.5k per yr adn maintenance 500$ a yr = about 7k per year real cost of ownership or about 600$ a month; 20 a day for all included cost Pros - Oil changes cheap Runs on regular gas - save a bit, but gives 17 mpg overall - so it is a wash Runs very well in snow - recent NJ trip with storm - went on 6 in snow on highways - no issues Typical GM style buttons and layout, very easy to use while driving Handles well even in tight spaces Cons Gas guzzler - like all trucks took a bit of getting used to different driving style; now can't go back to a car. No rear camera then"

7 people out of 9 found this review helpful

Great utility, family,towing, driving car

By on Friday, February 27, 2015

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 152,500

10 9.0
overall rating 9 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
9/10
Value
8/10
Reliability
10/10
Quality
9/10
Performance
9/10
Styling
10/10
Comfort
10/10

Pros: "Great value compared to new"

Cons: "Poor gas mileage"

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 10

"This is my second Tahoe. We love this car. It turns in a short radius, runs smooth, goes through snow and poor weather, feels safe, has all the convinces of its time including auto ride and load leveling, towed boats and recreational toys with ease, great sound system. Don't want to sell but we are moving. Sad day when this beauty goes. Just put in a new windshield and new sharp wheels. Oh well. Great car, would buy another."

3 people out of 6 found this review helpful

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