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2021 Chevrolet Tahoe vs. 2021 Genesis GV80 Review

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2021 Chevrolet
Tahoe

MSRP*: $49,600 to $72,700
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2021 Genesis
GV80

MSRP*: $48,900 to $65,550
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Invoice* $46,922 to $68,774 $45,820 to $61,412
MPG - City 14 - 16 MPG 18 - 21 MPG
MPG - Hwy 19 - 20 MPG 23 - 25 MPG
Seating Capacity 8 - 9 seats 5 - 7 seats
Cargo Space 122.9 ft3 Info not available
Engine V-8 Inline-4, V-6
Transmission Auto Manual Auto Manual
Drivetrain Four-wheel, Rear-wheel All-wheel, Rear-wheel
Horsepower 355 - 420 hp 300 - 375 hp
Towing Capacity 7,700 - 8,200 lbs 3,500 lbs
Exterior Length 210.7 in 194.7 in
Exterior Width Info not available 77.8 in
Leg Room Front 44.5 in
Rear 42.0 in
Front 41.6 in
Rear 38.7 in
Head Room Front 42.3 in
Rear 38.9 in
Front 40.2 in
Rear 38.4 in
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 5 years/60,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** **** Info not available
Frontal Crash Rating** **** Info not available
Side Crash Rating** ***** Info not available

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Chevrolet Tahoe than in the Genesis GV80. The Chevrolet Tahoe will be popular with taller drivers and passengers in the front seat, due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Genesis GV80.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Chevrolet Tahoe as you will with the Genesis GV80, as they are both able to travel similar distances on a tank of gas.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). Whether you pick the Chevrolet Tahoe or the Genesis GV80, it's going to cost you about the same. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Destination Charge for the Chevrolet Tahoe is much higher than that for the Genesis GV80.

Dimensions
If you go with the Chevrolet Tahoe, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Genesis GV80.

Handling
The Chevrolet Tahoe has the same turning radius as the Genesis GV80, so they both maneuver the same in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When considering towing capacity, the Chevrolet Tahoe is clearly the choice over the Genesis GV80 for pulling heavy loads. The Chevrolet Tahoe has a little less horsepower than the Genesis GV80.

Powertrain
With similar torque, the Chevrolet Tahoe and the Genesis GV80 are about even in transmitting their respective horsepower to the wheels.

Utility
Soccer Moms and those who need to chauffeur around a lot of people will appreciate the Chevrolet Tahoe more than the Genesis GV80, due to its significantly greater seating capacity.

Warranty
The basic warranty of the Chevrolet Tahoe is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Genesis GV80.