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Kelley Blue Book Value®
$35,915 - $38,290
New Fair Market Range
Crash Test Rating
Source NHTSA
MPG (up to)
14-16 City / 18-20 HWY
Horsepower
285-295
Seats
5-9

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Mechanical Features

  • Engine, Vortec 4800 V8 SFI (285 HP [212.3 kW] @ 5200 rpm, 295 lb.-ft. [398.2 N-m] @ 4000 rpm) (Upgradeable to (LM7) Engine, Vortec 5300 V8 SFI.)
  • Transmission, 4-speed automatic, electronically controlled with overdrive and tow/haul mode
  • Transfer case, electronic Autotrac, includes push-button controls (Requires 4WD Models)
  • Rear axle, 3.23 ratio (Requires 2WD Models. Upgradeable to (GT4) Rear axle, 3.73 ratio.)
  • Rear axle, 3.42 ratio (Requires 4WD Models. Upgradeable to (GT5) Rear axle, 4.10 ratio.)
  • Rear wheel drive
  • 4-wheel drive
  • Battery, heavy-duty, 600 cold-cranking amps, includes rundown protection and retained accessory power
  • Alternator, 160 amps
  • Trailering wiring harness, 7-wire
  • Recovery hooks, front, frame-mounted (Requires 4WD Models)
  • GVWR, 6500 lbs. (2948 kg) (Requires 2WD Model - Included and only available when (AS3) Seats, 3rd row 50/50 split-bench is not ordered.)
  • GVWR, 6800 lbs. (3084 kg) (Included and only available with 2WD Model when (AS3) Seats, rear 3rd row 50/50 split-bench is ordered. - Included and only available with 4WD Model when (AS3) Seats, rear 3rd row 50/50 split-bench is not ordered)
  • Body, liftgate with liftglass, rear door system, includes rear-window wiper/washer
  • StabiliTrak, vehicle stability enhancement system
  • StabiliTrak, vehicle stability enhancement system (Standard on CC15706. Required and only available on CK15706 with (LM7/L59) Engine, Vortec 5300 V8 SFI.) (Not standard on Commercial Fleet orders)
  • Suspension Package, Premium Smooth Ride (Upgradeable to (Z55) Suspension Package, Autoride)
  • Suspension, front, independent torsion bar, and stabilizer bar
  • Suspension, rear, multi-link with coil springs
  • Tires, P265/70R16, all-season touring, blackwall (Upgradeable to (QMK) Tires, P265/70R16, all-season touring, white outlined-letter)
  • Tire, spare, full-size, 16" (40.6 cm) steel wheel located at rear underbody of vehicle, blackwall
  • Wheels, 4 - 16" x 7" (40.6 cm x 17.8 cm) 6-lug cast aluminum, includes steel spare
  • Tire carrier, lockable, outside spare, winch-type mounted under frame at rear
  • Steering, power
  • Brakes, 4-wheel antilock, 4-wheel disc, hydroboost
  • Fuel capacity, approximate, 26 gallon (98 liters)

Exterior Features

  • Luggage rack, roof-mounted, Black, side rails only (Center rails available in (PDC) Cargo Package)
  • Bumper, front, chrome (Refer to Color Compatibility chart for Matte Black vs. color-keyed top pad)
  • Bumper, rear, chrome step, includes pad
  • Air dam, Gray
  • Moldings, bodyside (Bodyside moldings are Matte Black)
  • Assist steps, Black, mounted between front and rear wheels at bottom of rocker panel
  • Grille, chrome surround
  • Headlamps, dual halogen composite, includes flash-to-pass feature and automatic lamp control
  • Daytime running lamps, includes automatic exterior lamp control
  • Fog lamps, front, rectangular, halogen
  • Mirrors, outside rearview, foldaway, power adjustable, heated
  • Glass, Solar-Ray deep tinted (all windows except light tinted glass on windshield, driver and front passenger)
  • Wipers, intermittent, front wet-arm with pulse washers
  • Door handles, Matte Black

Interior Features

  • Seats, front Custom Cloth 40/20/40 split-bench, 3-passenger, driver and passenger manual reclining, outboard head restraints, center fold-down storage armrest, 6-way power adjustable driver seat and rear storage pockets
  • Seats, middle Custom Cloth 60/40 split-folding bench, 3-passenger with center armrest (Upgradeable to (AT5) Seats, middle leather appointed 60/40 split-folding bench)
  • Console, overhead mini, includes map lights and rear seat HVAC controls (Includes sunroof controls when (CF5) Sunroof is ordered)
  • Floor covering, color-keyed carpeting
  • Floormats, color-keyed, carpeted front and 2nd row, removable
  • Steering column, Tilt-Wheel, adjustable includes brake/transmission shift interlock
  • Steering wheel, leather-wrapped rim, Black
  • Steering wheel, mounted controls includes audio and driver information center controls
  • Driver Information Center, monitors numerous systems depending on vehicle equipment
  • Instrumentation, analog, includes speedometer, odometer with trip odometer, fuel level, voltmeter, engine temperature, oil pressure and tachometer
  • Warning tones, headlamp on, key-in-ignition, driver and right front passenger safety belt unfasten, turn signal on
  • Tire pressure monitoring system (does not apply to spare tire)
  • Windows, power, includes driver express-down and lockout features
  • Door locks, power programmable includes lockout protection
  • Cruise control, electronic with set and resume speed, includes telltale in instrument panel cluster
  • Keyless entry, remote, includes 2 transmitters, panic button and content theft alarm
  • Theft-deterrent system, PASSLock II
  • Air conditioning, tri-zone, manual, individual climate settings for driver, right front passenger and rear passengers, includes front and rear HVAC systems (Upgraded to (CJ2) Air conditioning, tri-zone, automatic when (CF5) Sunroof, power is ordered)
  • Defogger, rear-window, electric
  • Sound system, ETR AM/FM stereo with CD and cassette player, includes seek-and-scan, digital clock, auto-tone control, speed-compensated volume, TheftLock, random select, auto-reverse cassette and Radio Data System (RDS) (Upgradeable to (UC6) Sound system, ETR AM/FM stereo with in-dash 6-disc CD changer.)
  • Sound system feature, 8-speakers
  • OnStar, 1-year Safe and Sound Service, includes automatic notification of air bag deployment, stolen vehicle tracking, emergency services, roadside assistance, remote door unlock, remote horn and lights, GM Goodwrench remote diagnostics, AccidentAssist and online concierge. Drivers can also obtain the available voice-activated, hands-free Personal Calling service and Virtual Advisor that provides location-based traffic and weather reports and other personalized information (Not available with FDR order types. Not available with a ship-to of Puerto Rico or the Virgin Islands. If the order type is FDR, (UE0) OnStar, delete will be forced on. Visit www.onstar.com for system information and details.)
  • Power outlets, auxiliary, 2 on instrument panel, 1 in cargo area, 12-volt
  • Mirror, inside rearview, 8-point compass, outside temperature indicator and right front passenger air bag status
  • Headliner, cloth
  • Visors, padded, driver and passenger side with cloth trim, extenders, illuminated vanity mirrors and corner storage pockets on back of visors
  • Assist handles, front passenger and outboard 2nd row seats
  • Lighting, dome lamp, driver and passenger side door switch with delayed entry feature, cargo lamps, door handle or keyless remote activated illuminated entry, map lights in front and 2nd seat positions
  • Key, single, 2-sided

Safety Features

  • Brakes, 4-wheel antilock, 4-wheel disc, hydroboost
  • Air bags, frontal, dual-stage driver and right front passenger, includes Passenger Sensing System (front passenger air bag status on inside rearview mirror) (Always use safety belts and proper child restraints, even with air bags. Children are safer when properly secured in a rear seat. See the Owner's Manual for more safety information.)
  • Safety belts, 3-point, driver and front passenger, in all seating positions except center seating position in 1st and 3rd row which are lap only
  • LATCH system, (Lower Anchors and Top tethers for Children), for child safety seats
  • StabiliTrak, vehicle stability enhancement system
  • StabiliTrak, vehicle stability enhancement system (Standard on CC15706. Required and only available on CK15706 with (LM7/L59) Engine, Vortec 5300 V8 SFI.) (Not standard on Commercial Fleet orders)
  • Daytime running lamps, includes automatic exterior lamp control

Options & Packages

Suspension Pkg

Suspension package, autoride ($1,120)

  • Bi-state variable shock dampening and rear air-assisted load-leveling

Additional Options

Safe and secure package ($1,470)

  • Includes (AJ7) Air bags
  • Side-impact and (Z55) Suspension Package
  • Autoride

Cargo package ($205)

  • Includes (RYJ) Cargo shade
  • (AP9) Cargo net
  • (B39) Cargo mat and (V1K) Luggage rack center rails. When (AS3) Seats
  • Rear 3rd row 50/50 split-bench is ordered
  • Package does not include (RYJ) Cargo shade or (B39) Cargo mat

Skid plate package, off road ($95)

  • With aluminum front underbody shield starting behind front bumper and running to 1st cross-member
  • Protecting front underbody
  • Oil pan
  • Differential case and steel transfer case frame-mounted shields

2005 Chevrolet Tahoe Owner Reviews

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Pros and Cons to a 2005 Chevrolet Tahoe

2005 Chevrolet Tahoe LS

This vehicle is very comfortable, easy to drive. Some cons to this vehicle is that it is an older model and some of the features are starting to quit or malfunction. It is however very spacious and luxurious feeling. It accommodates my 2 6 foot tall teenagers and their younger brother plus myself, their grandmother and our pets. It's great for long trips however it does seem to drink gas but that is to be expected with a V8.

- Joanna M

For being an older model, I think it still looks pretty new

2005 Chevrolet Tahoe LS

Overall, I love it. I have had no major issues with it. I keep up with usual maintenance, and everything has held up. The worst problem I have had was a shredded AC belt. But it was a cheap and easy fix. It has almost 250,000 miles on it and still runs perfect. It is the fully loaded version and has a flip down DVD player in the back seat along with rear control AC and third row seats. Leather interior

- David R

Tough but sleek truck with all the fixin's

2005 Chevrolet Tahoe LS

I've had a water pump go and rusting underneath the truck. It's a great truck though. It runs awesome. It gets me through snow storms. I feel safe with it. It's very comfortable and large so you have room. I've had no major problems with it just basic stuff. It's a tough truck. It has built in GPS, a video system and a Bose stereo system. It has onstar capabilities but I don't use it.

- Lisa A

I have a white Chevy Tahoe. Drives great and runs great! Just big.

2005 Chevrolet Tahoe LS

I love my Tahoe, it is a 2005 so it's got some problems. Like the battery going out. My parents have had it since it was brand new in 2005. It has 256,000 miles on it and it's still going. It's now 2019 and all I need to do is get a new battery. But the car is overall great. If I continue to get oil changes it should last me another 100,000 miles. You just have to take care of it.

- Maggie A

Comfortable, reliable, Chevy Tahoe.

2005 Chevrolet Tahoe LS

The truck itself is great. The transmission in mine shifts so well. It's a very reliable vehicle as long as you take care of it etc... oil change, transmission flush, and coolant. The only downside to this vehicle is that it gets horrible gas mileage. Overall, this vehicle is dependable, and spacious and I would highly recommend it.

- Hannah P

Amazingly quiet and comfortable transportation and easily operable.

2005 Chevrolet Tahoe LS

My vehicle is smooth riding. Very easy to operate and great on gas mileage. When driving we all feel safe and secured in my Tahoe. Very comfortable and roomy seating. Easily can put so many groceries in the back end. A/c throughout so no one is hot or cold and anyone in The back seat can manage the temperature.

- Lori R

Best engine. The biggest SUV No major issues

2005 Chevrolet Tahoe LS

The best truck to get. The engine runs for a long time and they have the best engine. I have never had any major issues until recently do to too many miles. It is very roomy seats 9. passengers. I was looking for another car but nothing could replace my Tahoe especially with that much room

- Chinar T

Big comfortable SUV for big families

2005 Chevrolet Tahoe LS

The only issue that I find on my vehicle is the big engine, and in the city it uses a lot of gas, but if you are driving in the freeway for long distances it saves gas. Other than that it's perfect. It has leather seats for 8 people, sunroof, it's very comfortable for road trips

- Maria sanchez M

The Chevy Tahoe has lots of space for a growing family

2005 Chevrolet Tahoe LS

I love my Tahoe, it's very spacious and very reliable. Close to no problems with it since we got it. I have the captain chairs in the middle which gives more room for the kids to get in and out. I have the DVD player which is a nice feature for long road trips. It's ok on gas.

- Robyn N

Always go with Chevrolet!!

2005 Chevrolet Tahoe LS

Vehicle drives very well to be 14 years old. We have had this car for 3 years with very few and minimal issues. This SUV is great. If you are considering purchasing one do not hesitate. Chevys are really well made, reliable and powerful vehicles in general.

- Princess H

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