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Chevrolet Tahoe vs. Toyota 4Runner

In comparing the Chevrolet Tahoe to the Toyota 4Runner, the Chevrolet Tahoe has the advantage in the area of base engine power. The Toyota 4Runner has the advantage in the areas of new vehicle base pricing, typical lower range of pricing for one- to five-year-old used cars, and overall quality score. Based on this comparison of the Chevrolet Tahoe versus the Toyota 4Runner, the Toyota 4Runner is a better car than the Chevrolet Tahoe.

Chevrolet Tahoe versus Toyota 4Runner Pricing

A one- to five-year-old used Chevrolet Tahoe ranges from $44,906 to $69,485 while a used Toyota 4Runner from the same model year range is priced between $38,502 to $57,917. For a new model, the Chevrolet Tahoe's price is between $51,737 and $78,310, with the Toyota 4Runner priced between $40,321 and $53,207.

Chevrolet Tahoe versus Toyota 4Runner Quality Rating

The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the Chevrolet Tahoe is 8.2 out of 10 while the Toyota 4Runner's quality rating is 8.6 out of 10. This results in the Chevrolet Tahoe being ranked 4 out of 12 Best Large SUVs and the Toyota 4Runner being ranked 3 out of 25 Best Midsize SUVs.

Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison

For engine performance, the Chevrolet Tahoe’s base engine makes 355 horsepower, and the Toyota 4Runner base engine makes 270 horsepower.

Hauling, Towing, and Off-Road Capabilities Comparison

The Chevrolet Tahoe has the advantage of offering higher towing capacity, while the Toyota 4Runner has the advantage of offering higher ground clearance and payload capacity.

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2023 Chevrolet Tahoe

2023 Toyota 4Runner

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$51,737 - $78,310

Used Asking Price:

$44,906 - $69,485

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

41.1%

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$40,321 - $53,207

Used Asking Price:

$38,502 - $57,917

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

24.7%

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

8.2 / 10

Reliability:

8.7 / 10

Retained Value:

7.8 / 10

Safety:

8.0 / 10

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

8.6 / 10

Reliability:

8.8 / 10

Retained Value:

9.0 / 10

Safety:

8.0 / 10

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Summary Review

Not yet available

Summary Review

Toyota doesn't have just one popular SUV in this segment, but two. The Toyota 4Runner is the Highlander’s more-rugged sibling.

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Pros and Cons

Not yet available

Pros and Cons

  • Rugged off-road capability
  • Great for towing when properly equipped
  • Outstanding value retention (low depreciation)

  • Aging design
  • Interior space is limited by comparison to other midsize SUV / crossovers
  • Fuel economy literally half that of a Highlander Hybrid

Available Body Styles

SUV

Available Body Styles

SUV

Available Drivetrain Options

Diesel, Gasoline

Available Drivetrain Options

Gasoline

Trim Levels

High Country, Premier, RST, LT, LS, Special Service, Police, Z71, Fleet

Trim Levels

40th Anniversary Special Edition, TRD Off-Road, SR5 Premium, SR5, TRD Off-Road Premium, TRD Sport, Limited, TRD Pro

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

3 years / 36000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

5 years / 100000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

5 years / 60000 miles

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

3 years / 36000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

5 years / 60000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

2 years

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

4 out of 5 Stars

IIHS Safety Rating:

Not yet available

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

4 out of 5 Stars

IIHS Safety Rating:

Not yet available

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

355 hp @ 5600 rpm

Torque:

383 foot-lbs @ 4100 rpm

Power-to-Weight Ratio (higher is better):

0.064 hp per pound

Towing Capacity:

6000 lbs

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

270 hp @ 5600 rpm

Torque:

278 foot-lbs @ 4400 rpm

Power-to-Weight Ratio (higher is better):

0.061 hp per pound

Towing Capacity:

5000 lbs

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

5.3 liters

Engine Configuration:

V

Number of Cylinders:

8

Transmission:

Automatic

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

4X2 / 4X4

EPA Fuel Economy (City/Highway/Combined MPG):

Not yet available

Range (city/hwy):

Not yet available

Recommended Fuel Type:

Not yet available

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

4 liters

Engine Configuration:

V

Number of Cylinders:

6

Transmission:

Automatic

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

4X2 / 4X4, AWD

EPA Fuel Economy (City/Highway/Combined MPG):

16 / 19 / 17

Range (city/hwy):

368 / 437 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Regular Unleaded

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

Standard

Android Auto:

Standard

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

Available

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Available

Heated Seats:

Available

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

Available

Leather Upholstery:

Available

Navigation System:

Available

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Available

Heated Steering Wheel:

Available

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

Standard

Android Auto:

Standard

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

N/A

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Standard

Heated Seats:

Available

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

Available

Leather Upholstery:

Available

Navigation System:

Available

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Available

Heated Steering Wheel:

N/A

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

Available

Pedestrian Detection:

Available

Lane Departure Warning:

Available

Lane Keeping Assist:

Available

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Available

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Available

360-Degree Camera:

Available

Rear Seat Reminder:

Standard

Driver Attention Monitoring:

N/A

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

Standard

Pedestrian Detection:

Standard

Lane Departure Warning:

Standard

Lane Keeping Assist:

N/A

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Standard

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Standard

360-Degree Camera:

Available

Rear Seat Reminder:

Standard

Driver Attention Monitoring:

N/A

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

42.3 inches

Front Leg Room:

44.5 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

66 inches

Rear Head Room:

38.9 inches

Rear Leg Room:

42 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

64.8 inches

Cargo Space:

25.5 cubic feet

Cargo Space, 2nd-row seat folded down:

122.9 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

Not yet available

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

39.3 inches

Front Leg Room:

41.7 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

57.8 inches

Rear Head Room:

38.6 inches

Rear Leg Room:

32.9 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

57.8 inches

Cargo Space:

47.2 cubic feet

Cargo Space, 2nd-row seat folded down:

89.7 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

144.5 cubic feet

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

5542 lbs

Width:

81 inches

Height:

75.8 inches

Length:

210.7 inches

Wheelbase:

120.9 inches

Ground Clearance:

7.5 inches

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

4400 lbs

Width:

75.8 inches

Height:

71.5 inches

Length:

190.2 inches

Wheelbase:

109.8 inches

Ground Clearance:

9 inches

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

20.0 x 9.0 inches

Wheel Type:

painted steel

Tire Size:

275/55R20

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

17.0 x 7.0 inches

Wheel Type:

alloy

Tire Size:

P265/70R17