The 2021 Chevrolet Tahoe got big. Bigger. Swole.
The Tahoe’s new for 2021, and it’s grown to gain some easy-to-see benefits: more third-row room, greater cargo volume, and enough space to handle all the generational family growing pains.
But there are consequences to bigness, too, as Josh Baskin attests to in the classic coming-of-age-overnight film, “Big.” Fuel economy succumbs to physics, the garage needs an upgrade, and the price gets correspondingly big in the redesigned full-size SUV. The loaded High Country trim eclipses $81,000 when equipped with Chevy’s coolest options.
Trucking around some of southern Michigan’s Metroparks on Lake Erie and along the Huron River, I found the Tahoe’s bigness to be no big deal behind the wheel. A new independent rear suspension cushions uneven grades, and magnetic dampers with an available air suspension ($1,000)…