Written by Marco Carvajal
2023 Chevrolet Tahoe 4WD RST
The Tahoe is Chevrolet’s most popular full-size SUV, It is massive with a large interior and several powertrains and trim configurations for everyone.
The massive Tahoe is also followed by the popular Chevy Suburban, which looks like a longer Tahoe with a longer wheelbase.
The Chevy Tahoe has been specially tuned for performance with the all-new 2023 Tahoe RST model that I am test-driving. The new Tahoe RST takes advantage of a number of chassis, suspension, and other elements from the Tahoe PPV Cop Package, with many of the vehicle’s dynamics calibrated to produce great performance.
“The 2023 Tahoe RST is designed for those who want the best of both worlds, the everyday comfort, and capability of a full-size SUV coupled with the driving excitement of a true performance vehicle,” said Scott Bell, vice president of Chevrolet.
The new Tahoe RST comes with more horsepower and speed than ever. The standard 5.3L V8 ENGINE gives you superpowers with 355 hp @ 5600 rpm and 383 lb-ft of torque @ 4100 rpm. You can upgrade to more powerful engines for better performance.
10-speed automatic transmission
10-speed automatic transmission produces the best shift for great speed control. It is electronically controlled with overdrive. It Includes a Traction Select System including tow/haul
Inspired by Police Cars
The RST is ready to impress performance enthusiasts who want to drive a full-size SUV. It is an interesting combination to provide so much power and speed together in this special-edition four-wheel-drive Tahoe. Chevy’s pursuit-rated police vehicle packages and success in motorsports inspired the production of the new 2023 RST Chevy Tahoe.
The large Tahoe has seating for seven to nine people. This SUV category is very small with just a few competitors like the Ford Expedition, the GMC Yukon, the Jeep Wagoneer and the Nissan Armada.
2023 Chevrolet Tahoe 4WD RST Highlights
- 5.3L V8 ENGINE Standard
- 355 hp @ 5600 rpm
- 383 lb-ft of torque @ 4100 rpm
- Dynamic Fuel Management technology
- Aluminum block
- Direct injection
- Variable Valve Timing
- Paired with a 10-speed automatic transmission
- 10-SPEED AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION (STANDARD)
- Electronically controlled with overdrive
- Includes Traction Select System including tow/haul
- 20″ machined aluminum wheels with Technical Gray pockets. Paired with all-terrain blackwall tires
2023 Chevrolet Tahoe 4WD RST with MSRP from $67,095
The Tahoe RST is not a cheap SUV but it will give you the power and space you want with this full size SUV that is inspired on the performance of police cars. The base price of $67K will buy you a massive and powerful SUV. The base model Chevy Tahoe starts around 55K, while the top model goes for $76K.
Premium Independent rear suspension
Onboard the Tahoe enjoy premium suspension with the four-corner adaptive air ride suspension is available on Z71 and High Country Magnetic Ride Control is standard on Premier and High Country models and available on RST and Z71 models.
Tahoe 2023 Driver Safety Technologies
Chevy Safety Assist is standard on the Tahoe, a suite of six advanced safety and driver assistance features, that includes automatic emergency braking, forward collision alert, lane keep assist with lane departure warning, following distance indicator, front pedestrian braking, and IntelliBeam automatic high beams.
Available features include adaptive cruise control, HD Surround Vision, 15-inch diagonal head-up display, rear camera mirror, rear camera mirror cleaner, rear pedestrian alert and more safety features.
The new Tahoe is produced with US and globally sourced parts, at GM’s Arlington Assembly in Texas.
The RST Tahoe includes a 10.2″ diagonal Chevrolet Infotainment 3 Premium System with Google built-in that includes:
- Multi-touch display, AM/FM/SiriusXM radio capable
- Bluetooth®2 streaming audio for music and select phones
- Wireless Apple CarPlay capability for compatible phones
- Wireless Android Auto capability for compatible phones
- Customize and manage entertainment and vehicle feature settings through the 10.2″ diagonal touch-screen display
- Use, control and manage select smartphone apps through the Infotainment system
- Voice-activated technology for phone