1997 Chevrolet Tahoe User Reviews

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    1997 Chevrolet Tahoe 4 Dr LT 4WD SUV Review
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    75

    Can Do — Have had two tahoes and loved them both they are great for everything no real problems and after your done with factory shocks you can up grade and get some bags for when you tow and bang you have a sweet ride. I like taking the decals off and adding a layer of tint in the back three/four windows.

    Primary Use: Utility (towing boats, transporting cargo, etc.)

    Pros: Great Ride 4wd works great towed my boat and the largest uhaul no problem tons of room in the back

    Cons: gas millage could be just a little better

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    1997 Chevrolet Tahoe 4 Dr LT 4WD SUV Review
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    115

    My First Car I Have Owned, Which Is Fantastic. — If you take care of this 1997 vehicle properly, you won't have to replace much at all and easily do 300,000 miles with it. For example, I've had to replace the serpentine belt and re adjust the roaders because of my own lack of driving experience in the beginning. And which wasn't my fault to replace are the rear shocks. Bottom line though, this is a great vehicle, I can't express it enough.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Reliable vehicle, take care of it properly and this vehicle will take care. Comfort is great for trips, the drive is very smooth. All around fantastic vehicle.

    Cons: Gas guzzler, that's all.

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    1997 Chevrolet Tahoe 4 Dr LT 4WD SUV Review
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    45

    I Will Miss It! — Its handling and braking abilities are good considering the size of the vehicle. It does great offroad and is comfortable and roomy. The gas mileage is the only down side to owning this vehicle seeing as its a V8 half ton it uses a lot of fuel other than that maintenance and repairs are economical and usually can be done yourself if you have any knowledge of Chevy small block 350's.

    Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

    Pros: It is a heavy and safe vehicle with plenty of room for a family. The 4WD makes it easy to take the kids out to ride dirt bikes and such and is very comfortable.

    Cons: The only con is the gas mileage.

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    1997 Chevrolet Tahoe 4 Dr LT 4WD SUV Review
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    Fun — good capable truck ruff lookin had to put a transmission in it put new tires on it not to long ago i use it for mud ridin it is a gas hog i payed about 22,000 on it it is a fun vehicle

    Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

    Pros: mud ridin

    Cons: gas hog

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    1997 Chevrolet Tahoe 2 Dr LT 4WD SUV Review
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    Its Awesome! — in my opinion the 94 to 98 chevy ck model of trucks and suvs are the best looking trucks chevy has put out before or since. the vortech 350 is much more powerful than previous models with throttle body efi. although the 5.3 ls series motors went leaps and bounds above that. in my opinion chevy trucks have always been of the highest quality. and even though my tahoe is showing its age mostly due to my abuse i still wouldnt give it up for anything.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: its a two door!

    Cons: iv abused it too much

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    1997 Chevrolet Tahoe 4 Dr LT 4WD SUV Review
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    1997 Tahoe — its a good running truck i have only had problems with the evo or the speed sensor which i cant find it feels like someone is yanking the steering wheel can someone tell me how to repair this problem with my truck thanks.....

    Pros: smooth ride

    Cons: gas milage

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    1997 Chevrolet Tahoe 2 Dr LT 4WD SUV Review
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    97 Tahoe... A Classic — Great Truck... impresive on sand ans snow... everything fits inside of it, including bunk beds and tables... strong, and powerful it even survived a heas on colission with a concrete wall and was able to drive it back to the garage. Has one of the worst mileages ever, poor handling, and the steering isn't exactly acurate and doesn't give you good feedback... could have more power for the displacement it comes

    Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

    Pros: Impossing precence, great for cargo and towing, and has good off road perfomance

    Cons: Mileage, poor on-road handling

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    1997 Chevrolet Tahoe 4 Dr LT 4WD SUV Review
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    Classy Ride That Can Work Hard Too — strong acceleration from 350-ci V8 with plenty of towing power. 12 years old, but looks and feels brand new. Classic clean, angular Chevy truck styling. average 15 MPG, better than people I know with 6 cylinder TrailBlazers. Handles like a typical SUV, but fun to drive in a straight line or in the mud and snow.

    Primary Use: Utility (towing boats, transporting cargo, etc.)

    Pros: Power, durability

    Cons: Avoid 2009+ model years, because of Obama takeover of GM

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    Great Machine!!!!!!!! — I loved everything about my 97 Tahoe, except it did not have rear AC. It was very hot in the rear, but I sat up front, so I loved it. I did a little work on the air intake and boosted my MPG to 23 on the hiway and 18 in town.

    Pros: Almost everything

    Cons: No rear AC

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    1997 Chevrolet Tahoe 4 Dr LT 4WD SUV Review
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    Army Knife Utility — Swiss Army Knife of vehicles. I treat mine more as a short-box pickup with a non-removable canopy. Underneath the 'fancy' station-wagon utility lies a real half-ton truck. Personally, this vehicle fits nicely with my mechanical skill set. There is not one part on this truck I wouldn't consider re&re'ing myself. (Unlike my previous early 90's Pontiac GTPs, which needed lots of special 'J' tools to perform ordinarily simple things like changing the front shock absorbers) As it is actually a truck, and given basic service, I believe it should last almost forever in an urban setting. It's great in parking lots as it has a very tight turning radius for a 4x4. Fuel costs are not much worse than the smaller, 3.4 V6, Pontiac GTP. (Mind you... Seeing as it's a Sport Futility Vehicle it promotes a more sedate driving style than the, very much more sporty, GTP)

    Pros: Rugged. Inexpensive to maintain. Manuverable. It's a real body-on-frame truck.

    Cons: Not 'Politically Correct'.

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    Reviews From Other Years

    2014 Chevrolet Tahoe Reviews

    After 10 Of Them All I Can Say Is Great By newdevj

    Like everything... just get the 3.42 rear end with the 20" wheels ..if you are in Florida Great vehicle for hauling, kids, taking clients or just cruising. Classy well made, I have had few problems c... Read More

    2013 Chevrolet Tahoe Reviews

    Good Riding, Ok -gas Milage -but What Do You Expect- With A-5,000 Lb. Truck By CarBuff68

    It rides great . Good for us, we haul around passengers most of the time. Look`s Good. I`d buy one again, I had a 2002 prior to this one & liked it a lot. So we purchased the 2013 hoping it would be a... Read More

    Great Car!!!! By Imaware

    The car has been great, it will continue to be great.........I can say this with certainty; I also own a 2007 LTZ Tahoe with 110,000k and every button/option still working like new. Best SUV I have e... Read More

    2012 Chevrolet Tahoe Reviews

    Good By mangat

    Good strong build improved gas mileage then previous model ride good handle good can use more cargo space for price sun roof should be there in lt model at least good towing over all good performance... Read More

    Great Family Vehicle By Leah34481

    I love this car. We drive it all around the state. This vehicle is ver realizable with low maintenance costs. The fuel mileage isn't the greatest but it is not to bad for such a big vehicle. We woul... Read More

    2011 Chevrolet Tahoe Reviews

    Love My Tahoe By Sthrnbelle7

    I really love my Tahoe but wish I would have gotten the bench seat in the second row instead of the bucket seats. The 3rd row is not enough space and there is no room behind the 3rd row for cargo, wi... Read More

    Daddy's Home By Cplumgolf

    Dislike gas mileage but knew that going in. Better mileage than my 2002 Tahoe though, and wow, the upgrades they made to the Tahoe since 2002 are outstanding. Riding on 20" tires is very different but... Read More

    2010 Chevrolet Tahoe Reviews

    Very Well Constructed And Well Designed Vehicle. By Fairfield0124

    I really enjoy driving the Tahoe. It has plenty of power and cruises nicely. It's big enough to transport a party of 7 and roomy enough for everyday shopping. The 6th and 7th seat are removable for ad... Read More

    Love The Tahoe By Mbeidelman

    Love Chevy Trucks. I own other brands of trucks. Very comfortable for a big guy to drive and my family loves the vehicle. We have had two and my other one is 14 years old and still running strong. Che... Read More

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