After the recent launch of the all-new generation of Chevy’s full-size SUV, we are pretty sure that the next year won’t bring any particular change. This refers to all models, including the 2022 Chevrolet Tahoe Diesel, which will represent the second production year of the current generation. Therefore, the best we could see are minor updates in terms of additional standard equipment and new color options. The rest of the vehicle should remain pretty much the same.
So, we expect a familiar design, which has a lot of great things to offer. The new generation of this SUV is great in so many ways. It is more spacious and more luxurious than before. It is also lighter and offers better driving experiences. Finally, there is a new diesel version in the offer, which brings a completely new perspective to the segment of full-size SUVs.
Since there are no significant changes to come, we expect that the 2022 Chevrolet Tahoe Diesel will hit the market sometime late in the year.
2022 Chevrolet Tahoe Diesel Design
In terms of design characteristics, the fact that we are talking about the second production year is obvious proof that no bigger changes to come. The overall layout will definitely remain the same. You may count on the recently-presented styling, which follows the brand’s latest design language and makes this SUV look way better than before. The model looks very fresh. So, the best we could see for the next year is the addition of one or more color options.
More importantly, the recent redesign has brought significant improvements in terms of mechanics. The new T1 platform provides massive weight savings, which have a big impact on efficiency and overall driving experience. Speaking about the driving experience, we really like the standard independent rear suspension. It provides better handling, a higher level of comfort and even has a positive impact on total cargo volume.
Once again, no bigger changes should happen. Unlike the new Silverado, which arrived with almost no interior changes, the Tahoe came with a completely new cabin, which looks way better than before. It looks more stylish, while you can also notice that most materials are soft to the touch. The presence of numerous tech features makes everything look even more upscale.
Besides a lot of style, this SUV offers a lot of space. Of course, the 2022 Chevrolet Tahoe Diesel interior will continue in the same way, offering plenty of room for eight passengers. For the first time, this SUV offers the third row that feels adult-friendly. That’s no wonder, considering more than 35 inches of legroom in this row. The first two rows are good for way over 40 inches.
When it comes to the cargo area, you may count on about 25.5 cubic feet of space behind the third row, 72.6 cubic feet behind the second row, and a total of 122.9 cubic feet. For comparison, that is even more compared to the long-wheelbase Ford Expedition Max.
The second production year usually brings a couple of additions in terms of standard equipment, so this model shouldn’t be any different. Still, most of the things are about to remain the same as in the current model, which comes standard with things like tri-zone climate control, keyless entry, a 10.2-inch touch screen, wireless Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, six USB ports, Bluetooth, a Wi-Fi hot spot, a six-speaker sound system, satellite radio, and HD Radio.
In higher trim levels, you can also get goodies like navigation, a rear-seat entertainment system with two 12.6-inch touch screens and Wi-Fi capability, wireless device charging, 10-speaker Bose stereo etc.
The list of standard safety features includes things like rear parking sensors, a rearview camera, the following distance indicator, forward automatic emergency braking, forward collision warning etc.
2022 Chevrolet Tahoe Diesel Engine
Of course, the most prominent design characteristic of the 2022 Chevrolet Tahoe Diesel is the engine. It comes with a familiar 3.0-liter V6, the same one that powers the Chevy Silverado pickup truck. It features a max output of 277 horsepower and 460 pound-feet of torque. The transmission is a well-working 10-speed unit from Allison, which is smooth and refined.
When it comes to 2022 Chevrolet Tahoe Diesel mpg ratings, the recent test showed that this SUV can return 27 mpg on the highway. We would say that’s impressive for the class. Equipped with this engine, Tahoe can tow up to 8.200 pounds. That is just 200 pounds lower compared to models equipped with the V8 gasoline engine.
2022 Chevrolet Tahoe Diesel Release Date and Price
We expect that the 2022 Chevrolet Tahoe Diesel release date will be scheduled for the last quarter of the year. The thing we like about this version is that it cost just 1.000 dollars more compared to the standard 5.3-liter gasoline engine. So, the starting price should go around 51.000 dollars.