Chevy SUVs

From The Trax to The Tahoe: Which Chevy SUV Should You Choose?

So, it’s time to purchase a new vehicle. For the most part you’ve got it nailed down. You know that you want an SUV, and have even chosen the trusted Chevrolet name as your go-to brand. But with all the Chevy SUVs available, which one will best suit your needs and lifestyle? To help you further narrow down your options, here is an in-depth look into the Chevy SUVs available for the 2018 model year.

 

The 2018 Chevy Trax

The 2018 Chevy Trax is Chevrolet’s smallest SUV standing at a little over 5 feet and 13 feet in length. It is also the most affordable of Chevy SUVs, with a starting MSRP of only $21,000. Although this may be a compact SUV, it incorporates all of the most important features drivers want in a smart and efficient way. With 48.4 cu. ft., it may have the least amount of cargo space of the 2018 Chevy SUV lineup, however it still leaves ample storage to carry along whatever you and your passengers may need on the road. Driver’s looking for a smartly-sized SUV that can still hold its own when it comes to towing will be impressed by this compact Chevy SUV, as it can tow an impressive 3,500 lbs. When it comes to entertainment technology, the 2018 Chevy Trax is packed with the latest advancements including Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility and a 4G LTE WIFI hotspot.

Overall, the 2018 Chevy Trax is the perfect SUV for drivers looking for a compact vehicle with a little bit of everything in terms of space, capability, and technology.

  • MSRP: $21,000
  • Fuel Efficiency: 25 city/33 highway
  • Cargo Space: 48.4 cu. ft.
  • Tow Capacity: up to 3,500 lbs

 

The 2018 Chevy Equinox

The 2018 Chevy Equinox is a crossover SUV that is a bit larger compared to the Trax, and consequently offers more when it comes to cargo space – allowing for a convenient 63.5 cu. ft. Drivers who are comparing the Equinox against the Trax will also note that the fuel efficiency and towing capacity on these vehicles are nearly identical, however the Equinox does have some additional features that set it apart. This includes three available engine options – a 1.5L turbo engine with a six-speed automatic transmission, 2.0L turbo engine with a nine-speed automatic transmission, and 1.6L turbo diesel engine with a six-speed automatic transmission. The 2018 Chevy Equinox also allows drivers to upgrade to an 8” touchscreen to further enjoy the impressive onboard infotainment system.

  • MSRP: $25,600
  • Fuel Efficiency: 26 city/32 highway
  • Cargo Space: 63.5 cu. ft.
  • Tow Capacity: up to 3,500 lbs

 

The 2018 Chevy Traverse

As we go down the list, these Chevy SUVs keep getting larger. In fact, the 2018 Chevy Traverse has room for an incredible 8 passengers – and leading storage space for its class to match. This makes the Traverse the perfect Chevy SUV for drivers with large families or those who enjoy to fill up their vehicle for weekend adventures. The Traverse also features an abundance of preventive and protective safety features, utilizing the latest in safety technology to keep both the driver and passengers safe. Among the most advanced of these features is low speed forward braking, lane change/blind spot alerts, and an extensive airbag system. Entertainment technology is also sure to please both the driver and passengers onboard this Chevy SUV as Bluetooth connectivity, Apple Carplay and Android Auto, and a 4G LTE WIFI hotspot are all available features.

This Chevy SUV is truly the ultimate vehicle for the driver looking for impressive seating and cargo space with all of the latest safety and entertainment technology to match.

  • MSRP: $32,600
  • Fuel Efficiency: 20 city/26 highway
  • Cargo Space: 98.2 cu. ft.
  • Tow Capacity: 1,500 lbs

 

The 2018 Chevy Tahoe

When it comes to Chevy SUVs, the 2018 Tahoe offers the most impressive towing capacity at 6,600 lbs maximum. This is a big jump from the other SUVs we have covered on the list so far and makes this full-size SUV a great choice for drivers who intend on towing heavy loads for work or for play. To enable this kind of capability, the SUV comes standard with a 5.3L EcoTec3 V8 engine delivering up to 420 horsepower. However, with all of this power drivers can still expect to receive the same intuitive and advanced entertainment and safety technology that are present onboard other Chevy SUVs in the 2018 lineup.

For the driver looking for the ultimate in power, technology, and safety, the 2018 Chevy Tahoe is sure to please.

  • MSRP: $47,215
  • Fuel Efficiency: 16 city/23 highway
  • Cargo Space: 94.7 cu. ft.
  • Tow Capacity: up to 6,600 lbs

 

The 2018 Chevy Suburban

While the Tahoe features the biggest jump in towing capacity from the Chevy SUV lineup, the Suburban features an impressive jump in cargo space with its 121.7 cu. Ft. of available interior storage. And did we mention that there are nine available seats in this spacious interior? With all of this space, the 2018 Chevy Suburban still has the power to match with a towing capacity that exceeds expectations with a maximum of 6,300 lbs. Entertainment and safety features also come packed on this large Chevy SUV, even featuring an anti-theft system.

If you want it all, from the ultimate in cargo space to towing capacity and entertainment and safety features galore, then the Suburban might be the best option for you out of all the Chevy SUVs in the 2018 lineup.

  • MSRP: $50,150
  • Fuel Efficiency: 16 city/23 highway
  • Cargo Space: 121.7 cu. ft.
  • Tow Capacity: up to 6,300 lbs

 

Choosing The Right Chevy SUV for You

Although we’ve taken an in-depth look at some of the best features of the 2018 Chevy SUV lineup, it can be nearly impossible to choose which of these vehicles is the best fit for you without seeing them in person. It is important to head down to your local Chevy dealership to see what new, used, or certified pre-owned Chevy SUVs they have available. While you’re there, be sure to go on at least a couple of test drives to help you make your decision. No matter what you’re looking for, you’ll be sure to find it in a Chevy SUV.