What was first leaked a few weeks ago, Chevrolet has officially revealed the 2015 Tahoe Z71 and 2015 Suburban Z71 at the 2014 Texas State Fair. The off-road-oriented trucks will go on sale this fall, beginning with 4WD LT models.
The 2015 Tahoe and Suburban Z71 packages, like the Silverado Z71, will feature distinctive look and upgraded off-road capabilities, along with some new technology. In the case of the 2015 Chevrolet Tahoe and 2015 Chevrolet Suburban models, the Z71 package will add a front skid plate, wider rear track for greater stability, 18-inch wheels with widened off-road tires (making the track wider), electric variable-assist power steering system, shear body mounts, Duralife brake rotors, third-generation magnetic ride control, available automatic locking differential and a front parking assist system.
Also, styling enhancements include a unique grille and bumper, running boards, fog lamps, front tow hooks and Z71 badging throughout the interior and exterior.
“The popular Z71 package enhances the capable look and feel of the new 2015 Tahoe and Suburban,” said Sandor Piszar, director of Chevrolet Marketing. “It gives customers another choice when it comes to selecting the full-size Chevrolet SUV that’s perfect for their lifestyle.”
Midway through the launch year, the 2015 Tahoe and Suburban Z71 models will get additional content launched throughout the year like OnStar 4G LTE with a built-in Wi-Fi hotspot, “Dockspot” wireless phone charging capability and hands-free liftgate operation.