Chevrolet’s New 2018 Tahoe RST Is Intriguing, But Is It Worth $78,000?

SUVs are all the rage nowadays and one of the most popular from General Motors is the large Chevrolet Tahoe.

Like the Suburban, the Tahoe is a behemoth but earlier this year, the brand introduced a sporty RST package for the SUV despite its size. Hoovies Garage recently jumped behind the wheel of the $78,000 Chevrolet to see if it is worth the money.

Compared to a standard Tahoe, the RST includes a Borla high-performance exhaust system and optional Brembo six-piston front calipers alongside mammoth 410 x 32 mm discs.

From a visual standpoint, Tahoe RST customers receive a gloss black front grille, black roof rails, unique badging, and 22-inch wheels wrapped in Bridgestone rubber.

Earlier this month, Chevrolet introduced a host of updates for its Tahoe Police Pursuit Vehicle and Hoovies Garage also had the chance to test it out.


  • Bo Hanan

    Currently there is NO American luxury SUV on the market that is worth over $60K.

    • Nordschleife

      Especially a Tahoe.

    • Victor Ferreira

      Eh, I 99% agree. The new Navigator (is that on sale yet?) looks more interesting than the German/Japanese offerings.

      • SteersUright

        The Navigator finally has the interior it needed, but the exterior is SOOO bad it would need an immediate rebate as an apology to customers.

        • Victor Ferreira

          I personally think that a 2018 Expedition with the 2018 Navigator interior would be great. Regardless, I’m interested in seeing GM’s response to Ford’s new offerings.

    • Karl

      Not true

      • Bo Hanan

        Name one.

        • Karl

          Ok, I will name two, Escalade and Navigator!

          • Bo Hanan


          • Karl

            Ok Batman where are you going with this?

          • Jay

            You didn’t understand. Yes they costed over $60k but he’s saying they weren’t worth that price..

          • Karl

            Shows how much you know buddy!

  • :/ Yurr

    Nope not worth it , it’s nice though😁.

  • nastinupe

    Not Impressed. I would go with a Factory Certified 2015 Cadillac Escalade ESV Platinum with 20,000 miles and a 100,000 mile/7 year warranty for $55k.

    • Bo Hanan


  • john1168

    This RST is nice and I wouldn’t mind owning one but yeah, it’s pricey. I love how they put the new 10 speed in it and the MRSC shocks but I do wish it had an independent rear suspension. Rumor has is the next Tahoe/Suburban/Escalade will have an IRS. I hope so.

    • FactChecker90803

      You cant TOW with a vehicle that has IRS, I heard that Rumor as well, the IRS will go on the 1500 but the 2500 keeps its solid rear.

  • Honda NSX-R

    Nope rather have a Yukon Denali

    • john1168

      Can one get the more powerful engine, the 10 speed and mrsc shock on the Yukon? It would be nice if you could.

      • Jay

        More powerful? It’s the same engine from with Escalade. If I’m not mistaken the Yukon Denali also has it too.

  • Robert

    “Chevrolet’s New 2018 Tahoe RST Is Intriguing, But Is It Worth $78,000?”….HELL NO!

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