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Is the 2022 Chevy Tahoe or the 2022 GMC Yukon a better buy? Both large SUVs offer a whole lot, but the GMC Yukon is way more expensive than the Chevy Tahoe. So which is the better buy? Let’s look at what each SUV offers and what you’ll get for your money.

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How much does the 2022 Chevy Tahoe cost?

The 2022 Chevy Tahoe price ranges from $49,700 to $73,000, according to Edmunds. That’s a wide range and there are plenty of trim levels in between the low end and high end of that price range. That means you have lots of options with which to customize your Chevrolet Tahoe exactly how you want it.

The 2022 Chevy Tahoe base model is the LS, starting at $51,395. The 2022 Chevy Tahoe LS comes with a 5.3-liter V8 engine that makes 355 hp and 383 hp. The Tahoe‘s engine is matched to a 10-speed automatic transmission and four-wheel-drive is available on all models. It’s standard on the Z71. There are other engine options available. On the RST, Z71 and Premier levels, you can upgrade for a 6.2-liter V8 engine that puts put 420 hp and 460 lb-ft of torque. This engine is standard on the 2022 Chevy Tahoe High Country.

You can choose a 3.0-liter turbo-charged in-line six-cylinder diesel engine that makes 277 hp and 460 lb-ft of torque. The diesel engine comes on every 2022 Chevrolet Tahoe except for the Z71.

How much does the GMC Yukon cost?

The 2022 GMC Yukon price starts at $52,100, but that’s far from where it ends. The 2022 GMC Yukon Denali price starts at $70,045 for the diesel engine. It’s possible to make that even higher by upgrading to the 6.2-liter V8 engine, which costs $71,695. Packages and add-ons drive up the price even more.

Most colors will cost you extra, though White Frost Tricoat is the most expensive, at $1,095. Add on the Denali Premium Package for a ‘discounted’ $6,600, which comes with power-retractable steps, a panoramic sunroof, and a rear camera washer.

Which is better in the Tahoe vs. Yukon battle?

Both the 2022 Chevy Tahoe and the 2022 GMC Yukon are top-of-the line SUVs, but they’re also very similar. So how can you decide between them? Both the 2022 GMC Yukon and Chevy Tahoe have a 39/100 for overall score and a 73/100 for road-test score, according to Consumer Reports. On top of that, the reliability rating is just a 1/5 for both. The predicted owner satisfaction score is just 3/5.

So if you’re torn between the two SUVs, it might come down to a style preference. The GMC Yukon is the more luxurious option, while the Chevy Tahoe offers everything you could need in a full-size SUV without spending the extra money.

Both the 2022 GMC Yukon and the 2022 Chevy Tahoe are great large SUVs. So which is the better buy? The 2022 Chevy Tahoe is a better deal, considering how much of the same things it offers as the GMC Yukon, but at a better price. Still, if you want to splurge on the Yukon, you likely won’t regret it.


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