2011 Chevrolet Tahoe  RealSafeCars94Safety Rating

#1 of 2011 SUVs

#1 of all 2011 vehicles


Pictured: 2019 Chevrolet Tahoe
The Tahoe, a mainstay of Chevrolet's lineup since 1995, is a three-row large SUV with seating up to 8. The Chevrolet Tahoe has some real zest, surpassing typical horsepower for its class. The Tahoe has offered Android Auto and Apple CarPlay since 2016. It handles mud, snow, and sand with ease with optional all-wheel drive (AWD). Chevrolet offers a 3-year, 36,000-mile basic warranty, and a 5-year, 60,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2011 Chevrolet Tahoe is very safe compared to all vehicles.

Comparison to all vehicles.  This plot shows RSC safety scores on the horizontal axis vs. the number of vehicles with each safety score (depicted by bar height and percentages at the bottom). Colors reflect vehicle safety, ranging from red (not that safe) to green (safer). For reference, a score of 0 implies a 0.15% chance of driver death (13% chance of driver injury) over 15 years, and a score of 100 reflects a 0.016% chance (1.4% chance of driver injury). The 2011 Chevrolet Tahoe has a score of 94, implying a 0.024% chance of driver death (2.2% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2011 Chevrolet Tahoe has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0243% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 2.7719%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0243% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 2.7719% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2011 Chevrolet Tahoe is 49% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other suvs, the 2011 Chevrolet Tahoe is 42% less likely to result in a fatal accident.


And it is safer than many comparable models.

9973Subaru TribecaLincoln MKTLincoln MKXLincoln MKSGMC AcadiaCadillac SRXChevrolet TahoeVolkswagen TouaregM.-B. GLK-ClassVolvo XC60Volvo XC90Acura MDXComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2011 Chevrolet Tahoe with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 73 to 99. The 2011 Chevrolet Tahoe is safer than the 2011 Subaru Tribeca, the 2011 Lincoln MKT, the 2011 Lincoln MKX, the 2011 Lincoln MKS, the 2011 GMC Acadia, the 2011 Cadillac SRX, the 2011 Acura MDX, the 2011 Volvo XC90, the 2011 Volvo XC60, the 2011 Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class, and the 2011 Volkswagen Touareg.

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