2015 Chevrolet Tahoe  RealSafeCars90Safety Rating

#8 of 2015 SUVs

#8 of all 2015 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 provides superior horsepower for its class, offering great power. Strong on technology, it 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 2015 Chevrolet Tahoe is 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 2015 Chevrolet Tahoe has a score of 90, implying a 0.03% chance of driver death (2.6% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2015 Chevrolet Tahoe has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0295% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 3.3717%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0295% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 3.3717% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2015 Chevrolet Tahoe is 38% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other suvs, the 2015 Chevrolet Tahoe is 29% less likely to result in a fatal accident.


But it is about as safe as many comparable models.

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