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Chevrolet Tahoe / Suburban MPG

MPG Number of Vehicles
13 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
14 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
15 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
16 miles per gallon 2 vehicles
17 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
18 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
19 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
20 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
Model Year Body/Powertrain MPG  
2008 2008 4dr SUV 320-hp 5.3L V8 6-sp shiftable automatic 4WD w/low range 16.04
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With the 355-horsepower 5.3L V8 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and four-wheel drive w/low range, the 2008 Chevrolet Tahoe / Suburban has been averaging 16.04 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2008 Chevrolet Tahoe / Suburbans in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 77 miles per hour (about 49 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (38 percent), in heavy traffic (3 percent), and in the suburbs (0 percent).

In addition, the average 2008 Chevrolet Tahoe / Suburban in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC on most or all of the time.
2008 2008 4dr SUV 320-hp 5.3L V8 4-sp automatic RWD 18
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2008 2008 4dr SUV 332-hp 6.0L V8 Hybrid 4-sp 2-mode automatic 4WD w/low range 15.5
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What Our Members Are Saying about the Real Gas Mileage of the 2008 Chevrolet Tahoe / Suburban

2008 Chevrolet Tahoe / Suburban Real Gas Mileage: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2007 4dr SUV, ext. 320-horsepower 5.3L V8
4-speed automatic 4WD w/low range
In mostly local suburban areas we average 12 MPG. Highway only can reach 18 or 19 depending on load and hills. see full Chevrolet Tahoe / Suburban review
2007 4dr SUV 320-horsepower 5.3L V8
4-speed automatic 4WD w/low range
not economical see full Chevrolet Tahoe / Suburban review
2007 4dr SUV 320-horsepower 5.3L V8
4-speed automatic 4WD w/low range
17.2 to 17.4 on combined city and highway (more highway) see full Chevrolet Tahoe / Suburban review
2007 4dr SUV 320-horsepower 5.3L V8
4-speed automatic 4WD w/low range
Fuel economy is not great, but it's not horrible either. Again, this is a full size SUV on a truck platform. How much can anyone truly complain when you know this going in? see full Chevrolet Tahoe / Suburban review
 

2008 Chevrolet Tahoe / Suburban Gas Mileage (MPG)

Unlike other fuel economy surveys, TrueDelta's Real-World Gas Mileage Survey includes questions about how and where a car was driven. So you can get an idea of the Chevrolet Tahoe / Suburban's real-world MPG based on how and where you drive a car.