The 2015 Chevrolet Tahoe is one of Chevrolet’s primary got-to-have full-size-SUV. The Tahoe accounts for nearly 50 percent of full-size-SUV sales. The SUV is equipped with a 5.3-liter V-8. An offshoot of the new Gen V small-block family.
It’s equipped with direct fuel injection, variable valve timing, and cylinder deactivation, and it makes 355 horsepower and 383 lb-ft of torque. It plies its trade through a six-speed automatic with manual shifting capability and a tow/haul mode.
The revised V-8 will operate in four-cylinder mode more often than before, and if you’re easy on the throttle and cruising along, the engine will stay in V-4 longer than you expect. The EPA fuel-economy estimates come in at 16 mpg city and 22 highway for four-wheel-drive where the rear-wheel model gets the same city mileage and one additional mpg on the highway.
Vehicle Fuel Economy/ Performance Enhancements:
The 2015 Chevrolet Tahoe packs a lot of performance while providing a luxury ride for the driver and passengers. With gas prices soaring, 16 mpg city and 22 highway may not be the best choice on gas. What if there was a way to increase the miles per gallon and increase the horsepower at a reasonable cost? We set out to research products that would allow owners to not only save on gas but also increase the Tahoe’s performance. After many weeks leading into months of research we would like to share our performance review.
About the K&N 63-3082 Intake:
This all new K&N AirCharger Intake System is a performance intake at heart that also finds ways to reduce the amount of fuel consumption while increase your SUV’s horsepower and acceleration. The K&N system is custom designed to replace the entire factory air intake system in your vehicle.
K&N guarantees both horsepower and acceleration gains with the K&N 63-3082 system and they back it with a million mile warranty. On our application, the 5.3-liter V-8, you can expect a 15.3 horsepower gain which will be very noticeable once you drive your vehicle with the new system installed.
The installation is real simple. You are going to start by removing the stock air intake system. Once the old system is out, you can start installing the new custom performance air intake system. The first part to be installed is the heat shield. Once the heat shield is secured install the intake tube. Last but not least you will need to install your air filter element. It will take users about an hour to install the new system, however you can rest assure that it is super easy to do.
• Guaranteed horsepower gain
• Designed to improve throttle response and engine sound
• Free-flowing high density polyethylene tube
• Replaces entire factory air intake system
• Not legal for highway use in states adopting California emission regulations
• Lasts up to 100,000 miles before service is required (depending on driving conditions)
• Easy to install, usually in 90 minutes or less
• K&N Million Mile Limited Warranty
From our review, we noticed an increase in the mpg which in return helps keep money in your pocket. Also we definitely felt the 15.3 horsepower increase. The intake system is difficult to find in stores due to the demand. Hurry while supplies last and order your K&N performance intake system today.
You will be looking forward to the horsepower and acceleration gains you are going to get with your vehicles engine once you get that K&N performance air intake installed.
Verified Buyer Reviews:
“This is in my opinion the best product on the market for the money. I am extremely impressed with the ease of installation and then the noticeable performance increase after the products installation. Would most definitely re-purchase in the future.” – William Hill
“Quick and easy installation. Gave the truck a deeper growl and looks way better than the stock air box. Completely satisfied” – Christopher Beam
“Great sound!! Truck feel lighter and with more power than before!! I had to call K&N customer service to replace a plastic fitting that broke while installing the product and they were really professional about everything and with no questions asked they sent a replacement part right away!!” – Luis F. Rodriguez
The 2015 Chevrolet Tahoe’s 5.3-liter V-8 really comes to life once equipped with the K&N preformed air intake system. It reinforces the SUV’s name by enhancing acceleration and unleashing the hidden performance in horsepower that had been loss with the stock air intake system.
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