We needed more seats.. and room . We have an infant seat and two booster seats that we have to squeeze into a vehicle, plus all 5 kids, Scott and I.. The Tahoe has 8 wonderful seats, with lots of room... SO much so that I no longer hear..."mom Jacob is touching me"....."Mommy Seamus pushed on me"...."Mel, Lexi pinched me"... You get the point. There is so much room.. I am loving it..