Chevrolet Suburban Review – Research New & Used Chevrolet Suburban Models | Edmunds

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One of the longest-running sold in the United States, the Suburban debuted back in After serving faithfully for evolutionary years as a truck meant for commercial or rural the extra-large Suburban has increasingly the go-to choice for families or in need of class-leading passenger and capacity, third-row seating and truck-based towing capability.

stout underpinnings, strong a comfortable ride and spacious for up to nine plus their the current truck is a very large SUV. A short of competitive sport-utilities may offer refinement and ultra-lux conveniences for bucks, but the big Suburban (as well as its GMC the Yukon XL) remains the only SUV available in both light- and heavy-duty (2500) versions. It comes recommended, and older are also good choices for desiring a used SUV.

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The Suburban full-size SUV is available in well-equipped trim levels: LS, LT and All are powered by V8s. Standard on the 1500 is a 5.3-liter unit 320 horsepower and 335 pound-feet of torque. The gets a 6.0-liter V8 packing 352 and 382 lb-ft. Both are matched to a and cooperative six-speed automatic

A choice of two- or four-wheel is yours either way, and capacities can approach 10,000

For such a big truck, the Chevrolet is relatively quick. However, the V8 Suburban doesn’t always so quick when carrying a load of passengers or cargo. The system is impressive, though, and composed handling and a smooth The Suburban isn’t exactly around corners, but the cabin is at speed and the ride is always controlled.

When pointed straight an interstate or out in the wide-open spaces, aren’t many better, capable cruisers than the Suburban. Overall, it’s a choice for SUV shoppers with of people- or gear-hauling needs.

Chevrolet Suburban Models

The Chevrolet Suburban debuted for the model year. Compared to the Suburban, this version on an updated chassis that all of its prior strength along a more comfortable ride and handling, performance and efficiency. Suburbans also boast advancements like front side airbags, stability and side curtain airbags for all rows.

Originally, the 5.3-liter V8 was standard on the LS and 1LT, and it produced 310 hp and 340 lb-ft of The 6.2-liter V8 was standard on the 2LT and LTZ models at time as well, but it featured a lower output (366 hp, 376 than the 2500 version, has remained unchanged. For 2010, the became standard on every and adopted its current output.

key difference is the standard four-speed transmission on hand prior to on the 2500 and ’09 for the 1500.

The Suburban that debuted for the model year and lasted 2006 was packaged more than before — and increasingly outclassed by newer in its later years, its warehouse-sized made it an easy pick for and home remodelers who truly to max out passenger and cargo space. materials and fit and finish were adequate, however, and the exterior was beginning to look a tad dated. it was still a brick aerodynamically.

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It was slightly shorter than its as earlier Chevrolet Suburban shared much of their and powertrains with the GM full-size on which they were Several trim levels and a modest V8s were available but by 2001 the two small-block engines up to 285 and 320 hp, and were still outpaced by an new 8.1-liter V8 with 340 hp and 455 lb-ft of torque.

The Chevy Suburban further up the comfort scale as the went by, but the big news for 2003 was the of an innovative Quadrasteer four-wheel-steering on 3/4-ton models — the turning circle by a substantial 8 and also improving towing The cabin was now more accommodating, with numerous improvements tri-zone climate controls and DVD entertainment, second-row captain’s and power-adjustable pedals. Updates OnStar, steering-wheel audio and tire-pressure monitoring carried the big through 2006.

Previous to this, there was the from 1992-’99. After a enduring model run by the previous that extended from the then-new ’92 Chevrolet finally adopted the sleek design and freshened interiors of its updated pickup truck In addition to handsome new looks, the redesigned next-generation Suburban more glass area and a step-in height than its

After a few years of detail redesigned seats and a new modular graced the Suburban’s interior in and a year later daytime lamps marked the adoption of powerful new Vortec gasoline ranging up to 290 hp. For off-roaders, four-wheel-drive substituted a modern independent suspension and more convenient electronic shift-on-the-fly transfer In 1998, four-wheel-drive operation was again with an optional automatic full-time 4WD system for convenience.

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For more on past Suburban models, view our Suburban history page.

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