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2015 Chevrolet Suburban

At a Glance

Pricing $49,915 - $67,730
Drive Types RWD, 4WD
Engines 5.3l V8
Transmissions A6
Fuel Economy 15-16 (city), 22-23 (highway)

Our Ratings

Velocity Index 44
Style 2 stars out of 5
Utility 5 stars out of 5
Livability 1 stars out of 5
Value 2 stars out of 5
Fun 1 stars out of 5

Overview Information

The latest Suburban is the most refined vehicle to ever wear the name. The Suburban is Chevrolet's long wheelbase full-sized SUV. Other divisions of GM sell variations as the Escalade ESV and Yukon XL. Inside, there are three rows of seats for up to 9 passengers depending on the equipped seating. Compared to the shorter-wheelbase variant Tahoe, the Suburban is some 20 inches longer in overall length. Most of the length is behind the second row seats nearly doubling the cargo capacity behind the third row. A 5.3L V-8 engine is standard. Although full-size SUVs have become popular as family haulers, their only real advantage is tow ratings of over 7500 lbs. Full-size SUVs with truck underpinnings are robbed of interior space with the body mounted over the frame. Most families would be better served with a crossover SUV such as the Chevrolet Traverse. Many offer similar legroom with improved maneuverability, cargo capacity and fuel efficiency for less money.

What Changed:

LTZ trim level renamed Premier

Official Word:

After 80 years of setting the bar high, the Chevrolet Suburban underwent a complete redesign in 2015, offering a more contemporary take on the full-size SUV's legendary functionality, performance and convenience features. Now for 2016 models, Suburban adds to its impressive array of technology and safety components with several upgrades, including an Enhanced Driver Alert Package. The new package, which is available on the LS, includes a number of active safety features and security functions, such...Read.

Model/Trim/Package EL Engine MPG VjI Base Price
Suburban LS 2 5.3l V8 (355-bhp) A6 RWD 16/23/19 41 $49,915
Suburban LS 2 5.3l V8 (355-bhp) A6 4WD 15/22/18 38 $52,915
Suburban LT 3 5.3l V8 (355-bhp) A6 RWD 16/23/19 41 $55,045
Suburban LT 3 5.3l V8 (355-bhp) A6 4WD 15/22/18 38 $58,045
Suburban Premier 3 5.3l V8 (355-bhp) A6 RWD 16/23/19 44 $64,730
Suburban Premier 3 5.3l V8 (355-bhp) A6 4WD 15/22/18 41 $67,730

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