Two- or four-wheel drive may be specified. Both of these engines have cast-iron blocks and cast-aluminum heads. The addition of electronic stability control as a standard feature makes it a more attractive option for some potential buyers. I am not to concerned with the gas mileage and I plan to keep this truck for life. Interior With its standard trio of three-place bench seats, the Suburban can accommodate as many as nine people. Equipped with four side doors, it rides a 130-inch wheelbase and measures 219.
I've never had any problems with it, at this moment I have 61200 miles on it ando get about 8. Specially designed running boards also cheat the wind. Each of the available engines is matched with its own size-appropriate, electronically controlled, four-speed automatic transmission. The Suburban offers a choice of three engines, each with two- or four-wheel drive. Nothing that I can think of. Side airbags are available for front-row passengers. Half-ton versions of the Suburban powered by the 5.
Each transmission has a special mode for hauling and towing. This is fine if you plan to haul cords of firewood, but as a neighborhood carryall, the Suburban's cabin trails those of its competitors. With a larger cylinder bore, the 6. Furthermore, smooth shifts are another trademark characteristic. Having a vehicle that is 219.
Great car, handles well and never gives up! Acceleration is sufficiently swift from a standstill and for passing, but the reaction of the automatic transmission can be a tad slow. Make the Suburban longer and wider. Quadrasteer four-wheel steering is no longer available on 2006 models. Recent aerodynamic refinements to the monstrous Suburban have improved fuel-economy figures. I got minor injuries to myself and the car. The Suburban can be configured for multiple purposes, be it local family commuter, long-haul tow duty, or off-road adventurer.
Suburbans come in half-ton 1500 and three-quarter-ton 2500 capacity ratings. It has great ammenities, comfortable drive and is adaptable in a variety of weather conditions. You also have dependable traction control. Automation of this system is an option. Cons: How would you improve your 2007 Chevrolet Suburban? The various entertainment options can help immeasurably in placating passengers on interstate vacations. Overall the Suburban is the best car in its class any way you look at it.
Cons: How would you improve your 2006 Chevrolet Suburban? The Suburban's size does become an issue when parking, however, whether in a crowded lot or in the driveway. Cons: How would you improve your 2007 Chevrolet Suburban? Under the Hood The sole engine in the light-duty Suburban 1500 is a 295-horsepower, 5. Child-safety-seat attachments are included in the rear seats. The Suburban's loyal following is largely composed of well-heeled owners who have specialized pursuits and recognize a good value. They are flaky and expensive to repair or replace. Is very nice Truck Cons: How would you improve your 2008 Chevrolet Suburban? The vehicle's scale enables a large family to travel in spacious comfort, with well-padded seats and abundant storage nooks. Even amid incentives, the Suburban has a strong track record for a Better than Average Cost of Ownership.
In addition to large families, nearly every hobbyist group is interested in the Suburban--the fly fisherman, the grouse hunter, the camper, and the flea-market super-shopper. Due to the large size of the vehicle, your family rides safely. The key is to outfit it realistically for the intended purpose, including buying the right-sized engine. Very quiet at highway speeds. Panel gaps are large and inconsistent, and hard plastic with visible lines from the molding process abounds. Then when the time comes I will pass it on to my son.
A rear liftgate with flip-up glass is now standard on all models, and side-sill assist steps were redesigned for 2005. All engines team with a four-speed-automatic transmission. I was involved in a high speed accident hit by another vehicle traveling approx. Optional seating arrangements include twin bucket seats for the front and middle rows. If I had not been in my suburban I am certain that our injuries would have been much greater. Until then, the Suburban enters its final production year for this generation with minor tweaks--and all the robust capability that has made the model name legendary for half a century. Bringing a bit of high-tech to the otherwise outdated ambiance, a touch-screen navigation system is available, and the latest generation of OnStar is standard.
Great vehicles if you have a lot to haul, or a trailer to pull. Published reviews will be distributed to , , , and other web sites. Although, excellent comfort and interior design! With strong V-8 engines, the Suburban moves along with verve despite its mass. When the other vehicle hit my suburban, the damage was minimal compared to the other parties vehicle. Steering has a rather light feel, and the Suburban stays neatly on course. The Suburban's heritage is hard to match, and so is its resale value.
Great power when it gets on the cam. And two-wheel-drive versions of the Suburban with a locking rear differential can be equipped with electronic traction assist. More room behind the third row is much welcomed on trips with lots of suitcases that the suvs listed a-bove cant fit without putting it on the roof. A diesel is glaringly absent from the lineup, a shame for those who use the Suburban to cover a lot of miles or pull mammoth trailers. Additionally, a tire-pressure-monitoring system is now standard on all Suburbans, and catalytic converters on 1500 models have been relocated.