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Chevrolet Suburban Reviews from Consumer Reports

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Chevrolet Suburban Reviews

The Chevrolet Suburban is a 4-door SUV offered in a 2WD 4dr LS, 4WD 4dr LS, 4WD 4dr LTZ, 2WD 4dr LT, 2WD 4dr LTZ and 4WD 4dr LT. The powertrains include 5.3-liter V8 (320 hp) and 6.0-liter V8 (352 hp) engines, and 6-speed automatic transmissions. It is Rear, selectable 4WD, or AWD wheel drive. EPA-rated fuel economy ranges from 15 mpg city to 20 mpg highway. The Suburban uses Regular fuel.

Competing models include Ford Expedition, Toyota Sequoia and Lexus GX.

Last Model Reviewed: 2010

Reviewed Chevrolet Suburbans from Consumer Reports

Consumer Reports has placed the following models through over 50 tests at our test track:

  • 2010 Chevrolet Suburban LT V8
  • 2007 Chevrolet Suburban LT3 V8
  • 2005 Chevrolet Suburban LT V8

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