A Panoramic View of the 2024 Chevrolet Suburban

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Looking for something that goes well with your personal vehicle needs as well as carrying heavy cargo around? Meet the oldest known capacious giant that has also adopted countless infotainment features as obligatory equipment. Every bit about this car will leave you craving for it.

Introduction

When we talk about one of the longest-used vehicle nameplates, the Chevrolet Suburban definitely has to be on the list. It’s safe to say this as it’s in the twelfth generation currently, while its production was started in 1935.

As for the 2024 Chevrolet Suburban, it is the fourth model year of the 12th generation. This model follows the 2021 model, which received a completely new design and re-engineering. It generally received positive reviews on its technology features, overall refinement, and interior quality. However, for the 2024 model, we did not see a lot of changes, just a few minor ones here and there.

Suburbans can go from super comfortable to luxurious one, depending on the trim level you choose. Continue reading to learn more about the specs and features of the Chevrolet Suburban 2024.

History

The Chevrolet Suburban is a station wagon that first came up in 1935 and was built on a truck chassis. Initially this vehicle was marketed for commercial use like transporting passengers and business cargo. However, this vehicle evolved after the Second World War, making it gain a lot of popularity. Since the post-WWII version of this vehicle received a durable design and was quite spacious, people started using it for personal use as well.

The vehicle remained in continuous production during the 1950s and the 1960s until 1973 when it received a redesign. The vehicle adopted a squared-off body style, which also became a characteristic of SUVs in subsequent years. Later, in 1992, the Chevrolet Suburban got another redesign. This time, this vehicle came with improved fuel efficiency and overall performance. 

GenerationYearsEnginePerformanceSpecial VersionsFacelift
1st1935-1940207 cu in (3.4 L) OHV Chevrolet Stovebolt 6-cylinderSpace for up to eight occupantsNoneN/A
2nd1941-1946216 cu in (3.5 L) I6Shares its mechanicals with AK Series trucksNoneN/A
3rd1947-1954216 cu in (3.5 L)Comes with tailgate/panel doorsNoneN/A
4th1955-1959265 cu in (4.3 L) V8  New stylingNoneN/A
5th1960-1966I6, V6, V8Features high torque yet poor fuel economyC-1416 (Veraneio) 
6th1967-1972V8Solid performance of its time, quite reliableNoneN/A
7th1973-1991Both diesel and gasoline engines, V8More focused on towing capabilityR/V series (1987-1991)1981
8th1992-1999V8better handling and more aerodynamic designHolden Suburban (1998-2001)1995
9th2000-2006V8Improved ride qualityZ71 Off-Road package2003
10th2007-2014V8More focused on fuel efficiencyHybrid variant2010
11th2015-2020V8Better performance and styling due to the RST packageRST Performance Package           2018
12th2021-presentV8, Inline-6 Turbo Dieselincreased size, better technology, comfortable ride, more luxurious experienceHigh Country trimN/A

Engine, Transmission, and Performance

You will find the 2024 Chevrolet Suburban in either a rear or all-wheel drive system. It comes with a pair of V8s and, a six-cylinder diesel engine, and a 10-speed automatic transmission. With its 5.3-liter V8 engine, you can expect 355 horsepower on all the models except the Higher Country one. For that, you will get a 6.2-liter V8 engine delivering 420 hp. Another available option is the 3.0-liter turbocharged six-cylinder diesel engine that delivers 277 horses. This model is riding on the same GM T1 platform that was used for previous models.

You have the option to fit an adjustable air suspension as well that allows for a lot better ground clearance, amazon aerodynamics, and passenger accessibility. Other than that, some of its available features include rear cross-traffic alert, blind spot monitoring, surround-view parking camera, Supercruise, and adaptive cruise control. This model truly is a banger with top-notch safety features.

According to the EPA, the 5.3-liter V8 engine is rated at 15 mpg in the city and 20 mpg on the highway, having the rear-wheel drive system. The same engine gives 15 mpg city and 18 mpg highway with the all-wheel drive.

Exterior

The first look at the 2024 Suburban indicated a bold and modern look that we got from the very beginning of the 12th generation. It has a prominent front grille with that iconic Chevrolet bowtie emblem, finishing off with narrow LED headlights. The perfectly strong yet sculpted lines on the vehicle’s body give the Suburban a commanding presence on the road.

Its increased size is also totally visible, which is obviously the result of a new platform compared to the previous generation. You will also find well-defined alloy wheels and more pronounced wheel arches with a rear head having LED tail lights, further accentuating the SUV’s aesthetic.

When fitted with a 5.3-liter V8 engine and a rear-wheel drive system, you can expect this vehicle’s towing capacity to be 8,300 pounds. However, with the four-wheel drive diesel engine, it has the lowest towing capacity, which is 7,800 pounds.

The deletion of one color, that is, Auburn Metallic, leaves us with nine exterior color options. They include:

  • Iridescent Pearl Tricoat
  • Dark Ash Metallic
  • Silver Sage Metallic
  • Sterling Gray Metallic
  • Radiant Red Tintcoat
  • Summit White
  • Midnight Blue Metallic
  • Empire Beige Metallic
  • Black

Inside the 2024 Chevrolet Suburban

If there’s one thing Suburban is known for, it’s the spacious interior. It offers more in terms of cargo as well. You will get a little more legroom in the second and third rows of the seats. A. The interior design is essentially the same as the previous year’s model except for a couple of inches more of legroom. Its cargo space can be expanded to 144.7 cubic feet.

As for the display, it is found in front of the instrument panel. The lower portion is where all the physical controls reside. The screen is 8.0 inches, while the instrument cluster is 4.2-inch. The Android Auto and Apple CarPlay are standard in all models. Though most of the models come with a 12-inch digital instrument cluster along with a 10.2-inch touchscreen, having voice assistant and also Google Maps as well.

You can get the 2024 model in two color options only including mocha and jet black. Both are available with perforated leather seating surfaces.

The following table shows the price list of all the trim levels of the 2024 Chevrolet Suburban.

2024 Chevrolet Suburban Trim LevelsPricing
LS$61,195
LT$66,695
RST$69,295
ZS1$71,295
Premier$74,595
High Country$81,895
Driving Experience

Since the platform of the 12th generation Chevrolet Suburban is different from the previous generation, it offers a more comfortable and smooth driving experience. It also contributes to better ride quality, stability, and improved handling.

It is definitely the 5.3-liter EcoTec3 V8 engine that allows for a thrilling yet memorable performance. Thanks to the precise suspension system and heavy-duty chassis that makes it is super comfortable to ride on both the city roads and off-road settings. Moreover, this vehicle comes with a rear-wheel drive system that gives exceptional performance.

It is certainly the advanced suspension system and sound insulation that contributed to a quiet and more refined cabin experience. Furthermore, added safety features and driving aids help boost the overall driving experience.

Conclusion

It’s true that Suburban is way more than just a metal box. You will find this to be one of the most capacious vehicles in the US. The 2024 Chevrolet Suburban, part of the 12th generation, continued the model’s legacy of combining performance with spacious interiors.

There are no substantial changes to discuss in this model compared to the previous ones. However, experts are of the view that the upcoming 2025 model might come with some noteworthy updates, as none of the expected updates came in the 2024 model.

However, depending on the trim level and engine options, this vehicle can turn out to be comfortable to super luxurious. In general, you get amazing hauling capacity and a good fuel economy for a kind of its kind.

Pros

  • Super spacious interior
  • Powerful engine having significantly improved fuel economy
  • Amazing hauling capacity

Cons

  • Complicated interior controls
  • Most safety features are limited to higher trim levels

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Does the 2024 Chevrolet Suburban come with warranty or maintenance coverage?

Yes, you will get a limited warranty that covers 36,000 miles and a powertrain warranty, which covers five years.

What is the seating configuration in the Suburban 2024?

The Chevrolet Suburban 2024 comes in three seating configurations. This includes a nine-passenger configuration (3-3-3), eight-passenger configuration (2-3-3), and seven-passenger configuration (2-2-3).

Can we consider the 2024 Chevrolet Suburban a luxury car?

Typically, it is just a full-size SUV, but it does have higher trim levels that give a luxury experience. You also get options on the lower trims to make them as comfortable and luxurious as you want.

Written by: Motorcardata

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