New 2018 Chevrolet Suburban – Release Date, Specs & Info

 

The new 2018 Chevrolet Suburban offers a nine-seating capacity, a high-quality interior, a hush highway ride, a big cargo capacity, a strong V8 power, and a large towing capacity. Its release date should be expected sometime in the first half of 2018. 

The king size 2018 Chevrolet Suburban is a big family crossover SUV that offers room to spare for its occupants, and a cargo space to stuff anything you’d want for a weekend getaway. With such a massive weight and size, it’s natural that it offers a powerful engine. To this regard it comes with a 5.3L V8 engine rated for a healthy 355 hp. but even with its massive weight, the Suburban still manages to offer solid EPA ratings.

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According to Chevy, a fully loaded Suburban should be able to tow about 8,300 lbs. that’s more than you’ll ever need, and surpasses rival crossovers by more than 1,000 lbs. this year’s model also receives a major redesign for its interior and exterior styles. The interior, for example, comes with materials of high quality, and crisp white-on-black gauge graphics.

The graphics are simple and easily interpreted while the information display is intuitive to navigate. The seats, on the other hand, are reasonably supportive and comfortable for most shoppers. The technologies offered include a blind-spot monitor with rear cross traffic alerts, adaptive cruise control, air-conditioning, Bluetooth phone and audio connectivity, and a rearview camera.

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Even with so many bells and whistles, there are still plenty other SUVs you can check out in the market. They include the Toyota Sequoia, Honda Pilot, Chevrolet Traverse, Ford Explorer, and the Lincoln Navigator.

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2018 Chevrolet Suburban – Offered Trims

Three trims are offered for the fullsize 2018 Chevrolet Suburban SUV: LTZ, LT, and LS trims.

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The Suburban LS’s list of standard accessories and features includes a four-way and eight-way driver power lumbar, rear privacy glass, 110-V power outlet, automatic tri-zone climate control, remote engine start, an 8” Chevrolet MyLink touchscreen interface, power front seats, automatic wipers, roof rails, 18” alloy wheels, HD radio, a six-speaker Apple CarPlay compatible sound system, a rearview camera, and rear parking sensors.

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Standalone options offered for the Suburban LS include a lower rear-axle gearing, a vibrating safety alert, power-adjustable pedals, air leveling heavy-duty air suspension system, lane-departure prevention and warning, lane-departure mitigation and warning, and automatic high beams.

Springing for the Suburban LT trim model offers a telescopic-and-tilt steering wheel, a nine-speaker Bose sound system, automatic headlights, a power liftgate, a rearview auto-dimming mirror, heated front seats, a leather upholstery, and an additional 12V interior power outlet.

Options offered for the Suburban LT include a wireless cell phone charger, rear parking sensors, a sunroof, heated second-row seats, keyless ignition and entry, foglights, a navigation system, a rear-seat entertainment system, a blind-spot monitoring with rear cross traffic alert, power-folding mirrors, 18” wheels, underbody skid plates, hill descent control, special badging, specially tuned suspension system, and second- and third-row power-folding seats.

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The range-topping Suburban LTZ adds ventilated and heated front seats, a 10-speaker premium Bose surround-sound audio system, second-row bucket seats, 20” wheels, a leather upholstery, additional lumbar adjustment, adaptive magnetic suspension system, unique exterior trim, and xenon headlights.

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2018 Chevrolet Suburban Engine Specs

Motivation for the 2018 Chevrolet Suburban is offered for the 5.3L diesel V8 engine good for 355 horsepower and 383 lbs. ft. of torque. A six-speed transmission system is offered as a standard system, and a choice of either a front wheel drive or all-wheel drive.

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The two-wheel drive is rated at around 6,300 lbs. and 6,000 lbs. for the four-wheel drive system. Zipping from 0-60 mph only needs about 7.2 seconds for the all-wheel drive equipped with a Z71 package. EPA says you should expect 23 highway/16 city and 18 mpg for the 4WD system and 16/23/18 mpg for the 2WD.

2018 Chevrolet Suburban Release Date & Price

MSRP for the base model starts at $49,700, and up to $67,310 for the LTZ trim model. We should expect the model to go for sale probably in the first half of next year.

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