The 2021 Chevy Suburban is equipped with a new independent rear suspension, new technology, and new style. The 2021 Chevy Suburban debuted at the Detroit Auto Show, along with the 2021 Chevy Tahoe. There is no pricing available yet, but the 2021 Suburban will be available mid-2020.
This is the next generation of Suburbans for Chevrolet, bringing some needed updates. The new independent rear suspension should make a considerable difference to improve the ride quality, handling and add more cargo space. It gains 1.3 inches in overall length and has a 4.1 inch longer wheelbase. The suspension upgrade paired with 5.3 inch lower load floor equals huge gains in cargo space and the third-row. The Suburban gains 3.7 inches of third-row legroom (this is huge), plus 16.2 cubic feet of space behind the second row.
The new Suburban offers three different suspension options. The standard setup has traditional coil springs and passive dampers. The mid-tier suspension uses coil springs and GM’s fourth- generation magnetic dampers. The third option comes with a completely new air suspension system which is available on High Country and Z71 trims. The air suspension offers up to 4 inches of height adjustment. Highway driving allows for lowering 0.75 inch and off-road raises.
The only difference in the powertrain is the addition of the 3.0-liter Duramax turbo diesel. The output on this engine offers the same 277 horsepower and 460 pound-feet of torque seen in the Silverado. The standard engine offered will remain the 5.7-liter V8 with an output of 355 horsepower and 383 pound-feet of torque. The other option is an the 6.2-liter V8 engine. The larger V8 has 420 horsepower and 460 pound-feet of torque. Both V8’s feature GM’s Dynamic Fuel Management system (DFM).
The new Suburban will also feature the next-generation electrical architecture. This means it will have all the new technology Chevrolet has to offer. The standard infotainment is a 10-inch touchscreen mounted front and center. There is a 4.2 inch digital instrument cluster standard, but an 8-inch comes with the Premier and High Country trims. There is an option for a 15-inch head-up display, and a rear-seat entertainment package that mounts huge 12.6 inch touchscreens to the back of the front headrests.
The Chevy offers the LS and LT as the two base trims, plus an RST, Z71, Premier and High Country. The High Country is a new trim for the Chevy Suburban as the top trim. Lots of new things for Chevrolet.
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