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2008 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LS

4x2

2009 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LS

4x2

2008 Chevrolet Suburban 1500
(2008 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 4x2 shown)
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2009 Chevrolet Suburban 1500
(2009 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 4x2 shown)
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MSRP $38,085 $40,370
Destination Charge $900 $950
Invoice Price $34,848 $37,544
Total List Price $38,985 $41,320
Available Engines 320-hp, 5.3-liter V-8 (regular gas) 320-hp, 5.3-liter V-8 (flexible; E85) 310-hp, 5.3-liter V-8 (regular gas) 310-hp, 5.3-liter V-8 (flexible; E85)
Available Transmissions 4-speed automatic w/OD 6-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual
Fuel Economy City 14 mpg 14 mpg
Fuel Economy Highway 20 mpg 20 mpg
NHTSA Crash Test Data    
Front, Passenger's
Front, Driver's
Side, Rear Seat
Other, Overall Rollover Rating
Side, Front Seat
Overview 2008 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LS 2009 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LS
Safety Overview Standard:
driver and passenger front impact airbags, rear center 3 point seatbelt, ABS brakes, ignition disable
Standard:
driver and passenger front impact airbags, rear center 3 point seatbelt, ABS brakes, immobilizer
Available:
ignition disable
Available:
immobilizer
In-Vehicle Assistance Service Standard Standard
Drive-Type Overview rear wheel drive rear wheel drive
Audio Overview Standard:
AM/FM/Satellite, clock, seek-scan, in-dash mounted single CD, MP3 decoder, 8, automatic equalizer, theft deterrent, window grid antenna, radio steering wheel controls
Standard:
AM/FM/Satellite, clock, seek-scan, in-dash mounted single CD, MP3 decoder, 6, automatic equalizer, theft deterrent, window grid antenna, radio steering wheel controls
Available:
AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan, in-dash mounted 6-disc CD changer, MP3 decoder
Available:
AM/FM/Satellite-capable, seek-scan, in-dash mounted single CD, MP3 decoder
Available:
AM/FM/Satellite-capable, seek-scan, in-dash mounted single CD, MP3 decoder
N/A
Interior 2008 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LS 2009 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LS
Air conditioning, front dual zone front manual dual zone front manual
Air conditioning, rear with separate controls with separate controls
Underseat ducts Standard Standard
Cargo concealed storage Standard Standard
Cargo tie downs Standard Standard
Clock in-radio in-radio display
Compass Standard Standard
Cruise control Standard Standard
Cup holders front and rear front and rear
Gear shift knob trim plastic/rubber plastic/rubber
12V DC power outlet 4 4
Overhead console mini mini
Floor mats carpeted front & rear Standard:
carpeted front & rear
N/A Available:
rubber front & rear
Front windows power power
Rear windows power power
1-Touch Window Down driver driver
Instrumentation analog analog
Oil pressure gauge Standard Standard
Driver information center Standard Standard
Tachometer Standard Standard
Trip computer Standard Standard
Water temp gauge Standard Standard
Voltage gauge Standard Standard
Low fuel warning Standard Standard
Service interval warning Standard Standard
Exterior temperature display Standard Standard
Lighting - map lights front & rear front & rear
Lighting - dome light delay delay
Lighting - cargo light Standard Standard
Illuminated vanity mirrors driver and passenger driver and passenger
Rear window defogger Standard Standard
Rearview mirror auto-dimming day-night Standard:
day-night
N/A Available:
auto-dimming day-night
Mirrors - visor vanity mirrors driver and passenger driver and passenger
Retained accessory power Standard Standard
Seatback storage pockets 2 2
Tilt-Wheel adjustable steering column Standard Standard
Steering wheel material leather leather
Adjustable pedals Available:
power
Available:
power
Seats 2008 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LS 2009 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LS
Front seat type split-bench split-bench
Seating capacity Standard:
8 passengers
9 passengers
Available:
9 passengers
N/A
Front seat driver direction controls 6-way power 6-way power
Front passenger seat direction controls 4-way 4-way
Lumbar support driver driver
Front armrests center center
Front head restraints adjustable adjustable
Heated front seats N/A Available:
driver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatback
Rear seats 60-40 split-bench 60-40 split-bench
Rear armrest Standard Standard
Rear head restraints 2 - adjustable 2 - adjustable
3rd row seats 50-50 split-bench 50-50 split-bench
Seat trim premium cloth premium cloth
Entertainment 2008 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LS 2009 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LS
Radio Standard:
AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan
Standard:
AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan
Available:
AM/FM/Satellite-capable, seek-scan
Available:
AM/FM/Satellite-capable, seek-scan
CD player Standard:
in-dash mounted single
in-dash mounted single
Available:
in-dash mounted 6-disc
N/A
MP3 capability Standard Standard
Auxiliary audio input Standard Standard
Steering wheel audio controls Standard Standard
Speakers 8 6
Equalizer automatic automatic
Speed-Sensitive Volume Standard Standard
1st row LCD screen N/A Available:
1
Bluetooth Compatibility N/A Standard
Safety and Security 2008 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LS 2009 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LS
Airbags, frontal driver and front passenger driver and front passenger
Airbags, side curtain curtain 1st, 2nd and 3rd row curtain 1st, 2nd and 3rd row
Occupant sensor Standard Standard
Traction control ABS and driveline ABS and driveline
In-Vehicle Assistance Service Standard Standard
Stolen-vehicle tracking Standard Standard
Height adjustable safety belts front front
Seatbelt pretensioners front front
Headlights halogen halogen
Exterior light control fully automatic fully automatic
Delay off headlamps Standard Standard
Headlight washer Standard Standard
Daytime running lights Standard Standard
Illuminated entry Standard Standard
Parking assist Available Available
Remote keyless entry keyfob (all doors) keyfob (all doors)
Panic alarm Standard Standard
Door locks power with 2 stage unlock power with 2 stage unlock
Rear child safety door locks Standard Standard
Content theft-deterrent alarm system Standard Standard
Ignition disable Standard Standard
Theft deterrent radio Standard Standard
Low tire pressure warning Standard Standard
Warranty 2008 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LS 2009 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LS
Warranty - Basic (mths/miles) 36/36,000 36/36,000
Warranty - Power Train (mths/miles) 60/100,000 60/100,000
Warranty - Corrosion/Perforation (mths/miles) 72/100,000 72/100,000
Warranty - Roadside Assistance (mths/miles) 60/100,000 60/100,000
Exterior 2008 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LS 2009 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LS
Antenna window grid window grid
Body material galvanized steel/alloy fully galvanized steel
Paint clearcoat monotone Standard:
clearcoat monotone
N/A Available:
metallic monotone
Bodyside moldings Standard:
body-colored
Standard:
body-colored
Available:
black
Available:
black
Grille trim black w/chrome surround Standard:
black w/chrome surround
N/A Available:
body-colored
N/A Available:
chrome
Door count 4 doors 4 doors
Rear cargo door liftgate liftgate
Tinted windows deep deep
Rear window type flip-up flip-up
Mirrors dual power remote dual power remote
Heated side mirrors Standard Standard
Spoiler lip lip
Roof rack Available N/A
Roof rails Standard Standard
Rear step bumper Standard Standard
Tires Standard:
P265/70SR17.0 BSW AS
Standard:
P265/70SR17.0 BSW AS
Available:
P265/70SR17.0 OWL AS
Available:
P265/70SR17.0 OWL AS
Wheels 17" polished alloy Standard:
17" polished aluminum
N/A Available:
17" steel
Spare tire and wheel full-size steel full-size steel
Windshield wipers - front variable intermittent variable intermittent
Rear window wipers fixed interval fixed interval
Running boards Standard Standard
Fender flares N/A Available
Mechanical 2008 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LS 2009 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LS
Engine 5.3L V-8 5.3L V-8
Engine - valvetrain OHV OHV
Recommended fuel Standard:
regular unleaded
Standard:
regular unleaded
Available:
flexible
Available:
flexible
Brakes 4-wheel disc 4-wheel disc
Antilock braking system (ABS) 4-wheel 4-wheel
Drive type rear-wheel rear-wheel
Engine block heater Available Available
Exhaust stainless steel stainless steel
Steering rack & pinion rack & pinion
Suspension tuning touring touring
Front suspension type short and long arm short and long arm
Front anti-roll bar Standard Standard
Front shocks premium premium
Front springs coil coil
Rear suspension type multi-link multi-link
Rear anti-roll bar Standard Standard
Rear shocks premium premium
Rear springs coil coil
Electronic stability system Standard Standard
Tiptronic automatic N/A Standard
Transmission 4-spd auto w/OD 6-spd auto w/OD
Axle ratio Standard:
3.73
Standard:
3.08
Available:
4.10
Available:
3.42
Locking/limited slip differential Available Available
Remote vehicle starting system Available Available
Specifications 2008 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LS 2009 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LS
Exterior length 222.4 " 222.4 "
Exterior body width 79.1 " 79.1 "
Exterior height 76.8 " 76.8 "
Engine 5.3L V-8 5.3L V-8
Horsepower 320 @ 5,200 rpm 310 @ 5,200 rpm
Torque 340 @ 4,200 rpm 335 @ 4,400 rpm
SAEJ1349 AUG2004 compliant Standard Standard
Fuel economy - city 14 mpg 14 mpg
Fuel economy - highway 20 mpg 20 mpg
Bore-and-Stroke 3.78 / 3.62 " 3.78 / 3.62 "
Curb weight 5,607 lbs. 5,607 lbs.
Gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) 7,200 lbs. 7,200 lbs.
Front gross axle weight rating (GAWR) 3,300 lbs. 3,300 lbs.
Rear gross axle weight rating (GAWR) 4,200 lbs. 4,200 lbs.
Payload 1,593 lbs. 1,593 lbs.
Maximum Trailer Weight 7,100 lbs. 5,100 lbs.
GCWR 13,000 lbs. 11,000 lbs.
Wheelbase 130.0 " 130.0 "
Front track 68.2 " 68.2 "
Rear track 67.0 " 67.0 "
Turning radius 21.5 ' 21.5 '
Ground clearance 10.5 " 10.5 "
Drag coefficient .36 .36
Front legroom 41.3 " 41.3 "
Rear legroom 39.5 " 39.5 "
Third row legroom 34.9 " 34.9 "
Front headroom 41.1 " 41.1 "
Rear headroom 38.5 " 38.5 "
Third row headroom 38.1 " 38.1 "
Front hiproom 64.4 " 64.4 "
Rear hiproom 61.8 " 61.8 "
Third row hiproom 49.4 " 49.4 "
Front shoulder room 65.3 " 65.3 "
Rear shoulder room 65.2 " 65.2 "
Third row shoulder room 64.7 " 64.7 "
Luggage volume 45.8 cu.ft. 45.8 cu.ft.
Luggage volume (max) 137.4 cu.ft. 137.4 cu.ft.
Fuel tank 31.0 gal. 31.0 gal.