2016 Chevrolet Suburban

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2016 Chevrolet Suburban
2016 Chevrolet Suburban

Key specs

Base trim shown


Body style


Combined MPG


Seating capacity

Rear-wheel drive



The good:

  • Relative gas mileage
  • Seating capacity
  • Cargo room
  • Roomy second row

The bad:

  • Ungainly dimensions
  • Modest acceleration
  • Some dashboard buttons could be larger

3 trims

Starting msrp listed lowest to highest price

  • LS


  • LT


  • LTZ


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Notable features

  • MyLink multimedia system with Apple CarPlay standard
  • OnStar 4G LTE connectivity and Wi-Fi hot spot
  • Longer version of Chevrolet Tahoe
  • Seats up to nine
  • 4WD available
  • Tows up to 8,300 pounds

2016 Chevrolet Suburban review: Our expert's take

Vehicle Overview

The Chevrolet Suburban full-size SUV is a longer version of the Chevrolet Tahoe, and it can seat up to nine people. Its GM siblings are the more upscale GMC Yukon XL and even ritzier Cadillac Escalade ESV. The Suburban competes with other full-size SUVs like the Ford Expedition EL, Nissan Armada and Toyota Sequoia.
New for 2016
An 8-inch dashboard touch-screen is standard, and the MyLink multimedia system adds Apple CarPlay for mirroring of select smartphone apps on the screen. It works with the iPhone 5 and later models. A head-up display and a reconfigurable instrument panel with an 8-inch screen are available for LTZ models.
Significant Standard Features

  • Remote start system
  • Tri-zone automatic air conditioning
  • Fold-flat second- and third-row seats
  • Side-impact airbag between front seats 
  • MyLink multimedia system with 8-inch touch-screen and Apple CarPlay integration
  • Bluetooth streaming audio
  • Five USB ports
  • OnStar 4G LTE connectivity with Wi-Fi hot spot (data subscription required)
  • Backup camera
  • Required in every new car: front airbags, antilock brakes and an electronic stability system

Significant Available Features

  • Automatic high-beam headlights
  • Power-retractable and illuminated side steps
  • Power sunroof
  • Power liftgate
  • Power-adjustable pedals
  • Heated and cooled front seats
  • Push-button start
  • Navigation system
  • Rear-seat Blu-ray/DVD entertainment system
  • Forward collision alert
  • Blind spot warning system
  • Lane departure prevention
  • Safety alert seat

Consumer reviews

Rating breakdown (out of 5):
  • Comfort 4.9
  • Interior 4.7
  • Performance 4.5
  • Value 4.3
  • Exterior 4.7
  • Reliability 4.4

Most recent consumer reviews


Best used car I have ever bought! Great condition!

Love this suburban with so many upgrades it goes above my expectations! It’s perfect for our large family and very comfortable. Plenty of space with room left over.


Best vehicle I've had so far

This vehicle has met all my needs!!! Tons of room for family and friends. Very stylish and just the right color! Love all of the options it had!



Reliable vehicle with lots of room and towing power. The LTZ trim offers everything we need. It is comfortable and spacious, exactly what we were looking for.

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New car and Certified Pre-Owned programs by Chevrolet
New car program benefits
36 months/36,000 miles
36 months/36,000 miles
60 months/60,000 miles
24 months/24,000 miles
Roadside assistance
60 months/60,000 miles
Certified Pre-Owned program benefits
Maximum age/mileage
5 model years or newer/up to 75,000 miles
Basic warranty terms
12 months/12,000 miles bumper-to-bumper original warranty, then may continue to 6 years/100,000 miles limited (depending on variables)
6 years/100,000 miles
Dealer certification required
172-point inspection
Roadside assistance
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