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Here's how the 2012 Chevrolet Suburban and the 2012 Chevrolet Tahoe measure up.
2WD 4dr 1500 LS
$42,220
Starting MSRP
2WD 4dr 1500 LS
$38,755
Starting MSRP

Overview

Door
4-door 4-door -
Seats
8 8 -
Engine

320.0-hp, 5.3-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine(Flex Fuel Capability)

320.0-hp, 5.3-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine(Flex Fuel Capability)

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Combined MPG
17 17 -
Size
" length, 76.8" height " length, 76.9" height -
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive -

Exterior color

Exterior color

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Interior color

Interior color

Ebony w / Ebony Accents

Cashmere

Ebony w / Ebony Accents

Cashmere

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Transmissions

Transmissions

6-Speed A/T

Transmission Overdrive Switch

A/T

6-Speed A/T

Transmission Overdrive Switch

A/T

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Vehicle

Rear Door Type
Liftgate Liftgate -

Wheels

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum -
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel -
Spare Wheel Size
17 x -TBD- in 17 x -TBD- in -
Rear Wheel Size
17 x 7.5 in 17 x 7.5 in -
Front Wheel Size
17 x 7.5 in 17 x 7.5 in -

Electrical

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
160 160 -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
600 600 -

Engine

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
320 @ 5400 320 @ 5400 -
Engine Type
Gas/Ethanol V8 Gas/Ethanol V8 -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
335 @ 4000 335 @ 4000 -
Displacement
5.3L/323 5.3L/323 -
Engine Oil Cooler
N/A N/A -

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
15 MPG 15 MPG -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
21 MPG 21 MPG -
Cruising Range - Hwy
651.00 mi 546.00 mi -
Cruising Range - City
465.00 mi 390.00 mi -
Fuel Economy Est-Combined
17 MPG 17 MPG -

Suspension

Suspension Type - Rear
Multi link 5-Link -
Axle Type - Rear
Semi-floating Semi-floating -
Axle Type - Front
Independent Independent -
Suspension Type - Front
Coil springs Independent -

Frame

Frame Type
Ladder Ladder -

Doors

Side Door Type
N/A N/A -

Brakes

Brake Type
Pwr Pwr -
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
13.0 x 1.2 in 13.0 x 1.2 in -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes -
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
13.6 x 0.8 in 13.6 x 0.8 in -
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
N/A N/A -
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel -
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
N/A N/A -

Fuel Tank

Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
N/A N/A -
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
31 gal 26 gal -

Steering

Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
N/A N/A -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
N/A N/A -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
43.0 ft 39.0 ft -
Steering Type
Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion -

Tires

Front Tire Size
P265/70R17 P265/70R17 -
Rear Tire Size
P265/70R17 P265/70R17 -
Spare Tire Size
P265/70R17 P265/70R17 -

Trailering

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
500 lbs 500 lbs -
Maximum Trailering Capacity
N/A N/A -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
765 lbs 825 lbs -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
5000 lbs 5000 lbs -
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
N/A N/A -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
5100 lbs 5500 lbs -
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
N/A N/A -

Weight Information

Curb Weight
5672.00 lbs 5448.00 lbs -
Curb Weight - Front
2949 lbs 2778 lbs -
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating
7200.00 lbs 7100.00 lbs -
Gross Combined Wt Rating
11,000 lbs 11000 lbs -
Option Weight - Rear
0.00 lbs 0.00 lbs -
As Spec'd Curb Weight
5688.00 lbs 5496.00 lbs -
Gross Axle Weight Rating
7700.00 lbs 7300.00 lbs -
As Spec'd Payload
1512.00 lbs 1604.00 lbs -
Base Curb Weight
N/A N/A -
Curb Weight - Rear
2723 lbs 2670 lbs -
Option Weight - Front
0.00 lbs 0.00 lbs -
Maximum Payload Capacity
1528.00 lbs 1652.00 lbs -
Total Option Weight
0.00 lbs 0.00 lbs -

Dimensions

Cargo Box (Area) Height
41.4 in 41.7 in -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3
35.6 in 15.2 in -
Overhang, Front
N/A N/A -
Third Head Room
38.1 in 37.9 in -
Ground Clearance, Rear
9.1 in 9.1 in -
Cargo Volume to Seat 4
N/A N/A -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings
49.1 in 49.1 in -
Front Shoulder Room
65.2 in 65.2 in -
Rear Door Opening Width
N/A N/A -
Second Leg Room
39.5 in 39.0 in -
Third Shoulder Room
64.7 in 61.7 in -
Length, Overall
N/A N/A -
Front Head Room
41.1 in 41.1 in -
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear
N/A N/A -
Step Up Height - Front
N/A N/A -
Length, Overall w/rear bumper
222.4 in 202.0 in -
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume
N/A N/A -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
45.8 ft³ 16.9 ft³ -
Third Leg Room
34.9 in 25.6 in -
Second Shoulder Room
65.2 in 65.2 in -
Passenger Capacity
9 9 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1
137.4 ft³ 108.9 ft³ -
Front Leg Room
41.3 in 41.3 in -
Side Door Opening Width
N/A N/A -
Front Hip Room
60.5 in 60.3 in -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console
N/A N/A -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2
69.6 in 49.4 in -
Side Door Opening Height
N/A N/A -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper
N/A N/A -
Ground Clearance, Front
10.5 in 10.5 in -
Height, Overall
76.8 in 76.9 in -
Tailgate Width
N/A N/A -
Second Head Room
38.5 in 39.2 in -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
90.0 ft³ 60.3 ft³ -
Step Up Height - Side
N/A N/A -
Third Hip Room
49.4 in 49.1 in -
Ground to Top of Load Floor
31.8 in 31.7 in -
Second Hip Room
61.8 in 60.6 in -
Cargo Box Width @ Floor
N/A N/A -
Cargo Volume
N/A N/A -
Rear Door Opening Height
31.8 in N/A -
Cab to End of Frame
N/A N/A -
Wheelbase
130.0 in 116.0 in -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline
N/A N/A -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1
101.8 in 81.4 in -
Width, Max w/o mirrors
79.1 in 79.0 in -

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