2017 Chevrolet Suburban

Chevrolet started its SUV production with Chevrolet Suburban in the year 1930 which makes it one of the oldest SUVs to arrive in the market that are still present in the market today. The 2017 Chevrolet Suburban is completely up-to-date and equipped with advanced features that are competitive with its rivals. Among all of its rivals, this vehicle has the best towing and storage capacity giving it an edge over the others. In addition to this, this model has good interior space for comfortable long journeys. 

Key Features

Seating Capacity8 passengers
Fuel Economy  23 mpg Highway, 16 mpg city, and 18mpg combined.
Transmission6-speed automatic
Fuel Tank Capacity31 Gallons
Cargo Capacity39.3 cubic feet of cargo space behind the third row, 76.7 cubic feet behind the second row, and 121.7 cubic feet behind the first row
DrivetrainRear-Wheel Drive
Key CompetitorsFord Expedition, GMC Yukon, Dodge Durango, Toyota Sequoia, Nissan Armada


The interior of this vehicle is peaceful and quiet as the only sound you hear inside the cabin is the raving engine. The material used in the making of the cabin is soft-touch and stylish giving it an upscale look. In addition, it has a total passenger capacity of 7 persons in three rows of seats. Both the second as well as the third row of seats can be folded to have extra cargo space for longer journeys.

The seats of the Suburban are adjustable and a front bench seat is also available as an option making it a 9 passengers capacity vehicle. Moreover, you can also get the optional captain’s chair in the second row which reduces the passenger capacity to seven. The second and third-row seats are fully foldable but manually, however, the option of power-folding is also available. Although this vehicle is spacious, the leg space for third-row seats is less. Furthermore, there are small compartments present throughout the cabin to store small items like cups, keys, phones, and so on. A center console is also present to put your laptop or notebook.

Owner’s Manual

The 2017 Chevrolet Suburban owner’s manual covers the specs, operation, and routine maintenance of the vehicle.

2017 Chevrolet Suburban

Most other years and types of the Chevrolet Suburban Manual are also available.


The 2017 Chevrolet Suburban is equipped with Teen Driver Feature which is a safety feature. This feature is for developing safe driving habits in young drivers. In this system, a report is sent to the owner of the other driver if he had crossed any safe driving limits. In addition, 22 inches alloy wheels have also been added in the new model and it is available in two more exterior colors including Blue Velvet Metallic and Pepperdust Metallic.  


The starting manufacturer’s selling price of this 2017 Chevy Suburban model is $49,915 and the price goes up to $64,840 for the upper trim models. The price of this big SUV is on the more expensive side but, you can buy a second-hand model at a much lesser price. 

Model Lineup

The 2017 Suburban has three trim levels: LS, LT, and Premier. All the models have a standard 5.3 liter V8 engine, rear-wheel drive, 6-speed automatic transmission, and three rows of passenger seats. Moreover, all the models have stability control, seven airbags, anti-lock brakes, trailer sway controls, traction control, and so on. The details of these trim levels are given below;

Suburban LS

This trim model of the 2017 Chevrolet Suburban has a manufacturer’s price of $49,915. It has cloth upholstery. However, there is three-zone climate control air conditioning system, a 10-way adjustable driver’s seat and 2-way adjustable passenger seats. Also, a rear park assistance system, rearview cameras, and satellite radio. Passenger seats are manually adjustable, and a bench seat are optional.

Suburban LT

The LT trim level of Suburban comes with a price tag of $56,000. Apart from the standard features of Suburban, this trim has an upgrade of leather upholstery. However, only for the first and second rows of seats. Additionally, this model adds the Bose premium audio system and infotainment system of MyLink. Furthermore, a power liftgate with adjustable height, safety features such as lane departure alerts, and a forward collision system is new in this model.

Suburban Premier

This model which is loaded with features has a starting price of $64,840 and adds fog lamps, keyless entry, heated and ventilated front seats that include the driver and passenger seat, heated steering wheel, heated automatic power side mirrors, push start button, adjustable pedals, LED day time lamps, HID lamps, a 110-volt outlet to charge devices, 20 inches aluminum-alloy wheels, and safety features like blind-spot alert, lane change alert system, and cross-traffic alert.

Additional Option Packages    

The options packages for the 2017 Suburban include a power-folding second and third row of seats, a cargo management system, a Blu-ray entertainment system, six USB ports, six power outlets, a power liftgate, and so on. All of these features come separately and/or a few in one package at affordable prices to upgrade your vehicle.

Exterior of Suburban

The looks of this vehicle are quite sleek and handsome. Chevrolet has put great time and attention while making the 2017 Suburban model and worked on the aerodynamics of the vehicle. The structure is now streamlined for better speed and efficient performance. This vehicle has angular aesthetics, 18 inches wheels, however, the option of 20 and 22 inches wheels is also available.

Under the Hood:

Suburban has a 6.2-liter V8 engine that gives 355 horsepower and 383 pounds of torque which is quite good for a big SUV. This vehicle can tow around 8300 pounds weight and its main rival is Ford Expedition, which tows more weight than the Suburban models. 

Driving Experience

The handling of this vehicle is pretty easy for such a heavy SUV. A strong characteristic of this car is its braking system as the feel of the brake pedal is firm and easy to put pressure on it. The vehicle immediately stops straight and with ease for the size of the car. 


2017 Chevrolet Suburban is a quiet, smooth, classy-looking, comfortable, spacious, and powerful vehicle that suits best big families. It has ample cargo space which makes it great for long family trips. Even today, this vehicle remains among the best ones for family haulers so, go get yours if it suits your requirements.