Everything You Need to Know About New Chevy Cars and Trucks In Georgia
The initial Chevrolet Suburban was manufactured and stormed off the assembly line in 1936. It was a hit with car buyers as soon as it was made available. Although the original Suburban shared its major components with a commercial truck, it still had room for eight passengers.
As with the evolution of any technology, and the long history, it is only common sense that the Suburban has been modified and improved over the years to fit the times. In fact, in 2007 the Suburban was redesigned for the 25th time. A generous number of various engines have powered the Suburban over these many decades. The most notable of these is the 5.7L V8. In the recent past, Chevy has made the Suburban available between the years of 2007 to 2011 with a options of two engines: a 5.3L V8 and a 6.0L V8. It is well known that the Suburban is a vehicle with a plethora of uses. It has long been agreed upon that the Suburban is a powerhouse among SUV's and won't be ousted from that option any time soon. Whether on the city streets, or muscling through rough back roads, the Suburban is prepared for any challenge. Its overall length is 222 inches, which is the longest non-commercial auto offered by General Motors.
Today the windshield of the Suburban has been modified to be more aerodynamic, thus increasing the miles per gallon previously being the biggest complaint about the SUV. The interior has also been modified with a new dashboard and improved seats. Yet, don't fear the Suburban's interior load capacity. The Suburban can still comfortably seat 9 passengers in the LS, LT, LTZ, and Z71 models. LT2, LT3, and LTZ models have the option of leather seating and obtainable to accommodate 6, 7, or 8 passengers depending on the taste of the car buyer. To increase the trendy new accoutrements found in other today's SUV-buying market, there is a Z71 package on LT2 and LT3 models which comes with two-tone leather seats. Of course, this is optional to the buyer's particular taste.
In the 2011 US News & World Report the Suburban was ranked as the best affordable large SUV. Coming soon, to add even more to the Suburban's appeal there will added a premium interior package including tri-zone climate control and popular safety features including Bluetooth and rear audio controls. Radios standard in all 2011 trims will be enhanced by getting a USB port, allowing for music to be played from auxiliary devices, such as the iPod, while also charging other small electronics.
Yet, the improvements don't stop there. The 6.0 liter engine that comes in the 2011 Suburban models will be flex fuel capable. To the exterior of the Suburban will be small front end changes which include a raised front bumper and side torso air bags. These will be made standard for all 2011 models.
The 75th anniversary of the Chevy Suburban, and the special edition of the Suburban in celebration of that fact will include the LTZ trim with white diamond tricoat exterior paint and cashmere interior. There will also be the exciting new standard 20-inch chrome wheels,improved roof rails, a navigation radio, XM Satellite Radio, Bluetooth phone option, rearview camera, rear park assist, remote starting, adjustable pedals, and leather upholstery with heated/cooled front seats. If these features pique your interest you better hurry because Chevrolet has announced that only 2,570 of these anniversary models will be manufactured!
In 2011 the Suburban will manufacture their newest model by offering three new exterior colors to the long tradition of this American automotive engineering: Mocha Steel Metallic, Green Steel Metallic, and Ice Blue Metallic. The trim will be modified and a rear audio system will be included. The car buyer who needs even more will find the 2011 Suburban is installing a floor storage area, beautiful wood grain interior, luggage rack rails, body-color exterior door handle/ mirror caps and premium-cloth front bucket seats now standard on the 1LS trim, and chrome recovery hooks, two-speed transfer case, and 20-inch chrome wheels standard on its 1LZ 4WD models.
Not to brag, but the three-quarter ton Suburban model's towing capacity is 9,600 lbs. Without saying, this means the Suburban is one of the best of any 4x4 SUV on the market for those who need raw strength performing any task. The three-quarter ton model of the Chevy Suburban also has a GCVW of 16,000 lbs.
With all the history behind the Suburban, there is proof enough that this SUV has stood the test of time – and for good reason. This SUV is dependable, tough, and able to meet any need a car buyer would ever need. Buy one of these new models today and find not only is the muscle still standard, but the new models also offer safety features and luxury to make those long trips and hard tasks all the more enjoyable.
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