A capable three-row SUV with plenty of premium features.

Chevrolet Suburban | CarMax

The Chevrolet Suburban stands out from the crowd in the three-row SUV market. Offering plenty of power, premium tech features, and a roomy cabin, the Suburban is an SUV that delivers in every category. Check out our Chevrolet Suburban review:

Reasons to Buy

1. Cargo Space to Spare

Chevrolet Suburban: Cargo | CarMax

Whether you're packing luggage for a trip, or hauling back a ton of items from a shopping spree, the 2017 Chevrolet Suburban has more than enough cargo space to accommodate your busy lifestyle. The 39.3 cubic feet of cargo space behind the third row alone is plenty of space for most applications, but the option to fold down both the second and third-row seating provides a massive amount of cargo space in the vehicle.

2. A Comfortable, Roomy Cabin

Chevrolet Suburban: Front Seats | CarMax

If you had to choose a great vehicle for a long road trip in terms of passenger comfort, the Chevrolet Suburban should be one of the top on your list. The Suburban features a massive cabin with plenty of leg room and head room for its passengers. With seating for up to nine, it's ideal for large families or those who simply appreciate a large, comfortable cabin.

3. Plenty of Power

The latest generation Chevrolet Suburban comes equipped with a powerful 5.3L V8 engine. Whether you are towing a boat to the lake or simply want a little extra acceleration out of your SUV, this hefty engine delivers all the power you'll need.

4. Exciting Technology Features

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The 2017 Chevrolet Suburban features a number of premium technology features that set the SUV apart from the crowd. With latter model Suburbans, you can look forward to useful technology options such as park assist, adaptive cruise control, driver-seat memory, a programmable power liftgate, and much more!

5. A Smooth, Quiet Ride

The Chevrolet Suburban is a premium SUV inside and out. It also drives like one. If you want a large, roomy vehicle that still offers smooth handling and minimal cabin noise, then the Chevrolet Suburban won't disappoint.

What You Need to Know

Chevrolet Suburban Average CarMax Prices1

  • 2014-2016: Average prices less than $39,000.
  • 2017-2018: Average prices less than $43,500.

2017 Chevrolet Suburban Models & Trim Levels

The 2017 Chevrolet Suburban comes available in three different trim levels. These trim levels are:

  • LS - The base trim so the 2017 Chevrolet Suburban, the LS trim features a rearview camera, teen driver technology, black assist steps, and more!
  • LT - The LT trim of the 2017 Chevrolet Suburban features everything found on the LS trim as well as a Bose® premium 9-speaker audio system, forward collision alert, a programmable power liftgate, and more!
  • Premier - The Premier trim of the 2017 Chevrolet Suburban features everything found on the LT trim as well as magnetic ride control suspension, front and rear park assist, heated second-row seats, and more!

Chevrolet Suburban Interior and Exterior

Chevrolet Suburban Seating Capacity

Chevrolet Suburban: Back Seats | CarMax

The Chevrolet Suburban is a three-row SUV capable of seating up to nine passengers.

Chevrolet Suburban: Third Row Seats | CarMax

Chevrolet Suburban Cargo Space

The 2017 Chevrolet Suburban offers 39.3 cubic feet of cargo space behind the third row, 76.7 cubic feet of cargo space with the third row folded down, and 121.7 cubic feet of cargo space with both the third and second row folded down.

Chevrolet Suburban Colors

The 2017 Chevrolet Suburban comes in nine color options. These color options include:

  • Black
  • Blue Velvet Metallic
  • Champagne Silver Metallic
  • Iridescent Pearl Tricoat
  • Pepper Dust Metallic
  • Silver Ice Metallic
  • Siren Red Tintcoat
  • Summit White
  • Tungsten Metallic

Chevrolet Suburban Engine & Transmission

The 2017 Chevrolet Suburban comes equipped with a 355 hp 5.3L V8 engine. This engine is paired with a 6-speed automatic transmission that features a tow/haul mode.

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Customer Reviews - Overall Rating: 4.5 (5476 Reviews)2

  • Pros: Interior Space, Cargo Space, Ride and Handling
  • Cons: Fuel Economy, Technology & Entertainment


"This vehicle has great room and is exactly what we needed as a family.It has plenty of seating and storage. It allows us to look great and pull the camper while having enough room for everything we need to carry on the trip. "

- 2015 Chevrolet Suburban

"Great vehicle for a family that travels and needs space to haul. Lots of room, plenty of space, and it’s very comfortable."

- 2014 Chevrolet Suburban Owner (Clover, SC)


  • 2nd - Best Large SUVs (2018)
  • 2nd - Best Luxury SUVs (2018)
  • 2nd - Best Luxury 3 Row SUVs (2018)

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What's New For 2018?

The 2018 Chevrolet Suburban is offered in a new package - the RST package. This package adds a gloss black grille, black trim instead of chrome, and 22-inch wheels. The LS trim of the 2018 Chevrolet Suburban gets a few more standard features than the 2017 model such as an 8-inch MyLink touchscreen audio system, a 4.2-in color driver information center, and steering wheel controls for audio.

The Bottom Line

If you are looking for a well-rounded three-row SUV that delivers in almost every category, the Chevrolet Suburban is a great vehicle to consider. Thanks to its abundant features, great cargo space, powerful engine, and more, CarMax customers have rated the Chevrolet Suburban an average of 4.5/5 stars!

1Based on CarMax average prices between March 1, 2018, and August 31, 2018. Actual prices may vary based on your selected model year, features and trim packages. Prices do not include tax, title, tags, and any applicable fees.
2Reviews have been edited for brevity, clarity, and grammar.
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