2021 Chevrolet Suburban

MSRP range

$50,700 - $75,300

The 2021 Chevrolet Suburban features an entirely new design. The car is bigger and also better in most ways. The 2021 Chevrolet Suburban features a look that is quite similar to the new Chevrolet Tahoe. But the 2021 Chevrolet Suburban features a new independent rear suspension and greater length. This allows for more third-row space and luggage-hauling capacity.


What's new

- Completely redesigned

- New 12th generation



- Good towing capacity

- Spacious third row



- Some controls are tough to access

- The car is too large


Price Range: $50,700 - $75,300

Pointcom Rating: 7.7/10

The 2021 Chevrolet Suburban is one of the biggest SUVs around. It is a major rival to big-sized cars such as the Expedition Max from Ford. The staple V8 engine is also present in the 2021 Chevrolet Suburban. The engine now has a lot of torque and a diesel variant. There are also many standard features present such as numerous infotainment options and the latest driver assists.


Interior Build

The 2021 Chevrolet Suburban's passenger capacity and cargo hold are much larger than its previous versions. The second and third rows have more space in terms of legroom. The second-row seats have adjustments so passengers can slide the seats. The 2021 Chevrolet Suburban features a cargo area that has been extended by more than 20 cubic feet. Also, the load floor of the car is lower and flatter. This is because of the car's independent rear suspension and the new design. The crowd-friendly options of ventilated and heated seats and wireless phone charging are still present. The digital gauge cluster and the head-up display are bigger than before.



The base variants of the 2021 Chevrolet Suburban are appealingly priced due to the space and power. But, a few features such as adaptive cruise control are available in the premium models as optional packages. Suppose a buyer goes for a top model with some of the options. In that case, the car becomes quite pricey for the moderate quality of materials present inside. The 2021 Chevrolet Suburban has a three-year basic warranty and a five-year powertrain warranty. The vehicle also has extensive six-year rust protection and five-year roadside assistance. It also gives free maintenance for a year.


Technological Changes 

The 2021 Chevrolet Suburban has a touch display that is very responsive and clear. But it becomes challenging to reach passengers because the screen is very wide and the car is large in length. The 2021 Chevrolet Suburban also has wireless Android Auto and  Apple CarPlay. This works effectively and rapidly usually. Nearly all the models have a wireless charging pad. The ten-speaker setup of the Bose stereo system also sounds good. There are some very good driver safety aids which include lane-keeping assist and adaptive cruise control. These are quite helpful on a car of such a size. But the disadvantage is that the controls can be tough to get hold of without a bit of practice.


Driving Experience 

The 2021 Chevrolet Suburban comes with a V8 engine. The engine has a good amount of power and delivers well on its promise through a ten-speed automatic transmission. The 2021 Chevrolet Suburban got to 60 miles per hour in over six and a half seconds. This is on par with most other cars of this segment. The 2021 Chevrolet Suburban has great composure and braking power. The car comes to a stop from 60 miles per hour in just over 120 feet. This is very good for such a large-sized SUV. Despite its heavy size, the car can maneuver around curves and corners very well. The car is well balanced, but the steering does not give adequate feedback from the road. The steering prefers to stay straight. This can be helpful in scenarios where you have to tow things.


Comfort Factor

The 2021 Chevrolet Suburban’s rear suspension rides out the bumps in the road successfully. This is better than the rear-axle that older cars had. The vehicle also has the optional feature of adaptive air suspension and Magnetic Ride Control. These help to form a buffer between the cabin and the road. Sometimes the car may feel boat-like and busy. Still, the driver should have these suspension upgrades. There are times when the car shows its truck-sized nature. The leather front seats are wide and soft with power lumbar. But there is an overall lack of comfort. Passengers may find the seats too unsupportive and flat. The climate control system gets hassled at most temperatures. There are also a few buttons that are not very easy to press.



The 2021 Chevrolet Suburban has great cargo capacity and gives a smooth ride. There is also lots of technology available. There are also three different kinds of engines you can choose from. Nothing can be done about the size. The cost also gets very high on the top models with some upgrades.

2021 Chevrolet Suburban


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