2016 Chevrolet Suburban z71, release date, diesel

The Suburban is a large SUV manufactured by Chevrolet. It is the longest continuous automobile nameplate that has been in production since 1934. It has been General Motor’s most profitable nameplate but recently, its sales have reduced owing to the model’s high fuel consumption and the increased cost of gasoline. This trend has rendered the automaker to redesign the Suburban to make it more fuel economical. The current version is the 12th generation which debuted in fall of 2013 as a 2014 year model. A redesigned version of this 12th generation is scheduled for release in the year 2016. Just like the current model, the 2016 Chevrolet Suburban will be based on the K2 platform.

2016 Chevrolet Suburban front

2016 Chevrolet Suburban: Redesign Exterior and Interior

Since the new 12th generation model just received significant changes recently, the 2016 Chevrolet Suburban will therefore come with pretty much the same features and no noticeable upgrades. The expected changes will enable this redesigned model to be more competitive. In order to reduce its weight to enhance its fuel consumption, the new model will feature an aluminum hood and an aluminum lift gate. Its chassis too will be made using light weight materials which will make it shed off about 250 pounds. There will be extensive use of aluminum and high strength steel which will make the redesigned model to be more fuel efficient.. The front end will also come with immense chrome accents. There shall be projector beam headlights which will be properly integrated on the sides of the grille. For the Suburban high trims like the LTZ, there will be LED daytime running lights.

Inside, there will be a number of features, some standard and others optional. The interior will get features such as a 5 or an eight inch touch screen displays and MyLink Smartphone integration. Some of the safety features in the new 2016 Chevrolet Suburban include lane departure warning, active cruise control, forward collision alert, ample airbags, lane departure warning, blind spot warning and adaptive suspension. It will retain the three rows seating arrangement which was introduced with the 12th generation model designing. The interior also feature use of high quality materials and modern functionality features. There are various places where passenger can store their luggage while the seats are quite comfy and covered using soft materials.

2016 Chevrolet Suburban interior

2016 Chevrolet Suburban: Engine Specs

Under the bonnet of the 2016 Chevrolet Suburban, there will be the same engine as the one which is found in the 2015 model. It will be a 5.8 liter V8 powertrain with direct injection and cylinder deactivation. This engine will produce better power and high efficiency in the new 2016 Chevrolet Suburban. It will be able to deliver 355 horsepower and 383 pound-feet of torque. This 5.8 liter engine is expected in the base model and it will be combined with a six speed automatic transmission. Another engine which will be found in the new Suburban is a 6.2 liter V8 which will make about 420 horses and 460 lb-ft of torque.

2016 Chevrolet Suburban rear

2016 Chevrolet Suburban: Price and Release Date

In terms of price of 2016 Chevrolet Suburban, no major changes are expected. Buyers will be able to purchase this SUV at about $ 48 200 for the base trim. However, to acquire the all wheel drive version, buyers will have to incur an additional $ 3 000 or more. Top trims go for about $ 65 000. This model will be released in summer of 2015 as a 2016 year model, while its appearance in the showrooms will begin a few months later.

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