Chevrolet made some refreshments on the 2018 Suburban in order to keep its largest SUV interesting before more substantial changes will be introduced. The full-size, truck-derived SUV benefits from some cosmetic updates which came in form of street-inspired RST package and Chevrolet also mixed with the color options and available features. Unfortunately, the RST package doesn’t mean the 6.2-liter engine and 10-speed automatic transmission as it is the case with the 2018 Tahoe. Most of the changes are cosmetic inside and out and as the things now stand it won’t be much different with the 2019 Chevrolet Suburban.
So, the 2019 model won’t likely bring big upgrades and Chevy will likely update some trim features and add more standard features. In the meantime, Chevrolet is testing the new-generation of its popular Silverado truck with which Suburban shares its underpinning and running gear. The changes we will see on the new Silverado are expected to improve the Suburban a year or two after the new Silverado debut.
2019 Chevrolet Suburban: Design
The 2019 Chevrolet Suburban will continue to ride on the same platform as the current Silverado truck and the similar structure is also the base of models like the Chevy Tahoe, GMC Yukon, etc. In contrast, the 2019 Silverado will be based on the new understructure and aluminum will be used in its front section but the bed will continue to be steel-based. Similar changes, Chevy will apply to the Suburban in a year or two after the arrival of the new Silverado.
In the meantime, the Suburban continues with its familiar angular body and two-piece grille. All models will have LED daytime running lamps. Each trim will add exterior unique details and distinctive wheels. The Rally Sport Truck package will upgrade with 22-inch wheels, body colored bumpers and grille surround, unique badging, etc.
Interior won’t also change much on the new Silverado except some tech and feature updates. Passengers will enjoy in well-padded seats and comfort in all rows. The soft touch materials will cover all touch pons and upgrades will provide premium upholstery and unique accents.
The model will also get all modern technology according to the modern standards. Chevy’s MyLink infotainment system will keep you concocted and the safety kit will include an array of now common active safety systems.
2019 Chevrolet Suburban: Powertrain
The power for the 2019 Chevrolet Suburban should again be provided by the 5.3-liter V-8 engine. The power and torque figures will likely stay at the current levels, 355 hp and 383 lb-ft. This engine will likely come in the combination with the six-speed automatic gearbox. In that case, the fuel economy will stay around 19 mpg combined.
Chevy might offer the 6.2-liter V-8 and new 10-speed automatic transmission as it did with the 2018 Tahoe in the Performance package.
Electric power steering will make controlling and maneuvering easier and as option buyers will be able to order the Magnetic Controlled suspension setup.
2019 Chevrolet Suburban: Arrival, Price
The 2019 Chevrolet Suburban should arrive sometime in late 2018. The price range should again start from around $50, 000.