For those consumers, who are in requirement of a full sized traditional SUV having massive capacity for passengers and luggage and massive towing ability as well, the 2011 Chevrolet Suburban can prove to be a good choice.
Though experts feel that a full-sized SUV, which is V8 powered, is not really what people need, however for consumers who prefer the same, should put the 2011 Chevrolet Suburban LTZ at the top of their list of choices. The Suburban, which very recently (in 2010), completed 75 years can do a lot, which is not restricted to hauling loads of people, cargo; even towing boats and heavy trawlers. In the class of full-sized SUVs, they offer a surprisingly comfortable drive with strong V8 power.
Power and Performance:
2011 Chevrolet Suburban LTZ is equipped with 5.3-litre V8, with the capacity of making 320 Hp power and a torque of 382 lb-ft. The 2011 Chevrolet Suburban LTZ is expected to give a fuel economy of 15 mpg in the city peaking to 21 mpg in the highways, as per estimates of the EPA.
The standard list of safety features incorporated in 2011 Chevrolet Suburban include disc brakes with four-wheel antilocking, emergency communication system from GM named OnStar, stability control, side airbags in the front seat to mention a few. A newly launched warning system for blind-spots is a distinguishing feature. Though the government has nade its safety testing regime much more strenuous from 2011, but the Chevrolet Suburban had received a five-star rating, in criteria of protection during frontal collisions of occupants.
Interior Designs with Special Features:
In lines with all other new GM models, the 2011 Chevrolet Suburban’s passenger cabin is quite good looking and there has been improvement in material quality and the control devices and gadgets are easier to operate and view, as well. The 2011 Chevrolet Suburban, having being fitted with second-row buckets, has a seating capacity for seven passengers. The capacity of cargo is what is outstanding, with storage of 137 cubic feet, exceeding the Toyota Sequoia and the Nissan Armada by 17 and 40 cubic feet resectively.
The 2011 Chevrolet Suburban LTZ is available in optional two and four wheel drives. The 2011 Chevrolet Suburban LTZ has been given polished 20 inch alloy wheels, rain sensing wipers, a power liftgate, the Autoride air suspension at the rear, upholstery of premium leather, memory settings for the driver seat, well ventilated and heated front seats, heated second-row seats with power folding, a rearview mirror with auto-dimming features and a premium surround-sound system with 10 speakers from Bose, along with capability of satellite radio.
Optional features include a sunroof, 22-inch wheels, power-retracting running boards, a rearview camera, a navigation system; to name a few.
Impressions on Driving:
Though the 2011 Chevrolet Suburban is a 3 ton vehicle, yet is has excellent performance; without cargo and passengers, it races from static position to 60 mph in a mere 9 seconds. Even when fully loaded, the acceleration that it makes can be termed adequate. Fairly comfortable ride is ensured owing to the suspension, also the sound inside the passenger cabin is relatively quiet; which further enhances the driving experience.