GM Authority is climbing behind the wheel of the 2023 Chevy Suburban for some first-hand experience with the full-size SUV. The 2023 Chevy Suburban is third model year for the latest twelfth-generation, and our tester is powered by the optional 3.0L I6 LM2 turbodiesel Duramax engine. That all said, we want to know – what you want to know about the 2023 Chevy Suburban Duramax diesel?
Production of the Chevy Suburban takes place exclusively at the GM Arlington plant in Texas, with the SUV riding on the GM T1 platform. The optional 3.0L I6 LM2 turbodiesel Duramax engine is rated at 277 horsepower and 460 pound-feet of torque. The rest of the Suburban’s engine lineup includes the naturally aspirated 5.3L V8 L84 gasoline engine, rated at 355 horsepower and 383 pound-feet of torque, and the naturally aspirated 6.2L V8 L87 gasoline engine, rated at 420 horsepower and 460 pound-feet of torque. All three engines pair with the GM 10L80 10-speed automatic transmission, with both RWD and 4WD offered. Our tester is equipped with 4WD.
Our tester is also an example of the range-topping High Country trim level, and is equipped with 22-inch Sterling Silver Painted Wheels with Chrome Inserts. The exterior is covered in Silver Sage Metallic paint (paint code G6N), and features the Jet Black/Mocha (RPO code HVB) interior colorway.
The cabin includes seating for seven passengers, with two bucket seats in front, two bucket seats in the second row, and a bench seat for three passengers in the third row. Standout features in the cabin include heated and ventilated front seats and second-row heated bucket seats. There’s also a 10-speaker Bose audio system, multi-color head-up display, wireless device charging, a 10.2-inch HD diagonal touchscreen, and Bluetooth media streaming.
Safety and security features include:
- Front Pedestrian Braking
- Forward Collision Alert
- Lane Keep Assist with Lane Departure Warning
- Following Distance Indicator
- Rear Cross Traffic Alert
- Rear Pedestrian Alert
- Safety Alert Seat
Optional upgrades include the Advanced Technology Package (which adds in the GM Super Cruise System and Enhanced Automatic Parking Assist), the Rear Seat Media System (which adds dual rear seat-mounted 12.6-inch screens), power assist steps, a power panoramic sunroof, Air Ride Adaptive Suspension, Adaptive Cruise Control, and the Max Trailering Package.
Standard vehicle pricing is listed at $80,100, while total pricing for options comes to $8,210, with total vehicle and options pricing coming to $88,310. Add in a destination freight charge of $1,795, and the total vehicle price is $90,105.
So then, we have to ask – what do you want to know about the 2023 Chevy Suburban Duramax diesel? Post your questions in the comments section, and we’ll reply as soon as possible.
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