New arrival from Chevrolet is ready to hit the road. This latest addition to their assortment is 2016 Chevy Suburban. This big SUV will continue the long history of previous versions of this model. A car that is present since 1934 has a long lasting history and this new update is bringing much needed improvements since the reduced sales made it a necessity. This car always used big amounts of gasoline and its big fuel consumption was one of the factors to its reduced sales when the price of gas increased. This new update is said to be more efficient and to have better fuel economy to get new buyers. This car will probably be built on K2 platform even though there are some rumors that it will still utilize Mount Godwin Austen platform that its predecessor was built on.
Powertrain options for this car are matching this cars size. Under the hood of this car there will be two different options available. First option is 5.8 liter V8 engine with direct injection and cylinder deactivation that will be able to produce 355 horsepower and 383 lb. –ft. of torque. Second option will be a 6.2 liter V8 engine that can produce 420 horsepower and 460 lb. –ft. of torque. Transmission for this car will be six speed automatic transmissions for both engine options. Dimensions of Z71 will be: width 79.10 in , length 222.40 in, wheelbase (pretty good) 130.00 in and Ground Clearance 10.50 inches.
This 2016 update of Suburban will not get any major changes since one of the previous generations of this model received major updates, so this update will feature some upgrades but it will not be anything major. One of the expected changes is weight reduction in order to provide this model with better fuel economy. Besides that, chassis will get some changes in materials it is built from so that too will bring weigh improvement. There will be LED lights and chrome accents featured on the front of the car. On the inside this car received some more changes than on the outside. Better materials were used to improve the comfort and feeling for passengers. There will be enough space for passenger to both position themselves and to store their bags and luggage. Center console features 8 inch color screen that is used to control most of the functions of the car. Safety features will include cruise controls, blind spot warning, forward collision alert etc.
Release date for this car is set somewhere in the middle and towards the second part of 2015. Price of this SUV will be set somewhere around $48.000 for base model but it will go up to $65.000 for higher trim levels that buyers can choose from.