2013 Chevrolet Suburban

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SPECIFICATIONS

Overview | Engine | Transmission | Chassis/Suspension | Brakes | Wheels/Tires | Dimensions | Capacities

Overview

Models:

Chevrolet Suburban 1500 & 2500 LS, LT and LTZ

Body style / driveline:

4-door sport utility vehicle, front-engine, 2- or 4-wheel drive, half-ton and three-quarter-ton models

Construction:

Body on frame

EPA vehicle class:

Full-size sport utility vehicle

Manufacturing location:

Arlington, Texas

Key competitors:

Ford Expedition


Engines

 

Vortec 5.3L V-8 FlexFuel (LMG)

Vortec 5.3L V-8 FlexFuel (LC9)

Vortec 6.0L V-8 FlexFuel (L96)

Type:

5.3L V-8

5.3L V-8

6.0L V-8

Displacement (cc / cu in):

5328 / 325

5328 / 325

5967 / 364

Bore & stroke (mm / in):

96 x 92 / 3.78 x 3.62

96 x 92 / 3.78 x 3.62

101.6 x 92 / 4.00 x 3.62

Block material:

Cast iron

Cast aluminum

Cast iron

Cylinder head material:

Cast aluminum

Cast aluminum

Cast aluminum

Valvetrain:

Overhead valve, two valves per cylinder, variable valve timing; Active Fuel Management

Overhead valve, two valves per cylinder, variable valve timing; Active Fuel Management

Overhead valve, two valves per cylinder, variable valve timing; Active Fuel Management

Ignition system:

Coil-near-plug ignition, iridium electrode tip/ iridium core spark plugs, low resistance spark plug wires

Coil-near-plug ignition, iridium electrode tip/ iridium core spark plugs, low resistance spark plug wires

Coil-near-plug ignition, iridium electrode tip/ iridium core spark plugs, low resistance spark plug wires

Fuel delivery:

Sequential fuel injection

Sequential fuel injection

Sequential fuel injection

Compression ratio:

9.9:1

9.9:1

9.6:1

Horsepower (hp/ kW @ rpm):

320 / 239 @ 5200* (gas)
326 / 243 @ 5300* (E85)

320 / 239 @ 5200* (gas)
326 / 243 @ 5300* (E85)

352 / 262 @ 5400*

Torque (lb-ft / Nm @ rpm):

335 / 454 @ 4000* (gas)
348 / 472 @ 4400* (E85)

335 / 454 @ 4000* (gas)
348 / 472 @ 4400* (E85)

382 / 518 @ 4200*

Fuel:

Regular unleaded or E85

Regular unleaded or E85

Regular unleaded or E85

Maximum engine speed (rpm):

6000

6000

6000

Emissions controls:

Close-coupled catalytic converter, Quick Sync 58X ignition, returnless fuel rail, fast-response O² sensor

Close-coupled catalytic converter, Quick Sync 58X ignition, returnless fuel rail, fast-response O² sensor

Close-coupled catalytic converter, Quick Sync 58X ignition, returnless fuel rail, fast-response O² sensor

Estimated fuel consumption:

 

 

 

Mi/imp.gal (city / hwy / combined)

2WD:
20 / 30 / 23

4WD:
20 / 30 / 23

2WD: 14 / 22 / 17
4WD: 14 / 22 / 16

L/100km (city / hwy / combined)

2WD:
14.3 / 9.4 / 12.1

4WD:
14.3 / 9.4 / 12.1

2WD: 20.6 / 12.8 / 17.1
4WD: 20.7 / 13.1 / 17.3


Transmission

 

Hydra-Matic 6L80, six-speed automatic (1500 Series)

Hydra-Matic 6L90, six-speed automatic (2500 Series)

Gear ratios (:1):

 

 

First:

4.03

4.03

Second:

2.36

2.36

Third:

1.53

1.53

Fourth:

1.15

1.15

Fifth:

0.85

0.85

Sixth:

0.67

0.67

Reverse:

3.06

3.06

Final drive ratio:

3.08 (std.); 3.42 (opt.)

3.73


Chassis / Suspension

Front:

Independent, coil-over-shock; Autoride real-time damping (opt.)

Rear:

Five-link with coil springs (1500); multi-leaf springs (2500)

Traction assist:

All-speed traction control

Steering type:

Power-assisted rack-and-pinion

Steering ratio:

17.75:1 (1500); TBD (2500)

Steering wheel turns, lock-to-lock:

3 (1500)
TBD (2500)

Turning circle, curb-to-curb (m / ft):

1500:
43.0 / 13.1
2500:
45.3 / 13.8


Brakes

Type:

1500: four-wheel disc, four-wheel ABS; 2500: four-wheel disc, four-wheel ABS with hydroboost

Rotor diameter x thickness (mm / in):

front:
330.2 x 30 / 13 x 1.18
rear:
345 x 20 / 13.5 x .787


Wheels / Tires


Wheels:

17 x 7.5-inch cast aluminum (1500 LS, LT)
17 x 7.5-inch bright machined aluminum (2500)
18 x 8.0-inch polished aluminum (Z71)
20 x 8.5-inch polished aluminum (opt. LS, LT; std. LTZ)
20 x 8.5-inch chrome aluminum (opt. LTZ)

Tires:

LT265/70R17E all-season (2500)
P265/70R17 all-season (1500)
P265/65R18 all-terrain (Z71)
P275/55R20 all-season (1500)


Dimensions

Exterior

Wheelbase (mm / in):

3302 / 130

Overall length (mm / in):

5648 / 222.4

Overall width (mm / in):

2009 / 79.1

Overall height (mm / in):

1950.5 / 76.8

Track (mm / in):

front:
1732 / 68.2
rear:
1702 / 67.0

Minimum ground clearance (mm / in):

2WD:
227 / 8.9
4WD:
232 / 9.2

Step-in height (mm / in):

2WD:
555 / 21.9
4WD:
563 / 22.2

Ground to top of load floor (mm / in):

2WD:
807 / 31.8
4WD:
829 / 32.6

Approach angle (deg):

2WD:
16.91
4WD:
16.74

Departure angle (deg):

2WD:
20.45
4WD:
20.93

Curb weight (kg / lb):

1500 2WD (5.3L):
2573 / 5672
1500 4WD (5.3L):
2642 / 5824
2500 2WD (6.0L):
2790 / 6150
2500 4WD (6.0L):
2912 / 6419

Weight distribution (% front / rear)

51 / 49

 

Interior

 

First Row

Second Row

Third Row

Headroom (mm / in):

1043.2 / 41.1

978.4 / 38.5

966.7 / 38.1

Legroom (mm / in):

1048.9 / 41.3

1002.5 / 39.5

887.5 / 34.9

Shoulder room (mm / in):

1657.9 / 65.3

1657.3 / 65.2

1643.6 / 64.7

Hip room (mm / in):

1636.7 / 64.4

1570.1 / 61.8

1254.3 / 49.4

 

Note: 3-passenger bench and 2-passenger bucket seats standard or optional depending on the model.

Capacities

Seating capacity (9 total):

2 / 3

Cargo volume (L / cu ft)

First Row: 137.4 / 3890.8 (Behind 1st row, 2nd row folded, no third row)
Second Row: 90 / 2548.5 (Behind 2nd row, no third row)
Third Row: 45.8 / 1297.5 (Behind 3rd row)

EPA interior volume (L / cu ft):

3891.1 / 137.4

GVWR: (kg / lb):

1500 2WD:
3265 / 7200
1500 4WD:
3966 / 7400
2500 2WD:
3901 / 8600
2500 4WD:
3901 / 8600

Payload, base (kg / lb):

1500 2WD:
693 / 1528 (with 3rd seat)
1500 4WD:
715 / 1576 (with 3rd seat)
2500 2WD:
1111 / 2450 (with 3rd seat)
2500 4WD:
989 / 2181 (with 3rd seat)

Trailer towing maximum (kg / lb):

1500 2WD: 3674 / 8100
1500 4WD: 3626 / 8000
2500 2WD: 4354 / 9600
2500 4WD: 4263 / 9400

Fuel tank (L / imp.gal):

1500: 119.2 / 26.2
2500: 148 / 32.5

 

*SAE certified.

Note: Information shown is current at time of publication.

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