2009 Chevrolet Suburban Values

Select a 2009 Chevrolet Suburban trim level

2009 model year changes

For 2009, the Chevy Tahoe and its larger sibling, the Suburban, see few changes. The Tahoe gets a new six-speed transmission. Bluetooth hands-free connectivity is now standard on Tahoe and Suburban, with several minor options changes, package reshuffles and a few new exterior colors now available on both models as well.

Competitive comparison

Towing and hauling ability; spacious interior; compliant ride and handling relative to other large SUVs; fuel-efficient new hybrid model.

Special features for 2009

Chevy's 2009 Tahoe and Suburban pair sturdy, capable truck underpinnings with more modern car-like interiors and features and they stand out for their comfortable ride and decent handling. With the addition of the new Hybrid model, trailer towing need not exclude fuel economy.


Utility K1500 LTZ 4WD
Significant changes are in store for the 2009 Chevrolet Suburban, including a more fuel-efficient six-speed automatic transmission on all 1500 models, choice of two optional rearview cameras, standard 50/50-split third-row bench and Bluetooth connectivity. The navigation system now comes with real-time traffic capability, and the LTZ trim level gets 12-way heated/cooled leather seats and enhanced exterior trim. Available as two-wheel or four-wheel drive, the Suburban 1500 is equipped with an E85-capable 5.3L V8 that pumps out 310 hp and 335 lb-ft of torque, while a 6.0L V8 that packs 366 hp and 376 lb-ft of torque is optional, and both engines are paired to the new six-speed automatic transmission. Suburban 2500 trims come with a 6.0L V8 rated at 352 hp and 382 lb-ft of torque attached to a six-speed automatic. The Suburban 2500 can tow up to 9,600 pounds, seat up to nine passengers and provide up to 137.4 cubic feet of cargo space. Fuel economy ranges 14-16 mpg in combined driving, depending on the trim and the engine, while towing or carrying a heavy load can lower the mpg. Chevrolet Suburban safety features highlight antilock disc brakes, stability control, OnStar and three-row side curtain airbag system with a rollover sensor.