Offered in LS, LT and LTZ trim levels, the 2012 Chevrolet Suburban is one of the largest sport utility vehicles on the United States market at 222.4 inches in length. Moving between 6 to 9 passengers depending on the selected cabin layout, air conditioning, XM satellite radio and Bluetooth connectivity are luxury items all trim levels of the 2012 Chevrolet Suburban share as standard features. On LT and LTZ models, there are five 12-volt power outlets found throughout the specious cabin. Two Chevrolet Vortec engines propel the 2012 Suburban through a 6-speed automatic transmission. A 5.3 liter V-8 produces 320 horsepower and 335 pounds-feet of torque for 1500 models of the 2012 Suburban. For even more spirited movement, a 352 horsepower Vortec 6-liter V-8 engine is offered on the Chevrolet Suburban 2500 version. Flexfuel certification for burning E85 blended gasoline is presented with both engines inside of the 2012 Chevrolet Suburban. An option of rear or four-wheel drive is available for both the 2012 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 and 2500 models.Read more Read less
The Tahoe and Suburban come into 2012 with only a few changes. The LT on both the Tahoe and Suburban gets standard heated seats, and a new All-Star Edition includes heated power mirrors, polished wheels, heavy-duty trailering and chrome trim. The LTZ gets a standard heated steering wheel.
Towing and hauling ability; ride and handling; quiet, refined interior; available luxury features; available seating for up to nine; fuel-saving hybrid drivetrain available
The Tahoe, Tahoe Hybrid and Suburban are all sturdy full-size trucks, oriented toward carrying heavy loads of passengers or cargo and towing large trailers. Both V8 engines provide strong performance, while the Tahoe and Suburban handle much better--even around town--than their mammoth exterior might suggest. In addition, the Tahoe Hybrid remains one of the most efficient full-size SUVs yet fully capable of heavy loads and tow duty.