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Selected Style 2WD 4-Door 1500 LS
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD 4-Door 1500 LS 14 20 $34,847 $38,085
2WD 4-Door 1500 LT w/1LT 14 20 $35,707 $39,025
2WD 4-Door 1500 LT w/2LT 14 20 $35,707 $39,025
2WD 4-Door 1500 LT w/3LT 14 20 $35,707 $39,025
2WD 4-Door 1500 LTZ 14 20 $35,707 $39,025
4WD 4-Door 1500 LS 14 19 $37,450 $40,930
4WD 4-Door 1500 LT w/1LT 14 19 $38,311 $41,870
4WD 4-Door 1500 LT w/2LT 14 19 $38,311 $41,870
4WD 4-Door 1500 LT w/3LT 14 19 $38,311 $41,870
4WD 4-Door 1500 LTZ 14 19 $38,311 $41,870
2WD 4-Door 2500 LS N/A N/A $36,137 $39,495
2WD 4-Door 2500 LT w/1LT N/A N/A $36,979 $40,415
2WD 4-Door 2500 LT w/2LT N/A N/A $36,979 $40,415
2WD 4-Door 2500 LT w/3LT N/A N/A $36,979 $40,415
4WD 4-Door 2500 LS N/A N/A $38,736 $42,335
4WD 4-Door 2500 LT w/1LT N/A N/A $39,582 $43,260
4WD 4-Door 2500 LT w/2LT N/A N/A $39,582 $43,260
4WD 4-Door 2500 LT w/3LT N/A N/A $39,582 $43,260
RWD 4-Door V8 5-Speed AT SR5 (Natl)
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
RWD 4-Door V8 5-Speed AT SR5 14 17 $30,735 $34,150
RWD 4-Door LV8 6-Speed AT SR5 14 19 $31,746 $35,275
RWD 4-Door LV8 6-Speed AT Ltd 14 19 $40,794 $45,225
RWD 4-Door LV8 6-Speed AT Platinum 14 19 $47,136 $52,375
4WD 4-Door V8 5-Speed AT SR5 13 16 $33,636 $37,375
4WD 4-Door LV8 6-Speed AT SR5 13 18 $34,650 $38,500
4WD 4-Door LV8 6-Speed AT Ltd 13 18 $43,605 $48,450
4WD 4-Door LV8 6-Speed AT Platinum 13 18 $50,040 $55,600
Pricing
Invoice Price
$34,847
$30,735
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$38,085
$34,150
Monthly Payment Estimate
$635 / month
$569 / month
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2008 Chevrolet Suburban stands out as being a highly capable and usable full-size sport utility vehicle that drives well. The 2008 Toyota Sequoia is a capable example of the full-size SUV--in a day where the full-size SUV makes less and less sense.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 14 mpg 14 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 20 mpg 17 mpg
Vehicle
Rear Door Type Liftgate -
EPA Classification - 2WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Front Shoulder Room (in) 65.3 66.4
Third Leg Room (in) 34.9 35.3
Second Head Room (in) 38.5 39.4
Third Hip Room (in) 49.4 50.4
Second Shoulder Room (in) 65.2 65.6
Front Leg Room (in) 41.3 42.5
Third Head Room (in) 38.1 38.5
Front Hip Room (in) 64.4 62.1
Third Shoulder Room (in) 64.7 65.7
Second Leg Room (in) 39.5 36.4
Passenger Capacity 8 8
Front Head Room (in) 41.1 39.7
Second Hip Room (in) 61.8 59.9
Passenger Volume (ft³) - - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 10.5 -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 79.1 79.9
Side Door Opening Width (in) NA -
Overhang, Front (in) - TBD - -
Step Up Height - Side (in) NA -
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 31.8 -
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in) 222.4 -
Side Door Opening Height (in) NA -
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 9.1 -
Height, Overall (in) 76.8 74.6
Step Up Height - Front (in) NA -
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in) - TBD - -
Wheelbase (in) 130.0 122.0
Track Width, Front (in) - 67.9
Min Ground Clearance (in) - 9.9
Length, Overall (in) - 205.1
Liftover Height (in) - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) - 69.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in) NA -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 41.4 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 69.6 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 90.0 66.6
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in) NA -
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³) NA -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 49.1 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 101.8 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 137.4 120.8
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) 35.6 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) 45.8 18.9
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.0 x 1.18 13.9 x - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line) NA -
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.5 x 0.79 13.6 x - TBD -
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA -
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA -
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 31 26.4
Fuel Tank Location - TBD - -
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Pwr rack & pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock 17.75 -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - 39.0
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 17.75 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 43.0 - TBD -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - 3.71
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - 18.1
Tires
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 2104 -
Rear Tire Order Code QAN NA
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - -
Front Tire Size P265/70R17 P275/65R18
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear - TBD - -
Spare Tire Size P265/70R17 P255/70R18
Front Tire Order Code QAN NA
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 2104 -
Spare Tire Order Code ZVL NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front - TBD - -
Rear Tire Size P265/70R17 P275/65R18
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare - TBD - -
Trailering
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 7100 7800
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 500 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 1065 780
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 4200 -
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 2683 -
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 3300 -
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 13,000 -
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 2769 -
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 7200 -
Base Curb Weight (lbs) - 5680
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5 18 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5 18 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 17 x - TBD - 18 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 18.3 14.3
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 160 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA -
Maximum Alternator Watts NA -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600 - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 320 @ 5200 276 @ 5400
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas V8
Fuel System SFI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 340 @ 4200 314 @ 3400
Engine Order Code LY5 NA
Displacement 5.3L/323 4.7L/285
Engine Oil Cooler - TBD - -
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 14 14
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 20 17
Transmission
Trans PTO Access NA -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.72
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.29 3.22
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.63 2.04
Trans Order Code M30 NA
Transfer Case Power Take Off NA -
Trans Power Take Off NA -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.70 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Transfer Case Model NA -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.06 3.52
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.40
Trans Type 4 5
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) - 3.91
Summary
Body Style 4 Door 1500 4 Door SR5
Vehicle Name Chevrolet Suburban Toyota Sequoia
Body Code E52 -
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 1.81 - TBD -
Axle Type - Rear Semi-floating -
Suspension Type - Front Coil springs Independant
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.41 1.42
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 4200 -
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 3300 -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.73 -
Axle Type - Front Independent -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 1.81 - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 3400 -
Suspension Type - Rear Coil springs Independant
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 1.10 1.42
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front NA -
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 4200 -
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) - Double-Wishbone
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) - Double-Wishbone
Frame
Frame Type Ladder -
Doors
Side Door Type NA -
 
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