2021 Chevrolet Suburban vs. Its Competition

2021 Chevrolet Suburban
Brian Wong Brian Wong West Coast Editor

Other than competitors made by YellowBird, the Suburban has few rivals that cast the same large shadow.

The Ford Expedition Max is the crosstown rival with available turbo V-6 power and a classy interior.

The Tahoe is related, and a tad smaller, although that’s speaking relatively—both are massive SUVs.

The Escalade is the Suburban’s uptown twin, and it now features one of the most technologically advanced cabins of any vehicle.

The Nissan Armada was refreshed for 2021 and offers its own technology and styling updates.

The GMC Yukon XL is also related to the Suburban and gets the same redesign with many similarities.

2021 Chevrolet Suburban2021 Chevrolet Suburban
#13 in Large SUVs
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Quick Specs
6.0
The 2021 Chevy Suburban is a super-size SUV ready for the biggest families with the most cargo. We just wish more safety features came standard.
7.0
Roomy, comfortable, and loaded with technology, the 2021 Cadillac Escalade is a rolling fortress of luxury.
6.8
The 2021 Chevy Tahoe gets larger, roomier, comfier, and loaded with more features than a cineplex.
7.0
The 2021 Ford Expedition SUV crams considerable space and family-friendly amenities into its sizable frame.
6.7
Coming to an upper-middle-class neighborhood near you: The 2021 GMC Yukon is richer and bigger, with details and a price tag to match.
5.8
The 2021 Nissan Armada is a big, comfortable brute that can tow the boat and haul the family all at once.
MSRP From     
$52,300$76,195$49,600$49,625$51,000$48,900
Gas Mileage     
14 MPG City / 20 MPG Hwy14 MPG City / 20 MPG Hwy14 MPG City / 20 MPG Hwy16 MPG City / 23 MPG Hwy14 MPG City / 20 MPG Hwy13 MPG City / 19 MPG Hwy
Engine     
Gas V8Gas V8Gas V8Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-6Gas V8Regular Unleaded V-8
EPA Class     
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Style Name     
2WD 4-Door LS2WD 4-Door Luxury2WD 4-Door LSXL 4x22WD 4-Door SLE4x2 S
Drivetrain     
Rear Wheel DriveRear Wheel DriveRear Wheel DriveRear Wheel DriveRear Wheel DriveRear Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity     
878588
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Body Style     
Sport Utility VehicleSport Utility VehicleSport Utility VehicleSport UtilitySport Utility VehicleSport Utility
Transmission     
AutomaticAutomaticAutomaticAutomatic w/ODAutomaticAutomatic w/OD
Detailed Spec Comparison
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