Highlights from the Longest-Running Chevy Vehicle—The Chevy Suburban

The Chevy Suburban is the longest-running nameplate in production. This vehicle has been in continuous production since 1935, and while this vehicle has seen some significant upgrades in those years, this vehicle has always had an interesting place in the vehicle world. Learn more about the current Chevy Suburban, as well as the Suburban throughout the years.


1935 Chevy Suburban

According to Money Inc, “From 1935 through 1936, the Chevrolet Carryall Suburban was produced in a two door wagon style that became the official first generation of the vehicle produced for sale to the public. The majority of the seats were designed to be removable so the vehicle could be used to transport passengers, or used as a cargo van for hauling goods. The first generation Suburbans were powered by an inline six cylinder motor that generated 60 horsepower.”


The Second Generation Suburban and Beyond

The Chevy Suburban started its second generation in 1941, and this generation went through 1946. During this time, Chevy was producing vehicles for the military, as well as for civilians. The Suburban was a great option for both because it had the ability to carry a good amount of passengers, cargo, or both. After the second generation, the Suburban saw a few changes in style and engine options throughout the next few generations.


The Seventh Generation in 1973

This generation started in 1973 and went through 1991. This generation gave you a choice of diesel or gasoline engine options. In 1973, the Suburban also went up to a four-door vehicle instead of the two-door previous generations.

After the seventh generation, there were changes in style to make this vehicle look more modern. There will also additions in terms of safety and technology features.


2020 Suburban

The 2020 Suburban is a top large SUV. This vehicle comes with two engine options, including a 5.3-liter V8 engine that gives you 355-horsepower and a 6.2-liter V8 engine that gives you 420-horsepower. This SUV can tow up to 6,300 pounds. It also has plenty of great interior features and technology including available leather seating, available heated seats, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, and more. You have other features like tri-zone automatic climate control, Teen Driver, rain-sensing windshield wipers, Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, an 8-inch touchscreen infotainment system, and more.

As you can see, the Chevy Suburban has come a long way over many years. Are you looking to upgrade to a great SUV? The Chevy Suburban is a great option that has been around for a long time. There is a lot to love about the Chevy Suburban, and at Ray Chevrolet, we can help you upgrade to one today. Ray Chevrolet has Chevy Suburbans for sale near you, and they are happy to help you upgrade to a Suburban for sale in Fox Lake.