The 2021 Suburban introduces an all-new generation, and is Chevrolet’s biggest SUV. It ranks in the top half of the large SUV class, and it offers plenty of seating space, a huge cargo area, and great performance and handling.

New for 2021

  • New, first ever independent rear suspension
  • Larger touch screen
  • Available turbodiesel engine
  • Forward collision warning and automatic emergency braking now standard
  • Longer, improved seating and cargo space
  • Outfitted with more technology
  • Downsized Duramax diesel engine


The 2021 Suburban is offered in six trim levels:

  • LS – starting price $51,700
  • LT – starting price $56,500
  • RST – starting price $59,800
  • Z71 – starting price $61,900
  • Premier – starting price $65,300
  • High Country – starting price $72,300

All trims except the Z71 add on an additional $3,000 for four-wheel-drive. The Z71 is paired exclusively with four-wheel drive.



The Suburban is offered in nine colors:

  • Satin Steel Metallic
  • Graywood Metallic
  • Iridescent Pearl Tricoat
  • Summit White
  • Black
  • Shadow Gray Metallic
  • Empire Beige Metallic
  • Midnight Blue Metallic
  • Cherry Red Tintcoat
  • LS trim: LED headlights, 18-inch wheels
  • LT trim: adds auto-dimming rearview mirror and a hands-free liftgate
  • RST trim: 22-inch wheels, unique front fascia and black exterior trim
  • Z71 trim: adds extra off-road capability including, All-Terrain tires, front skid plate and tow hooks, unique front fascia to improve ground clearance
  • Premier trim: adds more standard equipment including, second-row captain’s chairs, power-folding third row, and magnetically controlled shock absorbers
  • High Country: adds more luxury including a special grille with bronze accents


  • Max Trailering package – includes an air-leveling rear suspension, trailer brake controller, and powertrain revisions for quicker acceleration – adds $565
  • Panoramic Sunroof

Most features on the higher trim levels are available as options on lower trim levels.


The 2021 Suburban is notably larger, with more cargo and passenger space. It seats up to nine in this three-row large SUV, with an optional front-row bench seat on the LS trim. Second-row bucket seats in the Premier trim drops capacity to seven passengers. Its second and third rows have a couple more inches of legroom, and the cargo area expands by 23 cubic feet, having 145 total cubic feet. Its new independent rear suspension and design make the load floor flatter and lower. The Suburban also gets sliding second-row seats for the first time, and an optional power-folding functionality for the rear seats that can be controlled from multiple places inside the SUV.

2021 Chevrolet Suburban Interior


  • Cloth upholstery
  • Power adjustable front seats
  • Manually adjustable second- and third-row bench seats


  • Leather upholstery
  • Heated and ventilated front seats
  • Heated second-row seats
  • Power-folding third-row seats
  • Heated steering wheel


The Suburban comes standard with a 5.3-liter V8 engine with 355 horsepower and 383 lb-ft of torque. It is paired with a 10-speed automatic transmission. Four-wheel drive is available on all trim levels and standard on the Z71. The High Country trim gets a 6.2-liter V8 with 420 horsepower and 460 lb-ft of torque. An optional turbocharged 3.0-liter six-cylinder diesel engine with 277 horsepower and 460 lb-ft of torque is available on every Suburban trim except the Z71.

2021 Chevrolet Suburban Towing


  • The 2021 Suburban has a maximum towing capacity of 7,300. If you opt for a model equipped with the Max Trailering package, it has a towing capacity up to 8,300 pounds


  • 16/20 mpg in the city and on the highway with its 5.3-liter V8 engine and 15/20 mpg city/highway the 6.2-liter V8


The Suburban offers plenty of standard features with a large touch-screen infotainment system and a user-friendly control layout. Its simple menu structure responds quickly to inputs, but it is also accompanied by buttons and knobs to make it easy to adjust functions while driving.

2021 Chevrolet Suburban Technology


  • Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility
  • 10.2-inch infotainment touchscreen
  • Bluetooth
  • Eight USB ports
  • HD Radio
  • Satellite radio
  • Six speakers
  • Wi-Fi hotspot
  • 120-volt household-style power outlets
  • Keyless entry
  • Remote start
  • Tri-Zone automatic climate control

LT, RST, Z71 trim adds:

  • Wireless charging
  • Nine-speaker Bose audio system

Premier and High-Country trim – upgrades its technology

  • 10-speaker Bose audio system
  • Navigation system
  • Digital instrument panel

A rear entertainment with 12.6-inch touch screens system is available on all trims


You can feel secure on the road with the Suburban’s standard advanced safety features, while offering plenty of available advanced safety features.

Standard advanced safety features included in all models:

  • Rearview camera with hitch guidance
  • Rear parking sensors
  • Forward collision warning with pedestrian detection
  • Automatic emergency braking
  • Automatic high-beam headlights
  • Teen Driver – lets you set audio volume and speed limited
  • Rear-seat alert – prevents children and pets from being left inside vehicle

Available advanced safety features:

  • Front parking sensors
  • Lane departure warning with lane keep assist
  • Blind spot monitoring with rear cross traffic alert
  • Surround-view parking camera system
  • Safety Alert Seat – vibrates to warn the drive of potential hazards
  • Rearview mirror with an integrated camera display*
  • Head-up display*
  • Adaptive cruise control*

*Available on Premier and High Country trims


The Suburban is covered by Chevrolet’s three-year/36,000-mile limited warranty and a five-year/60,000-mile powertrain warranty.


The 2021 Chevrolet Suburban is capable in many areas, from loading up passengers to hauling or towing your gear. It’s comfortable with lots of room and packed with plenty of features to keep you safe and entertained. Overall, it impresses with its capabilities.