Truck Yeah The trucks are good! The Chevrolet Suburban has been the quintessential American SUV since forever. It departs from its truckly origins a little more with each generation, but longtime fans of the franchise will be plenty happy with the new model. Those fans haven’t been waiting for this review, either. In spite of all the nonsense GM is wading through right now, earlier this month the company reported that Suburbans were spending an average of only ten days on dealer lots before being sold. And 65% of those were in range-topping (very-expensive) LTZ trim. I’ve had a pretty positive experience in every Suburban I’ve ever driven (just about every generation from the Scottsdales to the 2015). They’re consistently comfortable, capable haulers with a sharp look and cushy driving experience. Unfortunately, they’re also getting further from their off-road routes (see what I did there?) faster than they’re catching up to minivans in fuel economy. The result is a vehicle that is perfect if you like to tow stuff with a big family filling the seats. It’s also perfect if you just wanna pretend you do (you know who you are). With a fresh redesign for its twelfth generation, the 2015 Chevrolet Suburban will once again try to win us over as America’s Sweetheart SUV. So we put it through a week of back road runnin’, brutal city traffic, Wal-Mart runs, drive-thrus, firefighting, and hooliganism to find out if it’s up to taking the title. (Disclosure: A Suburban was personally… [Read full story]
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