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All LED now

Don't forget the Duramax diesel is available now in the Suburban


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Posts: 3102 | Location: GA | Registered: September 23, 2009Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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Is GM STILL having the headlight socket burnout problems?



On the Suburban / Tahoe that was the 2007-2014 body style. I had a 2007 and I had to replace one of the DRL's every year. It was a $60 repair bill each time. They went LED in 2015.
 
Posts: 1731 | Location: Orlando | Registered: April 22, 2007Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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I have a 2015 Subruban and I love it. It I totaled it tomorrow I would buy another Suburban without even looking at another vehicle.

One, I can carry all my gear. Whether it is me playing chauffeur for my teen daughter and multiple friends, or four of my friends loaded up with mountain bikes to hit the trails, or my family of four driving to the mountains to spend the week in a cabin, or a weekend at the fields for my daughter's travel ball team, I always have room for whatever I want to carry. Plus, I use it for my job which requires to me to carry various samples to present to clients.

FYI, I have had two family members who went with the Tahoe instead of Suburban and regretted it. It's not less money, and the extra 18" is not harder to maneuver / drive, so from my point of view, take the extra size.
 
Posts: 1731 | Location: Orlando | Registered: April 22, 2007Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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So I'm looking to get a bigass SUV.

I'm currently considering the 2021 Chevy Suburban Z71 and the GMC Yukon XL AT4.


What motor is in those SUV's? 5.3 or 6.0?

I had an older (late 90's) Expedition and never liked it on winter roads. Just felt squirrely even after changing tires.
I'm now on my 2nd F-250 and with a shell the wet dogs aren't shaking on the back seat passengers.

Had a ‘00 Expedition that had the same problem. Cured it with friction modifier in the rear axle lube. The diff loc was a bit too aggressive. The clue was the rear ended began banging while turning sharply. Added modifier banging quit and coincidentally so did the squirrelly handling on ice.


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Posts: 4774 | Location: southern Mn | Registered: February 26, 2006Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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After Chevrolet, GMC, Ford.... I went Toyota and could not be happier.

I use a truck for work and I have lots of miles and wear and tear on them over the years. I say this so you will know I didn't make up my mind driving to the store and back. Yes I use the 4x4 frequently as well.

That's my .02
 
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You sure you dont want a pickup? You mention more carrying stuff than transporting a large family. A full size truck with crew cab might fit your needs more than an SUV unless you need the seats for people. I can get 5-6 adults in my truck comfortably and I imagine the mileage is about the same.
 
Posts: 2451 | Location: Pnw | Registered: March 21, 2009Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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Does the Expedition even have a V8 option like God intended?


Oh it appears not. The Expedition has been only the ecoboost turbo 6 cylinder since 2015.
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Posts: 261 | Location: PNW | Registered: June 04, 2010Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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For a SUV comparable in size to the ones you listed, I would look at Toyota Sequoia (5.7 V8).

If you don't need one quite that big, I would be looking at a Lexus GX460 (4.6 V8)


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I do like the Lexus GX460 or if you have extra cash, the LX.



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Posts: 10084 | Location: Fort Worth, Texas | Registered: February 07, 2007Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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Do not buy ANY FORD with a turbo engine!!! They are junk. I have a ford with a blown 1.5l turbo engine blown at 11000 miles and getting hell trying to get it fixed and ford honoring warranty
 
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Do not buy ANY FORD with a turbo engine!!! They are junk. I have a ford with a blown 1.5l turbo engine blown at 11000 miles and getting hell trying to get it fixed and ford honoring warranty


I put 36k trouble free miles on my former 2016 2.7TT F150.
My mom has well over 100k on her 2011 3.5TT F150, many of those towing a horse trailer.




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I could buy so many things I need and want for the cost of a new burban. Like almost $100k. That is nuts.



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If I had the money, I’d buy a new Toyota landcruiser and drive it for the next 25 years.


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Posts: 7322 | Location: Hoover, AL | Registered: November 06, 2006Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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I have a 15 GX460 Premium and we absolutely love it. With stock tires it was getting around 19-20 mpg on the highway and is one of the quietest vehicles inside we have ever owned. A V8, AWD, heated and cooled seats and enough room in the back for 3 car seats. Not to mention Toyota reliability. I have since installed a Dobinson lift, SPC upper control arms and Toyo AT3"s and it is even more of a beast now. They had been a sleeper vehicle for a while as far as their off road capability but word has gotten around. Seats are very comfortable as well. A CPO would have a great warranty and would have taken the depreciation hit as well.

Good luck with your search.


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Posts: 1586 | Location: Escaped to TN | Registered: October 29, 2004Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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We had an 08 GX470. Good vehicle. Filled completely with two kids and a dog though. I had the 3rd row seat and I would question the usefulness. It's a jump seat for kids realistically and uses up way too much storage space. Solid ride overall but at least with the older V8 the gas mileage was awful. I have a 15 F150 with the 3.5 eco and I get nearly 50% better gas mileage in the city and 30% on the highway. My other complaint was the very small tank. It would require at least 3 fill ups from CO to WI one way. That's a 1200 miles trip. The F150 has a 36 gal tank and I fill up once in NE! Something to consider for longer road trips.

Maybe the new Toyota V8 is better though. It is hard to deny Toyota quality. I've owned several and had no major issues with any. We got rid of my wife's Avalon only because she got sick of it. I too wish the Sequoia was a little more desirable. We tried to like one when we got the GX470 but the extra space wasn't enough to move us.
 
Posts: 5512 | Location: CO | Registered: October 11, 2005Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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Well I did it.
Went down yesterday and pulled the trigger on the suburban.

This thing has more extra features than I can shake a stick at.
Will take some time to get used to driving something this large for sure.

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Posts: 1166 | Location: Cary, NC | Registered: June 04, 2015Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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Very nice congrats, I had a GMC version at one time, great vehicle,



 
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Nice, the Z71's are cool


Did you get the magnetic ride control and adaptive air ride?


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Posts: 3102 | Location: GA | Registered: September 23, 2009Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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Very nice. Congrats and safe travels!


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Posts: 1586 | Location: Escaped to TN | Registered: October 29, 2004Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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Congrats. I had a suburban for 15+ years. Really liked it. Great ride over the road.

Hey, I live in Cary, NC too.




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Nice Hummer H3, oh wait...lol. J/k, very nice ride.
 
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