What’s the Difference Between Chevy Tahoe and Suburban? (Revealed!)


The 2021 Chevy Suburban and 2021 Chevy Tahoe are great cars, but they look very similar. So, what are the differences between these two vehicles and should you choose one over the other?

The 2021 Chevy Tahoe has a cheaper MSRP, more miles per gallon on the highway, and a panoramic sunroof while the 2021 Chevy Suburban does not. The 2021 Chevy Suburban has a 15-inch screen next to the driver’s seat while the 2021 Chevy Tahoe has a 10-inch one. Overall, these cars are similar.

Now that you know there are few differences between these two vehicles, you may be wondering about their similarities. Keep reading to find out.

2021 Chevy Tahoe Rundown

The 2021 Chevy Tahoe is a large SUV that is a great car. overall. It has an overall NHTSA 4 star safety rating, which is a great safety rating for such a large vehicle. It also has an MSRP of $49,600, but the exact price of this car will vary depending on the dealership you are shopping at and the model of the 2021 Chevy Tahoe that you want to buy.

There are 3 models of the 2021 Chevy Tahoe: the High Country, Z71, and Premier models.

The 2021 Chevy Tahoe can tow up to 7,900 pounds, so you can easily tow anything you want to with this SUV. You can either tow a small trailer or a large camper with no problems, which is quite useful when you are going camping. You can even tow a small Airstream.

This vehicle gets up to 21 miles per gallon in the city and 28 miles per gallon on the highway, which is pretty good gas mileage for an SUV of this size.

The 2021 Chevy Tahoe has a large cabin so you and your family can sit comfortably in the relatively large, plush seats inside. It can seat up to 8 people at a time but typically seats 7 people in its standard configuration.

The 2021 Chevy Tahoe has many safety features including, but not limited to:

  • Magnetic ride control
  • Front and rear park assist
  • Lane change alert
  • Blind spot alert
  • Blind spot monitoring
  • Automatic high beams
  • Forward collision alert
  • Automatic emergency braking
  • Front pedestrian braking

The 2021 Chevy Tahoe also has many features that will keep you and your family members comfortable as you drive. Other than the large, comfortable seats inside of the cabin, the 2021 Chevy Tahoe has a heated steering wheel for those cold winter mornings when your hands never seem to warm up fully and second-row heated seats.

It also comes with memory seat settings so you don’t have to physically change the seat setting if someone else that is shorter or taller than you drives your car.

The 2021 Chevy Tahoe also has a panoramic sunroof so your family can enjoy the stars at night or enjoy the sun during the day. If you enjoy listening to music while you drive, then you are in luck.

The 2021 Chevy Tahoe has 10 surround sound speakers so you can thoroughly enjoy your music while you drive.

If you frequently go on road trips with your family members, then you are in luck because on the back of the driver and front passenger seats there is a 10.2-inch screen where your family members can see how long it will take to arrive at your destination. This helps you plan out your trips more accurately.

The 2021 Chevy Tahoe has built-in WIFI, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, and Amazon Alexa that you can connect to your home Alexa device. It also has a 15-inch display screen so you can clearly see directions without really taking your eyes off of the road.

What's the Difference Between Chevy Tahoe and Suburban?
2021 Chevrolet Tahoe High Country

2021 Chevy Suburban Rundown

The 2021 Chevy Suburban is a great SUV that has a 4 star overall NHTSA safety rating. This car can seat 7-8 people at a time if the middle console is lifted up to reveal a hidden seat that is both comfortable and safe.

The 2021 Chevy Suburban starts out at $52,300, but the exact price will vary depending on the dealership you are at and the Chevy suburban model you look at.

This vehicle can also tow up to 7,800 lbs, which is great if you tow things often or have a trailer or camper that you enjoy using frequently.

This car gets up to 21 miles per gallon in the city and 27 miles per gallon on the highway, which is decent gas mileage for an SUV of this size.

The third row of the 2021 Chevy Suburban has lots of leg room so all of your passengers will be comfortable for the entire drive. It also has relatively large, comfortable seats throughout the cabin so all passengers and the driver can stay comfortable.

The 2021 Chevy Suburban has many safety features that will ensure that you and your family members will stay safe while in the car. These safety features include, but are not limited to:

  • Forward collision warning
  • Lane departure warning
  • Crash Imminent braking
  • Dynamic brake support
  • Front and rear park assist
  • Lane change alert
  • Blind spot alert
  • Blind spot monitoring
  • Automatic high beams
  • Automatic emergency braking
  • Front pedestrian braking
  • Following distance indicator

The 2021 Chevy Suburban also has many features that will keep your family comfortable. It has:

  • Built-in WIFI
  • Alexa
  • 12.6 inch diagonal screens on back of driver and passenger seats
  • Apple CarPlay
  • Android Auto
  • 15 inch display

The 15-inch display will ensure that you can see the directions that you need to get to an unfamiliar destination without having to look away from the road.

Overall, the 2021 Chevy Suburban is a great car that you will definitely enjoy driving.

What are the Differences?

Although the 2021 Chevy Tahoe and 2021 Chevy Suburban are both SUVs and are very similar, there are differences. The Tahoe gets 28 miles per gallon on the highway, while the Chevy Suburban gets 27 miles per gallon on the highway. They both get 21 miles per gallon in the city.

The 2021 Chevy Tahoe can tow up to 7,900 pounds while the 2021 Chevy Suburban can tow up to 7,800 pounds. Although that’s not a large difference, it will affect the amount you can tow if you purchase the Chevy Suburban.

Overall, both SUVs are very comfortable and safe vehicles that allow your family members to be entertained and allow you to see the directions on the large screen that’s beside the driver’s seat.

Will Turner

Will has an absolute passion for 4x4s and loves discovering all of the small details about each model. Will joined the Four Wheel Trends team in early 2021 and has been a valuable contributor ever since!

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