Chevy Tahoe vs. Chevy Suburban
With interior comforts, advanced safety features, and plenty of cargo space, the Chevy Tahoe and Chevy Suburban have earned their reputations as proper family friendly vehicles. In 2022, both full-size SUVs received some impressive upgrades, making a choice between the two tougher than ever. If you’re trying to decide between the Tahoe and the Suburban for your next vehicle, you may want to know about some of their similarities and differences. Use this guide to learn all about the key features of these 2022 models to help you choose between them.
Trim Levels and Price
The 2022 Chevrolet Tahoe and Suburban come in the same six trim levels: LS, LT, RST, Z71, Premier, and High Country. The Z71 trims come standard with four-wheel drive for both vehicles, while the sporty RST trims feature a monochromatic black grille and a unique interior with red stitching and black upholstery. Choose the Tahoe or Suburban High Country model for a unique signature grille and sill plates and 22-inch wheels.
The 2022 Chevy Tahoe base model begins at $50,500 MSRP and increases in price with the upgraded features available in higher trims. The slightly roomier 2022 Chevy Suburban starts at $53,200 MSRP with similar price increases for upper trims.
The 2022 Tahoe and Suburban offer an elevated exterior appearance while remaining true to Chevrolet’s classic style. Both SUVs feature all-season tires with a range of wheel options, including 22-inch high-gloss black aluminum wheels on the RST trims. Besides the base models, every Tahoe and Suburban offers an available panoramic power sunroof, bringing fresh air and sunshine into the cabin on those perfect Oklahoma days. LED daytime running lights, headlamps, and tail lamps are standard on both SUVs.
Chevy offers the same exterior paint options for both the Tahoe and Suburban. Depending on the trim you choose, you can choose from 10 vibrant shades to showcase your personality. Here are the available exterior color options for both SUVs:
- Iridescent Pearl Tricoat.
- Cherry Red Tintcoat.
- Midnight Blue Metallic.
- Empire Beige Metallic.
- Auburn Metallic.
- Dark Ash Metallic.
- Satin Steel Metallic.
- Summit White.
- Evergreen Gray Metallic.
You don’t have to sacrifice power for function when choosing a Chevy Tahoe or Suburban. Both SUVs come equipped with a standard 5.3-liter V-8 engine producing 355 horsepower and 383 pound-feet of torque. The engine pairs with a 10-speed automatic transmission. A 6.2-liter V-8 engine comes standard on the High Country trims for both SUVs, generating an impressive 420 horsepower and 460 pound-feet of torque. Rear-wheel drive comes standard on most trims for both SUVs, though you can choose to add four-wheel drive for increased traction.
The 2022 Chevy Tahoe and Suburban seat up to eight passengers comfortably with three rows of seats. The Suburban is a slightly longer vehicle, measuring 225.7 inches compared with the Tahoe’s 210.7 inches. This increased length means you get slightly more room in the Suburban, with 181.9 cubic feet of passenger volume to the Tahoe’s 179.7 cubic feet. However, passengers in the second and third rows of both SUVs will get exactly the same amount of legroom at 42 inches and 36.7 inches, respectively.
Both the Chevy Tahoe and Suburban are true family vehicles with plenty of storage and cargo space. You’ll have more room to transport groceries, equipment, luggage, and other items in the 2022 Chevy Suburban, which offers 41.5 cubic feet of cargo space. Fold down the third-row seats for double the storage, with 93.8 cubic feet of cargo space.
Despite its smaller size, there’s still plenty of space in the 2022 Chevy Tahoe, too. The SUV has 25.5 cubic feet of space in the cargo area and 72.6 cubic feet of space available when you fold down the third-row seats.
No matter how much cargo you’re carrying, it’s easy to stay organized with plenty of convenient storage features in these SUVs. Both the Tahoe and Suburban come standard with a cargo management system, which includes adjustable dividers to keep items from shifting while you’re driving. In the cabin, you can organize smaller items in the front center console with a hidden storage drawer. Certain trims of both SUVs offer a power-sliding center console so you can place larger items between the front seats.
State-of-the-art technology features come standard in the infotainment systems for both the 2022 Chevy Tahoe and Suburban. A 10.2-inch multi-touch infotainment system comes standard on most models of both SUVs, featuring Bluetooth streaming and Apple CarPlay and Android Auto integration. The infotainment system offers available Google built-in compatibility, which uses voice-activated technology to enhance your driving experience. In most trims of both vehicles, a 12-inch color driver information center displays important vehicle information with customizable features. A six-speaker audio system comes standard on lower trims, while other models come standard with premium Bose speakers.
New for 2022, every Tahoe and Suburban comes standard with Chevy Safety Assist, a suite of advanced safety features to help protect you and your passengers on the road. Both SUVs’ standard safety features include forward collision alert with automatic emergency braking, front pedestrian braking, lane keep assist with lane departure warning, a following distance indicator, and IntelliBeam auto high-beam assist. Available safety and driver assistance features for both SUVs include adaptive cruise control, rear cross-traffic alert, lane change alert with side blind-zone alert, and HD surround vision.
In addition, every 2022 Tahoe and Suburban comes standard with six or seven airbags to provide maximum protection in an accident. A buckle-to-drive feature prevents the vehicle from moving until the driver fastens their seat belt. If you plan to use the SUV to teach your teenager to drive, both the Tahoe and Suburban offer teen driver technology, limiting or automating certain features to promote safe driving habits.
Test Drive a 2022 Chevy Tahoe or Suburban in Oklahoma City
Now you know all about the differences between the 2022 Chevrolet Tahoe and Suburban. With ample space, premium comforts, and advanced technology, you can’t go wrong when you choose either of these SUVs. Are you ready to test drive a Tahoe or Suburban and take the first steps toward making one of them your next vehicle? At Eskridge Chevrolet, we’re proud to offer an extensive selection of brand-new Chevy cars, trucks, and SUVs. Browse our online inventory or stop by our dealership to see our available models. We look forward to working with you soon.