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Chevrolet Silverado 1500 vs. Chevrolet Suburban

When we compare the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 to the Chevrolet Suburban, the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 has the advantage in the areas of new vehicle base pricing, typical lower range of pricing for one- to five-year-old used cars, and fuel efficiency and overall quality score. The Chevrolet Suburban has the advantage in the area of base engine power. Based on this comparison of the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 versus the Chevrolet Suburban, the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 is a better car than the Chevrolet Suburban.

Chevrolet Silverado 1500 versus Chevrolet Suburban Pricing

A one- to five-year-old used Chevrolet Silverado 1500 ranges from $31,950 to $51,499 while a used Chevrolet Suburban from the same model year range is priced between $35,703 to $62,900. For a new model, the Chevrolet Silverado 1500's price is between $42,023 and $70,939, with the Chevrolet Suburban priced between $59,586 and $85,283.

Chevrolet Silverado 1500 versus Chevrolet Suburban Quality Rating

The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 is 8.3 out of 10 while the Chevrolet Suburban's quality rating is 8.0 out of 10. This results in the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 being ranked 3 out of 15 Best Full-Size Trucks and the Chevrolet Suburban being ranked 6 out of 12 Best Large SUVs.

Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison

For engine performance, the Chevrolet Silverado 1500’s base engine makes 310 horsepower, and the Chevrolet Suburban base engine makes 355 horsepower. The Silverado 1500 is rated to deliver an average of 20 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 528 miles. The Suburban is rated to deliver an average of 17 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 560 miles. Both models use regular unleaded.

Passenger Space Comparison

The Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and Chevrolet Suburban are comparable in regards to front shoulder room and front leg room.

Safety Ratings Comparison

When comparing crash test ratings from NHTSA, the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 has higher safety ratings than the Chevrolet Suburban, with an average rating of 4.31 out of 5 Stars compared to 4 out of 5 Stars.

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2023 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

2023 Chevrolet Suburban

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$42,023 - $70,939

Used Asking Price:

$31,950 - $51,499

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

31%

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$59,586 - $85,283

Used Asking Price:

$35,703 - $62,900

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

45.6%

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

8.3 / 10

Reliability:

8.5 / 10

Retained Value:

7.7 / 10

Safety:

8.6 / 10

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

8.0 / 10

Reliability:

8.8 / 10

Retained Value:

7.2 / 10

Safety:

8.0 / 10

iSeeCars Rankings

1 / 11
3 / 15
3 / 15
3 / 15

iSeeCars Rankings

3 / 12
4 / 31
4 / 12
5 / 12
6 / 12
6 / 8
13 / 31
15 / 31
15 / 21
22 / 31

Summary Review

Not yet available

Summary Review

Not yet available

Pros and Cons

Not yet available

Pros and Cons

Not yet available

Available Body Styles

Pickup Truck

Available Body Styles

SUV

Available Cab Types

Crew Cab, Extended Cab, Regular Cab

Available Cab Types

Not applicable

Available Bed Length(s)

69.9 inches, 79.4 inches, 98.2 inches

Available Bed Length(s)

Not applicable

Available Drivetrain Options

Diesel, Gasoline

Available Drivetrain Options

Diesel, Gasoline

Trim Levels

Custom Trail Boss, LT Trail Boss, ZR2, Work Truck, Custom, LT, RST, LTZ, High Country

Trim Levels

Fleet, LS, LT, RST, Premier, High Country, Z71

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

3 years / 36000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

5 years / 100000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

5 years / 60000 miles

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

3 years / 36000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

5 years / 100000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

5 years / 60000 miles

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

4.31 out of 5 Stars

IIHS Safety Rating:

Not yet available

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

4 out of 5 Stars

IIHS Safety Rating:

Not yet available

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

310 hp @ 5600 rpm

Torque:

430 foot-lbs @ 3000 rpm

Power-to-Weight Ratio (higher is better):

0.070 hp per pound

Towing Capacity:

9100 lbs

Max Payload:

2260 lbs

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

355 hp @ 5600 rpm

Torque:

383 foot-lbs @ 4100 rpm

Power-to-Weight Ratio (higher is better):

0.063 hp per pound

Towing Capacity:

7800 lbs

Max Payload :

Not applicable

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

2.7 liters

Engine Configuration:

Inline

Number of Cylinders:

4

Transmission:

Automatic

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

4X2 / 4X4

EPA Fuel Economy (City/Highway/Combined MPG):

19 / 22 / 20

Range (city/hwy):

456 / 528 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Regular Unleaded

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

5.3 liters

Engine Configuration:

V

Number of Cylinders:

8

Transmission:

Automatic

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

4X2 / 4X4

EPA Fuel Economy (City/Highway/Combined MPG):

15 / 20 / 17

Range (city/hwy):

420 / 560 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Regular Unleaded

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

Standard

Android Auto:

Standard

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

Available

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Available

Heated Seats:

Available

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

Available

Leather Upholstery:

Available

Navigation System:

N/A

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Available

Heated Steering Wheel:

Available

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

Standard

Android Auto:

Standard

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

Available

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Available

Heated Seats:

Available

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

Available

Leather Upholstery:

Available

Navigation System:

Available

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Available

Heated Steering Wheel:

Available

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

Standard

Pedestrian Detection:

Standard

Lane Departure Warning:

Standard

Lane Keeping Assist:

Standard

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Available

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Available

360-Degree Camera:

Available

Rear Seat Reminder:

Available

Driver Attention Monitoring:

N/A

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

Standard

Pedestrian Detection:

Standard

Lane Departure Warning:

Standard

Lane Keeping Assist:

Standard

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Available

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Available

360-Degree Camera:

Available

Rear Seat Reminder:

Standard

Driver Attention Monitoring:

N/A

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

43.1 inches

Front Leg Room:

44.5 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

66 inches

Rear Head Room:

Not yet available

Rear Leg Room:

Not yet available

Rear Shoulder Room:

Not yet available

Cargo Space:

Not yet available

Cargo Space, 2nd-row seat folded down:

Not applicable

Overall Interior Volume:

Not yet available

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

42.3 inches

Front Leg Room:

44.5 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

66 inches

Rear Head Room:

38.9 inches

Rear Leg Room:

42 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

64.8 inches

Cargo Space:

41.5 cubic feet

Cargo Space, 2nd-row seat folded down:

144.7 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

Not yet available

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

4410 lbs

Width:

81.1 inches

Height:

75.7 inches

Length:

210.9 inches

Wheelbase:

126.5 inches

Ground Clearance:

7.9 inches

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

5616 lbs

Width:

81.1 inches

Height:

75.7 inches

Length:

225.7 inches

Wheelbase:

134.1 inches

Ground Clearance:

8 inches

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

17.0 x 8.0 inches

Wheel Type:

painted steel

Tire Size:

255/70R17

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

18.0 x 8.5 inches

Wheel Type:

painted aluminum

Tire Size:

265/65R18