1990 GMC Suburban User Reviews

1990 GMC Suburban Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 6 reviews

  • Performance:3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars 3.8 / 5
  • Appearance:3.2 out of 5 stars3.2 out of 5 stars3.2 out of 5 stars3.2 out of 5 stars3.2 out of 5 stars 3.2 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars 4.8 / 5
  • Overall: 4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars 4.7 / 5

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"fuel economy" 2 reviews
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jdwwally writes:
1990 GMC Suburban V2500 4WD Review
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5

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i have room for my construction tools, my car tools and my big subs with room to spare, my stuff is always dry from the weather,( and out of peoples hands when walking by it)lol., it floats wonderful on highways, other vehicles move out of its way,it goes anywhere, and they are tanks, good gas milage when no lead footing. real hard to get stuck,(im proof).had it in two lakes and three feet of mudd(4x4) and climib some real steep hills(2 wheel drive)i have a 40 gal gas tank in it.

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top heavy(rollover) gas  prices, drivers that are brake happy, stopin n going, how rare they are getting. thats all i can think about

jdwwally
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Its My Favorite Vehicle Of Choice — i just really found that suburbans are real easy to work on and they offer a house, tool shed,a concert and they go everywhere, they are a tank and can haul their weight in gold, and can be modified nicly too,. parts are cheap,the suburban can be titled as a car or a truck, the suburbans are just wonderful to me,they always get good looks.suburbans unite

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Jonathan writes:
1990 GMC Suburban R1500 Review
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Big, solid, fast.

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Gas mileage, maneuverability, blind spots.

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Holy Beast — Climbs like a scared rabbit, has a lot of get-up-and-go. It should've come with 16-inch rims instead of 14-inchers, but that's relatively easy to fix. It does have big blind spots, but very solidly built so you would probably come out alright if you did get in a wreck or a fender-bender. Not too bad of mileage considering the engine size.

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workdaymender8 writes:
1990 GMC Suburban R2500 Review
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work

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long distance traveling

workdaymender8
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Decent Vehicle — good on acceleration and never had any problems with the breaking or the handling of the vehicle. it has needed repairs had the driver side door replaced. and when you shift to reverse it sort of just slams in there. the interior is in good condition. exterior needs a little work. i believe the vehicle gets around 13-15 miles on the highway 8-9 in town. this vehicle is a work truck or maybe a farm truck.

Primary Use: Utility (towing boats, transporting cargo, etc.)

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Matt writes:
1990 GMC Suburban R1500 Review
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You can fit a full 8X4 sheet of sheetrock in it and close the doors

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8 miles to the gallon, and over 100 bucks to fill it

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The Big Ugly — Good to hual everything

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Daniel writes:
1990 GMC Suburban V1500 4WD Review
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4x4

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My Idea Truck — i have previously owed one. this one is living up to my exceptions. not a computer controlled engine but this is a good thing it is easier to personally maintain and repair. in turn cost of maintenance is less seats eight so i have plenty of room for my kids

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Scott writes:
1990 GMC Suburban V1500 4WD Review
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rugged, jumbojet cargo size

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low mpg

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Brute Force Tuna Boat — i loved this car because, as a 6' 5" 280lbs lineman this car fit my personality and life. i could fit bikes, rafts, speakers, the rest of the line, etc... in it no sweat. several times i folded up the seats and slept in the back, not touching any wall. for its size, it was one of the fastest, best handling cars around. mostly stock could outrun bronco's, blazers, excursions, pickups, most anything or at least be competitive. quality wise this car was exceptional. it was unbreakable. including deer, cars, people, children roughhousing, horseplay and cramming of sharp-large-bare metal objects, it was never fazed. this car literally saved my life whenit finally met its demise.

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1991 GMC Suburban Reviews

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1993 GMC Suburban Reviews

Suburban By James

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Sucks By Aloysius

not that great can haul a trailer spacious a gas guzzlera horrib;e car o sit in for long trips part expensive great for movin stuff from here to ther and esy to take alot of people home on trips Read More

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1994 GMC Suburban Reviews

Burby The Tank By 1994suburban

I absolutely love that you can stuff this car with all your gear and not have to play tetris while you're at it. The space is unbelievable. It's the perfect car for long distance drives. It handles al... Read More

Hauler, Tow Er, Family Getter There Vehicle. By Jedidiah

Good dependable vehicle, I would recommend one, maybe a newer model up to 2004-05, body changes too much after that for a good off-road vehicle that does good on pavement as well. 1994-95 was the las... Read More

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1995 GMC Suburban Reviews

1995 Suburban K1500 By jlmelvin421

This was a great family hauler. Perfect for camping trips and outdoor activities, along with just transporting family. Very comfortable ride with plenty of power. It will be difficult to get rid of... Read More

My Buban By Keith

This is my 95 GMC Suburban 4X4. Its got a 350 with a 700R4 and a GM 10 Bolt Posi(soon to get a locker). 3" pipe from y-pipe to a Thrush muffler and 3" pipe out. Its got American Racing rims and 31" BF... Read More

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