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1993 Chevrolet Suburban K1500 4WD Review
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1993 5.7l V8 K1500 Chevy Suburban 4x4 — I own a 1993 Chevy Suburban, it is a great truck has a 350hp stock but updated to a 385hp engine. the engine has been rebuilt and transmission was replaced. The vehcile is great for off roading. The only thing i don't like baout the truck is the gas milage and a stock 40 gal gas tank.

Pros: Everything

Cons: Gas Mileage

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1993 Chevrolet Suburban K1500 4WD Review
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Big Beast In The Making — currently has dual exhaust 3 inch pipe w/4 inch tips and no muffler(nice sound), real steel cowl hood, ventshades, chrome brush gaurd. In process of putting new 350 motor in (first one died at 230,000mi), has rebuilt tranny, rearend, and a bunch of other new stuff under the hood. Eventually will have a 4 or 6 inch lift with mud swamper tires, black paint job with blue realistic fire flames, and many other improvements. Currently has real nice stereo and subs/amp, but needs new speakers in doors and dash. Rust free. And is driven by a girl who loves to go muddin'!

Pros: loud, roomy, and nothin' but fun!!

Cons: 42 gallon gas tank

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1993 Chevrolet Suburban K1500 4WD Review
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But At The Moment It Sucks !!!!!!! — Prior to my current problem, i had no complaints . It's roomy, rode like a dream and got better gas milage than my friends with cars !!!!

Owner for 14 years, 0 months

Miles Driven per Year:10,000

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1993 Chevrolet Suburban K1500 4WD Review
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A Tank With Plenty Of Comfort — Once again, the 1993 Chevy Suburban K1500 AWD I drove for a few weeks was not mine, but a test car for the German automotive magazine I worked for back then. Frankly, I'm no big fan of SUVs, even though I've been making a living testing them and writing about them for more than 20 years. They may arguably have a legitimate place in rural regions as people-haulers, but for city dwellers (who make up the vast majority of SUV buyers) they are absolutely ludicrous, not to mention they look completely out of place in an urban setting. I know, that's the very reason many of those people buy them. Having said that, I must admit that I was deeply impressed by the Suburban. It was only with reluctance that I would hand over the keys to a colleague so that he could get acquainted wit the big Chevy. "My" Suburban was equipped with the standard engine, Chevy's tried-and-true 350 CID small-block V8, which sported 190 net horsepower back then. This powerplant made the big SUV not exactly a stoplight racer, but provided more than sufficient push for the 220 inches of length and, more importantly, the 4,800 pounds of curb weight of this aptly termed "Cowboy Limousine". The Suburban earned this nickname, by the way, because, year after year, about one third of its annual production was (and probably still is) bought by Texans. Anyway, the Chevy never felt underpowered, its governor-limited top speed of 107 mph was quick enough because at speeds in excess of 90 mph the Suburban's truck origin began to show and the huge vehicle would ride rather stiffly. Below such speeds, however, the Suburban was surprisingly quiet inside and exceedingly comfortable. One always had a commanding view of the road behind the steering wheel due to the high seating position, one of the primary reasons people buy SUVs. Add to that more than two tons of cocooning steel and you always felt completely safe inside this tank with captain's chairs and air conditioning. With its comprehensive sound insulation, V8 power delivery, smooth-shifting four-speed automatic transmission and responsive power steering, the Suburban always put me at ease behind the wheel. Even in thick urban traffic, with hundreds of little cars buzzing around, the big Chevy rolled along with contemptuous ease, making driver and passengers feel invulnerable, as if all the commotion outside had absolutely nothing to do with us. Thanks to its massive, even menacing size, the other drivers eagerly made way for the Suburban, making one feel King of the Road. Not bad at all. The German automotive publication I worked for focused on 4x4s, so naturally the test of the Suburban would not be confined to paved roads. In the boonies, the Chevy once more proved its mettle. While it was way too big to be a nimble off-roader like a Jeep Wrangler, Land-Rover Defender, or Mercedes G-Class, the K1500 still took on mud, sand and gravel competently, fording shallow creeks and even going up or down pretty steep hills sure-footedly. Those Texan good ol' boys sure know how to pick 'em. The Suburban was one mighty impressive vehicle with all the comforts of a luxury car and the toughness of a truck. Small wonder the PR guys at Germany's GM subsidiary really had to twist my arm to make me give the Chevy back to them after the conclusion of the test.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

Pros: Big space, reliability, safety

Cons: Too big outside, impractical in the city

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1993 Chevrolet Suburban K2500 4WD Review
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Great Family Time — We love this machine. Daily driver, camper, school bus. This truck has seen it all. Enough room to transport a portion of the wrestling team with enough power to navigate through Turkey Bay. This has been a vehicle that the entire family has enjoyed.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: lots of room for entire family

Cons: Wish this truck ran off of good times. Hurts at the fuel pump.

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2013 Chevrolet Suburban Reviews

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2012 Chevrolet Suburban Reviews

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2011 Chevrolet Suburban Reviews

Z 71 4x4 By ltmac1

Its my 7th one...I love Chevy Suburbans! Good, reliable, awesome room, great handling and pick up, smooth ride. One of the longest running vehicles on the road today!! Chevy has the best warranty ... Read More

This Suv Is Best For Family,cargo Space,.powerful Engine By hasankhan

i dislike the its fibre body,the car jumps in bumps which shows its suspension is not as good as the previous suburban models. other good thing is its climate control,rear seat folding and removing..i... Read More

2010 Chevrolet Suburban Reviews

Mint Condition By nitingupta87

This is a wonderful family car that can fit a family of any size. It drives great and feels very powerful. The smoothness of the ride can put a baby to sleep. It has bench seats which are much better ... Read More

Great Overall Family Car By kels442

Overall I am very happy with this vehicle that I have owned from brand new. paint and wheels have held up well, interior has held up well with 5 girls. handles great in the bad weather(chicagoland). ... Read More

2009 Chevrolet Suburban Reviews

A Great "lok At Me Suv" Even When You're Not Boosting It. By Michael

Overall this is a decent vehicle. There is an electical issue that plagues a lot of GM automobiles.So my advice to anyone buying this SUV or any GM made vehicle, make SURE you have/get an extended bum... Read More

Love It By magsdigital

This is a great family vehicle. I have 3 kids and I never hear a peep out of them when we take long road trips. Everyone is VERY comfortable. The six speed transmission and active cylinder managemen... Read More

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