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2010 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 & 2500 Specifications
Overview
Models: Chevrolet Suburban 1500 & 2500 LS, LT and LTZ
Body style / driveline: 4-door sport utility vehicle, front-engine, 2- or 4-wheel drive, half-ton models
Construction: body on frame
EPA vehicle class: full-size sport utility vehicle
Manufacturing locations: Arlington, Texas
Engines
  Vortec 5.3L V-8 FlexFuel (LMG) Vortec 5.3L V-8 FlexFuel (LC9) Vortec 6.0L V-8 FlexFuel (L96)
Type: 5.3L V-8 5.3L V-8 6.0L V-8
Displacement (cu in / cc): 325 / 5328 325 / 5328 364 / 5967
Bore & stroke (in / mm): 3.78 x 3.62 / 96 x 92 3.78 x 3.62 / 96 x 92 4.00 x 3.62 / 101.6 x 92
Block material: cast iron cast aluminum cast aluminum
Cylinder head material: cast aluminum cast aluminum cast aluminum
Valvetrain: overhead valve, two valves per cylinder, variable valve timing; Active Fuel Management overhead valve, two valves per cylinder, variable valve timing; Active Fuel Management overhead valve, two valves per cylinder, variable valve timing; Active Fuel Management
Ignition system: coil-near-plug ignition, iridium electrode tip/ iridium core spark plugs, low resistance spark plug wires coil-near-plug ignition, iridium electrode tip/ iridium core spark plugs, low resistance spark plug wires coil-near-plug ignition, iridium electrode tip/ iridium core spark plugs, low resistance spark plug wires
Fuel delivery: sequential fuel injection sequential fuel injection sequential fuel injection
Compression ratio: 9.9:1 9.9:1 9.6:1
Horsepower (hp/ kW @ rpm): 310 / 231 @ 5200* (gas)
326 / 243 @ 5300* (E85)
310 / 231 @ 5200* (gas)
326 / 243 @ 5300* (E85)
352 / 262 @ 5400*
Torque (lb-ft / Nm @ rpm): 335 / 454 @ 4000* (gas)
348 / 472 @ 4400* (E85)
335 / 454 @ 4000* (gas)
348 / 472 @ 4400* (E85)
382 / 518 @ 4200*
Fuel: regular unleaded or E85 regular unleaded or E85 regular unleaded or E85
Maximum engine speed (rpm): 6000 6000 6000
Emissions controls: close-coupled catalytic converter, Quick Sync 58X ignition, returnless fuel rail, fast-response O sensor close-coupled catalytic converter, Quick Sync 58X ignition, returnless fuel rail, fast-response O sensor close-coupled catalytic converter, Quick Sync 58X ignition, returnless fuel rail, fast-response O sensor
EPA estimated fuel economy (city / hwy): TBD TBD TBD
Transmissions
  Hydra-Matic 6L80, six-spd auto (1500 Series) Hydra-Matic 6L90, six-spd auto (2500 Series)
Gear ratios (:1)
First: 4.03 4.03
Second: 2.36 2.36
Third: 1.53 1.53
Fourth: 1.15 1.15
Fifth: 0.85 0.85
Sixth: 0.67 0.67
Reverse: 3.06 3.06
Final drive ratio: 3.08 (std.); 3.42 (opt.) 3.73
Model Lineup
  Engines Transmissions
  Vortec 5.3L V-8 (LMG) Vortec 5.3L V-8 (LC9) Vortec 6.0L V-8 (L96) 6-spd auto (Hydra-Matic 6L80) 6-spd auto (Hydra-Matic 6L90)
Suburban 1500 2WD Standard Not available Not available Standard Not available
Suburban 1500 4WD Not available Standard Not available Standard Not available
Suburban 2500 2WD Not available Not available Standard Not available Standard
Suburban 2500 4WD Not available Not available Standard Not available Standard
Chassis / Suspension
Front: independent, coil over shock; Autoride real-time damping (opt.)
Rear: five-link with coil springs (1500); multi-leaf springs (2500)
Traction assist: all-speed traction control
Steering type: power-assisted rack-and-pinion
Steering ratio: 17.75:1 (1500); TBD (2500)
Steering wheel turns, lock-to-lock: 3 (1500); TBD (2500)
Turning circle, curb-to-curb (ft / m): 43.0 / 13.1 (1500); 45.3 / 13.8 (2500)
Brakes
Type: 1500: four-wheel disc, four-wheel ABS; 2500: four-wheel disc, four-wheel ABS with hydroboost
Rotor diameter x thickness (in / mm): front: 13 x 1.18 / 330.2 x 30
rear: 13.5 x .787 / 345 x 20
Wheels / Tires
Wheel size and type: 16 x 6.5-inch polished forged aluminum, 8-lug (std. 2500 fleet)
17 x 7.5-inch machined cast aluminum, silver sparkle accent (LS, LT)
17 x 7.5-inch cast aluminum (std. 2500 retail)
18 x 8.0-inch polished aluminum (Z71 package)
20 x 8.5-inch polished aluminum (opt. LS, LT; std. LTZ)
20 x 8.5-inch chrome clad (opt. LTZ)
Tires: LT245/75R16E all-season, blackwall (2500)
LT245/75R16E on-/off-road, blackwall (2500)
LT265/70R17 all-season blackwall (2500)
P265/70R17 blackwall Bridgestone all-season steel belt radials
P265/70R17 blackwall Bridgestone on-/off-road steel belt radials (export only)
P265/65R18 blackwall Bridgestone on-/off-road steel belt radials (Z71 package)
P265/65R18 blackwall Bridgestone all-season steel belt radials (export only)
P275/55R20 blackwall Bridgestone all-season steel belt radials