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Having a large family is often a cause of panic when it comes to buying the right car. I can tell you this from first-hand experience. Are you going to be a minivan driver? Or do you prefer the stellar amenities of a full sized SUV? After you figure out who you are, and what you prefer for family toting, it is time to shop.
The 2 large family SUV’s that you most commonly see on the road: the Tahoe and the Suburban. So which is it for you? Is it the Tahoe or Suburban? This is where the most discerning buyer comes into play or of course, the extra kid makes the difference, lol! Ready for a quick peek to determine and decide on Tahoe Or Suburban? Which Vehicle Fits Your Lifestyle?
Tahoe Or Suburban? Which Vehicle Fits Your Lifestyle?
When looking to purchases these larger SUV’s it pretty much comes down to the age of kids, and intent of use at least IMO. We shopped with both intent and age so we could get the best use of the vehicle.
For instance, while the Tahoe offers up to 7 seats, like the Suburban, that 3rd-row seating in the Tahoe is cramped as far as legroom goes for growing teens. So unless you have a way to move kids around, and keep the younger ones in the back (not optimum seating configurations,) start X’ing the Tahoe off your wish list. The Suburban offers 8 seats. Third-row seating is more often than not used as cargo, however, think about if you are going to use those seats? Who is riding in them?
Now, conversely, if you simply have a family of 4, go for a lot of weekend trips to camp, or ice hockey, this is your ride, no questions asked. From car seats to teens, there is ample space and the seats can easily configure to your liking for additional cargo space.
As far as length of the vehicle, you will note, there is more SUV to the Suburban and I will note, parking is always complicated. Personally, we always park further away, but that is due to the small parking spots in many locations.
Both the Tahoe and the Suburban break even with MPB 16/23 however, the difference is in the tank. Fillups on the Suburban will cost you more, but you will have a larger gas tank, so you can drive further and stop less!
Do you have a camper? A boat? Check the difference in towing capabilities because the Suburban wins. Are you a family that travels a lot on the weekends to camp and enjoy family time? What do you haul? Luggage? More passengers? What sports will you use your vehicle for?
All in all, it is going to come down to your intended use of the vehicle. There is NO wrong choice for style and amenities, these are easily built in, just make sure you plan the vehicle around your ‘already’ life and the future one as kids age. Surely you are investing in a vehicle that will last so choose wisely. For us, bigger was better and still is. Ice hockey to college, the Suburban was our winner.
Head to your local Chevrolet dealership and test drive one yourself. See what you will choose.