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1999 Chevrolet Suburban SUV

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No more Suburbans for us
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By Dean
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1999 Chevrolet Suburban SUV C1500 4dr SUV


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Purchased three years ago at 70,000 from individual with all receipts, maintained exclusively by Chevy dealer. ALL scheduled maintenance is faithfully done, and we keep it looking clean & new. BUT, since reaching 90,000 miles, something breaks about every week. In last two years, we have replaced the transmission, all 8 fuel injectors, head gasket, radiator, water pump, alternator, fuel pump, and A/C compressor. Pass-side rear window doesn't work. Power locks quit working last week. A truly sad example of poor quality & reliability throughout. It's comfortable & great for interior capacity & towing, but we've bought the car twice due to the repair expense. Definitely don't recommend


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We dumped it!
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By chbeyer
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1999 Chevrolet Suburban SUV C1500 4dr SUV


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Our suburban had numerous quality problems. We paid 38K for it and the left door (back seat) squeaked for the entire time we owned the vehicle. The dealer couldnt fix it. The power window on the drivers side went out. An incredibly overrated poor quality vehicle.


Favorite Features

Size/seating capacity


Suggested Improvements

Too many to mention.


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RATTLES
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By gerald shokes
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1999 Chevrolet Suburban SUV C1500 4dr SUV


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VERY COMFORTABLE ON LONG TRIPS WITH LARGE LOAD CAPACITIES. ROAD MILAGE IS MUCH BETTER THAN THE EVERYDAY AROUND TOWN MILAGE. DRIVABILITY IS EXCELLENT. HANDLING IS EXCELLENT. POWER IS EXCELLENT. WORRY ABOUT THE TRANS. ,DUE TO MY SON HAS AREADY HAD TO REPLACE HIS 98' TAHOE TRANS. AT 50K MILES.ONLY USE MOBILE ONE OIL WITH NO LEAKS AND PRESENTLY HAVE 80K MILES ON MY SUBURBAN SINCE PURCHASED. DRIVES DOOR RATTLES GOING OVER BUMPS AT ANY SPEED, SUSPECT LOOSE AUTO WINDOW MECH.


Favorite Features

COLD AIR COND. WITH OUTSIDE COLOR IN BLACK. VISIBLIITY AROUND VEHICLE IS EXCELLENT.HEATING IN WINTER IS EXCELLENT.


Suggested Improvements

ECONOMY


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First and last Sub for me
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By mr steve
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1999 Chevrolet Suburban SUV C1500 4dr SUV


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On the positive side this SUV has good power and tows fairly well but upkeep is getting expensive. At 60k miles replaced rearend (started out as a roar from a wheel bearing), 75K miles Transmission rebuilt (broken planetary gears and bad bearings). While in the shop for the trans. Intake starts leaking coolant. These repairs along with three altenators before 76K miles makes me believe that Chevy has a problem. I will not buy another one, might lease one and turn it in before things go bad!


Favorite Features

power of the 350


Suggested Improvements

Work on making major compoents last


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Very Poorly Built Vehicle
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By LPapet
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1999 Chevrolet Suburban SUV C1500 4dr SUV


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Vehicle quality leaves much to be desired... so much so that I would caution any potential Chevy/GM/Suburban buyers against purchasing. Vehicle has only 50K miles and already has left my wife stranded on 3 separate occasions (we're on 3rd alternator and have had to replace various electronic components (all at considerable cost). Bottom line, Chevy advertises it's trucks as built like a rock... well, if they were building rocks they'd be O.K... unfortunately, automobiles are complicated machines that should be provided a higher level of engineering and quality that Chevy has provided to it's products.


Favorite Features

Size, leather seats comfort


Suggested Improvements

quality, engineering, warranty, service


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