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1998 C2500 w/7.4
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By fellows
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1998 Chevrolet Suburban C2500 4dr SUV


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I bought this used and have been happy
with the vehicle for 8 months. I got
new pads for the brakes and installed a
K&N Filter Kit. On a trip to
Idaho/Montana I got 14mpg/65mph,
13mpg/70mph, and 11.9/78mph. Three
kids, dog, trailer.. no problems. This
vehicle is great around town, it has a
very sharp turning radius and can get
with it when necessary. With gasoline
nearing $1.75, it costs ~ $65 or so to
fill. I feel very safe within in the
vehicle.


Best Features

I like the room, the extra seats, the torque, and air conditioner.


Worst Features

Gas mileage should be a focus for GM engineers. The brakes could be larger for such a heavy vehicle.


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By 123456789123456789
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1998 Chevrolet Suburban C1500 4dr SUV


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The Suburban of our family is the one
we rely on and hauls the family and
groceries. The mother of the home
drives it and she thinks it is the
best car out their.


Best Features

Strong and powerfull engine, great cargo capacity, hauls 2 families easily, great for fiting in from the country to the mall and more


Worst Features

cheap interior and plastics, windshield wipers act up, only 15 inch wheels should be upsised a couple of inches.


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Good so far.
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By sellinghomes4u
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1998 Chevrolet Suburban K1500 4dr SUV 4WD


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Best overall large SUV I've looked at.
Checked out Explorers and Jeep Grand
Cherokee and Durango. All WAY too small
for a family.
Overall it seems to be a well thought
out vehicle. I wonder if some of the
people who've rated it so badly perhaps
hadn't gotten ones that had been abused
wrecked or poorly modified.
I also rated it highly on gas mileage.
Mine has been averaging 15mpg in mixed
driving, it's overall fuel economy
isn't much different than my mini-van.
I haven't owned it long enough to
comment on reliabilty. It's
comfortable, quiet, smooth and handles
quite well (within the confines of what
it is).
Overall I'm quite pleased with it.


Best Features

Large size interior. Good HVAC system. Very good fuel economy (considering size/weight), good overall performance. Hanndling, ride and acceleration very good for size of unit. Good looking truck.


Worst Features

The steering's on center feel is a litte weak. Rear visibility with barn doors could be better. Should have power outlets in rear. Brake feel could/should be better.


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Love-Hate Relationship
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By Dennis Richardt
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1998 Chevrolet Suburban K1500 4dr SUV 4WD


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Bought it used. Thank my lucky stars I
purchased a warranty. 6 months Trani. 16
months rear end. 23 months signal
switch, $400.00. Above average break
wear. And it pulls the boat very well.
It loves the Colorado 4x4 mountain
trails. Never a lack of power. I
love it & and sometimes hate it. But I
would never be without it.


Best Features

Big enough for family of 6 & our gear. Pulls 3000 lbs with ease. King of the Road & Off Road.


Worst Features

Wish I could get better gas milage, and I hope the breakdowns have been addressed in the more recent models.


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Broken
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By bdew
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1998 Chevrolet Suburban K1500 4dr SUV 4WD


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Our suburban is on it's 4th alternator
and it's 4th fuel pump which is a
400.00 part that is inside the fuel
tank. The water pump and intake
manifold gasket have both had to be
replaced with countles other problems
like brakes and electrical failures.
The motor pings badly when under no
load but going up a slight incline and
has 60% of it's original power.


Best Features

It will haul a lot of people or stuff


Worst Features

A 40,000.00 vehicle should not require the constant maintenance this has.


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