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old chevy suburban in LI

The Chevy Suburban is one of the most iconic SUVs in the American marketplace. Since 1935 they have been manufactured, and always popular. A lot has changed though, over the last 86+ years of their production, and today in 2021, the Chevy Suburban is still the most popular full-size SUV. Let’s take a quick trip through time and see how the Suburban has changed.

First Generation

In 1935 the first Suburban was produced. Actually, before that, a transport vehicle was made for less than $700 (over $12k today) that was the predecessor to the suburban. It was meant to be a carry-all vehicle, with 3 rows and set up to 8 passengers. This was produced until 1940.

Second Generation

From 1941 until just after the end of WW2 Suburbans were produced for both civilian and military uses. Both were large 8 seater transport vehicles, with a smaller V6 engine.

Third Generation

From 1947-1954 they were

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