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2023 Chevy Tahoe and Suburban Review: Well-rounded bigness

No significant updates for 2023 (well, unless Super Cruise actually shows up)

Pros: Well-rounded; sophisticated magnetic and air suspension; user-friendly tech; great Duramax diesel option

Cons: Less efficient and/or powerful base engine than rivals; weird shifter; flat seats

There aren’t many areas where the 2023 Chevy Tahoe and Suburban stand out from their full-size SUVs competitors, but they are very well-rounded. Basically, the standard-length Tahoe and extended-length Suburban both score well in all important categories even if they aren’t always the class best or most appealing. For instance, we might prefer the Ford Expedition’s turbo V6 as a base engine and the Jeep Wagoneer’s interior, but the Chevrolets’ total package ultimately adds up to the better buy for the most people.

That’s not to say there aren’t highlights. The optional Duramax diesel is the big one: it provides the same torque as the 6.2-liter V8, will save you money at the pump (yep, even with high diesel prices) and is shockingly quiet. The Tahoe’s variety of suspension options are also a big deal, especially the magnetic and air combo that provides superior ride comfort and body control. The interior