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Old 04-11-2016, 07:45 PM   #15
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Suburbans are awesome tow vehicles I sure ur towing cap. Is around 8500 my father had a 99 1500 added leafs and front torsion keys she was a beast towed a 10k camper and a 30ft boat 9'6 beam did just fine you have a 5.3 also a great motor
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The 2500 Suburbans are hard to find here but they do exist. My only concern is the reduced gas mileage vs our current 1500 Suburban, but there's a price to be paid for safety, tow capacity, and family-hauling capability. We have two kiddos now but want more, so I need to plan accordingly.
13.5mpg @ 65mph with no trailer. Mixed short trip/casual weekend driving yields 12mpg. Holds 38 gallons!

I get around 9.5mpg hauling the TT.

I paid $4000 for mine 3 years ago and haven't regretted ANY of it...even when gas was $3.50.
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