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Old 04-11-2016, 06:45 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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Old 04-11-2016, 06:53 PM   #16
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Originally Posted by farwest View Post
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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