10th Generation (2007—2014) Suburban Problems

Suburban owners with a 2007—2014 model year have the most problems with the engine (60%), interior (14%), and the electrical (5%). We've listed some of the most recent complaints below. The full list is available on CarComplaints.com.

  1. Transmission Failure 14 complaints at an average of 83,901 miles in the 2007 Chevrolet Suburban.
  2. Engine Suddenly Lost Oil Pressure 6 complaints at an average of 143,933 miles in the 2008 Chevrolet Suburban.
  3. Engine Failure 8 complaints at an average of 115,732 miles in the 2007 Chevrolet Suburban.

What Suburban Year is Most Reliable?

Generations are a good baseline for prediciting reliability, but there will almost always be year-to-year differences. We've calculated a reliability score for each model year within this generation, but we've based that score on how the model year compares to all Chevrolet model years.

Watch out for the 2007 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Recalls TSBs PainRank (?)
2014 13 2 888 4.75
2013 10 2 1008 6.4
2012 18 2 997 5.41
2011 22 3 983 4.6
2010 7 1 944 2.33
2009 44 2 902 19.16
2008 81 2 874 20.08
2007 349 2 877 21.6

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