The Worst 2015-2020 Suburban Problems

A/C Condenser Leaking

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GM used leaky air conditioners that buckle under pressure in many 2014-2017 trucks and SUVs. Whether it's busted hoses or leaky condensors, thousands of GM owners are showing up to work with sweat stains down their back. It's such a widespr…

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Chevy Shake

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When traveling above 35mph, GM's full size trucks and SUVs are experiencing cabin vibrations along with terribly loud noises from buffeting wind that is making owners sick. GM says these vibrations are within their acceptable vibration rang…

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Takata Recalls

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A large number of Chevy vehicles have been recalled because they contain dangerous airbag inflators made by Takata. The shrapnel-hurling inflators have been recalled in over 37 million vehicles (and counting).

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Excessive Oil Consumption

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Stuck oil control rings, insufficient crankcase seals, and too much oil in the combustion chambers are just a handful of reasons Chevy engines seem to be consuming too much oil.

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What Owners Complain About

Sometimes it helps just to tally up the complaints and see where the biggest stacks are. Use this information to learn about troublespots or to run for the hills.

11th Generation Suburban in the News

By the Numbers

  1. 3 model years

    Grouping all models by their year can reveal some baddies.

  2. 119 complaints

    Running tally of owner grievances filed to CarComplaints.com.

  3. 43rd in reliability

    Overall reliability rank out of 80 eligible generations.