2018 Chevy Suburban Safety Rating
When most people think about the American SUV that’s best for families, they think about the Chevy Suburban. Part of what makes the Suburban so perfect for family use is that it keeps the driver and all passengers completely safe. The Suburban for 2018 is as safe and reliable as ever, thanks in part to the legendary Chevy durability. That dependability has been enhanced with a complete collection of advanced safety features; regardless of which trim level you buy - LS or LT.
2018 Chevrolet Suburban Safety Features
The 2018 Suburban packs its big body full of high-tech safety features as well as the basics. Chevrolet doesn’t cut any corners when it comes to keeping its passengers safe. The enormous cabin is fully outfitted with a driver airbag, passenger airbag, front head airbag, rear head airbag, front side airbag, and rear side airbag. This gives complete coverage to make sure all passengers are fully protected. Other standard features include the following:
- Four wheel anti-lock disc brakes
- Rear view camera
- Traction control
- Electronic stability control
- Daytime running lights
- Child safety locks
- Adjustable pedals
- Front tow hooks
For drivers who are willing to spend a bit more, the Suburban offers the following advanced safety features:
- Forward collision warning
- Automatic emergency braking assistance for city and highway
- Lane departure warning
- Lane departure prevention
- Blind spot detection alerts
- Rear cross traffic alerts
2018 Suburban Crash Test Safety Ratings
There is somewhat of a gap in safety testing for Large SUVs. The U.S. News & World Report has not tested the Ford Expedition, Toyota Sequoia, or Nissan Armada. They did, however, award the 2018 Chevrolet Suburban with a rating of 7.9. This rating is not accompanied by the IIHS safety rating results, because the IIHS has not completed their testing yet.
2018 Chevy Suburban Safety Comparison
That said, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has completed testing for the 2018 Suburban, and Chevy’s new large SUV got great results! An average rollover rating is accompanied by a perfect side crash test result of five stars. This year’s Suburban earned a four-star NHTSA frontal crash rating, and four stars overall from the organization. See how the Suburban stacks up against the Ford Expedition.
Test Drive a 2018 Chevy Suburban in Phoenix Today
It’s best to take the NHTSA and IIHS test results at their word when it comes to crash safety, but you can check out the other advanced safety features yourself. Take the 2018 Chevrolet Suburban for a test drive, and let yourself be impressed by all the great technology that goes into protecting you and your family. Find one today at your local Valley Chevy dealership in Arizona.