2021 Chevrolet Suburban Trims: What Are the Differences?


What You’ll Learn

As you read about the different 2021 Chevy Suburban trim levels, you’ll learn:

What Are the Chevy Suburban Trim Levels?

Simply put, the Chevrolet Suburban is arguably the most iconic SUV ever created. It’s big, roomy, versatile, and surprisingly nimble. It’s equipped with excellent technology that ranges from a state-of-the-art infotainment system to active safety features that inspire superior confidence. The inside is so comfortable that it borders on luxurious, and the outside is distinct and attractive.

In other words, this vehicle pretty much has everything going for it. There’s a lot to love about the 2021 Suburban, including the fact that there’s one for just about everyone. Depending on your needs, your budget, and your lifestyle, you can find the appropriate one for you by learning more about each of the Chevy Suburban Trim Levels. In the guide below, you can start at the entry level and work your way all the way up to the most elite level available.

2021 Chevy Suburban LS

It really doesn’t feel right to call this vehicle the “base level” because it already has so much going for it. The cavernous interior has enough space for your entire crew and all of their gear. It also has enough technology and soft touches to guarantee that everyone will be comfortable and entertained along the way. Whether you’re running errands around Phoenix or going on a long road trip, this people mover offers comfortable seats and a thoughtful cargo management system.

Familiarize yourself with the list below, because the 2021 Suburban LS includes all of the following for a starting MSRP of $52,300:

    • 5.3-liter V8 engine
    • 10.2-inch color touchscreen to control the Chevrolet Infotainment 3 Plus system
    • Bluetooth connectivity
    • Wireless Apple CarPlay
    • Wireless Android Auto
    • HD radio
    • SiriusXM Satellite Radio
    • SiriusXM 360L
    • Phone voice activation technology
    • AM/FM radio
    • 4.2-inch color driver information center
    • 4G LTE WiFi hotspot capabilities
    • Keyless open and start
    • Remote start technology
    • HD rear vision camera
    • Forward collision alert
    • Following distance indicator
    • Front pedestrian braking
    • Leather-wrapped steering wheel
    • Body-color heated power outside mirrors
    • Six-speaker audio system
    • Rear park assist
    • Rear seat reminder
    • Automatic emergency braking
    • Tri-zone automatic climate control
    • Roof-mounted side rails
    • IntelliBeam headlights
    • Deep tinting on the windows
    • LED headlamps
    • LED daytime running lamps
    • LED tail lamps
    • Manual liftgate
    • Rainsense automatic wipers
    • OnStar capability (with subscription)
    • Chevrolet Connected Services capability (with subscription)
    • Hill-start assist
    • Cargo management system
    • 18-inch bright silver-painted aluminum wheels
    • Glass windows with acoustic lamination
    • Black assist steps

2021 Chevy Suburban LT

The 2021 Suburban LT builds off of the impressive base model by adding a few more features to optimize comfort and convenience. There are some upgrades to the aesthetic touches as well. In addition to everything that was mentioned above, this trim level includes all of the following for a starting MSRP of only $57,000:

    • Ten-way power heated front seats
    • Heated front seats
    • Bose nine-speaker audio system
    • Driver’s seat memory settings
    • Universal home remote
    • Wireless charging for your smart devices
    • Hands-free power liftgate
    • Emblem projection from the power liftgate

2021 Chevy Suburban RST

For this trim level, most of the upgrades are cosmetic. If you want to look especially sharp as you cruise through downtown Phoenix or have a night out in Scottsdale, it might be worth treating yourself to the 2021 Suburban RST. This trim includes more refined aesthetic touches including 22-inch bright machined wheels that are painted with a high-gloss black color. The roof-mounted side rails are also black, giving the vehicle a more aggressive look. It starts at an MSRP of $60,100.

2021 Chevy Suburban Z71

If you like to explore some of the trails throughout the Valley of the Sun and beyond, you’re likely to appreciate the added performance you can get from the Suburban Z71. This vehicle is made for those who like to venture off of the beaten path without sacrificing comfort. You can enjoy all of the following when you choose this trim level that starts at $62,200:

    • Four-wheel drive
    • 20-inch machined aluminum wheels with technical gray pockets
    • Front skid plate
    • Heavy-duty air filter
    • Hill descent control
    • Red recovery hooks
    • Autotrac two-speed transfer case

2021 Chevy Suburban Premier

By the time you get to this trim level, you’re dealing with an exceptionally refined vehicle. The 2021 Chevy Suburban Premier offers all of the following, and has a starting price of $65,500:

    • 12-way power-adjustable front seats
    • Heated and ventilated front seats
    • Power 60/40 split-folding third-row bench seat
    • Power release second-row bucket seats
    • Heated second-row outboard seats
    • Bose 10-speaker surround sound with CenterPoint audio system
    • Navigation added to the 10.2-inch color touchscreen and Chevrolet Infotainment 3 Premium system
    • 8-inch color driver information center
    • Lane change alert and side blind zone alert
    • Lane keep assist and lane departure warning
    • Rear cross-traffic alert
    • Front and rear park assist
    • Memory for outside mirrors and steering column
    • Automatic heated steering wheel
    • Body-color mirrors, which are heated and auto-dimming
    • Bright roof-mounted side rails
    • Chrome door handles
    • Power tilting and telescoping steering column

2021 Chevy Suburban High Country

This is the cream of the crop. The 2021 Chevy Suburban High Country is as sophisticated and luxurious as they come. It includes all of the following and starts with an MSRP of $70,900:

    • 6.2-liter V8 Engine
    • 22-inch sterling silver painted wheels with chrome inserts
    • HD surround vision
    • Head-up display
    • Rear camera mirror and washer
    • Rear pedestrian alert

2021 Chevy Suburban Trim Levels Explained

As you can tell from the guide above, there’s a lot going on at the different trim levels of the 2021 Chevy Suburban. Old options like the Suburban LTZ have been retired and things have been shuffled around somewhat as the engineers at Chevrolet find new ways to serve the widest possible number of people. The six current trim levels have been carefully designed to offer excellent value at each different price point.

As you explore the lineup, it’s important to find one that fits both your budget and your lifestyle. If you just need something basic to give you more room for hauling your family and friends around, the LS trim should be more than enough. If you do a lot of off-roading in the desert, check out the Z71 with thoughtful features like the upgraded air filter to handle all of that Arizona dust. If luxury is your top priority, head straight for the Suburban High Country,

Test Drive the 2021 Suburban

No matter what you’re looking for, the very best way to decide on the perfect trim level is to test drive a few of your favorite options in person. 

Visit a Valley Chevy dealership today, and one of our experienced experts will help introduce you to all of the Suburban trim levels.

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