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Specs, Warranty & Reliability

The table below shows all 1996 GMC Suburban 1500 specs by style, including MPG (fuel economy), transmission details, and interior and exterior dimensions. Additionally, find 1996 GMC Suburban 1500 warranty and reliability information, such as limits on bumper-to-bumper coverage and major components.

1996 GMC Suburban 1500 SL 4x2 131.5 in. WB1996 GMC Suburban 1500 SL 4x4 131.5 in. WB1996 GMC Suburban 1500 SL California Marketing 4x4 131.5 in. WB
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  • Overview
    MSRP *$24,097$26,403$36,393
    Invoice *$21,084$23,102$31,843
    EngineStandard:5.7L V-8 250 HP 335.0 ft.lbs. @ rpmAvailable:6.5L V-8 190 HP 385.0 ft.lbs. @ 1,800 rpmStandard:5.7L V-8 250 HP 335.0 ft.lbs. @ rpmAvailable:6.5L V-8 190 HP 385.0 ft.lbs. @ 1,800 rpm5.7L V-8 250 HP 335.0 ft.lbs. @ rpm
    Transmission4-spd auto w/OD4-spd auto w/OD4-spd auto w/OD
    Fuel Economy City12.0 mpg11.0 mpg11.0 mpg
    Fuel Economy Hwy17.0 mpg16.0 mpg16.0 mpg
    Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,00036/36,000
  • Powertrain
    EngineStandard:5.7L V-8 250 HP 335.0 ft.lbs. @ rpmAvailable:6.5L V-8 190 HP 385.0 ft.lbs. @ 1,800 rpmStandard:5.7L V-8 250 HP 335.0 ft.lbs. @ rpmAvailable:6.5L V-8 190 HP 385.0 ft.lbs. @ 1,800 rpm5.7L V-8 250 HP 335.0 ft.lbs. @ rpm
    Transmission4-spd auto w/OD4-spd auto w/OD4-spd auto w/OD
    Alternator100 amp100 amp100 amp
    BatteryStandard:600 ampAvailable:600 amp with auxiliary batteryStandard:600 ampAvailable:600 amp with auxiliary battery600 amp
    Axle RatioStandard:3.42Available:3.73Standard:3.42Available:3.733.42
    Recommended Fuel TypeStandard:regular unleadedAvailable:dieselStandard:regular unleadedAvailable:dieselregular unleaded
    Fuel Tank42.0 gal.42.0 gal.42.0 gal.
    Drive Typerear-wheelpart-time four-wheelpart-time four-wheel
    4WD ShiftN/AAvailable:electronicN/A
    Limited Slip DifferentialAvailable:limited slip differentialAvailable:limited slip differentiallimited slip differential
  • Steering and Suspension
    Front Anti-Roll Barfront anti-roll barfront anti-roll barfront anti-roll bar
    Front Torsion BarN/AStandard:front torsion barAvailable:heavy dutyfront torsion bar
    Brakesfront disc/rear drumfront disc/rear drumfront disc/rear drum
    Front TiresStandard:P235/75R15.0BSWAvailable:LT245/75R16.0BSWStandard:P245/75R16.0BSW ATAvailable:LT245/75R16.0OWL ATP245/75R16.0OWL ATLT245/75R16.0BSW ATLT245/75R16.0RBL AT
    Spare Tire and Wheelfull-sizefull-sizefull-size
  • Seating and Interior
    Seating CapacityAvailable:8Available:8N/A
    Front Seat TypeStandard:benchAvailable:60-40 split-benchbucketStandard:benchAvailable:60-40 split-benchbucketbucket
    Front HeadrestsAvailable:fixedAvailable:fixedfixed
    Front Driver Seat Direction ControlsAvailable:2-wayAvailable:2-way(4-way power)6-way (4-way power)
    Rear SeatsAvailable:50-50 bench40-20-40 split-benchAvailable:50-50 bench40-60 split-bench60-40
    Third Row SeatsAvailable:50-50 benchAvailable:50-50 bench50-50
    Seat TrimStandard:vinylAvailable:leatherclothStandard:vinylAvailable:leatherclothleather
    Floor TrimAvailable:carpetAvailable:carpetAvailable:carpet
    Floor MatsAvailable:rubber front & rearAvailable:rubber front & rearAvailable:rubber front & rear
  • Comfort and Conveniences
    Roof FeaturesAvailable:roof rackAvailable:roof rackAvailable:roof rack
    Vanity MirrorsStandard:passengerAvailable:dual illuminatedStandard:passengerAvailable:dual illuminateddual illuminated
    Rearview MirrorAvailable:auto-dimming day-nightAvailable:auto-dimming day-nightAvailable:auto-dimming day-night
    Glove Boxglove boxglove boxglove box
    Reading Lightsfront & rearfront & rearfront & rear
    Cargo NetAvailable:cargo netAvailable:cargo netAvailable:cargo net
    Front Air ConditioningAvailable:manualAvailable:manualmanual
    Rear Air ConditioningAvailable:rear HVACAvailable:rear HVACrear HVAC
    Air FilterAvailable:air filterAvailable:air filterN/A
    Rear Heat DuctsAvailable:underseat ductsAvailable:underseat ductsN/A
    Rear HeaterAvailable:auxiliary rear heaterAvailable:auxiliary rear heaterauxiliary rear heater
    RadioAM/FM stereoAM/FM stereoAM/FM stereo
    Cruise ControlAvailable:cruise controlAvailable:cruise controlcruise control
    Door LocksAvailable:powerAvailable:powerAvailable:power
    Remote Keyless EntryAvailable:keyfob (all doors)Available:keyfob (all doors)keyfob (all doors)
    Oil Pressure Gaugeoil pressure gaugeoil pressure gaugeoil pressure gauge
    Water Temp Gaugeengine temperature gaugeengine temperature gaugeengine temperature gauge
    Volt Gaugevoltmeter gaugevoltmeter gaugevoltmeter gauge
    Steering WheelAvailable:power telescopic tiltAvailable:power telescopic tiltpower telescopic tilt
    Front WindowsAvailable:powerAvailable:powerAvailable:power
    Rear WindowsAvailable:powerAvailable:powerAvailable:power
    Tinted WindowsStandard:lightAvailable:deepStandard:lightAvailable:deeplight
    Front Windshield Wipersvariable intermittentvariable intermittentvariable intermittent
    Rear Windshield WiperAvailable:rear windshield wiperAvailable:rear windshield wiperrear windshield wiper
    Rear DefrosterAvailable:rear defrosterAvailable:rear defrosterrear defroster
  • Safety
    Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)
    Daytime Running Lightsdaytime running lightsdaytime running lightsdaytime running lights
    Front Impact Airbagsdriver front-impactdriver front-impactdriver front-impact
  • Dimensions and Capacities
    Door Count4 doors4 doors4 doors
    Exterior Length220.0 "220.0 "220.0 "
    Exterior Width76.7 "76.7 "76.7 "
    Exterior Height70.2 "72.1 "72.1 "
    Wheelbase132 "132 "132 "
    Gross Vehicle Weight RatingStandard:6,800 lbs.Available:7,700 lbs.Standard:7,200 lbs.Available:8,050 lbs.7,200 lbs.
    Curb Weight4,634 lbs.5,082 lbs.5,082 lbs.
    Max Trailer Weight6,600 lbs.6,600 lbs.6,600 lbs.
  • Exterior Features
    Running BoardsAvailable:running boardsAvailable:running boardsN/A
    Skid PlatesN/AAvailable:4N/A
    BumpersStandard:chromeAvailable:front chrome 1 front tow hook(s)chrome 2 front tow hook(s)chrome 2 front tow hook(s)
    Rear Step Bumperrear step bumperrear step bumperrear step bumper
    Bodyside Moldingsblackblackblack
    Wheel Wellblackblackblack
    Grille MoldingsStandard:argentAvailable:chromeStandard:argentAvailable:chromeStandard:argentAvailable:chrome
    Paintmonotonemonotonelower accent two-tone
    Exterior MirrorsStandard:dual manualAvailable:dual power remoteStandard:dual manualAvailable:dual power remotedual power remote
    TraileringAvailable:heavy dutyAvailable:heavy dutyN/A
    Trailering Harnesstrailering harnesstrailering harnesstrailering harness
    Trailering HitchAvailable:trailering hitchAvailable:trailering hitchN/A
  • Warranty
    Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,00036/36,000
    Roadside Assistance Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,00036/36,000
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Safety Rating

Below is the 1996 GMC Suburban 1500 safety rating information and crash results as reported by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The ratings are based on a star system and can vary by style.
StyleFrontal Rating
Side Rating
  Safety data is not currently available from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. For a list of safety-related features, please check the Specs section.

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