The 2022 Chevy Suburban Is Insanely Nice – and Incredibly Expensive to Fill Up

The 2022 Chevy Suburban is really nice, there’s no arguing that. It’s one of the largest SUVs you can buy with three rows and an assortment of high-end features and systems that make it feel almost like a luxury vehicle – especially if you spring for one of the higher trim levels. Yet right now to fill up the new 2022 Chevy Suburban with gas is also incredibly expensive, thanks to its enormous gas tank and high gas prices. Here’s how much it will cost you to fill up the 2022 Chevy Suburban – and how much it will cost you to buy it, too. 

A gray 2022 Chevy Suburban parked in the mountains.

The 2022 Chevy Suburban is extremely expensive to fill up

RELATED: The 2022 Chevy Suburban Is “Sheer Vehicular Overkill,” According to Forbes

The 2022 Chevrolet Suburban is the second most expensive vehicle to fill up right now. It costs $115 to get the Suburban from empty to full at $4.12 a gallon. The Suburban’s gas tank is slightly smaller than that of the Expedition, at an even 28 gallons. It gets 448 miles on a full tank of gas. That’s thanks to the Suburban’s 11 mpg in the city and 22 mpg on the highway. Consumer Reports notes that the 2022 GMC Yukon XL has the same fuel economy. 

How much does the 2022 Chevy Suburban cost?

RELATED: This Is What Chevy Suburban Owners Hate Most About Their SUVs

The 2022 Chevy Suburban starts at $52,400. There are a whole variety of 2022 Chevrolet Suburban trim levels to choose from, and packages to add on. The 2022 Chevy Suburban LS is the base model, and it costs $54,095, according to Edmunds. The 2022 Suburban LS comes with a 5.3-liter V8 engine that makes 355 hp and 383 lb-ft of torque. That’s matched to a 10-speed automatic transmission. It also comes with four-wheel drive. You can also get four-wheel drive on the 2022 Chevy Suburban LS.

The 2022 Chevy Suburban LS also comes with LED headlights, 18-inch wheels, and wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. The 2022 Chevrolet Suburban also comes with an eight-inch touchscreen infotainment screen and a whole slew of safety features including forward collision warning, lane departure warning, and lane keep assist.

The 2022 Chevy Suburban High Country is the most expensive Suburban you can buy. It starts at $77,395 and comes with a 6.2-liter V8 engine that makes 420 hp. The High Country also has a surround-view camera system and head-up display. Rear pedestrian alert and a special grille with bronze accents also come in the 2022 Chevy Suburban High Country.

The Suburban can be customized to be exquisite

RELATED: The 4 Best SUVs For Your Family Are No Surprise

If you want one of the high-end Suburbans, you have two choices. The 2022 Chevy Suburban Premier starts at $70,495 and has magnetically controlled shock absorbers to better control the ride. There’s also a digital instrument cluster and a 10-speaker sound system. The Premier comes with second row bucket seats, though of course you lose passenger seating with that. There’s also a power-folding third-row seat and heated and ventilated front seats. Blind-spot monitoring also comes in the 2022 Chevy Suburban Premier.

The 2022 Chevy Suburban High Country is the most expensive Suburban you can buy. It starts at $77,395 and comes with a 6.2-liter V8 engine that makes 420 hp. The High Country also has a surround-view camera system and head-up display. Rear pedestrian alert and a special grille with bronze accents also come in the 2022 Chevy Suburban High Country.

How to keep the Suburban from draining your wallet

RELATED: These 3 Full-Size SUVs Aren’t Just Spacious, They’re Also Super Safe

If you want the 2022 Ford Expedition but you’d also like to find ways to soften its impact on your wallet, Consumer Reports offers some advice. Using a credit card with cash bag rewards may help you save some money, as can using gas price checking apps. Buying your gas at a wholesale club like Costco or BJ’s can also save you some money. Finally, make sure you’re driving carefully and maintaining as even a speed as possible. This helps increase fuel efficiency and may allow you to save a little money at the gas pump. 

The 2022 Chevy Suburban may cost an arm and a leg to fill up but if you need (or really want) a full-size three-row SUV, it also may be exactly what you’re looking for. 

RELATED: Which Of These 2 Large SUVs Is the Better Buy?