Diesel Suburban?

Discussion in 'Chevy Suburban Forum (GMC Yukon XL)' started by Sandhopper, Mar 29, 2010.

  1. Sandhopper

    Sandhopper Rockstar 100 Posts

    Is there any new news on GM putting a diesel in these beasts? I for one would really like to have the torque of a diesel under this hood.
  2. Joeairforce

    Joeairforce Epic Member 5+ Years 100 Posts

    GM doing it... No.... There are a few shops that will convert them to a Duramax/Allison drivetrain though..... One of them is in FL

    Look up Duraburb on youtube...
  3. moosetags

    moosetags Rockstar 100 Posts

    There was talk of putting the new 4.5 liter Durmax in Subs and 1500 trucks. Even though the new Durmax was in the final stages of development, the whole program went south with the economy.

  4. catbert

    catbert Rockstar

    It's a great idea.:gasp:
  5. phileaglesfan

    phileaglesfan New Member

    With the current "I get great gas mileage but I'm driving a death trap" policies out there I'm just happy they are still building the gas version.
  6. Sandhopper

    Sandhopper Rockstar 100 Posts

    Agreed, I just hope they (Government Motors) do not decide all of us need unibody construction and 4cyl engines. Hopefully GM can get from under the current administration's thumb so they can start making decisions that their core supporters want.

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