2022 Wagoneer vs 2022 Chevrolet Suburban

When you need to accommodate a baby’s car seat or a kid’s little league team, full-size SUVs are the perfect solution. After all, these three-row SUVs offer loads of room for people and plenty of cargo space when the seats are lowered. The question then becomes which one is the right choice for your growing family? 

Let’s take a closer look at two premium options, the 2022 Wagoneer and 2022 Chevrolet Suburban, to figure out which one you should buy. 


Wherever the road takes you, the new 2022 Wagoneer and 2022 Chevrolet Suburban ensure all eyes are on you. These full-size SUVs make a bold first impression with their sculpted frames, wide stances, and chiseled lines. pairs the new Wagoneer with its iconic seven-slot grille, while the new Chevy Suburban offers a simple dual-port grille with a classic bowtie logo. 

Both the new 2022 Wagoneer and 2022 Chevrolet Suburban are available with hands-free gesture liftgates that make it easy to load the cargo area. They also offer power-retractable assist steps that give you a handy boost into the cabin without detracting from the vehicle’s sleek silhouette. These full-size SUVs feature heated outside mirrors, LED headlights, and roof-rack side rails. 

The new 2022 Wagneer is offered in seven contemporary colors and four eye-catching wheel styles. Meanwhile, the new Chevy Suburban offers 10 colors and 15 roller styles. 

Advantage of the 2022 Wagoneer

  • Hands-free gesture liftgate makes it easy to access the cargo area
  • Sleek and contemporary styling make it stand out on crowded streets


When it comes to interior styling, the new 2022 Wagoneer and 2022 Chevrolet Suburban hold nothing back. These spacious SUVs offer plenty of room with the Wagoneer seating up to eight while the Suburban can squeeze in up to nine. These full-size SUVs also offer luxurious interiors with available leather-appointed seats that elevate comfort levels. 

Taking a look at the spec sheets, we’ll find that the new Wagoneer and Chevy Suburban are close in most categories. The new Suburban wins in front-row legroom but the Wagoneer features best-in-class second- and third-row legroom: 

  • Front Headroom
    • Chevrolet Suburban: 42.3 inches
    • Wagoneer: 41.3 inches
  • Front Legroom
    • Chevrolet Suburban: 44.5 inches
    • Wagoneer: 40.9 inches
  • Second-Row Headroom
    • Chevrolet Suburban: 38.9 inches
    • Wagoneer: 40.0 inches
  • Second-Row Legroom
    • Chevrolet Suburban: 42.0 inches
    • Wagoneer: 42.7 inches
  • Third-Row Headroom
    • Chevrolet Suburban: 38.2 inches
    • Wagoneer: 39.0 inches
  • Third-Row Legroom
    • Chevrolet Suburban: 36.7 inches
    • Wagoneer: 36.6 inches

These full-size SUVs also offer loads of cargo space. With the rear seats lowered, the new Wagoneer boasts 116.7 cubic feet of cargo space and the Suburban hits 144.7 cubic feet. 

Both of these vehicles have tri-zone automatic climate control that lets you and your passengers set individual temperature settings. They also both have power-folding rear seats, a panoramic sunroof, and an auto-dimming rearview mirror. However, only the new Wagoneer is available with heated and ventilated front seats. 

Advantage of the 2022 Wagoneer

  • Available with heated and ventilated seats that ensure you travel in comfort
  • Offers best-in-class second- and third-row seating


The new 2022 Wagoneer ensures you never suffer through another boring road trip with its Uconnect® 4 NAV infotainment system. This system supports wireless smartphone integration via Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™, so you can stream music, answer calls, and look up directions from the 10.1-inch touchscreen. This full-size SUV also offers a 4G LTE Wi-Fi® hotspot (data plan required) that supports up to eight devices, so you and your passengers miss nothing. 

offers the new Wagoneer with an available 506-watt Alpine® premium audio system that places nine speakers around the cabin to ensure you’re surrounded by concert-quality sound. It also features a rear-seat entertainment system with 10-inch touch screens and Amazon Fire TV Built-In that puts an end to the “Are we there yet?” questions. 

Over on the new Chevy Suburban, we’ll find the Chevrolet Infotainment 3 Premium system with a 10.2-inch touchscreen. Like its counterpart, this infotainment system supports wireless smartphone integration via Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. The new Suburban also offers a 4G LTE Wi-Fi hotspot (data plan required), though it only supports up to seven devices. 

The new 2022 Chevrolet Suburban is available with a Bose® 10-speaker surround sound. It also features a rear-seat entertainment system for your second-row passengers Google Built-In.

On both the Wagoneer and Chevy Suburban, you’ll find a wireless smartphone charging pad, head-up display, and trial subscription to SiriusXM® Satellite Radio. 

Advantage of the 2022 Wagoneer

  • 4G LTE Wi-Fi hotspot supports more devices 
  • Rear-seat entertainment system features Amazon Fire TV built-in 


When it comes to your safety, the new 2022 Chevrolet Suburban and 2022 Wagoneer leave nothing to chance. These full-size SUVs offer loads of advanced safety features, including: 

  • Forward-collision alert
  • Automatic emergency braking
  • Front pedestrian braking 
  • Lane keep assist
  • Lane-departure warning 
  • Lane change alert
  • Side blind-zone alert
  • Front and rear park assist
  • Surround-view camera
  • Rear cross-traffic alert
  • Adaptive cruise control
  • LATCH-ready child-seat anchor system 
  • Tire-pressure monitoring system

There are a few things you’ll only find on the new Wagoneer though. This full-size SUV features available parallel and perpendicular park assist that identifies suitable parking spots and maneuvers the vehicle into place for you with the touch of a button. There’s also intersection-collision assist that sends you alerts when it detects oncoming traffic at intersections and will even apply the brakes for you if necessary. Finally, the new Wagoneer offers traffic-sign recognition that uses vehicle-mounted cameras and real-time image processing to display current road signs on the driver information center. 

Advantage of the 2022 Wagoneer

  • Available parallel and perpendicular park assist make it easy to navigate into tight parking spots
  • Intersection-collision assist applies the brakes when it detects oncoming traffic at intersections 
  • Traffic-sign recognition keeps you informed on current speed limits


We’ve covered these full-size SUVs’ exteriors, interiors, and their advanced technology. But how do they perform on the road? 

Let’s start with the 2022 Wagoneer. This full-size beauty keeps things simple by only offering one engine: 

  • 5.7-Liter V-8 Engine with eTorque
    • 392 horsepower 
    • 404 pound-feet of torque

This engine is paired with an eight-speed automatic transmission. When properly equipped, the new Wagoneer achieves a best-in-class maximum towing capacity of 10,000 pounds. 

While the new Wagoneer may only offer one engine, it can be paired with one of three legendary 4×4 systems. The Quadra-Trac I® is a 4×4 system that’s always engaged and features a Selec-Terrain® traction-management system. The Quadra-Trac II® system also includes the Selec-Terrain traction-management system but adds a two-speed low transfer case. The last option is the Quadra-Drive® II automatic 4×4 system that switches between two-wheel and four-wheel drive whenever necessary. 

Over on the new 2022 Chevy Suburban, we’ll find three engines to choose from: 

  • 5.3-Liter V-8 Engine
    • 355 horsepower
    • 383 pound-feet of torque
  • 6.2-Liter V-9 Engine 
    • 420 horsepower 
    • 460 pound-feet of torque
  • 3.0-Liter Duramax® Turbo-Diesel Engine 
    • 277 horsepower 
    • 460 pound-feet of torque

All three of these engines are paired with a 10-speed automatic transmission. The new Suburban also features a magnetic ride control that ensures a smoother, more comfortable ride. Chevy also offers the Suburban with four-wheel drive, StabiliTrak® electronic stability-control system, and a multi-link rear suspension that enhances comfort levels. When properly equipped, the new Suburban can achieve a 7,800-pound towing capacity.

Both of these full-size SUVs feature an available adaptive air-ride suspension, an electronic limited-slip rear differential, and hill-start assist. 

Advantage of the 2022 Wagoneer

  • Offers three 4×4 systems to choose from 
  • Boasts a best-in-class 10,000-pound maximum towing capacity

Which Should You Buy? 

We think the luxurious Wagoneer is the one to go for. With a starting MSRP of $58,995, the new Wagoneer offers loads of cargo space, style, and power for an excellent value. This full-size SUV features the latest in advanced safety and technology features, and boasts a best-in-class 10,000-pound maximum towing capacity, so you’re more than ready for anything the road sends your way. 

Experience everything the new 2022 Wagoneer has to offer today. Call Garber Automall at (989) 399-8550 today to schedule your test drive. Or stop in to see us at 5330 Bay Rd, Saginaw, MI 48604.

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Dianna Duchesne

Dianna Duchesne

Dianna is the Digital Content Writer for Garber Automotive Group.

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