Chevrolet Suburban 5th generation SUV 3.9 3MT Synchro-mesh Heavy Duty (1955–1956)

Car model: Chevrolet (Chevrolet) Title: Chevrolet Model: Suburban Generation: 5th generation SUV Modification: 3.9 3MT Synchro-mesh Heavy Duty Year of issue: 1955-1956

Main characteristics


Front wheel track (mm) 1538
Wheelbase (mm) 2896
Height (mm) 1956
Width (mm) 1786
Rear wheel track (mm) 1550
Load capacity (kg) 544
Curb Weight (kg) 1712
Length (mm) 5026


Bore (mm) 90.5
Number of valves per cylinder 2
Number of cylinders 6
Piston stroke (mm) 100.03
Maximum torque (N • m) 281
Maximum torque revolutions, max. (rpm) 2000
Maximum power speed, max. (rpm) 3800
Intake type Carburetor
Engine configuration Row
Engine power (hp) 123
Engine capacity (cm3) 3859
Engine’s type Petrol


Number of steps 3
Drive unit Rear
Transmission Mechanics

Suspension and brakes:

Rear brakes Drum
Front brakes Drum
Rear suspension Dependent, bridge on springs
Front suspension Spring

Performance indicators:

Fuel tank capacity (l) 64.35
Recommended fuel Petrol


Turning diameter (m) 12.5
Power steering Missing

Tires, wheels:

Discs Front Rear
Rim diameter 15 15
Number of mounting holes 6 6
Tires Front Rear
Tire diameter 15 15
Tire width 175 175