2023 Chevrolet Tahoe and Suburban full-size SUVs are latest vehicles to get General Motors big cruise ship hands-free driver assistance system.
Chevy confirmed the availability of Super Cruise for the two SUVs in a press release on Friday. Aside from a handful of new color options and a new grille option, it’s the only Tahoe and Suburban update for the 2023 model year. The grille is black with “CHEVROLET” lettering and is offered for LS, LT, RST and Premier.
2023 Chevrolet Tahoe with Super Cruise
Already available on the related Cadillac Escalade SUV and Chevy Silverado 1500 and GMC Sierra 1500 pickup trucks, as well as a handful of other GM models, Super Cruise can control acceleration, braking and steering on specific stretches of road previously mapped. It also uses a driver monitoring system to prevent misuse and keep drivers’ eyes on the road.
GM said in March that it will have a total of 22 vehicles with some type of Super Cruise for the 2023 model year. some updates at that time, including automatic lane changes and towing capacity for pickup and SUV models.
Owners of certain 2021 models will get applicable features via an over-the-air (OTA) software update, but owners of older vehicles that lack GM’s latest electrical architecture will miss out.
2023 Chevrolet Suburban
In 2023, GM will introduce a more advanced system called ultra cruise.
While Super Cruise is limited to approximately 200,000 miles of highways in the US and Canada that are sufficiently mapped, GM claims that Ultra Cruise will be a “door-to-door” system that will work on all paved public highways in the US. USA and Canada. and allows hands-free operation during 95% of driving. It will still require oversight like Super Cruise, albeit keeping it in the realm of driver assistance systems rather than autonomous driving.
Meanwhile, the Tahoe and Suburban will get Super Cruise just as Ford launches its blue cruiser system on their own full-size SUVs and trucks, including the F-150 and expedition. the 2022 Lincoln Navigator got the same system, but renamed Activeglide.