Chevy Wants the Suburban to be the Official Car of Texas
Everything’s bigger in Texas, which means the massive Chevy Suburban is right at home in the Lone Star State. But should the Suburban be the official vehicle of Texas? Chevy seems to think so.
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Pushing the petition
We’re all familiar with Change.org petitions — they run the gamut from video game gripes to calls to action regarding the most pressing social and political issues of our time. The petition platform can give anyone a chance to rally for change, and even auto industry giants like Chevrolet turn to the platform for support. The bowtie brand puts forth a few reasons to consider crowning the Suburban as the official ride of the Lone Star State.
Back in 1986, Texas Monthly referred to the Chevy Suburban as the “National Car of Texas.” That’s right — the Suburban is so big, it’s not some dinky state car. It’s national, baby.
Nowadays, you’ll find over 200,000 Suburbans gracing Texan roadways. The model is so popular that there’s a Suburban sold in Texas every 90 minutes, and five of the top 10 Chevy Suburban dealers are located in the Lone Star State. Texans love the Suburban so much, they bought more of the models than the smallest 25 states put together.
Of course, it’s only natural that the all-new Suburban, set to launch on December 10, is being built right in Arlington, Texas.
Currently, 1,051 people have signed the petition. If you’d like to add your name, click here to check out the campaign.
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About the Chevy Suburban
Since 1935, the Chevy Suburban has been one of America’s most beloved full-sized SUVs. It’s a spacious, three-row behemoth that can seat up to nine people. It also packs tons of available safety and comfort features. The Suburban offers luxuries like heated and ventilated front seats, stylish leather seating, and a rear-seat Blu-ray/DVD-compatible entertainment system.