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Selected Style 2WD 4-Door LS
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD 4-Door LS 15 21 $43,059 $46,300
2WD 4-Door LT 15 21 $46,234 $49,715
2WD 4-Door LTZ 15 21 $54,312 $58,400
4WD 4-Door LS 15 21 $45,849 $49,300
4WD 4-Door LT 15 21 $48,880 $52,560
4WD 4-Door LTZ 15 21 $57,102 $61,400
2WD 4-Door XLT
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD 4-Door XLT 14 20 $39,142 $41,975
2WD 4-Door Limited 14 20 $45,734 $49,045
4WD 4-Door King Ranch 13 18 $52,411 $56,205
4WD 4-Door Limited 13 18 $48,438 $51,945
4WD 4-Door XLT 13 18 $41,846 $44,875
2WD 4-Door King Ranch 14 20 $49,706 $53,305
Pricing
Invoice Price
$43,059
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$46,300
Monthly Payment Estimate
$772 / month
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TCC Rating
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TCC's Bottom Line Plain but purposeful, the 2014 Chevy Suburban puts full-size SUV tradition to the foreground. It hasn't been brought up to date like the company's pickup trucks, but the Ford Expedition has one of the best cabins and designs among the biggest SUVs.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 15 mpg 14 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 21 mpg 20 mpg
Vehicle
Rear Door Type Liftgate -
Interior Dimensions
Third Shoulder Room (in) 64.70 51.9
Second Leg Room (in) 39.50 39.1
Front Head Room (in) 41.10 39.6
Second Hip Room (in) 61.80 59.9
Front Shoulder Room (in) 65.20 63.2
Passenger Capacity 9 8
Third Leg Room (in) 34.90 37.7
Second Head Room (in) 38.50 39.8
Third Hip Room (in) 49.40 50.2
Second Shoulder Room (in) 65.20 63.7
Front Leg Room (in) 41.30 41.1
Third Head Room (in) 38.10 38.3
Front Hip Room (in) 60.50 60.2
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 76.80 77.2
Step Up Height - Front (in) NA -
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - -
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in) - TBD - -
Wheelbase (in) 130.00 119
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 10.50 -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 79.10 78.8
Side Door Opening Width (in) NA -
Overhang, Front (in) - TBD - -
Step Up Height - Side (in) NA -
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - -
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 31.80 -
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in) 222.40 -
Side Door Opening Height (in) NA -
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 9.10 -
Track Width, Front (in) - 67
Min Ground Clearance (in) - 8.7
Length, Overall (in) - 206.5
Track Width, Rear (in) - 67.2
Liftover Height (in) - 34.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 137.4 108.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) 35.60 13.1
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) 45.8 18.6
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in) NA -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 41.40 34.6
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 69.60 44.4
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 90.0 55
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in) NA -
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³) NA -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 49.10 49.2
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 101.80 82.5
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.0 x 1.2 13.5
Brake Type Pwr -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line) NA 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.6 x 0.8 13.2
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA -
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA Midship
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 31.0 28
Fuel Tank Location - TBD - Midship
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 17.8 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 43.0 40.8
Steering Type Pwr Rack-Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock - TBD - -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) N/A -
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front N/A -
Rear Tire Size P265/70R17 P275/65SR18
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare N/A -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 2135 -
Rear Tire Order Code QAN NA
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - -
Front Tire Size P265/70R17 P275/65SR18
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear N/A -
Spare Tire Size P265/70R17 Full-Size
Front Tire Order Code QAN NA
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 2135 -
Spare Tire Order Code ZRS NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5100 6000
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 500 600
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 765 900
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000 6000
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs) - 6000
Weight Information
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) - TBD - 2772
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 11000 11800
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 4200 4250
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) - TBD - 2777
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 7200 7300
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 3500 3700
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) 17 x - TBD - Full-Size
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5 18 X 8.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5 18 X 8.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Watts NA -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA 650
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 160 150
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600 650
Engine
Engine Type Gas/Ethanol V8 Regular Unleaded V-8
Fuel System Electronic Fuel Injection Sequential MPI
Engine Oil Cooler NA None
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 335 @ 4000 365 @ 3600
Engine Order Code LMG 995
Displacement 5.3L/323 5.4 L/330
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 320 @ 5400 310 @ 5100
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 15 14
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 17 16
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 21 20
Transmission
Transfer Case Power Take Off NA No
Trans Power Take Off NA -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.2 1.14
Trans Description Cont. Automatic Automatic w/OD
Transfer Case Model NA -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.7 0.69
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.0 4.17
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA -
Clutch Size (in) NA -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.5 1.54
Trans Type 6 6
Trans PTO Access NA No
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.9 0.87
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA -
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.1 3.40
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.4 2.34
Trans Order Code MYC 446
Summary
Body Code NA -
Body Style Sport Utility Vehicle Sport Utility
Vehicle Name Chevrolet Suburban Ford Expedition
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear Multi link Multi-Link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 1.10 -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front NA 3.31
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 4200 4250
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 46.0 -
Axle Type - Rear Semi-floating Independent
Suspension Type - Front Coil springs Double Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.41 -
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 4200 4250
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 3300 3500
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.08 3.31
Axle Type - Front Independent Independent
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 46.0 -
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 3500 3500
Frame
Frame Type Ladder -
Doors
Side Door Type NA -
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score - TBD - -
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 10.7 11.5 (Est)
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
Overall Side Crash Rating
Side Barrier Rating
Side Barrier Rating Driver
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
Rollover Rating
 
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