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2012 Ford Expedition EL

2012 Chevrolet Suburban

  2010 Ford Expedition EL 2WD 4-door Limited Angular Front Exterior View 2012 Chevrolet Suburban
Invoice $37,450 $39,264
13/20 10/21
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Bottom Line The 2012 Ford Expedition EL offers the most full-size truck XXXXXXXtoughness in a well-rounded, well-featured SUV package. Read Full Review Old-school, mostly in the right ways, the Chevrolet Suburban's survived the big-SUV shakeout for a reason. Read Full Review
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  • A third row good for adults
  • Smooth ride
  • Confident handling/roadholding
  • King Ranch interior


  • Too long (and simply too big) for many garages
  • Dash plastics from another era
  • Somewhat dated design


  • A tough, capable SUV
  • Still looks good
  • Tremendous interior space
  • Good V-8 performance


  • Poor gas mileage, in the grander scheme
  • Immense, and can be hard to park
  • Top versions have Cadillac prices
  • Third-row seat doesn't fold flat or tumble into floor
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