Compare 2014 Chevrolet Suburban vs 2014 Chevrolet Tahoe vs 2014 Ford Expedition

2014 Chevrolet Suburban
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2014 Chevrolet Tahoe
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2014 Ford Expedition
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2WD 4-Door LS
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Suburban 2WD 4-Door LS 15 21 $43,059 $46,300
Suburban 2WD 4-Door LT 15 21 $46,234 $49,715
Suburban 2WD 4-Door LTZ 15 21 $54,312 $58,400
Suburban 4WD 4-Door LS 15 21 $45,849 $49,300
Suburban 4WD 4-Door LT 15 21 $48,880 $52,560
Suburban 4WD 4-Door LTZ 15 21 $57,102 $61,400
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2WD 4-Door LS
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Tahoe 2WD 4-Door LS 15 21 $40,548 $43,600
Tahoe 2WD 4-Door LT 15 21 $44,305 $47,640
Tahoe 2WD 4-Door LTZ 15 21 $52,317 $56,255
Tahoe 4WD 4-Door LS 15 21 $43,338 $46,600
Tahoe 4WD 4-Door LT 15 21 $46,955 $50,490
Tahoe 4WD 4-Door LTZ 15 21 $55,204 $59,360
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2WD 4-Door King Ranch
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Expedition 2WD 4-Door King Ranch 14 20 $49,706 $53,305
Expedition 2WD 4-Door Limited 14 20 $45,734 $49,045
Expedition 2WD 4-Door XLT 14 20 $39,142 $41,975
Expedition 4WD 4-Door King Ranch 13 18 $52,411 $56,205
Expedition 4WD 4-Door Limited 13 18 $48,438 $51,945
Expedition 4WD 4-Door XLT 13 18 $41,846 $44,875
Expedition EL 2WD 4-Door XLT 14 20 $41,670 $44,685
Pricing
Invoice Price
$43,059
$40,548
$49,706
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$46,300
$43,600
$53,305
Monthly Payment Estimate
$772 / month
$727 / month
$888 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.4
7.4
7.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
Plain but purposeful, the 2014 Chevy Suburban puts full-size SUV tradition to the foreground. The rugged, honest Chevy Tahoe doesn't exactly lack for luxury, but it's a more pragmatic choice for those who don't really need the luxury layers applied to Yukons, Escalades, or GLs. 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
City
15 mpg 15 mpg 14 mpg
Highway
21 mpg 21 mpg 20 mpg
Vehicle
Rear Door Type
Liftgate Liftgate -
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity
9 9 8
Third Leg Room (in)
34.90 25.6 37.7
Second Head Room (in)
38.50 39.2 39.8
Third Hip Room (in)
49.40 49.1 50.2
Second Shoulder Room (in)
65.20 65.3 63.7
Front Leg Room (in)
41.30 41.3 41.1
Third Head Room (in)
38.10 39.7 38.3
Front Hip Room (in)
60.50 64.4 60.2
Third Shoulder Room (in)
64.70 61.7 51.9
Second Leg Room (in)
39.50 39 39.1
Front Head Room (in)
41.10 41.1 39.6
Second Hip Room (in)
61.80 60.6 59.9
Front Shoulder Room (in)
65.20 65.3 63.2
Exterior Dimensions
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
10.50 10.5 -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
79.10 79 78.8
Side Door Opening Width (in)
NA NA -
Overhang, Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD - -
Step Up Height - Side (in)
NA NA -
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - - TBD - -
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
31.80 31.7 -
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in)
222.40 202 -
Side Door Opening Height (in)
NA NA -
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
9.10 9 -
Height, Overall (in)
76.80 76.9 77.2
Step Up Height - Front (in)
NA NA -
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD - -
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in)
- TBD - - TBD - -
Wheelbase (in)
130.00 116 119
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- - 8.7
Track Width, Rear (in)
- - 67.2
Liftover Height (in)
- - 34.8
Track Width, Front (in)
- - 67
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in)
NA - TBD - -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
41.40 41.7 34.6
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
69.60 49.4 44.4
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
90.0 60.3 55
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in)
NA NA -
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³)
NA NA -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
49.10 49.1 49.2
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
101.80 81.4 82.5
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
137.4 108.9 108.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
35.60 15.2 13.1
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
45.8 16.9 18.6
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - - TBD - -
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.0 x 1.2 13 x 1.18 13.5
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr 4-Wheel Disc
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
NA NA 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.6 x 0.8 13.5 x 0.787 13.2
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
NA NA -
Aux Fuel Tank Location
NA NA -
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
31.0 26 28
Fuel Tank Location
- TBD - - TBD - -
Steering
Steering Type
Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion Rack-Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
- TBD - 3 -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
N/A - TBD - -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
17.8 17.75 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
43.0 39.0 40.8
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
QAN QGI NA
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - 2135 -
Front Tire Size
P265/70R17 P265/70R17 P275/65SR18
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
N/A - TBD - -
Spare Tire Size
P265/70R17 P265/70R17 Full-Size
Front Tire Order Code
QAN QGI NA
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
2135 2135 -
Spare Tire Order Code
ZRS ZVL NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
N/A - TBD - -
Rear Tire Size
P265/70R17 P265/70R17 P275/65SR18
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
N/A - TBD - -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
2135 2135 -
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
500 500 600
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
765 825 600
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000 5000 6000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5100 5500 6000
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA -
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
- - 6000
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
4200 4100 4250
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
- TBD - 2680 2777
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
7200 7100 7300
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
3500 3200 3700
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
- TBD - 2787 2772
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
11000 11000 11800
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 17 x 7.5 18 X 8.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 17 x 7.5 18 X 8.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
17 x - TBD - 17 x - TBD - Full-Size
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 16.6 -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
160 160 150
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
600 600 650
Maximum Alternator Watts
NA - TBD - -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
NA NA 650
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
335 @ 4000 335 @ 4000 365 @ 3600
Engine Order Code
LMG LMG 995
Displacement
5.3L/323 5.3L/323 5.4 L/330
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
320 @ 5400 320 @ 5400 310 @ 5100
Engine Type
Gas/Ethanol V8 Gas/Ethanol V8 Regular Unleaded V-8
Fuel System
Electronic Fuel Injection Electronic Fuel Injection Sequential MPI
Engine Oil Cooler
NA NA None
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
17 17 16
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
21 21 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
15 15 14
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.7 0.67 0.69
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.0 4.03 4.17
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA NA -
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.5 1.53 1.54
Trans Type
6 6 6
Trans PTO Access
NA NA No
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.9 0.85 0.87
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA NA -
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.1 3.06 3.40
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.4 2.36 2.34
Trans Order Code
MYC MYC 446
Transfer Case Power Take Off
NA NA No
Trans Power Take Off
NA NA -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.2 1.15 1.14
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic Automatic w/OD
Transfer Case Model
NA NA None
Summary
Body Style
Sport Utility Vehicle Sport Utility Vehicle Sport Utility
Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Suburban Chevrolet Tahoe Ford Expedition
Body Code
NA E52 S
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
46.0 1.81 -
Axle Type - Rear
Semi-floating Semi-floating Independent
Suspension Type - Front
Coil springs Independent Double Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.41 1.41 -
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
4200 4200 4250
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
3300 3250 3500
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.08 3.08 3.31
Axle Type - Front
Independent Independent Independent
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
46.0 1.81 -
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
3500 3400 3500
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi link 5-Link Multi-Link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
1.10 1.10 -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
NA NA 3.31
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
4200 4100 4250
Frame
Frame Type
Ladder Ladder -
Doors
Side Door Type
NA NA -
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
10.7 10.7 11.5 (Est)
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- TBD - - TBD - -
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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