Compare 2015 Chevrolet Suburban vs 2015 Chevrolet Tahoe vs 2015 Ford Expedition

2015 Chevrolet Suburban
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2015 Chevrolet Tahoe
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2015 Ford Expedition
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2WD 4-Door LS
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Suburban 2WD 4-Door LS 16 23 $45,570 $49,000
Suburban 2WD 4-Door LT 16 23 $50,410 $54,205
Suburban 2WD 4-Door LTZ 16 23 $59,320 $63,785
Suburban 4WD 4-Door LS 15 22 $48,360 $52,000
Suburban 4WD 4-Door LT 15 22 $53,200 $57,205
Suburban 4WD 4-Door LTZ 15 22 $62,110 $66,785
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2WD 4-Door LS
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Tahoe 2WD 4-Door LS 16 23 $43,059 $46,300
Tahoe 2WD 4-Door LT 16 23 $47,899 $51,505
Tahoe 2WD 4-Door LTZ 16 23 $56,809 $61,085
Tahoe 4WD 4-Door LS 16 22 $45,849 $49,300
Tahoe 4WD 4-Door LT 16 22 $50,689 $54,505
Tahoe 4WD 4-Door LTZ 16 22 $59,599 $64,085
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2WD 4-Door King Ranch
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Expedition 2WD 4-Door King Ranch 16 22 $54,467 $58,410
Expedition 2WD 4-Door Limited 16 22 $50,522 $54,180
Expedition 2WD 4-Door Platinum 16 22 $55,363 $59,370
Expedition 2WD 4-Door XLT 16 22 $41,576 $44,585
Expedition 4WD 4-Door King Ranch 15 20 $57,190 $61,330
Expedition 4WD 4-Door Limited 15 20 $53,358 $57,220
Expedition 4WD 4-Door Platinum 15 20 $58,197 $62,410
Expedition EL 4WD 4-Door XLT 14 20 $46,831 $50,220
Pricing
Invoice Price
$45,570
$43,059
$54,467
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$49,000
$46,300
$58,410
Monthly Payment Estimate
$817 / month
$772 / month
$974 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.8
7.8
8.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2015 Chevy Suburban hasn't forgotten it's an SUV--but the new interior and infotainment features are welcome crossover cues, while the powertrain gets some welcome modernization. The 2015 Chevy Tahoe is the anti-crossover--except where its savvy cabin and infotainment features are concerned--with almost all the capability of a full-size pickup. The 2015 Ford Expedition isn't totally new, but the much-needed refresh gives it heady twin-turbo power and a slick-riding adaptive suspension.
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Fuel Economy
City
16 mpg 16 mpg 16 mpg
Highway
23 mpg 23 mpg 22 mpg
Vehicle
Rear Door Type
Liftgate Liftgate -
Interior Dimensions
Third Shoulder Room (in)
62.60 62.60 51.9
Second Leg Room (in)
39.70 39.00 39.1
Front Head Room (in)
42.80 42.80 39.6
Second Hip Room (in)
60.30 60.30 59.9
Front Shoulder Room (in)
64.80 64.80 63.2
Third Leg Room (in)
34.50 24.80 37.7
Second Head Room (in)
39.10 38.70 39.8
Third Hip Room (in)
49.30 49.30 50.2
Second Shoulder Room (in)
65.10 65.10 63.7
Front Leg Room (in)
45.30 45.30 41.1
Third Head Room (in)
38.50 38.10 38.3
Front Hip Room (in)
60.80 60.80 60.2
Passenger Capacity
8 8 8
Exterior Dimensions
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
- TBD - 7.87 -
Height, Overall (in)
74.40 74.40 77.2
Step Up Height - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD - -
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD - -
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in)
- TBD - - TBD - -
Wheelbase (in)
130.00 116.00 119
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
- TBD - 7.87 -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
80.50 80.50 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)
- TBD - 35.91 -
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in)
224.00 204.00 -
Side Door Opening Height (in)
NA NA -
Track Width, Front (in)
- - 67
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- - 8.7
Track Width, Rear (in)
- - 67.2
Liftover Height (in)
- - 34.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
121.1 94.7 108.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
31.60 11.10 13.1
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
38.9 15.3 18.6
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - - TBD - -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in)
- TBD - - TBD - -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
34.92 33.94 34.6
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
63.60 43.20 44.4
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
76.7 51.6 55
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in)
NA NA -
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³)
NA NA -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- TBD - 49.30 49.2
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
100.30 79.90 82.5
Brakes
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
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - - TBD - 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)
- TBD - - TBD - 13.2
Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
NA NA -
Aux Fuel Tank Location
NA NA -
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
31 26 28
Fuel Tank Location
- TBD - - TBD - -
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
- TBD - - TBD - -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
43.0 39.0 40.8
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion Rack-Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
- TBD - - TBD - -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
N/A N/A -
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
N/A N/A -
Rear Tire Size
P265/65R18 P265/65R18 P275/55SR20
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
N/A N/A -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD - -
Rear Tire Order Code
RKX RKX NA
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD - -
Front Tire Size
P265/65R18 P265/65R18 P275/55SR20
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
N/A N/A -
Spare Tire Size
P265/70R17 P265/70R17 Full-Size
Front Tire Order Code
RKX RKX NA
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD - -
Spare Tire Order Code
RC4 RC4 NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
6300 6600 6600
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
500 500 660
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
630 660 660
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000 5000 6600
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
- - 6600
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
4400 4100 -
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD - 12300
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD - 2829
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
3500 3200 -
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD - 2771
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
7300 7100 7300
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 17 x 7.5 Full-Size
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8.5 18 x 8.5 20 X 8.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8.5 18 x 8.5 20 X 8.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - - TBD - -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Watts
NA NA -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
NA NA 650
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150 150 250
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
720 720 650
Engine
Engine Type
Gas/Ethanol V8 Gas/Ethanol V8 Twin Turbo Regular Unleaded V-6
Fuel System
Direct Injection Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
Engine Oil Cooler
NA NA None
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
383 @ 4100 383 @ 4100 420 @ 2500
Engine Order Code
L83 L83 99T
Displacement
5.3L/- TBD - 5.3L/- TBD - 3.5 L/213
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
355 @ 5600 355 @ 5600 365 @ 5000
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
16 16 16
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
18 18 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
23 23 22
Transmission
Trans Order Code
MYC MYC 446
Transfer Case Power Take Off
NA NA No
Trans Power Take Off
NA NA -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - - TBD - 1.14
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic Automatic w/OD
Transfer Case Model
N/A N/A None
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - - TBD - 0.69
First Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - - TBD - 4.17
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA NA -
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - - TBD - 1.54
Trans Type
6 6 6
Trans PTO Access
NA NA No
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - - TBD - 0.87
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA NA -
Reverse Ratio (:1)
- TBD - - TBD - 3.40
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - - TBD - 2.34
Summary
Body Style
Sport Utility Vehicle Sport Utility Vehicle Sport Utility
Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Suburban Chevrolet Tahoe Ford Expedition
Body Code
E52 E52 S
Suspension
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
3500 3200 -
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link Multi-Link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD - -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
NA NA 3.15
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD - -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD - -
Axle Type - Rear
Semi-Floating Semi-Floating Independent
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Independent Double Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD - -
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
4400 4100 -
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD - -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.08 3.08 3.15
Axle Type - Front
Independent Independent Independent
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD - -
Frame
Frame Type
- TBD - - TBD - -
Doors
Side Door Type
NA NA -
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
9.8 9.8 9.8
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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