Compare 2018 Chevrolet Suburban vs 2018 Ford Expedition

2018 Chevrolet Suburban
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2WD 4-Door 1500 LS
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD 4-Door 1500 LS 16 23 $47,188 $50,200
4WD 4-Door 1500 LS 15 22 $50,008 $53,200
2WD 4-Door 1500 LT 16 23 $51,982 $55,300
4WD 4-Door 1500 LT 15 22 $54,802 $58,300
2WD 4-Door 1500 Premier 16 23 $61,006 $64,900
4WD 4-Door 1500 Premier 15 22 $63,826 $67,900
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4x2 XLT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4x2 XLT 17 24 $49,460 $51,790
4x4 XLT 17 22 $52,334 $54,800
4x2 Limited 17 24 $59,855 $62,675
4x4 Limited 17 22 $62,839 $65,800
4x2 Platinum 17 24 $69,743 $73,030
4x4 Platinum 17 22 $72,747 $76,175
Pricing
Invoice Price
$47,188
$49,460
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$50,200
$51,790
Monthly Payment Estimate
$837 / month
$863 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.8
7.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2018 Chevrolet Suburban is the ultimate weekend road-trip vehicle ready to haul nine people, their luggage, and even an 8,300 pound trailer. Try that in a crossover. The 2018 Ford Expedition is the new benchmark for full-size SUVs.
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Fuel Economy
City
16 mpg 17 mpg
Highway
23 mpg 24 mpg
Vehicle
Rear Door Type
Liftgate -
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
39.10 40
Third Hip Room (in)
49.30 51.4
Second Shoulder Room (in)
65.10 64.8
Front Leg Room (in)
45.30 43.9
Third Head Room (in)
38.50 37.3
Front Hip Room (in)
60.80 62.2
Passenger Capacity
8 8
Third Shoulder Room (in)
62.60 64.2
Second Leg Room (in)
39.70 41.5
Front Head Room (in)
42.80 42
Second Hip Room (in)
60.30 62.6
Front Shoulder Room (in)
64.80 64.9
Third Leg Room (in)
34.50 40.9
Exterior Dimensions
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)
35.43 -
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in)
224.4 -
Side Door Opening Height (in)
NA -
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
7.91 -
Height, Overall (in)
74.4 76.6
Step Up Height - Front (in)
- TBD - -
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - -
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in)
- TBD - -
Wheelbase (in)
130.00 122.5
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
7.91 -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
80.50 83.6
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 9.8
Track Width, Rear (in)
- 67.2
Liftover Height (in)
- 35.3
Track Width, Front (in)
- 67.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
34.92 -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
63.6 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
76.7 63.6
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in)
NA -
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³)
NA -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
49.3 -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
100.3 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
121.7 104.6
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
31.6 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
39.3 20.9
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in)
- TBD - -
Brakes
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)
- TBD - 13.5
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - 13
Brake Type
Pwr 4-Wheel Disc
Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Location
NA -
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
31 23.3
Fuel Tank Location
- TBD - -
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
NA -
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
- TBD - -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
N/A -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
- TBD - -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
- TBD - 41
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - -
Front Tire Size
P265/65R18 P275/65SR18
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
N/A -
Spare Tire Size
P265/70R17 Full-Size
Front Tire Order Code
RKX NA
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - -
Spare Tire Order Code
RC4 NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
N/A -
Rear Tire Size
P265/65R18 P275/65SR18
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
N/A -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - -
Rear Tire Order Code
RKX NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
630 600
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000 6000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
6300 6000
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
500 600
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
- 6000
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
3500 3200
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
- TBD - 2657
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
7300 7200
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
4200 4380
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
- TBD - 12000
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
- TBD - 2786
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8.5 18 X 8.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 Full-Size
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8.5 18 X 8.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
720 675
Maximum Alternator Watts
NA -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
NA 675
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150 150
Engine
Displacement
5.3L/- TBD - 3.5 L/213
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
355 @ 5600 375 @ 5000
Engine Type
Gas/Ethanol V8 Twin Turbo Regular Unleaded V-6
Fuel System
Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
Engine Oil Cooler
NA None
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
383 @ 4100 470 @ 3500
Engine Order Code
L83 99T
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
19 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
23 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
16 17
Transmission
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA -
Clutch Size (in)
NA -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 2.15
Trans Type
6 10
Trans PTO Access
NA No
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 1.52
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA -
Reverse Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 4.87
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 2.98
Trans Order Code
MYC 44U
Transfer Case Power Take Off
NA No
Trans Power Take Off
NA -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 1.77
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic w/OD
Transfer Case Model
N/A None
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 1.27
First Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 4.70
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.00
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.85
Summary
Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Suburban Ford Expedition
Body Code
E52 S
Body Style
Sport Utility Vehicle Sport Utility
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - -
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
4400 -
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
- TBD - -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.08 3.15
Axle Type - Front
Independent Independent
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - -
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
3500 -
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
NA 3.15
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
- TBD - -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - -
Axle Type - Rear
Semi-Floating Independent
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Double Wishbone
Frame
Frame Type
- TBD - -
Doors
Side Door Type
NA -
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
9.2 8.8
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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2018 Chevrolet Suburban
  • 2019 Suburban arriving; 2018s remain on sale
  • Employee Discount on 2018s; $1,500 rebate on 2019
  • Lease a 2018 LT 4WD from $589 for 39 months
  • $1,500 finance bonus on both model years
2018 Ford Expedition
  • 2019 Expedition arriving; 2018s still on sale
  • $1,500 rebate on 2018s; $500 on 2019s
  • Lease a 2018 from $449 for 36 months
  • 0.9% APR for 36 months + $1,250 bonus on 2018s
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