Compare 2010 Chevrolet Tahoe vs 2010 Ford Expedition vs 2010 Nissan Armada

2010 Chevrolet Tahoe
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2010 Ford Expedition
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2010 Nissan Armada
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2WD 4-Door 1500 LS
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Tahoe 2WD 4-Door 1500 LS 15 21 $34,670 $37,280
Tahoe 2WD 4-Door 1500 LT 15 21 $39,180 $42,130
Tahoe 2WD 4-Door 1500 LTZ 15 21 $47,211 $50,765
Tahoe 4WD 4-Door 1500 LS 15 21 $38,446 $41,340
Tahoe 4WD 4-Door 1500 LT 15 21 $41,831 $44,980
Tahoe 4WD 4-Door 1500 LTZ 15 21 $49,861 $53,615
Tahoe Hybrid 2WD 4-Door 21 22 $47,930 $50,720
Tahoe Hybrid 4WD 4-Door 21 22 $50,581 $53,525
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2WD 4-Door Eddie Bauer
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Expedition 2WD 4-Door Eddie Bauer 14 20 $38,630 $41,390
Expedition 2WD 4-Door King Ranch 14 20 $42,543 $45,690
Expedition 2WD 4-Door Limited 14 20 $40,241 $43,160
Expedition 2WD 4-Door XLT 14 20 $33,348 $35,585
Expedition 4WD 4-Door Eddie Bauer 12 17 $41,269 $44,290
Expedition 4WD 4-Door King Ranch 12 17 $45,182 $48,590
Expedition 4WD 4-Door Limited 12 17 $42,880 $46,060
Expedition 4WD 4-Door XLT 12 17 $35,987 $38,485
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2WD 4-Door Platinum
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Armada 2WD 4-Door Platinum 12 18 $45,225 $49,690
Armada 2WD 4-Door SE 12 18 $34,153 $37,510
Armada 2WD 4-Door Titanium 12 18 $38,635 $42,440
Armada 4WD 4-Door Platinum 12 18 $47,771 $52,490
Armada 4WD 4-Door SE 12 18 $39,244 $43,110
Armada 4WD 4-Door Titanium 12 18 $41,180 $45,240
Pricing
Invoice Price
$34,670
$38,630
$45,225
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$37,280
$41,390
$49,690
Monthly Payment Estimate
$621 / month
$690 / month
$828 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.8
8.2
7.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2010 Chevrolet Tahoe isn't your ordinary Jurassic SUV: it's capable, and the Hybrid edition gets better city fuel economy than most German sedans. Truck toughness and a roomy three-row interior make the 2010 Ford Expedition a very well-rounded full-size SUV. The 2010 Nissan Armada has handsome, rugged good looks and a responsive V-8 powertrain, but in nearly all other respects, it's outdone by its rivals.
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Fuel Economy
City
15 mpg 14 mpg 12 mpg
Highway
21 mpg 20 mpg 18 mpg
Vehicle
Rear Door Type
Liftgate Liftgate -
Number of Passenger Doors
- - 4
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity
9 8 8
Third Leg Room (in)
25.6 37.7 32.2
Second Head Room (in)
39.2 39.8 40.0
Third Hip Room (in)
49.1 50.2 48.8
Second Shoulder Room (in)
65.2 63.7 64.7
Front Leg Room (in)
41.3 41.1 41.8
Third Head Room (in)
37.9 38.3 35.9
Front Hip Room (in)
64.4 60.2 61.4
Third Shoulder Room (in)
61.7 51.9 63.7
Second Leg Room (in)
39.0 39.1 41.9
Front Head Room (in)
41.1 39.6 39.7
Second Hip Room (in)
60.6 59.9 60.8
Front Shoulder Room (in)
65.3 63.2 65.0
Exterior Dimensions
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
10.5 8.7 -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
79.0 78.8 79.3
Side Door Opening Width (in)
NA - TBD - -
Overhang, Front (in)
- TBD - 39.2 -
Step Up Height - Side (in)
NA - TBD - -
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - 56.7 - TBD -
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
31.7 34.4 -
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in)
202.0 206.5 -
Side Door Opening Height (in)
NA - TBD - -
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
9.1 8.7 -
Height, Overall (in)
76.9 77.2 77.2
Step Up Height - Front (in)
NA - TBD - -
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - 34.6 - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in)
- TBD - 48.3 -
Wheelbase (in)
116.0 119.0 123.2
Track Width, Front (in)
- - 67.5
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- - 9.8
Length, Overall (in)
- - 207.7
Liftover Height (in)
- - 35.4
Track Width, Rear (in)
- - 67.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in)
- TBD - - TBD - -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
41.7 - TBD - 36.5
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
49.4 44.4 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
60.3 55.0 56.7
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in)
NA NA -
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³)
NA NA -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
49.1 49.2 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
81.4 82.5 20.3
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
108.9 108.3 97.1
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
15.2 13.1 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
16.9 18.6 20.0
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - - TBD - 55.1
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.0 x 1.2 13.0 x 1.18 13.8 x 1.2
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr Pwr
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
NA NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.6 x 0.8 13.5 x 0.9 12.6 x 0.6
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 NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location
NA NA NA
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
26 28 28.0
Fuel Tank Location
- TBD - Midship NA
Steering
Steering Type
Pwr Variable Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
- TBD - NA - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - 42.16 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
17.8 20 20.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
39.0 40.83 40.8
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
QGI T5P NA
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - 2305 - TBD -
Front Tire Size
P265/70R17 P255/70R18 P275/60HR20
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
- TBD - 654 - TBD -
Spare Tire Size
P265/70R17 - TBD - P275/60HR20
Front Tire Order Code
QGI T5P NA
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - 2305 - TBD -
Spare Tire Order Code
ZVL NA NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
- TBD - 654 - TBD -
Rear Tire Size
P265/70R17 P255/70R18 P275/60HR20
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
- TBD - 654 - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - 2305 - TBD -
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
500 500 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
810 900 910
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000 5000 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5400 6000 9100
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA NA
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
4200 4250 4299
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
2747 2802 2769
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
7100 7300 7149
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
3200 3700 3399
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
2889 2809 2789
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
14000 11800 15100
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 18 x 7.5 20 x 8.0
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 18 x 7.5 20 x 8.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
17 x - TBD - 18 x 7.5 20 x 8.0
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 13 12.3
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
160 150 130
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
600 650 650
Maximum Alternator Watts
- TBD - 2250 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
NA NA NA
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
335 @ 4000 365 @ 3600 385 @ 3400
Engine Order Code
LC9 995 VK56DE
Displacement
5.3L/323 5.4L/330 5.6L/339
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
320 @ 5400 310 @ 5100 317 @ 5200
Engine Type
Gas/Ethanol V8 Gas/Ethanol V8 Gas V8
Fuel System
SFI Electronic Fuel Injection NA
Engine Oil Cooler
NA NA NA
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
17 16 -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
21 20 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
15 14 12
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67 0.69 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.03 4.17 3.83
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA NA NA
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.53 1.52 1.52
Trans Type
6 6 5
Trans PTO Access
NA NA NA
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.85 0.86 0.83
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.06 3.40 - TBD -
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.36 2.34 2.37
Trans Order Code
MYC NA NA
Transfer Case Power Take Off
NA NA NA
Trans Power Take Off
NA NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.15 1.14 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic Automatic w/OD
Transfer Case Model
NA NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- - NA
Summary
Body Style
4 Door 4 Door Sport Utility
Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Tahoe Ford Expedition Nissan Armada
Body Code
E52 119" WB 123.2" WB
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
46.0 34.9 - TBD -
Axle Type - Rear
Semi-floating Independent - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Coil springs SLA Double Wishbone Double-Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.41 1.42 0.91
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
4100 4250 - TBD -
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
- TBD - 3500 - TBD -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.08 3.31 - TBD -
Axle Type - Front
Independent Independent - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
46.0 34.9 - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
3200 3500 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Coil springs Multi-Link Self-Leveling
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
1.1 0.71 0.87
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
NA NA - TBD -
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
- TBD - 4250 - TBD -
Frame
Frame Type
Ladder Fully Boxed Ladder
Doors
Side Door Type
NA - TBD - -
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
11 11.6 13.3
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
3 3 1

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