Chevrolet Suburban vs. Ford Expedition

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Key Specs

Expert Rating

Expert Rating

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews
4.88 / 5
8 Reviews
4.36 / 5
14 Reviews

Horsepower

Horsepower
355 hp
375 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Engine Type

Engine Type
5.3L EcoTec3 V8
3.5L EcoBoost V6

Interior Features

Alarm

Alarm

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry

Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls

Cruise Control

Cruise Control

Power Windows

Power Windows

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost

Privacy Glass

Privacy Glass

Power Steering

Power Steering

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
45.3 in.
43.9 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
42.8 in.
42 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
39.7 in.
42.6 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
39.1 in.
40 in.

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

MP3 Player

MP3 Player
Optional

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration

AUX Input

AUX Input
Optional

AC

AC

Passengers

Passengers
8 - 9
5 - 8

Power Driver Seat

Power Driver Seat

Power Passenger Seat

Power Passenger Seat
Optional

3rd Row Seating

3rd Row Seating
Optional
Optional

Pass Through Rear Seat

Pass Through Rear Seat

Driver Lumbar

Driver Lumbar

Exterior Features

Standard Wheels

Standard Wheels

Running Boards

Running Boards

Tire Width

Tire Width
P265/65R18 - P285/45R22
P265/70R17 - P275/65TR18

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
130 in.
131.6 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
43 ft.
43.3 ft.

Length

Length
224.4 in.
221.9 in.

Width

Width
80.5 in.
79.9 in.

Mechanical Specs

Horsepower

Horsepower
355 hp
375 hp

Torque

Torque
383 ft. lbs.
470 ft. lbs.

Maximum Tongue Weight

Maximum Tongue Weight
500 lbs.
600 - 900 lbs.

Turbocharged

Turbocharged
Optional

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes

Limited Slip Differential

Limited Slip Differential
Optional

Performance Tires

Performance Tires
Optional
Optional

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
8 Cylinders
V6 Cylinder

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
31 gal.
28.3 gal.

Combined

Combined
18 - 19 mpg
19 - 20 mpg

City

City
14 - 15 mpg
16 - 17 mpg

Highway

Highway
21 - 22 mpg
21 - 23 mpg

Safety Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire
Conventional Spare Tire
Conventional Spare Tire

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes

Automatic Headlights

Automatic Headlights

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Child Safety Locks

Child Safety Locks

Stability Control

Stability Control

Traction Control

Traction Control

Rear Parking Sensors

Rear Parking Sensors
Optional

Automated Emergency Braking

Automated Emergency Braking

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Suburban
Ford Expedition Max

Body Style

Body Style
Sport Utility Vehicle
Sport Utility

Body Code

Body Code
E52
S

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Four Wheel Drive - Rear Wheel Drive
Four Wheel Drive - Rear Wheel Drive

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
8 - 9
5 - 8

Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front

Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front
3500 - 3600 lbs.
3200 - 3450 lbs.

Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear

Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear
4200 lbs.
4380 lbs.

Curb Weight - Front

Curb Weight - Front
2783 - 2945 lbs.
2658 - 2912 lbs.

Curb Weight - Rear

Curb Weight - Rear
2631 - 2708 lbs.
2881 - 2886 lbs.

Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap

Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap
7300 - 7500 lbs.
7300 - 7550 lbs.

Fuel Economy Est-Combined

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
16 - 18 mpg.
18 - 19 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
14 - 15 mpg.
16 - 17 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
21 - 22 mpg.
21 - 23 mpg.

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
9.8 - 11
9.3 - 9.8

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
5000 lbs.
6000 - 9000 lbs.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
500 lbs.
600 - 900 lbs.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
6000 - 8300 lbs.
6000 - 9000 lbs.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
600 - 830 lbs.
600 - 900 lbs.

Engine Order Code

Engine Order Code
L83
99T

Engine Type

Engine Type
Gas/Ethanol V8
Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-6

Displacement

Displacement
5.3L/
3.5 L/213

Fuel System

Fuel System
Direct Injection
Gasoline Direct Injection

Trans Order Code

Trans Order Code
MYC
44U

Trans Type

Trans Type
6
10

Trans Description Cont.

Trans Description Cont.
Automatic
Automatic w/OD

First Gear Ratio (:1)

First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.03
4.70

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.36
2.98

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.53
2.15

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.15
1.77

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.85
1.52

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67
1.27

Reverse Ratio (:1)

Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.06
4.87

Transfer Case Model

Transfer Case Model
N/A
Electronic - None

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
720
675

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150
150

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
Independent
Double Wishbone

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Axle Type - Front

Axle Type - Front
Independent
Independent

Axle Type - Rear

Axle Type - Rear
Semi-Floating
Independent

Axle Ratio (:1) - Front

Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
3.08 - 3.42
3.31 - 3.73

Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear

Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.08 - 3.42
3.31 - 3.73

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
P265/65R18, P265/70R17, P285/45R22
P265/70R17, P265/70TR17, P275/65HR18, P275/65TR18

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
P265/65R18, P265/70R17, P285/45R22
P265/70R17, P265/70TR17, P275/65HR18, P275/65TR18

Spare Tire Size

Spare Tire Size
P265/70R17
Full-Size

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
17 x 8.0 - 22 x 9.0 in.
17 X 7.5 - 18 X 8.5 in.

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
17 x 8.0 - 22 x 9.0 in.
17 X 7.5 - 18 X 8.5 in.

Spare Wheel Size

Spare Wheel Size
17 x 7.5 in.
Full-Size in.

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum - Steel
Aluminum - Steel

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum - Steel
Aluminum - Steel

Spare Wheel Material

Spare Wheel Material
Steel
Steel

Steering Type

Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion
Rack-Pinion

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
43.0 ft.
43.3 ft.

Brake Type

Brake Type
Pwr
4-Wheel Disc

Brake ABS System

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
4-Wheel

Disc - Front

Disc - Front
Yes
Yes

Disc - Rear

Disc - Rear
Yes
Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
13 in.
13 in.

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
13.6 in.
13.5 in.

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
31 gal.
28.3 gal.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
42.8 in.
42 in.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
45.3 in.
43.9 in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
64.8 in.
64.9 in.

Front Hip Room

Front Hip Room
60.8 in.
62.2 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
39.1 in.
40 in.

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
39.7 in.
42.6 in.

Second Shoulder Room

Second Shoulder Room
65.1 in.
64.8 in.

Second Hip Room

Second Hip Room
60.3 in.
62.6 in.

Third Head Room

Third Head Room
38.5 in.
37.3 in.

Third Leg Room

Third Leg Room
34.5 in.
40.9 in.

Third Shoulder Room

Third Shoulder Room
62.6 in.
64.3 in.

Third Hip Room

Third Hip Room
49.3 in.
51.4 in.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
130 in.
131.6 in.

Length, Overall

Length, Overall
224.4 in.
221.9 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

Width, Max w/o mirrors
80.5 in.
79.9 in.

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
74.4 in.
76.2 - 76.4 in.

Cargo Volume to Seat 1

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
121.7 ft³.
121.4 ft³.

Cargo Volume to Seat 2

Cargo Volume to Seat 2
76.7 ft³.
36 ft³.

Cargo Volume to Seat 3

Cargo Volume to Seat 3
39.3 ft³.
36 ft³.

Model Group

Model Group
Suburban
Expedition Max

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Large Sport Utility
Large Sport Utility

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Sport Utility
Sport Utility

Engine Displacement Units

Engine Displacement Units
5.3
3.5

Engine Camshaft

Engine Camshaft
OHV
DOHC

Engine Block Type

Engine Block Type
aluminum
aluminum

Engine Cylinder Count

Engine Cylinder Count
8
6

Engine Valve Count

Engine Valve Count
2
4