Comparison - Chevrolet Suburban Premier 2018 - vs - Ford Expedition Platinum 2018

General

Other Names:

Also called:

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Also called:

Expedition EL,Expedition Max,Excursion,Everest

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Average Price: 
67,830
Updated: 
22 Mar 2018
76,080
Updated: 
01 Jan 2018
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Drive Type: 
Four Wheel Drive
Rear Wheel Drive
Year: 
2018
2018
Total Seating: 
8
8
Transmission: 
6-speed Shiftable Automatic
10-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
31.00gals
23.30gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Black
#000000
Blue Velvet Metallic
#26313D
Champagne Silver Metallic
#E9E3D7
Pepperdust Metallic
#B2ABA5
Tungsten Metallic
#393339
Summit White
#FFFFFF
Siren Red Tintcoat
#750619
Silver Ice Metallic
#DADEDD
Color: 
Blue
#172F41
Bronze Fire
#75423C
Ingot Silver
#C6C6C6
Magnetic
#525252
Stone Gray
#9B9792
Ruby Red Metallic
#A43043
Shadow Black
#101010
White Gold
#D6D1BC
White Platinum Metallic
#E1E1E1

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

The 2018 Chevrolet Suburban ranked #4 in Large SUVs. Currently the Chevrolet Suburban has a score of 8.1 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 22 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Comfortable ride
Spacious, upscale cabin
Outstanding cargo space

Cons
Lower towing capacity than rivals
Generation earns subpar predicted reliability ratings
Lower safety score than rivals

By: 
usnews.com

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.

Pros
Upscale interior
Strong V-8 engine
Superlative towing ability
More fuel efficient than you might think

Cons
High cargo floor
Rides more like a truck than rivals
Expensive at every level
Throwback looks

By: 
thecarconnection.com

Unless you need the Suburban's nine-passenger configuration (which is only available on the base LS model), we recommend going with the midlevel LT trim. It comes with a substantial amount of standard equipment and is a solid pick as is. But we'd suggest getting the Luxury package to add some useful driver safety aids and a power liftgate.

Pros
Seating for up to nine passengers
Cargo capacity is generous
Strong V8 engine can tow and haul plenty of cargo

Cons
Maneuvering in tight spaces is challenging
High cargo floor means more effort to load objects
Lazy gas pedal response makes engine feel weaker than rated

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2018 Ford Expedition is finally the full-size family hauler from Ford we've been waiting for.A long-awaited redo for the spacious family hauler finally arrives this year, and the 2018 Ford Expedition gets more than a "mane and tail" makeover. The new SUV will be available in XLT, Limited, and Platinum trims in rear- or four-wheel-drive configurations. A long wheelbase Expedition will be offered and is called Expedition MAX, which is a new name for the States. Pricing hasn't yet been announced.

Pros
Boxy, upright stance
Advanced safety tech
Strong V-6 and 10-speed powertrain
Helpful terrain management system

Cons
We thought we were past the rotary shift knob
Uncertain about fuel economy
Expedition MAX?

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The 2018 Ford Expedition ranked #1 in Large SUVs. Currently the Ford Expedition has a score of 9.4 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 8 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Powerful engine
Upscale cabin with plenty of features
Three rows of spacious seats
Lots of cargo space

Cons
More expensive than competitors

By: 
usnews.com

More powerful V6 engine and new 10-speed automatic transmission.The 2018 Expedition is fully redesigned.The first year of the fourth-generation Expedition.Updated interior with new features.

PROS
Turbo V6 engine, now with more power, pulls strong even when laden
Easy folding and sliding of rear seats increase interior flexibility
Adults will actually be comfortable in the third-row seat
Tows more than similarly sized crossover SUVs

CONS
Fuel economy still below what a typical three-row crossover achieves
Big, bulky and tricky to navigate and park in tight quarters

By: 
edmunds.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Flexible
Regular Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
15.00mpg
17.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
22.00mpg
22.00mpg
Engine type: 
Flexible-fuel vehicle (FFV)
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
16
24
Cylinders: 
8
v
6
V
Engine Size/Displacement: 
5.30L
3.50L
Torque: 
383ft-lbs
at 4 100rpm
480ft-lbs
at 3 250rpm
Horsepower: 
355hp
at 5 600rpm
400hp
at 5 000rpm
Cam Type: 
overhead valves (OHV)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
43.00Feet

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
yes
yes
Seatback Storage: 
yes
yes
Power Steering: 
yes
yes
Parking sensors: 
yes
yes
Steering Wheel Tilt: 
yes
yes
Telescopic steering wheel: 
yes
yes
Rear View Camera: 
yes
yes
Front view Camera: 
no
yes
Side view Camera: 
no
yes
On steering wheel: 
Audio and cruise controls on steering wheel
Audio and cruise controls on steering wheel
More in Convenience: 
Adjustable pedals
Power rear seat easy entry
Retained accessory power
Universal remote transmitter (for garage door, security system, etc.)
12V and 110V rear and 12V cargo area power outlet(s)
Hands-Free Calling*
Roadside Assistance*
Concierge Service*
Destination guidance (also Turn-by-Turn Navigation)*
Destination Download*
Sun Sensor
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Keyless Ignition
Universal remote transmitter (for garage door, security system, etc.)
Keyless ignition
Destination Download
Destination guidance (also Turn-by-Turn Navigation)
Mobile Internet
Leather And Simulated Alloy Steering Wheel
Keyless Ignition
Heated Steering Wheel

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
224.40in
210.00in
Width: 
80.50in
79.90in
Height: 
74.40in
76.40in
Ground Clearance: 
7.90in
9.80in
Front Track: 
68.70in
67.60in
Rear Track: 
67.00in
67.20in
Wheel Base: 
130.00in
122.50in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
42.80
42.00
Rear Head Room: 
39.10
40.00
Front Leg Room: 
45.30in
43.90in
Rear leg room: 
39.70in
41.50in
Front Hip Room: 
60.80in
62.20in
Front Shoulder Room: 
64.80in
64.90in
Rear Hip Room: 
60.30in
62.60in
Rear Shoulder room: 
65.10in
64.80in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
121.70cu.ft
104.60cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
8000lbs
9200lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
39.30cu.ft
19.30cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
15.50degrees
23.30degrees
Angle of Departure: 
21.10degrees
21.90degrees
Curb Weight: 
5808.00lbs
5692.00lbs

Instruments

External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
yes
no

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
Reverse tilt dual mirrors provides curb view when vehicle in reverse
4 One-Touch Power Windows
Heated mirrors
Hands-Free Entry
Heated mirrors
Hands-Free Entry

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
Multi-level heating passenger seat
8 -way power passenger seat
8 -way power driver seat
Passenger seat with power adjustable lumbar support
Multi-level heating driver seat
Driver seat with power adjustable lumbar support
Height adjustable driver seat
Height adjustable passenger seat
leather
Bucket front seats
Ventilated Driver Seat
Ventilated Passenger Seat
8 -way power driver seat
8 -way power passenger seat
Bucket front seats
Height adjustable driver seat
Height adjustable passenger seat
Multi-level heating driver seat
Multi-level heating passenger seat
Premium leather
Driver seat with power adjustable lumbar support
Passenger seat with power adjustable lumbar support
Ventilated Driver Seat
Ventilated Passenger Seat
Massaging
Rear Seats Features: 
Folding rear seatback
Reclining rear seats
Folding center armrest
Power folding split-bench third row seats
Rear ventilation ducts with fan control
Multi-Level Heating
Multi-level heating
Power folding split-bench third row seats
Rear ventilation ducts
Reclining rear seats
Split-folding rear seatback

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front stabilizer bar
Front stabilizer bar
Rear Suspension: 
rear stabilizer bar
Rear stabilizer bar
Suspension Info: 
Front independent suspension
Four-wheel independent suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
no
yes
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Three zone climate control
Front and rear reading lights
Leather steering wheel
Heated steering wheel
Turn signal in mirrors
Dual illuminating vanity mirrors
Electrochromatic inside rearview mirror
Leather And Simulated Alloy Steering Wheel
Turn signal in mirrors
Dual illuminating vanity mirrors
Heated Steering Wheel

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
Element antenna
Bose premium brand speakers
10 total speakers
Auxiliary audio input and USB with external media control
1 subwoofer(s)
3 Months of provided satellite radio service
Satellite Radio W/Real Time Traffic Satellite Radio
USB connection
12 total speakers
1 subwoofer(s)
6 Months of provided satellite radio service
Sony premium brand speakers
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
USB connection
Memory Card Slot
Satellite radio satellite radio
Separate rear audio
Speed sensitive volume control
Bang & Olufsen Premium Brand Speakers

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
no
yes
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
More in Glass and Roof: 
Variable intermittent rain sensing wipers
Privacy glass
Intermittent rear wiper
Roof rack
Intermittent rear wiper
power glass sunroof
Privacy glass
Variable intermittent rain sensing wipers
Roof rack
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
20 x 9.0 in
22
Wheels more: 
Polished Alloy Wheels
All season tires
Underbody mounted spare tire
Fullsize non-matching spare tire
Null spare wheel
Fullsize non-matching spare tire
All season tires
Underbody mounted spare tire
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
275.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
55
Diameter: 
R20
Width: 
285.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
45
Diameter: 
R22

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Front ventilated disc brakes
Ventilated Disc Brakes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Rear brakes: 
rear ventilated disc brakes
Ventilated Disc Brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
yes
yes
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
yes
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
Xenon high intensity discharge headlamp
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
2 Front Headrests
Turn signal mirrors
4-Wheel ABS
Rear height adjustable headrests
Post-collision safety system
Emergency Service*
Airbag Deployment Notification*
Stolen Vehicle Tracking/Assistance*
Pre-Collision Safety System
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Blind-Spot And Lane Departure Warnings Accident Avoidance System
2 Rear Headrests
Blind spot warning accident avoidance system
Front, rear and third row head airbags
Post-collision safety system
Remote anti-theft alarm system
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
Rear center 3-point belt
Turn signal mirrors
Airbag Deployment Notification
Led Headlamp
Pre-Collision Safety System
Emergency Braking Preparation

Options

Packages: 
Interior Protection Package
Sun, Entertainment & Destinations Package
Max Trailering Package
Option Package Discount Not Desired
Theft Protection Package
Sun, Entertainment & Destinations Package Discount Not Desired
RST Edition
Equipment Group 600A
Heavy-Duty Trailer Tow Package
Exterior Options: 
22" 7-Spoke Silver Wheels w/Black Inserts
22" 6-Spoke Chrome Wheels
Black Recovery Hooks
License Plate Front Mounting Package
Front Illuminated Door Sill Plates
22" 5-Spoke Ultra-Bright Machined Wheels W/High-Gloss Black
22" 6-Spoke Premium Silver Ultra-Bright Machined Wheels
22" 6-Spoke Black Wheels
Power Retractable Assist Steps w/Chrome Accent Strip
22" 7-Spoke Silver Wheels
Wheel Lock Kit
Grille Insert
Chrome Recovery Hooks
Front & Rear Molded Splash Guards
Polished Exhaust Tips
Front and Rear Black Bowtie Emblems
20" Chrome Wheels
Power Retractable Assist Steps
22" Polished Aluminum Wheels w/Chrome Inserts
Power Sunroof
Black Assist Step Kit
Black Illuminated Front Bowtie Emblem
Chrome Assist Step Kit
Black Roof Rack Cross Rails
Gold Illuminated Front Bowtie Emblem
22" X 9.0" 6-Spoke Chrome Multi-Featured Design Wheels
22" 7-Spoke Silver Wheels W/Chrome Inserts
22" Premium Painted Wheels W/Chrome Inserts
Luggage Rack Side Rails (Fleet)
Molded Splash Guards
Body Color Custom Molded Splash Guards
22" X 9.0" Ultra Bright Machined Aluminum Wheels W/Bright Silver Finish
Front License Plate Bracket
Interior Options: 
Rear Seat Entertainment System w/Blu Ray
Adaptive Cruise Control
Cargo Security Shade
Front Console Organizer
Reflective Window Shade
Cargo Net
Front, Rear & Third Row All-Weather Mats
Front Floor Console Organizer
Second Row Power Release 60/40 Split-Folding Bench Seats
Rear Seat DVD Entertainment System
Illuminated Door Sill Plates
All-Weather Floor Liner Package
All-Weather Floor Mats
Hanging Tote Console Insert
All-Weather Rear Cargo Mat
Enhanced Driver Information Center
Front & Second Rows Floor Liners
Reversible Cargo Mat
Second Row Leather Trimmed Bucket Seats
Dual-Headrest Rear Seat Entertainment System

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Cocoa/Dune, cloth
#958578
Jet Black, cloth
#131313
Color: 
Ebony
#2E2E30
Medium Soft Ceramic
#A8A797