When comparing the 2021 Chevrolet Suburban's and the 2021 Ford Expedition's specifications and ratings, the 2021 Chevrolet Suburban has the advantage in the area of resale value. The 2021 Ford Expedition has the advantage in the areas of typical lower range of pricing for used cars, and fuel efficiency, reliability, overall quality score and base engine power. Based on this comparison of the 2021 Chevrolet Suburban's and the 2021 Ford Expedition's specifications and ratings, the 2021 Ford Expedition is a better car than the 2021 Chevrolet Suburban.
2021 Chevrolet Suburban vs. 2021 Ford Expedition Pricing
A used 2021 Chevrolet Suburban ranges from $46,972 to $71,962 while a used 2021 Ford Expedition is priced between $41,106 to $62,997.
2021 Chevrolet Suburban vs. 2021 Ford Expedition Resale/Retained Value
Looking at the 5-year depreciation rate for both models, the 2021 Chevrolet Suburban loses 45.6 percent of its value and the 2021 Ford Expedition loses 52.4 percent of its value. This means the 2021 Chevrolet Suburban retains 6.8 percentage points more of its value and has the advantage of higher resale value versus the 2021 Ford Expedition.
2021 Chevrolet Suburban vs. 2021 Ford Expedition Quality Rating
The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the Chevrolet Suburban is 8.0 out of 10 while the Ford Expedition's quality rating is 8.6 out of 10. This results in the Chevrolet Suburban being ranked 6 out of 10 Best Large SUVs and the Ford Expedition being ranked 3 out of 10. Out of 16 Best 8-seater SUVs, the Chevrolet Suburban is ranked 10 and the Ford Expedition is ranked 5. The Chevrolet Suburban is also ranked 16 out of 30 Best SUVs with 3 Rows while the Ford Expedition is ranked 5 out of 30.
2021 Chevrolet Suburban vs. 2021 Ford Expedition Reliability Rating
iSeeCars’ Reliability Rating for the Chevrolet Suburban is 8.8 out of 10. For the Ford Expedition the reliability rating is 9.0 out of 10. This gives the Ford Expedition a slight advantage in reliability compared to the Chevrolet Suburban.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the 2021 Chevrolet Suburban’s base engine makes 355 horsepower, and the 2021 Ford Expedition base engine makes 375 horsepower. The Suburban is rated to deliver an average of 17 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 560 miles. The Expedition is rated to deliver an average of 19 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 536 miles.This gives the 2021 Ford Expedition the advantage in fuel efficiency and the 2021 Chevrolet Suburban the advantage in maximum range. Both models use regular unleaded.
Passenger Space Comparison
The 2021 Chevrolet Suburban and 2021 Ford Expedition are comparable in regards to rear shoulder room.
Safety Ratings Comparison
When comparing crash test ratings from NHTSA, the 2021 Ford Expedition has higher safety ratings than the 2021 Chevrolet Suburban, with an average rating of 5 out of 5 Stars compared to 4 out of 5 Stars.