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Chevrolet Suburban vs. Ford Expedition

In comparing the Chevrolet Suburban to the Ford Expedition, the Chevrolet Suburban has the advantage in the area of typical lower range of pricing for one- to five-year-old used cars. The Ford Expedition has the advantage in the areas of new vehicle base pricing, fuel efficiency, overall quality score and base engine power. Based on this comparison of the Chevrolet Suburban versus the Ford Expedition, the Ford Expedition is a better car than the Chevrolet Suburban.

Chevrolet Suburban versus Ford Expedition Pricing

A one- to five-year-old used Chevrolet Suburban ranges from $46,838 to $72,997 while a used Ford Expedition from the same model year range is priced between $50,939 to $74,150. For a new model, the Chevrolet Suburban's price is between $56,648 and $81,642, with the Ford Expedition priced between $54,706 and $80,076.

Chevrolet Suburban versus 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 12 Best Large SUVs and the Ford Expedition being ranked 3 out of 12. Out of 31 Best SUVs with 3 Rows, the Chevrolet Suburban is ranked 31 and the Ford Expedition is ranked 5.

Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison

For engine performance, the Chevrolet Suburban’s base engine makes 355 horsepower, and the Ford Expedition base engine makes 380 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. Both models use regular unleaded.

Passenger Space Comparison

The Chevrolet Suburban and Ford Expedition are comparable in regards to rear shoulder room.

Hauling, Towing, and Off-Road Capabilities Comparison

The Chevrolet Suburban has the advantage of offering higher towing capacity, while the Ford Expedition has the advantage of offering higher ground clearance and payload capacity.

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2023 Chevrolet Suburban

2022 Ford Expedition

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$56,648 - $81,642

Used Asking Price:

$46,838 - $72,997

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

45.6%

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$54,706 - $80,076

Used Asking Price:

$50,939 - $74,150

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

52.4%

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

8.0 / 10

Reliability:

8.8 / 10

Retained Value:

7.2 / 10

Safety:

8.0 / 10

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

8.6 / 10

Reliability:

8.8 / 10

Retained Value:

6.8 / 10

Safety:

10.0 / 10

iSeeCars Rankings

3 / 12
4 / 31
4 / 12
5 / 12
6 / 12
13 / 31
15 / 31
22 / 31

iSeeCars Rankings

1 / 12
3 / 31
3 / 31
3 / 12
3 / 12
5 / 31
5 / 12
22 / 31

Summary Review

Not yet available

Summary Review

Not yet available

Pros and Cons

Not yet available

Pros and Cons

Not yet available

Available Body Styles

SUV

Available Body Styles

SUV

Available Drivetrain Options

Diesel, Gasoline

Available Drivetrain Options

Gasoline

Trim Levels

Fleet, LT, Premier, RST, Z71, High Country, LS

Trim Levels

XL STX, King Ranch, XL, XLT, Timberline, Platinum, Limited

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

3 years / 36000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

5 years / 100000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

5 years / 60000 miles

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

3 years / 36000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

5 years / 60000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

5 years / 60000 miles

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

4 out of 5 Stars

IIHS Safety Rating:

Not yet available

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

5 out of 5 Stars

IIHS Safety Rating:

Not yet available

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

355 hp @ 5600 rpm

Torque:

383 foot-lbs @ 4100 rpm

Power-to-Weight Ratio (higher is better):

0.063 hp per pound

Towing Capacity:

7800 lbs

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

380 hp @ 5000 rpm

Torque:

470 foot-lbs @ 2250 rpm

Power-to-Weight Ratio (higher is better):

0.072 hp per pound

Towing Capacity:

6000 lbs

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

5.3 liters

Engine Configuration:

V

Number of Cylinders:

8

Transmission:

Automatic

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

4X2 / 4X4

EPA Fuel Economy (City/Highway/Combined MPG):

15 / 20 / 17

Range (city/hwy):

420 / 560 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Regular Unleaded

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

3.5 liters

Engine Configuration:

V

Number of Cylinders:

6

Transmission:

Automatic

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

4X2 / 4X4

EPA Fuel Economy (City/Highway/Combined MPG):

17 / 23 / 19

Range (city/hwy):

396 / 536 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Regular Unleaded

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

Standard

Android Auto:

Standard

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

Available

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Available

Heated Seats:

Available

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

Available

Leather Upholstery:

Available

Navigation System:

Available

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Available

Heated Steering Wheel:

Available

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

Standard

Android Auto:

Standard

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

Available

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Available

Heated Seats:

Available

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

Available

Leather Upholstery:

Available

Navigation System:

Standard

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Available

Heated Steering Wheel:

Available

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

Standard

Pedestrian Detection:

Standard

Lane Departure Warning:

Standard

Lane Keeping Assist:

Standard

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Available

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Available

360-Degree Camera:

Available

Rear Seat Reminder:

Standard

Driver Attention Monitoring:

N/A

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

Standard

Pedestrian Detection:

Available

Lane Departure Warning:

Standard

Lane Keeping Assist:

Standard

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Standard

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Standard

360-Degree Camera:

Available

Rear Seat Reminder:

Standard

Driver Attention Monitoring:

Standard

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

42.3 inches

Front Leg Room:

44.5 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

66 inches

Rear Head Room:

38.9 inches

Rear Leg Room:

42 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

64.8 inches

Cargo Space:

41.5 cubic feet

Cargo Space, 2nd-row seat folded down:

144.7 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

Not yet available

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

42 inches

Front Leg Room:

43.9 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

64.9 inches

Rear Head Room:

40 inches

Rear Leg Room:

41.5 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

64.8 inches

Cargo Space:

63.6 cubic feet

Cargo Space, 2nd-row seat folded down:

104.6 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

192.8 cubic feet

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

5616 lbs

Width:

81.1 inches

Height:

75.7 inches

Length:

225.7 inches

Wheelbase:

134.1 inches

Ground Clearance:

8 inches

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

5306 lbs

Width:

93.4 inches

Height:

76.6 inches

Length:

210 inches

Wheelbase:

122.5 inches

Ground Clearance:

9.5 inches

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

18.0 x 8.5 inches

Wheel Type:

painted aluminum

Tire Size:

265/65R18

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

18.0 x 8.5 inches

Wheel Type:

aluminum with painted accents

Tire Size:

275/65R18