2018 Ford Expedition vs 2018 Chevy Suburban

2018 Ford Expedition vs 2018 Chevy Suburban

Rivalries make life interesting, and there’s no better rivalry than the Ford versus Chevrolet rivalry. Ever since Chevrolet was founded, the Ford versus Chevy rivalry has captivated the automotive industry in a way no other rivalry could ever hope to do. And that rivalry continues to this day, as the 2018 Ford model lineup is first and foremost compared to the 2018 Chevrolet model lineup.

That means the large SUVs of both companies are going to be matched up against each other by anyone looking to purchase a new large SUV. And that’s exactly why we decided to create this 2018 Ford Expedition versus 2018 Chevy Suburban head-to-head model comparison. Once you’re finished looking everything over, you’ll see there’s no better large SUV option out there than the new Ford Expedition, which we have right here at Akins Ford near Atlanta, GA.

2018 Ford Expedition


2018 Chevy Suburban

375 HP & 470 lb-ft. Horsepower & Torque 355 HP & 383 lb-ft.
17/24 MPG City/Highway Gas Mileage 16/23 MPG
171.9 ft.3 Total Passenger Volume 120.8 ft.3
Standard Pro Trailer Backup Assist N/A

2018 Ford Expedition: More Power, More Passenger Space, More Capabilities and Better Gas Mileage than the 2018 Chevrolet Suburban

As you can see in the table above, the 2018 Ford Expedition bests the 2018 Chevy Suburban in every possible way – whether it be by a large margin or a small one. In terms of horsepower and torque, the new Ford Expedition holds a distinct advantage over the new Chevy Suburban by offering 375 horsepower and 470 pound-feet of torque to the Suburban’s offerings of 355 horsepower and 383 pound-feet of torque.

The 2018 Ford Expedition also beats the 2018 Chevrolet Suburban in terms of fuel efficiency. With gas mileage ratings of 17 city MPG and 24 highway MPG, the 2018 Expedition offers best-in-class fuel efficiency. Conversely, the 2018 Suburban gets only 16 city MPG and 23 highway MPG.

You and your passengers are also getting a lot more room with a new Expedition. That’s because it provides 171.9 cubic-feet of total passenger space, while the new Suburban provides only 120.8 cubic-feet of passenger space.

Moving on from capabilities to features, the 2018 Ford Expedition offers an all-new Pro Trailer Backup Assist system that makes towing easier than ever before. The 2018 Chevy Suburban offers no such feature.

For more on the 2018 Ford Expedition, please contact our friendly Akins Ford staff near Atlanta, GA.

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