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2018 Ford Expedition vs 2018 Chevy Tahoe

Tailor-made for the family on the go, full-size SUVs like the Ford Expedition promise a spacious interior, impressive capabilities and powerful engine options that car shoppers have come to love. After a complete redesign, the 2018 Ford Expedition is more powerful, more attractive and more advanced than ever before – taking the large SUV segment by storm. Learn more about the advantages of the all-new Ford Expedition with this in-depth 2018 Ford Expedition vs 2018 Chevy Tahoe comparison.

When the 2018 Ford Expedition arrives at Marshal Mize Ford, it will be available in three trim levels – XLT, Limited and Platinum – that are available in standard- and extended-wheelbase MAX variants. With room for seven or eight passengers in a cabin that provides 172 cubic feet of passenger space and adds 19.3 cubic feet of cargo space behind the third row in standard-wheelbase models, the Ford Expedition is perfect for family adventures or day-to-day errands. Expedition MAX models provide 34.3 cubic feet of cargo space behind the third row that expands to 121.5 cubic feet with the seats laid flat.

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2018 Ford Expedition VS 2018 Chevy Tahoe
$51,695 Starting Price $48,745
3.5-Liter EcoBoost® V-6 Standard Engine 5.3-Liter V-8
17 MPG City/24 MPG Hwy Fuel Economy 16 MPG City/23 MPG Hwy
9,300 Pounds Maximum Towing Capacity 8,600 Pounds

What Are the Differences Between the Ford Expedition and the Chevy Tahoe?

Drivers who opt for the 2018 Ford Expedition will enjoy a bold style, explosive engine options, best-in-class performance specs, next-generation features and a family-friendly interior that make the full-size Ford SUV well worth the $51,695 price tag. Despite a price tag that starts at $48,745, the Chevy Tahoe falls short in this 2018 Ford Expedition vs 2018 Chevy Tahoe comparison with lackluster performance numbers.

Power is the name of the game in the large SUV segment and the 2018 Ford Expedition delivers on every level. Ford Expedition models employ a 375-horsepower 3.5-liter EcoBoost® V-6 that manufactures a mammoth 470 pound-feet of torque. Married to an all-new 10-speed automatic transmission, the Ford Expedition promises best-in-class fuel economy and earns 17 mpg in the city and 24 mpg on the highway. The Ford Expedition Platinum grade employs a more powerful 3.5-liter EcoBoost® V-6 engine that makes 400 horsepower and 480 pound-feet of torque. Impressive power numbers translate to real-world utility with a best-in-class 9,300-pound towing capacity.

The 2018 Chevy Tahoe counters with a standard 355-horsepower 5.3-liter V-8 that is paired with a six-speed automatic transmission and delivers 16 mpg in the city and 23 mpg on the highway. An upgrade is available with a 420-horsepower 6.2-liter V-8 that makes 460 pound-feet of torque and gets mated to a 10-speed automatic transmission. When equipped for towing, the 5.3-liter Chevy Tahoe is capable of towing up to 8,600 pounds. Despite an impressive arsenal of powertrains, the 2018 Chevy Tahoe cannot match the power and utility of the 2018 Ford Expedition.

Next-level performance is not the only asset of the 2018 Ford Expedition that makes it stand out from the automotive crowd. A cavernous, family-friendly interior is loaded with the latest technology and features that the Ford brand can provide. Highlight features include on-board Wi-Fi that will connect up to 10 devices, an all-new Terrain Management System™ that promises plenty of thrills, an 8-inch Ford SYNC® 3 touchscreen display with access to Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, Pro Trailer Backup Assist™ and much more.

Black 2018 Ford Expedition Front Exterior on Snowy Road
2018 Ford Expedition Steering Wheel and Dashboard with Ford SYNC Touchscreen
Cutaway View of 2018 Ford Expedition Rear Seats with Car Seat
2018 Ford Expedition Panoramic Vista Moonroof