Compare The Ford Expedition vs The Competition

2018 Ford Expedition vs 2018 Chevy Suburban

Full Size Goes Full Duty: Compare the 2018 Ford Expedition to the 2018 Chevrolet Suburban SUV in Los Angeles

The 2018 Ford Expedition has been called the new benchmark for full-size SUVs by The Car Connection. It competes directly with heavyweight hitters in South Bay and Santa Monica like the 2018 Chevy Suburban, another legend among tough utility vehicles. Both of these three-row SUVs can boast durability and strength from powerful engine options, capability from four-wheel drive and truck-like design, and tons of interior options for family-friendly comfort.

If your busy lifestyle in Los Angeles calls for more than just your typical crossover, consider one of these well-equipped heavy-duty SUVs. See specs, engine options, and details for 2018 Ford Expedition vs 2018 Chevrolet Suburban here.

Compare Power, Towing, and Performance

  • If you're looking for capable grip and traction in Hawthorne, you'll need to upgrade both Expedition and Suburban to include 4WD--rear-wheel drive comes standard on both
  • The 2018 Expedition delivers best-in-class 9,300 pounds of max towing power to the Suburban's 8,300 pounds
  • Ford's standard 3.5-liter EcoBoost turbocharged V6 gives the 2018 Expedition 375 horsepower and 470 pound-feet of torque; Chevy's 5.3-liter EcoTec3 V8 delivers just 355 horsepower and 382 in comparison

Compare Technology and Safety

  • With premium audio options, deluxe smartphone connectivity, and better media streaming, the 2018 Expedition is a better choice for tech-lovers than the 2018 Suburban
  • Ford's SYNC system is seen as one of the best in the industry--Chevy's infotainment system is still playing catch-up
  • Based on truck platforms, the 2018 Expedition boasts better safety ratings than the 2018 Suburban

Compare Available Special Options/Trim Levels

  • Inglewood drivers get a wide range of choices in the 2018 Expedition and 2018 Suburban, but Ford's full-size SUV delivers more trim levels and more premium options
  • 2018 Expedition Trim Levels: XLT, XLT MAX, Limited, Limited MAX, Platinum, Platinum MAX
  • 2018 Suburban Trim Levels: LS, LT, Premier

2018 Ford Expedition vs 2018 GMC Yukon

Full-Size Comfort and Functional SUV Design: Compare the 2018 Ford Expedition/Expedition MAX to the 2018 GMC Yukon/Yukon Denali

Thanks to clever new upgrades, smarter engineering, and the superior durability of a Ford, the new 2018 Ford Expedition and Ford Expedition MAX are being praised as the new benchmark among full-size SUVs in Los Angeles, setting a high new standard for competitors like the 2018 GMC Yukon. The GMC brand is known around and South Bay and Santa Monica for crafting handsome, well-equipped, and premium crossovers and trucks. But can its full-size utility vehicle match up to the functionality and strength of the 2018 Expedition?

Don't settle for less than all-around capability and comfort in Hawthorne and Inglewood. Explore engine specs, four-wheel-drive performance, interior features, tech systems, and premium comforts in the 2018 Ford Expedition vs the 2018 GMC Yukon.

Compare Power, Towing, and Performance

  • Standard power for the 2018 Expedition comes from a 3.5-liter EcoBoost turbocharged V6 good for 375 horsepower and 470 pound-feet of torque; in comparison, GMC offers a 5.3-liter EcoTec3 V8 engine good for just 355 horsepower and 383 pound-feet of torque
  • Even with a smaller engine, the 2018 Expedition can tow up to 9,300 pounds when properly-equipped; the 2018 Yukon maxes out at just 8,500 pounds with HD Trailering Package
  • Thanks to the smarts of a smaller, turbocharged engine, the high-torque Expedition offers better fuel economy than the 2018 Yukon

Compare Technology and Safety

  • The 2018 Yukon gives you plenty of safety package options that quickly inflate the price of this already-expensive full-size SUV. The 2018 Expedition gives you a lot, standard, at a good price
  • Standard Hill Descent Control found in the 2018 Expedition helps you to crawl down steep slopes safely; somehow, this very normal feature is not offered on the 2018 GMC Yukon
  • Per the NHTSA, the most recent Ford Expedition received a 5-Star Safety Rating; the most recent GMC Yukon received only a 4-Star Safety Rating

Compare Available Special Options/Trim Levels

  • Both of these great full-size SUVs offer an ultra-luxury option: The Expedition Platinum and the Yukon Denali; leather, chrome, heated everything, and top-level features are found in plenty
  • 2018 Expedition Trim Levels: XLT, XLT MAX, Limited, Limited MAX, Platinum, Platinum MAX
  • 2018 Trim Levels: SLE, SLT, Denali


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