2018 Ford Expedition vs. 2018 Chevy Tahoe

 
Full-size SUVs are wonderful examples of automotive engineering. These vehicles offer many of the same performance scores and capabilities as pickup trucks with the additional seating and interior cargo capacity as vans. Ford and Chevrolet have been two of the top brands in this vehicle segment for a long time and the new model year is just the latest front the on-going battle. Comparing the 2018 Ford Expedition vs. 2018 Chevy Tahoe shows how Ford has made use of its latest technology to boost performance and overall capability without sacrificing much - if any - fuel economy. Anyone who would like to start the pre-order process to take the 2018 Ford Expedition, should contact Heritage Ford today.

The most glaring disparity when comparison shopping with the 2018 Ford Expedition vs. 2018 Chevy Tahoe comes with the amount of cargo space each SUVs can offer. Certainly, both have more cargo volume to work with that just about anything else available in the class, but the new Expedition goes even further still. The rear two rows of seating inside of the 2018 Expedition can be folded flat to reveal up to 108.3 cubic-feet of cargo space. On the other side of the equation, the 2018 Tahoe maxes out at just fewer than 95 cubic-feet cargo volume. Heritage Ford customers could also choose the extended length version of the 2018 Ford Expedition which has 130 cubic-feet of cargo space.

2018 Ford Expedition
VS2018 Chevy Tahoe
Turbo., 3.5-liter, V-6
Engine
5.3-liter, V-8
375/470
Horsepower/Torque355/383
10-speed automatic
Transmission
 6-speed automatic
9,200 lbs.
Max. Towing8,400 lbs.

Performance Specs: 2018 Expedition vs. 2018 Tahoe

For too long, Chevy has stayed with its increasingly outdated engine lineup. Ford has developed and implemented several technologies which have improved performance without eating up too much fuel economy. Under the hood of the 2018 Expedition is a turbocharged, 3.5-liter, V-6 engine making 375 horsepower and 470 pound-feet of torque. The tried-and-true V-8 engine under the hood of the 2018 Tahoe makes 355 horsepower and 383 pound-feet of torque. Where this difference really comes into play is the peak towing capacity of both vehicles. The standard towing figure for the 2018 Expedition tops out at more than 9,000 pounds compared to 8,400 pounds for the 2018 Tahoe.


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