2021 Chevy Suburban vs. 2020 Ford Expedition

2021 Chevy Suburban


2020 Ford Expedition
$51,700 MSRP

Starting Price

$52,810 MSRP
9 passengers

Seating Capacity

8 passengers
144.7 cubic feet

Max. Cargo Volume

104.6 cubic feet
420 hp

Max. Available Horsepower

400 hp

The Chevy Suburban vs. Ford Expedition is a classic comparison among Birmingham shoppers looking for their next three-row full-size SUV. In years past, this match-up churned out some pretty comparable specs. But following a recent design overhaul, the all-new 2021 Chevy Suburban pulls ahead of the Ford Expedition in key areas like cargo room, engine power, and more. Get the full story on the Ford Expedition vs. Chevy Suburban with Hendrick Chevrolet Hoover!

Chevy Suburban vs. Ford Expedition: Seating Capacity

Both SUVs have three-row seating, but that doesn’t mean their passenger capacity is the same. The 2021 Chevy Suburban achieves nine-person seating thanks to a front bench seat. Meanwhile, the 2020 Ford Expedition maxes out at just eight passengers. Not just that, but passengers will have more room to get comfortable in the Suburban:

2021 Chevy Suburban Passenger Dimensions

  • 1st/2nd/3rd-Row Headroom: 42.3/38.9/38.2 inches
  • 1st/2nd/3rd-Row Legroom: 44.5/42/36.7 inches

2020 Ford Expedition Passenger Dimensions

  • 1st/2nd/3rd-Row Headroom: 42/40/37.3 inches
  • 1st/2nd/3rd-Row Legroom: 43.9/41.5/36.1 inches

Ford Expedition vs. Chevy Suburban: Cargo Space

Vestavia Hills shoppers eyeing a full-size SUV are typically doing so because they want plenty of cargo space for road trips, errands, sports equipment, and the like. With the 2nd and 3rd-row seats folded down, the 2021 Chevy Suburban delivers 40 more cubic feet of cargo volume than the 2020 Ford Expedition:

2021 Chevy Suburban Cargo Space

  • Cargo Volume to 1st Row: 144.7 cubic feet
  • Cargo Volume to 2nd Row: 93.8 cubic feet
  • Cargo Volume to 3rd Row: 41.5 cubic feet

2020 Ford Expedition Cargo Space

  • Cargo Volume to 1st Row: 104.6 cubic feet
  • Cargo Volume to 2nd Row: 57.5 cubic feet
  • Cargo Volume to 3rd Row: 19.3 cubic feet

Chevy Suburban vs. Ford Expedition: Engine Power

Which SUV has more available horsepower? That would be the 2021 Chevy Suburban, which maxes out at an impressive 420 hp with the optional 6.2L V8 engine. The 2020 Ford Expedition top engine is a 3.5L EcoBoost® engine, which generates a mere 400 hp.

Ford Expedition vs. Chevy Suburban: Interior Features

As Chevy and Ford’s top-level SUVs, the Suburban and Expedition each offer a fantastic standard array of features. However, with its lower starting price, the 2021 Suburban proves to be a greater value for Bessemer families on a budget. Take a look at the key features in the Suburban to learn more about its upgrades for 2021:

2021 Chevy Suburban Standard Key Features

  • Chevrolet Infotainment 3 Plus System
  • 10.2-inch diagonal multicolor reconfigurable infotainment screen
  • 8-way power front driver and passenger seats
  • Tri-zone automatic climate control
  • HD Rear Vision Camera
  • Rear Park Assist

The Ford Expedition does offer some comparable standard amenities like a Reverse Sensing System and an 8-way power-adjustable driver’s seat, but other features like tri-zone automatic climate control and power adjustability for the front passenger seat are only available at an added cost, raising the Expedition’s already higher price point even further.

Explore the 2021 Chevy Suburban at Hendrick Chevrolet Hoover

Comparing the Chevy Suburban vs. Ford Expedition showcases some important differences in their power, space, and features. To experience the Chevrolet difference firsthand, contact Hendrick Chevrolet Hoover and schedule a Suburban test drive! Explore the Suburban towing abilities before heading out, and don’t forget to look for it in our rotating new vehicle specials.

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