It's important that you choose the right SUV for your family. Ideally, you want comfortable SUV with ample power and reassuring safety for your trips around Richmond, Mechanicsville, and Ashland. So, which modern SUV is right for you? Well, two of the top models are the Ford Expedition vs. the Chevy Tahoe.

To help you decide between these SUVs, we'll be covering their engine performance, cargo space, and safety systems. For further insight, you can contact your friends at Richmond Ford Lincoln!

Power & Efficiency

When it comes to SUVs, most drivers want an ideal blend of power and efficiency. Between the 2020 Ford Expedition and 2020 Chevy Tahoe, only one model comes out on top in this category.

The sole motor in the Expedition is a 3.5L V6, which reaches 470 lb-ft of torque. Both engines in the Tahoe come up short of that figure. Its standard 5.3L V8 produces 383 lb-ft of torque, while the available 6.2L V8 puts out 460 lb-ft of torque.

When it comes to fuel efficiency, these SUVs achieve the following MPG with their most eco-friendly configurations:

  • Ford Expedition-EPA-estimated 17 city/24 highway MPG
  • Chevy Tahoe-EPA-estimated 14 city/23 highway MPG

Ford Expedition vs Chevy Tahoe Cargo Dimensions

Whether you have a large family or are the designated carpooler, it's important to have ample cargo room when you're driving a large SUV. From the outside, it appears that both SUVs are similarly spacious-but the Ford Expedition offers more cargo room overall.

Behind the third-row seats of the Tahoe, you can store 15.3 cubic feet of cargo. If you fold those seats down flat, you can fit up to 51.7 cubic feet of cargo. Finally, the maximum cargo capacity peaks at 94.7 cubic feet.

How does the Expedition compare? Here are the cargo specifications of each row:

  • 20.9 cubic feet of cargo space behind the third row
  • 63.6 cubic feet of cargo space behind the second row
  • 104.6 cubic feet of cargo space behind the third row

How Do Standard Safety Features Match Up?

From commuting to work to embarking on your next road trip, it's important to remain aware and alert on the road. Therefore, you need an SUV with a standard suite of safety features, such as the one found in the 2020 Ford Expedition.

With standard Ford Co-Pilot360™, the Ford Expedition comes with the following safety systems:

  • Auto High-Beam Headlamps
  • Lane-Keeping System
  • Pre-Collision Assist with Automatic Emergency Braking
  • BLIS® (Blind Spot Information System) with Cross-Traffic Alert

As for the Chevy Tahoe, its comparable safety systems-Automatic Emergency Braking and Forward Collision Alert-aren't standard features. You'll have to upgrade to a higher trim level to get these features.

Ford Expedition vs Chevy Tahoe: The Verdict

In the end, the 2020 Ford Expedition comes out on top due to its impressive performance, abundant cargo space, and standard safety features. However, don't just take our word for it!

You can test drive the Ford Expedition around Richmond, Mechanicsville, and Ashland yourself to fully experience it today. To do so, contact the team at Richmond Ford Lincoln!


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