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Chevrolet Suburban
2021 Chevrolet Suburban
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$51,700
Starting Price (MSRP)
8.5
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Ford Expedition EL
2017 Ford Expedition EL
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$52,760
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Overview

Engine
5.3-liter V8 Gas
3.0-liter Turbo Diesel (+$995)
Engine
3.5-liter Twin-Turbo V6 Gas
Transmission
10-Speed Automatic
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Four-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 16 MPG
Hwy: 20 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 15 MPG
Hwy: 19 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
28 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
34 gallons
Seating Capacity
8 seater
Seating Capacity
8 seater

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
5.3-liter V8 Gas
3.0-liter Turbo Diesel (+$995)
3.5-liter Twin-Turbo V6 Gas
Horsepower
355 hp @ 5600 rpm
365 hp @ 5000 rpm
Torque
383 lb-ft @ 4100 rpm
420 lb-ft @ 2500 rpm
Transmission
10-Speed Automatic
6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Four-Wheel Drive

Steering

Steering Type
Pwr
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
42.3 ft
43.9 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
Aluminum Wheels
N/A
Front Wheel Size
18" x 8.5"
18" x 8.5"
Rear Wheel Size
18" x 8.5"
18" x 8.5"

Tires

Front Tire
265/65R18
P275/65SR18
Rear Tire
265/65R18
P275/65SR18
Spare Tire
P265/70R17
Full-Size

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
18 MPG
16 MPG
City
16 MPG
15 MPG
Highway
20 MPG
19 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.1 Tons/yr
11.0 Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
28 gallons
34 gallons
Cruising Range City
448 miles
510 miles
Cruising Range Highway
560 miles
646 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
225.7 in
N/A
Height
75.7 in
78.3 in
Max Width
N/A
78.8 in
Front Width
N/A
67 in
Rear Width
N/A
67.2 in
Wheelbase
134.1 in
131 in
Ground Clearance
N/A
8.7 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
8 seater
8 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
44.5 in
41.1 in
Front Seat Headroom
42.3 in
39.5 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
66 in
63.2 in
Front Seat Hip Room
61.5 in
60.2 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
42 in
39.1 in
Rear Seat Headroom
38.9 in
39.7 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
64.8 in
63.7 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
61.3 in
59.9 in
Third Row Leg Room
36.7 in
37.7 in
Third Row Headroom
38.2 in
38 in
Third Row Shoulder Room
61.7 in
67.1 in
Third Row Hip Room
49.4 in
51.8 in

Weight and Towing

Maximum Towing Capacity
N/A
6,600 lbs

Cargo Space

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
144.7 ft³
130.8 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
93.8 ft³
85.5 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
41.5 ft³
42.6 ft³

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

N/A
  • Blue Jeans
  • Bronze Fire
  • Ingot Silver
  • Magnetic
  • Oxford White
  • Shadow Black
  • White Gold

Optional Exterior Colors

N/A
  • Ruby Red Metallic Tinted Clearcoat
  • White Platinum Metallic Tri-Coat

Standard Interior Materials

  • Gideon/Very Dark Atmosphere, Premium cloth seat trim
  • Jet Black, Premium cloth seat trim
N/A

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Standard
Not Available
Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Standard
Hard Disk Drive Media Storage
Not Available
Optional
Satellite Radio
Standard
Standard
Smart Device Integration
Standard
Standard
WiFi Hotspot
Standard
Not Available
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Standard
Entertainment System
Not Available
Optional
MP3 Player
Standard
Standard

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Not Available
Standard
Cloth Seats
Standard
Standard
Leather Seats
Standard
Not Available
Leather Steering Wheel
Standard
Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats
Standard
Not Available
Vinyl Seats
Standard
Not Available
Sun/Moonroof
Not Available
Optional

Comfort

Navigation System
Not Available
Optional
Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Standard
Standard
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Standard
A/C
Standard
Standard
Climate Control
Standard
Standard
Cruise Control
Standard
Standard
Heated Rear Seat(s)
Not Available
Optional
Heated Steering Wheel
Standard
Not Available
Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard
Multi-Zone A/C
Standard
Not Available
Power Driver Seat
Standard
Standard
Power Passenger Seat
Standard
Optional
Remote Engine Start
Standard
Not Available
Universal Garage Door Opener
Not Available
Standard
Rear A/C
Standard
Standard
Keyless Start
Standard
Not Available
Telematics
Standard
Standard

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Standard
Standard
Cross-Traffic Alert
Optional
Not Available
Rear Parking Aid
Standard
Standard
Blind Spot Monitor
Optional
Optional
Lane Departure Warning
Optional
Not Available
Lane Keeping Assist
Optional
Not Available
ABS
Standard
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard
Brake Assist
Standard
Standard
Stability Control
Standard
Standard
Traction Control
Standard
Standard

US NHTSA crash test result

Overall Rating
N/A
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
N/A
Side Crash Rating
N/A
Rollover Rating
N/A

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Corrosion
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
Drivetrain Note
Qualified Fleet Purchases: 5 Years/100,000 Miles
N/A
Drivetrain
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
Maintenance Note
1 Year/1 Visit
N/A
Roadside Assistance Note
Qualified Fleet Purchases: 5 Years/100,000 Miles
N/A
Roadside Assistance
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
Rust-Through
6 Years / 100,000 Miles
N/A
Warranty Note
Preliminary 2021 Warranty
N/A