Large SUV Face-Off: Chevrolet Tahoe vs. Ford Expedition

GM's redesigned SUV takes on the reigning champion in the large SUV category

Chevrolet Tahoe vs. Ford Expedition
Chevrolet Tahoe vs. Ford Expedition
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The Chevrolet Tahoe and Ford Expedition large SUVs are designed for carrying a lot of people and taking long trips, sometimes while towing a heavy load. While these trucks have a number of similarities, we help you identify the key differences you’ll want to consider before buying one.

Both vehicles are available in dozens of configurations, with rear- or all-wheel drive, and seating for seven or eight passengers. These behemoths are based on pickup trucks (the Silverado and F-150, respectively), which makes them feel like throwbacks in an age when most SUVs are based on carlike designs.

A few years ago the Expedition was the new kid on the block, chock full of all kinds of cutting-edge technology and standard active driver assist and safety systems that. But the tables have turned. GM redesigned the Tahoe (and the mechanically similar Cadillac Escalade, Chevrolet Suburban, GMC Yukon, and GMC Yukon XL) for the 2021 model year. Now, at least on paper, the SUVs are more closely matched.

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Read below and see how these big SUVs fare in a face-off. At the end, we crown a winner.

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