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2012 Ford Expedition 2012 Chevrolet Suburban 2012 Chevrolet Tahoe
     
2WD 4dr XL
  • 2WD 4dr XL
  • 2WD 4dr XLT
  • 4WD 4dr XL
  • 2WD 4dr XL
  • 2WD 4dr XLT
  • 4WD 4dr XLT
  • 4WD 4dr XL
  • 4WD 4dr XLT
  • 2WD 4dr Limited
  • 2WD 4dr King Ranch
  • 2WD 4dr Limited
  • 4WD 4dr Limited
  • 2WD 4dr King Ranch
  • 4WD 4dr King Ranch
  • 4WD 4dr Limited
  • 4WD 4dr King Ranch
2WD 1500 LS
  • 2WD 1500 LS
  • 2WD 2500 LS
  • 4WD 1500 LS
  • 2WD 1500 LT
  • 4WD 2500 LS
  • 2WD 2500 LT
  • 4WD 1500 LT
  • 4WD 2500 LT
  • 2WD 1500 LTZ
  • 4WD 1500 LTZ
2WD 1500 LS
  • 2WD 1500 LS
  • 4WD 1500 LS
  • 2WD 1500 LT
  • 4WD 1500 LT
  • 2WD 1500 LTZ
  • 4WD 1500 LTZ

Prices

MSRP $36,530 $42,220 $38,755
Invoice $34,242 $39,265 $36,042
Avg. Paid $24,144 $29,777 $28,662

U.S. News Scores

Overall 7.7 7.9 8.1
Critics' Rating 9.1 9.1 8.8
Performance 8.0 7.8 8.2
Interior 7.9 7.9 8.0
Operating Cost 7.3 7.1 7.4
Safety 7.9 8.7 8.7
Reliability 2.5 3.0 3.5

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Poised handling
  • Adult-sized third row
  • Comfortable ride
  • Excellent cargo space for the class
  • High towing capacity on 2500 model
  • Composed handling
  • First-rate interior design and build quality
  • Sprightly acceleration
Cons
  • Lackluster acceleration
  • Cheap interior materials
  • Sluggish acceleration
  • Overly sensitive steering on highway
  • Third-row seats difficult to remove
  • Cramped third row that must be removed to expand cargo area

General Specs

Transmission Automatic Automatic Automatic
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Gas/Ethanol V8 5.4L/330 Gas/Ethanol V8 5.3L/323 Gas/Ethanol V8 5.3L/323
MPG 14 City / 20 Hwy 15 City / 21 Hwy 15 City / 21 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style 4 Door 4 Door 1500 4 Door Sport Utility

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 119.0 130.0 116.0
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 78.8 79.1 79.0
Height, Overall (in) 77.2 76.8 76.9
Step Up Height - Front (in) - TBD -
Step Up Height - Side (in) - TBD -

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard Standard
Privacy Glass Standard Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard Standard

Exterior Features

Running Boards Optional Standard Standard

Tires & Wheels

Tires - Front All-Season Standard Standard Standard
Tires - Front Performance Optional Optional
Tires - Rear All-Season Standard Standard Standard
Tires - Rear Performance Optional Optional
Full Size Spare Tire Standard Standard
Tire Pressure Monitoring System Standard Standard Standard
Aluminum Wheels Standard Standard Standard
Chrome Wheels Optional Optional
Steel Wheels Optional Optional

Towing

Trailer Hitch Receiver Standard Standard Standard

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Standard Optional Optional
Auxiliary Pwr Outlet Standard Standard Standard
Back-Up Camera Optional Optional
Cruise Control Standard Standard Standard
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard Standard Standard
Fog Lamps Standard Optional Optional
Auto-Off Headlights Standard Standard Standard
Luggage Rack Standard Standard Standard
Rear Parking Aid Optional Optional
Front Reading Lamps Standard Standard Standard
Rear Reading Lamps Standard Standard
Remote Engine Start Optional Optional Optional
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Optional Standard Standard
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Navigation from Telematics Optional Standard Standard
Intermittent Wipers Standard
Front Floor Mats Standard Standard Standard
Keyless Entry Standard Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard Standard
Electrochromic rearview mirror Standard Optional Optional
Heated Mirrors Standard Standard Standard
Power Driver Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Power Folding Mirrors Optional Optional
Driver Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Driver Illuminated Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Illuminated Visor Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Power Steering Standard Standard Standard

Dimensions

Passenger Capacity 5 9 9
Front Head Room (in) 39.6 41.1 41.1
Front Leg Room (in) 41.2 41.3 41.3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 63.2 65.2 65.2
Front Hip Room (in) 60.2 60.5 60.3
Second Head Room (in) 39.8 38.5 39.2
Second Leg Room (in) 39.1 39.5 39.0
Second Shoulder Room (in) 63.7 65.2 65.2
Second Hip Room (in) 59.9 61.8 60.6
Third Leg Room (in) 34.9 25.6
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (cu. ft.) 108.3 137.4 108.9
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (cu. ft.) 55.0 90.0 60.3
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (cu. ft.) 45.8 16.9
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (cu. ft.)

Entertainment

AM/FM Stereo Standard Standard Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input Standard Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Standard Standard
MP3 Player Standard Standard Standard
Rear Seat Audio Controls Standard Standard Standard
Satellite Radio Optional Standard Standard
Entertainment System Optional

Heating & Cooling

Dual Zone A/C Standard Standard
A/C Standard Standard Standard
Rear A/C Standard Standard Standard

Navigation & Communication

Onboard Hands-Free Communications System Optional Standard Standard
Wireless Cell Phone Hookup Optional Standard Standard

Seats

Cloth Seats Standard Standard Standard
Additional Rear Seat Optional Standard Standard
Heated Driver Seat Optional Optional
Driver Lumbar Standard Standard Standard
Power Driver Seat Standard Standard Standard
Power Passenger Seat Standard Standard
Pass-Through Rear Seat Standard Standard Standard
2nd Row Bench Seat Standard Standard Standard
Split Bench Seat Optional Optional
Bucket Seats Standard Standard Standard

Safety

Airbags

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

Brakes

4-Wheel ABS Standard Standard Standard
4-Wheel Disc Brakes Standard Standard Standard

Safety Features

Brake Assist Standard
Electronic Stability Control Standard Standard Standard
Daytime Running Lights Standard Standard
Child Safety Locks Standard
Integrated Turn Signal Mirrors Optional Optional
Adjustable Pedals Optional Optional
Front Tow Hooks Optional Optional
Traction Control Standard Standard Standard

Mechanical

Engine & Performance

Locking Rear Differential Optional Optional
Rear Wheel Drive Standard Standard Standard
8 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard Standard
Engine Type Gas/Ethanol V8 Gas/Ethanol V8 Gas/Ethanol V8
Displacement 5.4L/330 5.3L/323 5.3L/323
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 310 @ 5100 320 @ 5400 320 @ 5400
Torque (Net @ RPM) 365 @ 3600 335 @ 4000 335 @ 4000
Transmission Automatic Automatic Automatic w/OD
Turning diameter 40.8 43.0 39.0

Fuel

Flexible Fuel Capability Standard Standard Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 14 15 15
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 20 21 21
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 28.0 31 26

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front Double Wishbone Coil springs Independent
Suspension Type - Rear Five-Link Multi link 5-Link

Transmission

Automatic Standard Standard Standard
6-Speed Automatic Standard Standard Standard
Transmission Overdrive Switch Standard Standard