2019 Chevy Tahoe vs. 2019 Ford Expedition
Large SUVs give you the option to carry around family, friends, pet, cargo, and more. With these vehicles, you have plenty of passenger capacity plus towing capability. You can also find a lot of great features in large SUVs like the 2019 Chevy Tahoe and the 2019 Ford Expedition. How do these two vehicles compare? Check out the side-by-side comparison below.
The 2019 Chevy Tahoe looks strong, and it is. This four door SUV can carry up to eight passengers and tow up to 8,600 pounds. The exterior style shows this strength and capability with a strong grille and powerful body lines. The Chevy Tahoe also has a new exterior color option for 2019 which is Shadow Gray Metallic. For 2019, you can also choose to get some additional package options to upgrade your exterior even further. These packages include the RST edition which offers you different exterior colors and the LPO-level that has a rear fascia closeout feature.
The 2019 Ford Expedition look smooth and powerful. The headlamps and taillamps are bigger and brighter to give you better function than ever. You can even get the Ford Expedition MAX for an extra foot of space in your SUV. If you want to upgrade your exterior look even further, you can choose the 2019 Ford Expedition Platinum model. The Platinum model offers you stylish and functional features like 22-inch polished aluminum wheels, a grille with satin-aluminum outer and bright chrome inserts.
Interior and Technology
On the inside, the 2019 Chevy Tahoe seats eight on cloth upholstery. This vehicle also comes with features like a leather-wrapped steering wheel, a 10-way power-adjustable driver’s seat, and a six-way power-adjustable passenger’s seat. With this vehicle, you can reconfigure the seating with options like second row bucket seats, a front bench seat, and you can even take out the third row. You can upgrade the interior in other ways as well with optional leather upholstery, heated front seats, heated second row seats, and a heated steering wheel.
Standard technology features in the 2019 Chevy Tahoe include an 8-inch touchscreen infotainment system, a Wi-Fi hotspot, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, Bluetooth, and a USB port. You also get features like tri-zone automatic climate control, remote start, and rain-sensing windshield wipers as standard features.
If you want to upgrade for more features, you can get available options like a sunroof, a navigation system, proximity key entry, wireless device charging, rear-seat DVD entertainment, and an 8-inch driver information display. Other available features include available safety technology features. Some of these include automatic headlights, front parking sensors, blind spot monitoring, rear cross traffic alert, and automatic emergency braking.
In its standard configuration, the 2019 Ford Expedition seats eight people, but you can switch the second row to bucket seats and then it will seat seven. This vehicle has standard cloth seats. You can upgrade to the optional leather upholstery, heated steering wheel, heated front and second row seats, and ventilated front seats.
When it comes to technology, the 2019 Expedition comes standard with the SYNC connectivity system and a 4.2-inch display, Bluetooth, and satellite radio. Other standard features include a rearview camera, and rear parking sensors.
However, to get some of the better technology options, you have to pay more. Optional and available features include the SYNC 3 infotainment system, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, a Wi-Fi hotspot, a navigation system, wireless device charging, and a rear seat entertainment system. You can also upgrade for a panoramic sunroof, tri-zone automatic climate control, a Bang & Olufsen sound system, and proximity keyless entry.
When it comes to the features and technology on the inside of these vehicles, the 2019 Chevy Tahoe offers you more standard technology. In the Tahoe, you get a Wi-Fi hotspot, an 8-inch touchscreen, Apple CarPlay, and Android Auto standard. In the Ford Expedition, you have to pay extra for those same features.
Performance and Capabilities
For performance, the 2019 Chevy Tahoe offers you two capable engine options. The first engine is a 5.3-liter V8 engine that gives you 355-horsepower and 383 pound-feet of torque. With this base engine, you can expect to get 15 city miles per gallon and 22 highway miles per gallon.
The other available engine for the 2019 Chevy Tahoe is a 6.2-liter V8 engine. This engine has a 10-speed automatic transmission, and it gives you 420-horsepower and 460 pound-feet of torque. With this second engine option, you can expect to get 14 city and 23 highway miles per gallon.
Overall, the 2019 Tahoe offers you smooth driving and light and precise steering. The base engine is great for everyday driving, and the 6.2-liter engine offers you more power and capability. When properly equipped the 2019 Chevy Tahoe can tow up to 8,600 pounds.
In the 2019 Chevy Expedition, you can find a turbocharged 3.5-liter V6 engine This engine is paired to a 10-speed automatic transmission, and it gives you 375-horsepower. In the Platinum trim of the Expedition, you get an upgraded version of this engine that gives you 400-horsepower. As for fuel economy, the 2019 Expedition estimated 17 city and 24 highway miles per gallon.
The steering and handling of the Expedition isn’t particularly impressive, but it has a good suspension. Also, when properly equipped, the 2019 Expedition can tow up to 9,300 pounds.
When it comes to performance, these vehicles are similar. The 2019 Tahoe offers you an engine with more horsepower, and it has better steering. The 2019 Expedition can tow slightly more. When it comes to fuel efficiency, these vehicles are very similar.
Which is Right for You?
Overall, these vehicles have a lot to offer you. They have stylish and functional exteriors with great features on the inside of each vehicle. When it comes to technology and standard features, the 2019 Chevy Tahoe offers you a lot more in the base model than the Ford Expedition does. Then, when it comes to performance, these vehicles offer you similar towing capacity and similar horsepower. Given all of the features you can get, the 2019 Chevy Tahoe seems to be the better option for your money.