SUVs are very popular right now due to their large cargo volume, passenger space, and overall comfort. Essential features when taking longer trips regularly. As such, the Chevrolet Suburban 2021 and Ford Expedition MAX 2021 are two cars worthy of consideration, both starting at around $53,000 MSRP.
When talking powertrains, we will start with the Ford because it’s easier. It comes with only one engine. A twin-turbocharged 3.5L V6 with 375 hp and 470 lb*ft of torque linked to a 10 speed automatic-only. In either a rear-wheel drive or an all-wheel-drive format. The Chevrolet Suburban 2021 has more options, all of them perfectly adequate. The standard engine is a 5.3L V8 with 355/376 hp and 383/416 lb*ft of torque (depending on if you are using regular fuel or E85, 85% ethanol fuel). The other two options are a turbocharged diesel 3.0L I6, 278 hp and 460 lb*ft of torque, or a 6.2L V8 with 420 hp 460 lb*ft of torque. They are all linked to a 10 speed automatic, in either a rear-wheel-drive format or an all-wheel-drive format.
On the interior, options are plentiful. From leather seats to all the safety features available (parking assistance, sensors, lane keep, blind-spot monitors) to trailer packages, air suspension, sunroofs, LED perimeter lighting, and more. The standard infotainment system is more than capable, with a premium option available. Both of those have Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, Bluetooth connectivity, and more.
As such, the Chevrolet Suburban 2021 remains the king of large SUVs, a title which the Ford Expedition MAX can’t touch. From powertrain choices (for either power or economy) to all the comfort you could have and an entirely usable 3rd-row seat or cargo space. Come in today for a test drive at Shepherd’s Chevrolet in North Manchester, Indiana, where we’ll always treat you like family.
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