A commanding presence and more passenger space than you could dream of-the 2021 Ford Expedition and Chevy Suburban have it all! Families near Lake Charles, Leesville, and DeRidder, LA, deserve a closer look at these new SUVs.  

An oasis of comfort and connectivity. A cabin that creates memories for you and your loved ones as you cruise through Louisiana. Compare these SUVs and discover how deep their appeal runs with the experts at Hixson Ford Leesville.

Perfect Performance, Even Better Tow Ratings

So, how useful will the 2021 Expedition and Suburban be when that long weekend arrives? Spend some time at your home away from home, whether at a campsite or your lake home. These SUVs have the strength to tow both boats and campers.

The Suburban tows up to 8,300 pounds when properly equipped. The Expedition can 1,000 pounds more for a grand total of 9,300 pounds when properly configured. If you have a heavier trailer, the extra muscle of the Ford SUV may serve you better.

How does it achieve this feat of strength? A standard 3.5L EcoBoost® V6 lends the Expedition 480 lb-ft of torque! Twin air-to-air intercooled turbochargers deliver the surge of on-demand power you need to get moving.

Sporty and Stealthy: Expedition Special Edition

The Chevrolet Suburban is most iconic for its history of use by the Secret Service. That's a great story. But from a style point of view, the Suburban can't match the inspiration of the Ford Expedition Stealth Edition

With the airs of an undercover operation, the available Stealth Edition operates coolly and collectedly. As 22-inch premium black-painted wheels roll stealthily down the street, you can treat your passengers and passersby to a show with:

  • 5-bar gloss black grille
  • Gloss black power-deployable running boards
  • Expedition lettering on the hood
  • Unique red interior stitching

It's the perfect package under the cover of night-and in the light of day too! While the Suburban can claim some style wins, such as available black front and rear bowtie emblems, it can't compete with the stealthy Ford Expedition. 

Ford Expedition vs Chevy Suburban: SUV Safety

The 2021 Expedition and Suburban share a concern for your family's safety on the streets. Both come standard with advanced driver-assistive features with more available as you move up trim levels. Expedition driver-assistive features include:

  • Standard Pre-Collision Assist with Automatic Emergency Braking (AEB)
  • Standard BLIS® (Blind Spot Information System) with Cross-Traffic Alert
  • Available Adaptive Cruise Control with Stop-and-Go

The Suburban offers similar safety features. However, with a less-than-perfect 4-Star Overall Safety Rating from the NHTSA, its crashworthiness isn't quite up to par. By comparison, the Expedition earns a 5-Star Overall Safety Rating.

Which Is Better: Ford Expedition or Chevy Suburban?

With more towing power, better safety scores, and a stealthy special edition, the 2021 Ford Expedition makes a strong case for itself. Could it be the new SUV that powers the journeys you and your family will take together?

See for yourself and slide behind the wheel! Leesville, Lake Charles, and DeRidder, Louisiana, shoppers can schedule a test drive at Hixson Ford Leesville today. Find out why people are saying Hixson Has It: Has a new culture, new attitude, and an easier way.

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