2021 Ford Explorer vs Chevy Tahoe

Are you eyeing some of the bigger SUVs for your next big plans? Here at Friendly Ford, we’re ready to help the drivers of Geneva, Canandaigua, and Rochester, NY, figure out which vehicle meets all their wishes: the Ford Explorer vs. Chevy Tahoe.

As you continue through this page, our dealership will walk you through the head-to-head comparison of these two bold SUVs. Ready, set, go!

Ford Explorer vs Chevy Tahoe: Performance

The Ford Explorer has an engine to meet your needs with four different options, twice as many as the Chevy Tahoe. The Explorer offers another exciting opportunity-the enhanced fuel efficiency of a hybrid.

With the Explorer, you’ll get to pair your powerful engine with the finesse of a standard 10-speed automatic SelectShift® transmission. The Tahoe comes with a standard 6-speed automatic transmission.

When properly equipped, the 3.3L V6 hybrid powertrain delivers up to an EPA-estimated 27 city/29 highway MPG. The standard gasoline options aren’t dramatically different for your next road trip, reaching up an EPA-estimated 21 city/28 highway MPG. The most efficient Chevy Tahoe offers up to an EPA-estimated 15 city/22 highway MPG.

Ford Explorer vs Chevy Tahoe: Interior

When it comes to interior comforts and technologies, the 2020 Ford Explorer vs. 2020 Chevy Tahoe both treat their passengers to many of the year’s most sought-after features as standard. Everybody gets the temperature they want with standard tri-zone automatic climate control in both vehicles. The Explorer and the Tahoe both include 8-inch touchscreens as the hub of the driver’s infotainment system.

You’ll find some notable differences between the two interiors. The standard 2020 Explorer utilizes a comfortable 8-way power driver’s seat with manual lumbar support adjustment, while the driver of the 2020 Tahoe has 6-way adjustment options.

Whether you enjoy discovering new music on the road or catching every word of a gripping audiobook, the Ford Explorer surrounds you with pristine audio with up to 14 speakers available. This available B&O™ audio system transforms up to 980 watts of sound into a great time. In the Chevy Tahoe, you’ll be listening to an available Bose® Centerpoint Surround Sound 10-speaker audio system.

Safety in the Ford Explorer vs Chevy Tahoe

Aboard the Ford Explorer, peace of mind prevails. The Ford Co-Pilot360™ suite is included as standard with every Explorer, providing intelligent sensors that assist your driving. These features include:

  • Pre-Collision Assist with Automatic Emergency Braking
  • BLIS® (Blind Spot Information System) with Cross-Traffic Alert
  • Lane-Keeping System

Comparable features such as Lane Change Alert with Side Blind Zone Alert are capable of providing very similar safety perks to drivers of the Chevy Tahoe, but they’re optional features or only available with select trims.

The Results: Explorer vs Tahoe

With great gas mileage, plentiful customization options, lots of standard safety features, and so much more, Friendly Ford applauds the design and performance of the Ford Explorer. We hope that this Ford Explorer vs. Chevy Tahoe comparison has helped you figure out which vehicle suits your Geneva, Canandaigua, and Rochester, New York, driving needs.

If you still have questions, please contact us-we look forward to talking and setting up a test drive today!