Should you’re choosing the 2019 Hyundai I20 over the nearly an identical Chevy Tahoe, you may as nicely skip right to the 2019 Hyundai I20. You get a a lot better powertrain and extra refined suspension, nicer interior materials, and all of the bells and whistles. It’s also solely a tiny worth bump over the SLT with the powertrain upgrade from the Graphite Performance Edition package.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made these days, but the 2019 Hyundai I20 happens to be one of them. Like its corporate sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Hyundai I20 gives ruggedness and excessive towing capacity that only this kind of car can deliver. A V8 engine comes normal, and available four-wheel drive with low-range gearing offers traction when you want it most.
The 2019 Hyundai I20, nonetheless, also has some flaws generally associated with this sort of vehicle. Cargo area is not as efficient as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, neither is its use of gas. We’re additionally not keen on the bottom V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Opt for the larger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, though, and the 2019 Hyundai I20’s journey and driving experience begin to fall in line with more fashionable vehicles. As a bonus, the 10-speed automated transmission that comes with the larger engine can match the highway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we might suggest checking out the 2019 Hyundai I20’s closest competitor, the lately redesigned Ford Expedition. It’s also a standard body-on-frame SUV, but it surely has a higher most towing capacity and superior cargo space and it’s throughout a more refined and upscale vehicle.
The non-compulsory Enhanced Driver Alert package adds forward collision warning with low-speed computerized braking, automated excessive beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Convenience package adds an influence liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a universal storage door opener.
Some options on higher-trimmed models are available on supporting models at further cost. Elective for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering bundle with a singular axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the 2019 Hyundai I20 are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise management with computerized braking, and a rear-seat entertainment system. The 2019 Hyundai I20 additionally affords power-retractable side steps.
For 2019, GMC retains the 2019 Hyundai I20 fresh by adding a budget-conscious Customary Edition Worth Bundle as well as a Graphite Edition and Graphite Performance Edition packages to the SLT trim. Different trims include the bottom SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Hyundai I20, which pushes the 2019 Hyundai I20 into the territory of its platform mate, the Cadillac Escalade. The Chevrolet Tahoe rounds out the trio of GM truck-based SUVs and could be had in lengthy wheelbase Suburban form as well, normally at a slight discount over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colours out there for 2019: Darkish Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.