Should you’re opting for the 2019 Volvo S60 Redesign over the nearly an identical Chevy Tahoe, you might as properly skip right to the 2019 Volvo S60 Redesign. You get a a lot better powertrain and extra subtle suspension, nicer inside materials, and all of the bells and whistles. It is also only a tiny value bump over the SLT with the powertrain upgrade from the Graphite Efficiency Edition package.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made these days, but the 2019 Volvo S60 Redesign occurs to be one in every of them. Like its corporate sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Volvo S60 Redesign provides ruggedness and high towing capacity that solely this sort of automobile can ship. A V8 engine comes customary, and out there four-wheel drive with low-range gearing gives traction if you need it most.
The 2019 Volvo S60 Redesign, however, additionally has some flaws generally related to this sort of vehicle. Cargo area isn’t as environment friendly as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, neither is its use of fuel. We’re also not keen on the base V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Opt for the bigger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, though, and the 2019 Volvo S60 Redesign’s ride and driving experience begin to fall in step with more fashionable vehicles. As a bonus, the 10-speed computerized transmission that comes with the bigger engine can match the highway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we’d recommend testing the 2019 Volvo S60 Redesign’s closest competitor, the recently redesigned Ford Expedition. It’s also a standard body-on-frame SUV, nevertheless it has a better maximum towing capability and superior cargo space and it is throughout a extra refined and upscale car.
The optional Enhanced Driver Alert package deal provides forward collision warning with low-speed automatic braking, automated excessive beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Convenience package provides an influence liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a universal garage door opener.
Some features on higher-trimmed models can be found on supporting models at additional value. Non-obligatory 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 Volvo S60 Redesign are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise management with automatic braking, and a rear-seat leisure system. The 2019 Volvo S60 Redesign additionally offers power-retractable facet steps.
For 2019, GMC retains the 2019 Volvo S60 Redesign contemporary by including a budget-conscious Standard Version Worth Package deal as well as a Graphite Edition and Graphite Efficiency Edition packages to the SLT trim. Other trims include the base SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Volvo S60 Redesign, which pushes the 2019 Volvo S60 Redesign into the territory of its platform mate, the Cadillac Escalade. The Chevrolet Tahoe rounds out the trio of GM truck-based SUVs and will be had in lengthy wheelbase Suburban kind as nicely, often at a slight discount over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colors obtainable for 2019: Dark Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.