In case you’re opting for the 2019 Volvo V60 D4 over the nearly equivalent Chevy Tahoe, you would possibly as properly skip right to the 2019 Volvo V60 D4. You get a significantly better powertrain and more subtle suspension, nicer inside supplies, and all of the bells and whistles. It is also solely a tiny price bump over the SLT with the powertrain upgrade from the Graphite Efficiency Version bundle.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made today, but the 2019 Volvo V60 D4 happens to be considered one of them. Like its company sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Volvo V60 D4 offers ruggedness and high towing capability that solely this type of vehicle can deliver. A V8 engine comes commonplace, and available four-wheel drive with low-range gearing provides traction if you need it most.
The 2019 Volvo V60 D4, nonetheless, also has some flaws generally associated with this sort of automobile. Cargo space isn’t as environment friendly as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, nor is its use of gas. We’re also not keen on the bottom V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Opt for the larger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, although, and the 2019 Volvo V60 D4’s trip and driving expertise begin to fall in keeping with more fashionable automobiles. As a bonus, the 10-speed automatic transmission that comes with the larger engine can match the freeway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we might advocate testing the 2019 Volvo V60 D4’s closest competitor, the recently redesigned Ford Expedition. It’s also a conventional body-on-frame SUV, but it has a higher most towing capacity and superior cargo house and it’s throughout a extra refined and upscale car.
The non-compulsory Enhanced Driver Alert package provides ahead collision warning with low-speed computerized braking, automatic excessive beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Convenience bundle provides 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 fashions at further 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 V60 D4 are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise management with automated braking, and a rear-seat entertainment system. The 2019 Volvo V60 D4 also affords power-retractable aspect steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the 2019 Volvo V60 D4 recent by including a budget-conscious Commonplace Version Value Package deal as well as a Graphite Edition and Graphite Efficiency Edition packages to the SLT trim. Different trims embrace the base SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Volvo V60 D4, which pushes the 2019 Volvo V60 D4 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 type as nicely, normally at a slight low cost over the GMC. There are also three new metallic colours out there for 2019: Dark Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.