If you happen to’re choosing the 2019 Volvo V70 over the almost equivalent Chevy Tahoe, you might as nicely skip right to the 2019 Volvo V70. You get a significantly better powertrain and extra subtle suspension, nicer interior supplies, and all the bells and whistles. It’s also solely a tiny value bump over the SLT with the powertrain improve from the Graphite Efficiency Version package.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made as of late, however the 2019 Volvo V70 happens to be one among them. Like its company sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Volvo V70 offers ruggedness and high towing capability that solely this sort of car can deliver. A V8 engine comes customary, and available four-wheel drive with low-range gearing provides traction when you need it most.
The 2019 Volvo V70, nonetheless, additionally has some flaws generally associated with this kind of car. Cargo area 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. Go for the larger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, though, and the 2019 Volvo V70’s experience and driving expertise start to fall in line with more fashionable automobiles. As a bonus, the 10-speed computerized transmission that comes with the larger engine can match the highway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we’d advocate checking out the 2019 Volvo V70’s closest competitor, the lately redesigned Ford Expedition. It is also a traditional body-on-frame SUV, however it has a better maximum towing capability and superior cargo area and it is all around a more refined and upscale vehicle.
The elective Enhanced Driver Alert package provides forward collision warning with low-speed automatic braking, computerized 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 garage door opener.
Some options on higher-trimmed models can be found on supporting fashions at further value. Optional for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering package deal with a singular axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the 2019 Volvo V70 are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise management with automated braking, and a rear-seat entertainment system. The 2019 Volvo V70 also provides power-retractable side steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the 2019 Volvo V70 contemporary by including a budget-conscious Customary Edition Value Package deal in addition to a Graphite Edition and Graphite Efficiency Edition packages to the SLT trim. Other trims embrace the bottom SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Volvo V70, which pushes the 2019 Volvo V70 into the territory of its platform mate, the Cadillac Escalade. The Chevrolet Tahoe rounds out the trio of GM truck-based SUVs and can be had in long wheelbase Suburban type as effectively, often at a slight discount over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colours accessible for 2019: Darkish Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.