If you’re choosing the 2020 Buick Estate Wagon over the almost equivalent Chevy Tahoe, you might as nicely skip proper to the 2020 Buick Estate Wagon. You get a significantly better powertrain and extra refined suspension, nicer inside materials, and all the bells and whistles. It is also only a tiny value bump over the SLT with the powertrain improve from the Graphite Performance Edition bundle.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made as of late, however the 2020 Buick Estate Wagon happens to be one in all them. Like its corporate sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2020 Buick Estate Wagon gives ruggedness and high towing capability that solely this sort of automobile can deliver. A V8 engine comes commonplace, and accessible four-wheel drive with low-range gearing provides traction whenever you want it most.
The 2020 Buick Estate Wagon, nonetheless, also has some flaws commonly associated with this sort of automobile. Cargo space is not as efficient as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, nor is its use of gasoline. We’re also not keen on the base V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Go for the bigger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, though, and the 2020 Buick Estate Wagon’s trip and driving experience start to fall according to more fashionable vehicles. As a bonus, the 10-speed automatic transmission that comes with the larger engine can match the highway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we might advocate trying out the 2020 Buick Estate Wagon’s closest competitor, the not too long ago redesigned Ford Expedition. It is also a conventional body-on-frame SUV, nevertheless it has a better most towing capacity and superior cargo house and it’s throughout a extra refined and upscale car.
The optionally available Enhanced Driver Alert package deal provides forward collision warning with low-speed automatic braking, automated excessive beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Comfort package deal provides an influence liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a common storage door opener.
Some options on higher-trimmed fashions can be found on supporting models at extra price. Optionally available 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 2020 Buick Estate Wagon are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with computerized braking, and a rear-seat leisure system. The 2020 Buick Estate Wagon additionally affords power-retractable side steps.
For 2019, GMC retains the 2020 Buick Estate Wagon fresh by adding a budget-conscious Customary Edition Value Package deal in addition to a Graphite Edition and Graphite Performance Version packages to the SLT trim. Different trims embrace the bottom SLE and the near-luxury 2020 Buick Estate Wagon, which pushes the 2020 Buick Estate Wagon 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 long wheelbase Suburban kind as properly, normally at a slight low cost over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colors accessible for 2019: Dark Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.