If you’re choosing the 2020 Dodge Gladiator over the almost identical Chevy Tahoe, you might as effectively skip proper to the 2020 Dodge Gladiator. You get a significantly better powertrain and more refined suspension, nicer inside materials, and all the bells and whistles. It is also only a tiny price bump over the SLT with the powertrain upgrade from the Graphite Performance Version package deal.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made nowadays, however the 2020 Dodge Gladiator occurs to be one in all them. Like its corporate sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2020 Dodge Gladiator presents ruggedness and excessive towing capacity that only this type of car can ship. A V8 engine comes standard, and out there four-wheel drive with low-range gearing supplies traction when you need it most.
The 2020 Dodge Gladiator, nonetheless, also has some flaws generally related to this kind of car. Cargo space isn’t as efficient as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, nor is its use of gas. We’re also not keen on the base V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Go for the larger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, although, and the 2020 Dodge Gladiator’s trip and driving expertise begin to fall in keeping with extra trendy vehicles. As a bonus, the 10-speed automatic transmission that comes with the bigger engine can match the highway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we would advocate trying out the 2020 Dodge Gladiator’s closest competitor, the lately redesigned Ford Expedition. It is also a conventional body-on-frame SUV, but it surely has a higher most towing capability and superior cargo house and it is all around a more refined and upscale car.
The non-compulsory Enhanced Driver Alert package provides ahead collision warning with low-speed computerized braking, automatic high beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Convenience package deal adds a power liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a common storage door opener.
Some features on higher-trimmed models are available on supporting fashions at further value. Optionally available for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering bundle with a unique axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the 2020 Dodge Gladiator are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with automated braking, and a rear-seat entertainment system. The 2020 Dodge Gladiator also affords power-retractable facet steps.
For 2019, GMC retains the 2020 Dodge Gladiator contemporary by adding a budget-conscious Normal Version Value Package 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 2020 Dodge Gladiator, which pushes the 2020 Dodge Gladiator 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 type as effectively, often at a slight low cost over the GMC. There are also three new metallic colors accessible for 2019: Dark Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.