In case you’re opting for the 2020 Dodge Nitro over the almost equivalent Chevy Tahoe, you may as effectively skip proper to the 2020 Dodge Nitro. You get a significantly better powertrain and extra subtle suspension, nicer inside supplies, and all the bells and whistles. It is also only a tiny price bump over the SLT with the powertrain improve from the Graphite Efficiency Version package deal.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made nowadays, but the 2020 Dodge Nitro occurs to be one in all them. Like its corporate sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2020 Dodge Nitro offers ruggedness and high towing capacity that only this type of vehicle can deliver. A V8 engine comes standard, and out there four-wheel drive with low-range gearing supplies traction when you want it most.
The 2020 Dodge Nitro, however, additionally has some flaws generally related to this sort of automobile. Cargo house isn’t as environment friendly as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, nor is its use of gasoline. We’re additionally not fond of the bottom V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Opt for the larger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, though, and the 2020 Dodge Nitro’s trip and driving expertise start to fall consistent with more trendy automobiles. 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 might suggest checking out the 2020 Dodge Nitro’s closest competitor, the not too long ago redesigned Ford Expedition. It’s also a conventional body-on-frame SUV, nevertheless it has a higher maximum towing capacity and superior cargo space and it is all around a extra refined and upscale vehicle.
The non-obligatory Enhanced Driver Alert package deal adds ahead collision warning with low-speed computerized braking, automatic high beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Convenience bundle adds a power liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a universal garage door opener.
Some options on higher-trimmed fashions are available on supporting fashions at extra 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 2020 Dodge Nitro are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise management with automated braking, and a rear-seat leisure system. The 2020 Dodge Nitro also affords power-retractable facet steps.
For 2019, GMC retains the 2020 Dodge Nitro fresh by adding a budget-conscious Normal Version Value Package as well as a Graphite Version and Graphite Efficiency Version packages to the SLT trim. Other trims embrace the base SLE and the near-luxury 2020 Dodge Nitro, which pushes the 2020 Dodge Nitro 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 form as properly, normally at a slight low cost over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colors available for 2019: Dark Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.