Should you’re choosing the 2020 Fiat 124 over the nearly an identical Chevy Tahoe, you may as nicely skip right to the 2020 Fiat 124. You get a significantly better powertrain and extra subtle suspension, nicer interior supplies, and all the bells and whistles. It is also only a tiny worth bump over the SLT with the powertrain improve from the Graphite Performance Edition package.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made these days, however the 2020 Fiat 124 occurs to be considered one of them. Like its company sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2020 Fiat 124 affords ruggedness and excessive towing capability that solely this type of car can ship. A V8 engine comes normal, and available four-wheel drive with low-range gearing offers traction when you need it most.
The 2020 Fiat 124, nevertheless, additionally has some flaws generally associated with this sort of car. Cargo space isn’t as environment friendly as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, neither is its use of gas. We’re additionally not fond of the bottom V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Go for the larger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, though, and the 2020 Fiat 124’s experience and driving expertise start to fall in step with more trendy autos. As a bonus, the 10-speed computerized transmission that comes with the bigger engine can match the freeway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we would recommend trying out the 2020 Fiat 124’s closest competitor, the just lately redesigned Ford Expedition. It’s also a standard body-on-frame SUV, but it has a higher maximum towing capability and superior cargo space and it’s throughout a more refined and upscale car.
The non-obligatory Enhanced Driver Alert package adds ahead collision warning with low-speed automated braking, automated 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 common storage door opener.
Some options on higher-trimmed models are available on supporting models at additional value. Optional for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering package with a unique axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the 2020 Fiat 124 are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with automated braking, and a rear-seat leisure system. The 2020 Fiat 124 also gives power-retractable aspect steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the 2020 Fiat 124 contemporary by including a budget-conscious Normal Version Worth Package 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 2020 Fiat 124, which pushes the 2020 Fiat 124 into the territory of its platform mate, the Cadillac Escalade. The Chevrolet Tahoe rounds out the trio of GM truck-based SUVs and might be had in lengthy wheelbase Suburban form as properly, often at a slight discount over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colors out there for 2019: Dark Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.