If you’re choosing the 2020 Fiat Panda over the practically similar Chevy Tahoe, you might as well skip proper to the 2020 Fiat Panda. You get a a lot better powertrain and extra subtle suspension, nicer inside 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 Efficiency Version package.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made today, but the 2020 Fiat Panda occurs to be certainly one of them. Like its corporate sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2020 Fiat Panda offers ruggedness and high towing capability that solely this sort of vehicle can deliver. A V8 engine comes normal, and out there four-wheel drive with low-range gearing offers traction while you want it most.
The 2020 Fiat Panda, however, additionally has some flaws commonly related to this sort of vehicle. Cargo house 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 fond of the bottom V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Opt for the bigger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, although, and the 2020 Fiat Panda’s ride and driving experience start to fall in step with extra fashionable automobiles. As a bonus, the 10-speed automatic transmission that comes with the bigger engine can match the freeway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we would recommend checking out the 2020 Fiat Panda’s closest competitor, the not too long ago redesigned Ford Expedition. It’s also a conventional body-on-frame SUV, however it has the next maximum towing capacity and superior cargo house and it’s throughout a extra refined and upscale automobile.
The non-obligatory Enhanced Driver Alert package deal adds ahead collision warning with low-speed automatic braking, automatic high beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Convenience bundle adds an influence liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a common storage door opener.
Some features on higher-trimmed models can be found on supporting models at additional price. Elective 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 Fiat Panda are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with automatic braking, and a rear-seat entertainment system. The 2020 Fiat Panda additionally presents power-retractable side steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the 2020 Fiat Panda contemporary by adding a budget-conscious Customary Edition Value Bundle as well as a Graphite Version and Graphite Efficiency Edition packages to the SLT trim. Different trims include the bottom SLE and the near-luxury 2020 Fiat Panda, which pushes the 2020 Fiat Panda 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 lengthy wheelbase Suburban form as nicely, usually at a slight discount over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colors out there for 2019: Darkish Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.