If you’re opting for the 2020 Ford F350 over the almost an identical Chevy Tahoe, you may as nicely skip right to the 2020 Ford F350. You get a much better powertrain and more refined suspension, nicer inside materials, and all the bells and whistles. It’s also solely a tiny price bump over the SLT with the powertrain upgrade from the Graphite Efficiency Version package.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made today, but the 2020 Ford F350 occurs to be one in every of them. Like its corporate sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2020 Ford F350 offers ruggedness and excessive towing capacity that only this sort of car can deliver. A V8 engine comes customary, and out there four-wheel drive with low-range gearing supplies traction while you want it most.
The 2020 Ford F350, however, additionally has some flaws commonly related to this kind of automobile. Cargo area isn’t as efficient as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, neither is its use of gasoline. We’re additionally not keen on the bottom V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Opt for the larger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, although, and the 2020 Ford F350’s ride and driving experience begin to fall in step with extra modern autos. 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 trying out the 2020 Ford F350’s closest competitor, the not too long ago redesigned Ford Expedition. It’s also a standard body-on-frame SUV, but it has a higher most towing capability and superior cargo house and it’s all around a extra refined and upscale car.
The optionally available Enhanced Driver Alert bundle provides ahead collision warning with low-speed automated braking, automatic excessive beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Comfort bundle adds an influence liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a universal garage door opener.
Some features on higher-trimmed models can be found on supporting fashions at further price. 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 Ford F350 are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with automatic braking, and a rear-seat entertainment system. The 2020 Ford F350 additionally presents power-retractable aspect steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the 2020 Ford F350 fresh by including a budget-conscious Normal Edition Worth Package deal in addition to a Graphite Version and Graphite Efficiency Edition packages to the SLT trim. Different trims include the base SLE and the near-luxury 2020 Ford F350, which pushes the 2020 Ford F350 into the territory of its platform mate, the Cadillac Escalade. The Chevrolet Tahoe rounds out the trio of GM truck-based SUVs and could be had in lengthy wheelbase Suburban form as well, normally at a slight low cost over the GMC. There are also three new metallic colors available for 2019: Darkish Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.