If you’re choosing the 2020 Ford Focus over the practically similar Chevy Tahoe, you would possibly as well skip right to the 2020 Ford Focus. You get a a lot better powertrain and extra subtle suspension, nicer interior supplies, and all the bells and whistles. It’s also solely a tiny worth 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 Ford Focus happens to be one among them. Like its corporate sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2020 Ford Focus affords ruggedness and excessive towing capacity that solely this kind of car can ship. A V8 engine comes normal, and available four-wheel drive with low-range gearing provides traction whenever you need it most.
The 2020 Ford Focus, nonetheless, also has some flaws generally associated with this type of car. Cargo space isn’t as efficient as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, neither is its use of gas. We’re also not keen on the bottom V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Opt for the bigger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, although, and the 2020 Ford Focus’s journey and driving expertise begin to fall consistent with extra fashionable vehicles. As a bonus, the 10-speed automated transmission that comes with the bigger engine can match the freeway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we’d advocate testing the 2020 Ford Focus’s closest competitor, the just lately redesigned Ford Expedition. It’s also a traditional 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 car.
The non-obligatory Enhanced Driver Alert package adds ahead collision warning with low-speed computerized braking, automated high beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Convenience package provides an influence liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a universal storage door opener.
Some options on higher-trimmed models are available on supporting fashions at additional cost. Optionally available 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 Ford Focus are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise management with computerized braking, and a rear-seat entertainment system. The 2020 Ford Focus additionally provides power-retractable facet steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the 2020 Ford Focus contemporary by including a budget-conscious Commonplace Version Worth Package deal as well as a Graphite Version and Graphite Performance Version packages to the SLT trim. Different trims embody the bottom SLE and the near-luxury 2020 Ford Focus, which pushes the 2020 Ford Focus 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 well, often at a slight low cost over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colors out there for 2019: Dark Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.