In the event you’re choosing the 2020 Ford Super Duty over the practically equivalent Chevy Tahoe, you would possibly as nicely skip proper to the 2020 Ford Super Duty. You get a a lot better powertrain and extra subtle suspension, nicer inside supplies, and all the bells and whistles. It’s also only a tiny worth bump over the SLT with the powertrain upgrade from the Graphite Performance Edition package deal.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made nowadays, but the 2020 Ford Super Duty happens to be certainly one of them. Like its corporate sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2020 Ford Super Duty presents ruggedness and high towing capability that solely this kind of automobile can deliver. A V8 engine comes customary, and accessible four-wheel drive with low-range gearing gives traction when you need it most.
The 2020 Ford Super Duty, however, additionally has some flaws generally related to this sort 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 additionally not fond of the base V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Opt for the larger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, although, and the 2020 Ford Super Duty’s trip and driving expertise start to fall in line with extra trendy autos. 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 would recommend trying out the 2020 Ford Super Duty’s closest competitor, the lately redesigned Ford Expedition. It’s also a conventional body-on-frame SUV, however it has a better most towing capability and superior cargo area and it’s all around a extra refined and upscale automobile.
The non-obligatory Enhanced Driver Alert package adds ahead collision warning with low-speed computerized braking, computerized 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 common garage door opener.
Some features on higher-trimmed fashions are available on supporting models at additional price. Non-obligatory for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering package with a singular axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the 2020 Ford Super Duty are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with computerized braking, and a rear-seat entertainment system. The 2020 Ford Super Duty additionally presents power-retractable facet steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the 2020 Ford Super Duty contemporary by adding a budget-conscious Standard Edition Value 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 Ford Super Duty, which pushes the 2020 Ford Super Duty into the territory of its platform mate, the Cadillac Escalade. The Chevrolet Tahoe rounds out the trio of GM truck-based SUVs and will be had in lengthy wheelbase Suburban type as properly, usually at a slight discount over the GMC. There are also three new metallic colors accessible for 2019: Darkish Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.