If you’re choosing the 2020 Gmc 2500 over the almost identical Chevy Tahoe, you may as properly skip right to the 2020 Gmc 2500. You get a much better powertrain and more refined suspension, nicer interior supplies, and all of the bells and whistles. It’s also solely a tiny worth bump over the SLT with the powertrain upgrade from the Graphite Efficiency Version bundle.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made as of late, but the 2020 Gmc 2500 happens to be one among them. Like its corporate sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2020 Gmc 2500 gives ruggedness and high towing capacity that only this sort of automobile can ship. A V8 engine comes standard, and obtainable four-wheel drive with low-range gearing offers traction when you want it most.
The 2020 Gmc 2500, nevertheless, additionally has some flaws generally related to this sort of car. Cargo space isn’t as environment friendly as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, nor 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, although, and the 2020 Gmc 2500’s journey and driving experience begin to fall consistent with more trendy automobiles. As a bonus, the 10-speed automated transmission that comes with the larger engine can match the freeway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we would recommend testing the 2020 Gmc 2500’s closest competitor, the not too long ago redesigned Ford Expedition. It is also a standard body-on-frame SUV, nevertheless it has the next most towing capacity and superior cargo space 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, automated high beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Convenience package deal provides 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 extra price. Non-compulsory 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 Gmc 2500 are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise management with automated braking, and a rear-seat entertainment system. The 2020 Gmc 2500 additionally provides power-retractable aspect steps.
For 2019, GMC retains the 2020 Gmc 2500 recent by including a budget-conscious Customary Version Worth Bundle as well as a Graphite Version and Graphite Performance Version packages to the SLT trim. Other trims include the base SLE and the near-luxury 2020 Gmc 2500, which pushes the 2020 Gmc 2500 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 long wheelbase Suburban kind as nicely, usually at a slight discount over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colours accessible for 2019: Darkish Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.