If you happen to’re opting for the 2020 GMC Pickup Truck over the nearly an identical Chevy Tahoe, you may as effectively skip right to the 2020 GMC Pickup Truck. You get a significantly better powertrain and more subtle suspension, nicer inside supplies, and all the bells and whistles. It’s also only a tiny price bump over the SLT with the powertrain improve from the Graphite Efficiency Version bundle.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made these days, but the 2020 GMC Pickup Truck occurs to be one in every of them. Like its corporate sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2020 GMC Pickup Truck presents ruggedness and excessive towing capability that solely this type of vehicle can ship. A V8 engine comes normal, and out there four-wheel drive with low-range gearing gives traction if you want it most.
The 2020 GMC Pickup Truck, however, additionally has some flaws generally associated with 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 fuel. We’re additionally not keen on the base V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Opt for the larger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, although, and the 2020 GMC Pickup Truck’s ride and driving expertise begin to fall in keeping with extra modern autos. As a bonus, the 10-speed computerized transmission that comes with the bigger engine can match the freeway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we’d advocate testing the 2020 GMC Pickup Truck’s closest competitor, the not too long ago redesigned Ford Expedition. It’s also a traditional body-on-frame SUV, nevertheless it has a higher maximum towing capability and superior cargo space and it’s throughout a extra refined and upscale vehicle.
The non-compulsory Enhanced Driver Alert package provides ahead collision warning with low-speed automatic braking, automated excessive beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Convenience bundle adds an influence liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a universal storage door opener.
Some options on higher-trimmed fashions can be found on supporting fashions at further value. Non-compulsory 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 GMC Pickup Truck are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with automated braking, and a rear-seat leisure system. The 2020 GMC Pickup Truck additionally affords power-retractable side steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the 2020 GMC Pickup Truck recent by adding a budget-conscious Commonplace Version Value Bundle in addition to a Graphite Edition and Graphite Efficiency Version packages to the SLT trim. Other trims embrace the base SLE and the near-luxury 2020 GMC Pickup Truck, which pushes the 2020 GMC Pickup Truck into the territory of its platform mate, the Cadillac Escalade. The Chevrolet Tahoe rounds out the trio of GM truck-based SUVs and might be had in long wheelbase Suburban kind as effectively, usually at a slight discount over the GMC. There are also three new metallic colors accessible for 2019: Darkish Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.