If you’re choosing the 2020 Gmc X Ray over the almost identical Chevy Tahoe, you might as effectively skip right to the 2020 Gmc X Ray. You get a significantly better powertrain and more subtle suspension, nicer interior materials, and all the bells and whistles. It is also only a tiny value bump over the SLT with the powertrain improve from the Graphite Efficiency Edition package.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made these days, but the 2020 Gmc X Ray occurs to be certainly one of them. Like its corporate sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2020 Gmc X Ray presents ruggedness and excessive towing capability that only this kind of vehicle can ship. A V8 engine comes normal, and available four-wheel drive with low-range gearing offers traction while you need it most.
The 2020 Gmc X Ray, nevertheless, additionally has some flaws generally associated with this type of car. Cargo house isn’t as environment friendly as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, neither is its use of gasoline. We’re also not fond of the bottom V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Opt for the bigger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, though, and the 2020 Gmc X Ray’s ride and driving experience begin to fall in step with extra trendy autos. As a bonus, the 10-speed automatic transmission that comes with the larger engine can match the highway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we’d suggest testing the 2020 Gmc X Ray’s closest competitor, the lately redesigned Ford Expedition. It’s also a conventional body-on-frame SUV, however it has the next maximum towing capacity and superior cargo space and it is all around a more refined and upscale car.
The non-obligatory Enhanced Driver Alert bundle adds forward collision warning with low-speed computerized braking, automatic high beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Convenience package deal adds an influence liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a universal garage door opener.
Some options on higher-trimmed models are available on supporting fashions at further value. 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 X Ray are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with automatic braking, and a rear-seat leisure system. The 2020 Gmc X Ray also offers power-retractable facet steps.
For 2019, GMC retains the 2020 Gmc X Ray recent by including a budget-conscious Customary Edition Value Package in addition to a Graphite Edition and Graphite Efficiency Edition packages to the SLT trim. Other trims include the base SLE and the near-luxury 2020 Gmc X Ray, which pushes the 2020 Gmc X Ray 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 kind as effectively, normally at a slight discount over the GMC. There are also three new metallic colors available for 2019: Darkish Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.