If you’re choosing the 2020 Honda Grom over the practically equivalent Chevy Tahoe, you would possibly as effectively skip right to the 2020 Honda Grom. You get a significantly better powertrain and more subtle suspension, nicer inside supplies, and all of the bells and whistles. It is also solely a tiny value bump over the SLT with the powertrain upgrade from the Graphite Performance Version bundle.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made nowadays, however the 2020 Honda Grom happens to be one among them. Like its corporate sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2020 Honda Grom affords ruggedness and high towing capability that solely this kind of automobile can deliver. A V8 engine comes standard, and available four-wheel drive with low-range gearing supplies traction whenever you want it most.
The 2020 Honda Grom, nonetheless, additionally has some flaws commonly related to this kind of automobile. Cargo space is not as environment friendly as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, nor 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 Honda Grom’s experience and driving expertise begin to fall in keeping with extra fashionable automobiles. As a bonus, the 10-speed automated transmission that comes with the larger engine can match the highway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we would suggest checking out the 2020 Honda Grom’s closest competitor, the recently redesigned Ford Expedition. It’s also a standard body-on-frame SUV, but it has a higher maximum towing capacity and superior cargo area and it’s all around a more refined and upscale automobile.
The non-obligatory Enhanced Driver Alert package deal provides forward collision warning with low-speed computerized braking, automatic excessive beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Comfort package provides a power liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a common garage door opener.
Some options on higher-trimmed models are available on supporting models at extra price. Non-compulsory for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering package with a unique axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the 2020 Honda Grom are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise management with automated braking, and a rear-seat entertainment system. The 2020 Honda Grom additionally offers power-retractable aspect steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the 2020 Honda Grom contemporary by adding a budget-conscious Standard Version Worth Bundle as well as a Graphite Edition and Graphite Efficiency Version packages to the SLT trim. Other trims embody the base SLE and the near-luxury 2020 Honda Grom, which pushes the 2020 Honda Grom into the territory of its platform mate, the Cadillac Escalade. The Chevrolet Tahoe rounds out the trio of GM truck-based SUVs and could be had in lengthy wheelbase Suburban form as well, usually at a slight low cost over the GMC. There are also three new metallic colors accessible for 2019: Dark Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.