For those who’re choosing the 2020 Hyundai Elantra over the nearly equivalent Chevy Tahoe, you might as nicely skip proper to the 2020 Hyundai Elantra. You get a a lot better powertrain and more refined suspension, nicer inside materials, and all the bells and whistles. It is also solely a tiny value bump over the SLT with the powertrain upgrade from the Graphite Efficiency Edition package.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made these days, but the 2020 Hyundai Elantra happens to be one of them. Like its corporate sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2020 Hyundai Elantra gives ruggedness and high towing capability that only this type of car can deliver. A V8 engine comes commonplace, and accessible four-wheel drive with low-range gearing supplies traction whenever you need it most.
The 2020 Hyundai Elantra, nevertheless, also has some flaws commonly related to this sort of automobile. Cargo area isn’t as efficient as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, neither is its use of gasoline. We’re additionally not keen on the bottom V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Go for the bigger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, though, and the 2020 Hyundai Elantra’s ride and driving expertise start to fall in keeping with extra trendy automobiles. As a bonus, the 10-speed computerized transmission that comes with the bigger engine can match the highway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we’d recommend testing the 2020 Hyundai Elantra’s closest competitor, the just lately redesigned Ford Expedition. It’s also a traditional body-on-frame SUV, but it has a higher maximum towing capability and superior cargo area and it is throughout a extra refined and upscale vehicle.
The non-compulsory Enhanced Driver Alert bundle provides forward collision warning with low-speed automatic braking, computerized excessive beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Comfort package deal provides a power liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a universal garage door opener.
Some options on higher-trimmed fashions are available on supporting models at additional cost. Elective 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 Hyundai Elantra are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with computerized braking, and a rear-seat leisure system. The 2020 Hyundai Elantra additionally offers power-retractable side steps.
For 2019, GMC retains the 2020 Hyundai Elantra recent by including a budget-conscious Normal Edition Value Package in addition to a Graphite Version and Graphite Efficiency Version packages to the SLT trim. Other trims embrace the base SLE and the near-luxury 2020 Hyundai Elantra, which pushes the 2020 Hyundai Elantra into the territory of its platform mate, the Cadillac Escalade. The Chevrolet Tahoe rounds out the trio of GM truck-based SUVs and may be had in long wheelbase Suburban form as effectively, often at a slight discount over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colors accessible for 2019: Dark Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.