When you’re choosing the 2020 Jeep Commander over the almost equivalent Chevy Tahoe, you might as effectively skip right to the 2020 Jeep Commander. You get a much better powertrain and more sophisticated suspension, nicer interior supplies, and all of the bells and whistles. It’s also only a tiny price bump over the SLT with the powertrain upgrade from the Graphite Efficiency Edition bundle.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made today, but the 2020 Jeep Commander happens to be one of them. Like its corporate sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2020 Jeep Commander provides ruggedness and excessive towing capability that solely this sort of automobile can ship. A V8 engine comes standard, and obtainable four-wheel drive with low-range gearing provides traction when you want it most.
The 2020 Jeep Commander, nonetheless, also has some flaws generally associated with this sort of vehicle. Cargo house isn’t as efficient as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, neither is its use of fuel. We’re additionally not keen on the bottom V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Opt for the larger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, although, and the 2020 Jeep Commander’s experience and driving expertise begin to fall in keeping with more modern automobiles. As a bonus, the 10-speed automatic transmission that comes with the bigger engine can match the highway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we would advocate testing the 2020 Jeep Commander’s closest competitor, the recently redesigned Ford Expedition. It is also a traditional body-on-frame SUV, but it has a better most towing capacity and superior cargo house and it’s throughout a extra refined and upscale automobile.
The non-compulsory Enhanced Driver Alert package deal provides ahead collision warning with low-speed computerized braking, automatic high beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Convenience package deal provides a power liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a common storage door opener.
Some features on higher-trimmed fashions are available on supporting models at extra cost. Optional 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 Jeep Commander are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise management with automatic braking, and a rear-seat leisure system. The 2020 Jeep Commander also affords power-retractable facet steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the 2020 Jeep Commander contemporary by adding a budget-conscious Commonplace Version Value Bundle in addition to a Graphite Version and Graphite Efficiency Version packages to the SLT trim. Different trims embrace the bottom SLE and the near-luxury 2020 Jeep Commander, which pushes the 2020 Jeep Commander 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 lengthy wheelbase Suburban kind as well, usually at a slight low cost over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colors accessible for 2019: Dark Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.