Should you’re opting for the 2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee over the nearly an identical Chevy Tahoe, you might as well skip proper to the 2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee. You get a a lot better powertrain and extra sophisticated suspension, nicer inside materials, and all of the bells and whistles. It is also solely a tiny worth bump over the SLT with the powertrain improve from the Graphite Efficiency Edition package deal.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made today, however the 2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee occurs to be one of them. Like its company sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee presents ruggedness and excessive towing capacity that solely this type of car can ship. A V8 engine comes normal, and available four-wheel drive with low-range gearing gives traction while you want it most.
The 2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee, nevertheless, also has some flaws commonly associated with this kind of automobile. 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 fond of the base V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Opt for the bigger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, though, and the 2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee’s journey and driving expertise start to fall according to more fashionable autos. As a bonus, the 10-speed automated transmission that comes with the bigger engine can match the freeway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we might recommend testing the 2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee’s closest competitor, the not too long ago redesigned Ford Expedition. It is also a conventional body-on-frame SUV, but it surely has a better maximum towing capacity and superior cargo space and it’s throughout a extra refined and upscale automobile.
The optionally available Enhanced Driver Alert package deal adds forward collision warning with low-speed automatic braking, automated excessive 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 garage door opener.
Some options on higher-trimmed fashions can be found on supporting models at additional price. Elective 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 Grand Cherokee are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise management with computerized braking, and a rear-seat leisure system. The 2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee additionally affords power-retractable side steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the 2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee fresh by including a budget-conscious Standard Edition Worth Package as well as a Graphite Edition and Graphite Efficiency Version packages to the SLT trim. Other trims embrace the bottom SLE and the near-luxury 2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee, which pushes the 2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee 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 lengthy wheelbase Suburban kind as nicely, usually at a slight discount over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colors out there for 2019: Darkish Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.