In case you’re opting for the 2020 Jeep Rubicon over the nearly equivalent Chevy Tahoe, you would possibly as effectively skip proper to the 2020 Jeep Rubicon. You get a much better powertrain and extra sophisticated suspension, nicer inside supplies, and all the bells and whistles. It’s 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 as of late, but the 2020 Jeep Rubicon occurs to be considered one of them. Like its company sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2020 Jeep Rubicon gives ruggedness and high towing capability that only this type of car can ship. A V8 engine comes normal, and obtainable four-wheel drive with low-range gearing supplies traction once you need it most.
The 2020 Jeep Rubicon, however, 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 gasoline. We’re also not keen on 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 Rubicon’s trip and driving experience begin to fall in line with more modern vehicles. As a bonus, the 10-speed computerized transmission that comes with the larger engine can match the highway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we’d advocate checking out the 2020 Jeep Rubicon’s closest competitor, the just lately redesigned Ford Expedition. It is also a standard body-on-frame SUV, nevertheless it has a better most towing capacity and superior cargo house and it is all around a more refined and upscale automobile.
The optional Enhanced Driver Alert package deal adds ahead collision warning with low-speed automatic braking, computerized excessive beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Comfort bundle provides an influence liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a universal garage door opener.
Some features on higher-trimmed models are available on supporting models at additional value. Elective for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering package deal with a singular axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the 2020 Jeep Rubicon are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise management with computerized braking, and a rear-seat entertainment system. The 2020 Jeep Rubicon also presents power-retractable facet steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the 2020 Jeep Rubicon fresh by adding a budget-conscious Commonplace Version Value Package as well as a Graphite Edition and Graphite Efficiency Version packages to the SLT trim. Different trims include the base SLE and the near-luxury 2020 Jeep Rubicon, which pushes the 2020 Jeep Rubicon 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 form as effectively, usually at a slight discount over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colors accessible for 2019: Dark Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.