In the event you’re choosing the 2020 Nissan Sentra over the nearly identical Chevy Tahoe, you would possibly as nicely skip proper to the 2020 Nissan Sentra. You get a a lot better powertrain and more subtle suspension, nicer inside materials, and all of the bells and whistles. It’s also solely a tiny value bump over the SLT with the powertrain upgrade from the Graphite Efficiency Edition bundle.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made these days, but the 2020 Nissan Sentra happens to be one of them. Like its company sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2020 Nissan Sentra gives ruggedness and excessive towing capacity that solely this type of car can deliver. A V8 engine comes commonplace, and obtainable four-wheel drive with low-range gearing supplies traction when you need it most.
The 2020 Nissan Sentra, nevertheless, also has some flaws generally associated with this type of automobile. Cargo area isn’t as environment friendly as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, nor is its use of gas. We’re additionally not keen on the base V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Go for the bigger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, though, and the 2020 Nissan Sentra’s trip and driving experience begin to fall in line with more trendy automobiles. As a bonus, the 10-speed computerized transmission that comes with the larger engine can match the freeway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we would recommend testing the 2020 Nissan Sentra’s closest competitor, the just lately redesigned Ford Expedition. It’s also a conventional body-on-frame SUV, nevertheless it has a better most towing capacity and superior cargo house and it’s throughout a extra refined and upscale automobile.
The optionally available Enhanced Driver Alert package deal adds ahead collision warning with low-speed automatic braking, automated high beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Comfort bundle adds an influence liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a universal storage door opener.
Some options on higher-trimmed models are available on supporting models at additional price. Non-obligatory 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 Nissan Sentra are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise management with automated braking, and a rear-seat leisure system. The 2020 Nissan Sentra additionally offers power-retractable side steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the 2020 Nissan Sentra contemporary by including a budget-conscious Normal Version Value Package deal in addition to a Graphite Edition and Graphite Performance Version packages to the SLT trim. Other trims embrace the bottom SLE and the near-luxury 2020 Nissan Sentra, which pushes the 2020 Nissan Sentra into the territory of its platform mate, the Cadillac Escalade. The Chevrolet Tahoe rounds out the trio of GM truck-based SUVs and will be had in lengthy wheelbase Suburban kind as properly, normally at a slight discount over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colors out there for 2019: Darkish Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.