Should you’re opting for the 2020 Plymouth Roadrunner over the nearly similar Chevy Tahoe, you may as nicely skip proper to the 2020 Plymouth Roadrunner. You get a significantly better powertrain and extra sophisticated suspension, nicer interior materials, and all the bells and whistles. It’s also solely a tiny worth bump over the SLT with the powertrain improve from the Graphite Performance Version package deal.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made these days, however the 2020 Plymouth Roadrunner happens to be one among them. Like its corporate sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2020 Plymouth Roadrunner provides ruggedness and high towing capacity that only this sort of automobile can deliver. A V8 engine comes commonplace, and accessible four-wheel drive with low-range gearing provides traction whenever you need it most.
The 2020 Plymouth Roadrunner, nevertheless, also has some flaws commonly associated with this type of vehicle. Cargo area is not 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. Go for the larger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, though, and the 2020 Plymouth Roadrunner’s journey and driving experience begin to fall according to extra fashionable autos. As a bonus, the 10-speed automatic transmission that comes with the larger engine can match the freeway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we’d suggest testing the 2020 Plymouth Roadrunner’s closest competitor, the just lately redesigned Ford Expedition. It is also a standard body-on-frame SUV, but it has the next maximum towing capacity and superior cargo area and it is all around a extra refined and upscale vehicle.
The optionally available Enhanced Driver Alert bundle provides ahead collision warning with low-speed automated braking, computerized excessive beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Convenience package adds an influence liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a common storage door opener.
Some options on higher-trimmed models can be found on supporting fashions at extra price. Non-obligatory for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering package with a novel axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the 2020 Plymouth Roadrunner are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise management with automatic braking, and a rear-seat entertainment system. The 2020 Plymouth Roadrunner also offers power-retractable side steps.
For 2019, GMC retains the 2020 Plymouth Roadrunner contemporary by including a budget-conscious Commonplace Edition Value Bundle as well as a Graphite Version and Graphite Performance Version packages to the SLT trim. Different trims embrace the bottom SLE and the near-luxury 2020 Plymouth Roadrunner, which pushes the 2020 Plymouth Roadrunner into the territory of its platform mate, the Cadillac Escalade. The Chevrolet Tahoe rounds out the trio of GM truck-based SUVs and could be had in lengthy wheelbase Suburban type as nicely, normally at a slight discount over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colours obtainable for 2019: Dark Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.