When you’re choosing the 2020 Porsche Cayenne over the practically an identical Chevy Tahoe, you may as nicely skip right to the 2020 Porsche Cayenne. You get a much better powertrain and extra sophisticated suspension, nicer interior 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 Performance Version package.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made nowadays, however the 2020 Porsche Cayenne happens to be considered one of them. Like its corporate sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2020 Porsche Cayenne gives ruggedness and excessive towing capacity that solely this type of vehicle can ship. A V8 engine comes normal, and available four-wheel drive with low-range gearing offers traction if you need it most.
The 2020 Porsche Cayenne, nonetheless, additionally has some flaws generally related to this kind 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 also not keen on the bottom V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Go for the bigger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, though, and the 2020 Porsche Cayenne’s trip and driving expertise start to fall in step with more modern 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 would advocate trying out the 2020 Porsche Cayenne’s closest competitor, the recently redesigned Ford Expedition. It is also a conventional body-on-frame SUV, but it has the next maximum towing capability and superior cargo house and it’s all around a extra refined and upscale car.
The non-compulsory Enhanced Driver Alert bundle provides forward collision warning with low-speed automatic braking, automated high beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Comfort bundle adds a power liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a universal garage door opener.
Some options on higher-trimmed models are available on supporting fashions at extra value. Elective 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 Porsche Cayenne are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with automatic braking, and a rear-seat entertainment system. The 2020 Porsche Cayenne also provides power-retractable aspect steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the 2020 Porsche Cayenne fresh by adding a budget-conscious Normal Edition Value Bundle as well as a Graphite Edition and Graphite Performance Edition packages to the SLT trim. Other trims include the base SLE and the near-luxury 2020 Porsche Cayenne, which pushes the 2020 Porsche Cayenne 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 accessible for 2019: Dark Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.