Should you’re opting for the 2020 Santa Fe Sports over the almost an identical Chevy Tahoe, you might as well skip right to the 2020 Santa Fe Sports. You get a much better powertrain and more 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 upgrade from the Graphite Performance Version package deal.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made lately, but the 2020 Santa Fe Sports occurs to be considered one of them. Like its company sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2020 Santa Fe Sports affords ruggedness and high towing capability that only this kind of vehicle can deliver. A V8 engine comes standard, and accessible four-wheel drive with low-range gearing gives traction when you want it most.
The 2020 Santa Fe Sports, however, also has some flaws generally associated with this type of vehicle. Cargo space is not as environment friendly as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, nor is its use of gasoline. We’re also not fond of the base V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Opt for the bigger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, although, and the 2020 Santa Fe Sports’s experience and driving experience begin to fall consistent with more fashionable automobiles. As a bonus, the 10-speed computerized transmission that comes with the bigger engine can match the freeway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we’d suggest trying out the 2020 Santa Fe Sports’s closest competitor, the lately redesigned Ford Expedition. It’s also a traditional body-on-frame SUV, nevertheless it has a higher maximum towing capability and superior cargo space and it’s all around a more refined and upscale vehicle.
The elective Enhanced Driver Alert package provides ahead collision warning with low-speed computerized braking, computerized excessive beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Comfort package deal provides an influence liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a common storage door opener.
Some features on higher-trimmed models can be found on supporting fashions at extra price. Non-compulsory for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering package with a singular axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the 2020 Santa Fe Sports are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise management with automatic braking, and a rear-seat leisure system. The 2020 Santa Fe Sports additionally presents power-retractable side steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the 2020 Santa Fe Sports recent by including a budget-conscious Normal Edition Value Bundle in addition to a Graphite Version and Graphite Performance Edition packages to the SLT trim. Different trims embrace the base SLE and the near-luxury 2020 Santa Fe Sports, which pushes the 2020 Santa Fe Sports into the territory of its platform mate, the Cadillac Escalade. The Chevrolet Tahoe rounds out the trio of GM truck-based SUVs and may be had in lengthy wheelbase Suburban type as well, usually at a slight discount over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colors obtainable for 2019: Darkish Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.