In case you’re opting for the 2020 Toyota Vigo over the practically an identical Chevy Tahoe, you may as nicely skip right to the 2020 Toyota Vigo. You get a significantly better powertrain and more refined suspension, nicer interior materials, and all the bells and whistles. It’s also only a tiny price bump over the SLT with the powertrain improve from the Graphite Performance Edition package deal.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made as of late, but the 2020 Toyota Vigo happens to be one in every of them. Like its company sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2020 Toyota Vigo affords ruggedness and excessive towing capacity that solely this sort of vehicle can ship. A V8 engine comes normal, and available four-wheel drive with low-range gearing offers traction while you want it most.
The 2020 Toyota Vigo, nevertheless, also has some flaws commonly associated with this sort of automobile. Cargo area isn’t as environment friendly as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, neither is its use of gasoline. We’re additionally not keen on the bottom V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Opt for the larger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, though, and the 2020 Toyota Vigo’s experience and driving expertise start to fall in line with more trendy autos. As a bonus, the 10-speed automated transmission that comes with the larger engine can match the highway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we’d suggest checking out the 2020 Toyota Vigo’s closest competitor, the not too long ago redesigned Ford Expedition. It’s also a traditional body-on-frame SUV, but it has the next maximum towing capacity and superior cargo house and it’s throughout a extra refined and upscale vehicle.
The optional Enhanced Driver Alert package deal adds forward collision warning with low-speed automated braking, automated excessive beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Convenience package provides a power liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a common garage door opener.
Some features on higher-trimmed models can be found on supporting models at extra value. Optionally available 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 Toyota Vigo are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with computerized braking, and a rear-seat leisure system. The 2020 Toyota Vigo additionally affords power-retractable aspect steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the 2020 Toyota Vigo fresh by adding a budget-conscious Normal Edition Worth 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 Toyota Vigo, which pushes the 2020 Toyota Vigo 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 lengthy wheelbase Suburban type as properly, often at a slight low cost over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colours obtainable for 2019: Dark Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.