In case you’re choosing the 2020 Volkswagen Golf Mk8 over the nearly similar Chevy Tahoe, you may as nicely skip proper to the 2020 Volkswagen Golf Mk8. You get a significantly better powertrain and extra sophisticated suspension, nicer inside materials, and all of the bells and whistles. It is also solely a tiny value 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 today, however the 2020 Volkswagen Golf Mk8 occurs to be one in all them. Like its company sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2020 Volkswagen Golf Mk8 gives ruggedness and excessive towing capability that only this kind of vehicle can deliver. A V8 engine comes customary, and available four-wheel drive with low-range gearing supplies traction when you want it most.
The 2020 Volkswagen Golf Mk8, nevertheless, also has some flaws commonly associated with this kind of car. Cargo area is not 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. Opt for the bigger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, though, and the 2020 Volkswagen Golf Mk8’s trip and driving experience begin to fall according to extra modern vehicles. As a bonus, the 10-speed computerized transmission that comes with the bigger engine can match the highway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we would suggest trying out the 2020 Volkswagen Golf Mk8’s closest competitor, the lately redesigned Ford Expedition. It’s also a conventional body-on-frame SUV, nevertheless it has a higher most towing capacity and superior cargo area and it’s all around a more refined and upscale automobile.
The non-compulsory 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 adds an influence liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a universal garage door opener.
Some options on higher-trimmed fashions are available on supporting models at extra price. Elective for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering package deal with a singular axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the 2020 Volkswagen Golf Mk8 are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise management with automated braking, and a rear-seat leisure system. The 2020 Volkswagen Golf Mk8 additionally provides power-retractable facet steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the 2020 Volkswagen Golf Mk8 fresh by adding a budget-conscious Customary Version Worth Package as well as a Graphite Edition and Graphite Efficiency Edition packages to the SLT trim. Different trims embrace the base SLE and the near-luxury 2020 Volkswagen Golf Mk8, which pushes the 2020 Volkswagen Golf Mk8 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 long wheelbase Suburban kind as properly, normally at a slight low cost over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colors obtainable for 2019: Darkish Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.