Should you’re opting for the 2020 Volkswagen Tiguan over the almost identical Chevy Tahoe, you might as properly skip proper to the 2020 Volkswagen Tiguan. You get a significantly better powertrain and more refined suspension, nicer interior materials, and all of the bells and whistles. It’s also only a tiny price bump over the SLT with the powertrain improve from the Graphite Efficiency Version bundle.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made today, but the 2020 Volkswagen Tiguan occurs to be certainly one of them. Like its corporate sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2020 Volkswagen Tiguan offers ruggedness and excessive towing capacity that solely this type of automobile can deliver. A V8 engine comes normal, and available four-wheel drive with low-range gearing gives traction if you need it most.
The 2020 Volkswagen Tiguan, nonetheless, additionally has some flaws commonly associated with this type of car. Cargo house isn’t as efficient as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, neither is its use of gas. 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 Volkswagen Tiguan’s journey and driving expertise begin to fall according to extra trendy autos. As a bonus, the 10-speed automatic transmission that comes with the bigger engine can match the freeway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we’d advocate testing the 2020 Volkswagen Tiguan’s closest competitor, the recently redesigned Ford Expedition. It is also a traditional body-on-frame SUV, however it has a higher most towing capacity and superior cargo house and it’s all around a more refined and upscale automobile.
The optional Enhanced Driver Alert bundle provides forward collision warning with low-speed automatic braking, computerized high beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Convenience bundle adds a power liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a universal storage door opener.
Some options on higher-trimmed fashions are available on supporting fashions at additional value. Elective 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 Volkswagen Tiguan are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise management with automated braking, and a rear-seat entertainment system. The 2020 Volkswagen Tiguan also presents power-retractable aspect steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the 2020 Volkswagen Tiguan recent by adding a budget-conscious Customary Version Value Bundle in addition to a Graphite Edition and Graphite Efficiency Edition packages to the SLT trim. Other trims include the bottom SLE and the near-luxury 2020 Volkswagen Tiguan, which pushes the 2020 Volkswagen Tiguan into the territory of its platform mate, the Cadillac Escalade. The Chevrolet Tahoe rounds out the trio of GM truck-based SUVs and will be had in lengthy wheelbase Suburban form as well, normally at a slight low cost over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colors available for 2019: Darkish Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.