Should you’re choosing the 2020 Volvo Convertible over the nearly an identical Chevy Tahoe, you would possibly as effectively skip proper to the 2020 Volvo Convertible. You get a a lot better powertrain and more refined suspension, nicer inside supplies, and all of the bells and whistles. It is also only a tiny price bump over the SLT with the powertrain improve from the Graphite Efficiency Edition package.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made these days, however the 2020 Volvo Convertible happens to be certainly one of them. Like its corporate sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2020 Volvo Convertible offers ruggedness and excessive towing capacity that only this sort of automobile can ship. A V8 engine comes customary, and available four-wheel drive with low-range gearing supplies traction once you want it most.
The 2020 Volvo Convertible, nonetheless, also has some flaws generally related to this sort of car. Cargo space isn’t as environment friendly as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, neither is its use of fuel. We’re also not fond of the bottom V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Go for the bigger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, although, and the 2020 Volvo Convertible’s trip and driving experience start to fall in keeping with extra 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’d recommend trying out the 2020 Volvo Convertible’s closest competitor, the not too long ago redesigned Ford Expedition. It is also a traditional body-on-frame SUV, however it has a better most towing capacity and superior cargo area and it’s throughout a extra refined and upscale car.
The non-obligatory Enhanced Driver Alert bundle adds forward collision warning with low-speed automatic braking, automated excessive beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Convenience bundle adds a power liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a common storage door opener.
Some features on higher-trimmed fashions can be found on supporting fashions at further price. Optional for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering package with a unique axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the 2020 Volvo Convertible are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise management with automated braking, and a rear-seat leisure system. The 2020 Volvo Convertible also affords power-retractable aspect steps.
For 2019, GMC retains the 2020 Volvo Convertible fresh by including a budget-conscious Commonplace Version Worth Bundle as well as a Graphite Version and Graphite Efficiency Version packages to the SLT trim. Different trims embody the base SLE and the near-luxury 2020 Volvo Convertible, which pushes the 2020 Volvo Convertible into the territory of its platform mate, the Cadillac Escalade. The Chevrolet Tahoe rounds out the trio of GM truck-based SUVs and might be had in long wheelbase Suburban form as effectively, normally at a slight discount over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colors out there for 2019: Darkish Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.