If you happen to’re choosing the 2020 Volvo Vnl 860 Globetrotter over the almost equivalent Chevy Tahoe, you may as nicely skip right to the 2020 Volvo Vnl 860 Globetrotter. You get a significantly better powertrain and more subtle 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 upgrade from the Graphite Efficiency Edition package.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made these days, however the 2020 Volvo Vnl 860 Globetrotter occurs to be one in every of them. Like its company sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2020 Volvo Vnl 860 Globetrotter offers ruggedness and high towing capability that only this kind of vehicle can deliver. A V8 engine comes normal, and accessible four-wheel drive with low-range gearing offers traction while you need it most.
The 2020 Volvo Vnl 860 Globetrotter, nevertheless, also has some flaws generally related to this kind of vehicle. Cargo space is not as environment friendly as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, neither is its use of gas. We’re additionally 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 Volvo Vnl 860 Globetrotter’s ride and driving experience start to fall consistent with more fashionable automobiles. 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 would suggest testing the 2020 Volvo Vnl 860 Globetrotter’s closest competitor, the lately redesigned Ford Expedition. It is also a standard body-on-frame SUV, however it has a better maximum towing capability and superior cargo space and it’s throughout a more refined and upscale vehicle.
The optional Enhanced Driver Alert bundle provides forward collision warning with low-speed automated braking, automatic high beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Comfort bundle adds a power liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a universal storage door opener.
Some features on higher-trimmed fashions are available on supporting models at further value. 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 Volvo Vnl 860 Globetrotter are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with computerized braking, and a rear-seat entertainment system. The 2020 Volvo Vnl 860 Globetrotter also affords power-retractable aspect steps.
For 2019, GMC retains the 2020 Volvo Vnl 860 Globetrotter recent by including a budget-conscious Normal Version Value Bundle in addition to a Graphite Version and Graphite Performance Version packages to the SLT trim. Different trims embody the bottom SLE and the near-luxury 2020 Volvo Vnl 860 Globetrotter, which pushes the 2020 Volvo Vnl 860 Globetrotter 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 form as nicely, often at a slight discount over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colors out there for 2019: Darkish Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.