If you happen to’re opting for the Acura Legend 2020 over the practically equivalent Chevy Tahoe, you may as properly skip proper to the Acura Legend 2020. You get a much better powertrain and more subtle suspension, nicer inside materials, and all the bells and whistles. It’s also solely a tiny price bump over the SLT with the powertrain upgrade from the Graphite Efficiency Version package deal.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made today, however the Acura Legend 2020 happens to be one in every of them. Like its company sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the Acura Legend 2020 provides ruggedness and excessive towing capacity that solely this kind of car can deliver. A V8 engine comes commonplace, and accessible four-wheel drive with low-range gearing offers traction once you want it most.
The Acura Legend 2020, however, additionally has some flaws generally associated with this type of vehicle. Cargo house isn’t as efficient as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, neither is its use of gas. We’re additionally not keen on the base V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Opt for the larger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, although, and the Acura Legend 2020’s ride and driving expertise start to fall in line with more fashionable vehicles. As a bonus, the 10-speed computerized transmission that comes with the bigger engine can match the freeway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we might recommend testing the Acura Legend 2020’s closest competitor, the recently redesigned Ford Expedition. It is also a conventional body-on-frame SUV, however it has the next maximum towing capability and superior cargo area and it is all around a more refined and upscale car.
The optional Enhanced Driver Alert package provides ahead collision warning with low-speed computerized braking, automatic high beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Convenience package deal provides a power liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a universal garage door opener.
Some features on higher-trimmed fashions can be found on supporting fashions at extra value. Non-compulsory for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering package deal with a novel axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the Acura Legend 2020 are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with automatic braking, and a rear-seat entertainment system. The Acura Legend 2020 additionally gives power-retractable aspect steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the Acura Legend 2020 recent by adding a budget-conscious Standard Edition Worth Package deal in addition to a Graphite Version and Graphite Efficiency Version packages to the SLT trim. Different trims embrace the base SLE and the near-luxury Acura Legend 2020, which pushes the Acura Legend 2020 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 long wheelbase Suburban type as properly, usually at a slight discount over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colors available for 2019: Dark Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.