Should you’re choosing the Dodge Longhorn 2020 over the practically an identical Chevy Tahoe, you would possibly as effectively skip proper to the Dodge Longhorn 2020. You get a a lot better powertrain and extra subtle suspension, nicer inside supplies, and all of the bells and whistles. It’s also only a tiny value bump over the SLT with the powertrain upgrade from the Graphite Performance Version package deal.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made today, however the Dodge Longhorn 2020 occurs to be considered one of them. Like its company sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the Dodge Longhorn 2020 gives ruggedness and excessive towing capability that solely this type of vehicle can ship. A V8 engine comes commonplace, and available four-wheel drive with low-range gearing provides traction whenever you want it most.
The Dodge Longhorn 2020, nevertheless, additionally has some flaws generally related to this kind of automobile. Cargo space isn’t as efficient as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, neither is its use of fuel. We’re also not keen on the bottom V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Go for the larger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, though, and the Dodge Longhorn 2020’s journey and driving experience start to fall in keeping with more modern 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 would recommend testing the Dodge Longhorn 2020’s closest competitor, the just lately redesigned Ford Expedition. It’s also a traditional body-on-frame SUV, however it has a better most towing capability and superior cargo house and it’s throughout a extra refined and upscale automobile.
The optional Enhanced Driver Alert bundle adds forward collision warning with low-speed automated braking, computerized excessive beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Convenience bundle provides an influence liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a common storage door opener.
Some features on higher-trimmed fashions are available on supporting fashions at extra value. Non-compulsory for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering package with a novel axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the Dodge Longhorn 2020 are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with computerized braking, and a rear-seat leisure system. The Dodge Longhorn 2020 additionally affords power-retractable aspect steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the Dodge Longhorn 2020 recent by including a budget-conscious Normal Edition Value Bundle in addition to a Graphite Version and Graphite Performance Version packages to the SLT trim. Different trims embody the base SLE and the near-luxury Dodge Longhorn 2020, which pushes the Dodge Longhorn 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 lengthy wheelbase Suburban kind as nicely, often at a slight low cost over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colours obtainable for 2019: Darkish Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.