In case you’re choosing the Dodge Magnum 2020 over the almost identical Chevy Tahoe, you might as well skip right to the Dodge Magnum 2020. You get a significantly better powertrain and more refined suspension, nicer interior materials, and all of the bells and whistles. It is also only a tiny worth bump over the SLT with the powertrain improve from the Graphite Efficiency Edition package deal.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made nowadays, but the Dodge Magnum 2020 happens to be one in every of them. Like its corporate sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the Dodge Magnum 2020 provides ruggedness and high towing capability that solely this type of vehicle can ship. A V8 engine comes standard, and out there four-wheel drive with low-range gearing gives traction whenever you want it most.
The Dodge Magnum 2020, nevertheless, also has some flaws commonly associated with this kind of vehicle. Cargo area isn’t as environment friendly as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, neither is its use of fuel. We’re additionally 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 Magnum 2020’s experience and driving expertise begin to fall in step with more modern 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 might recommend checking out the Dodge Magnum 2020’s closest competitor, the just lately redesigned Ford Expedition. It’s also a standard body-on-frame SUV, but it has a better maximum towing capability and superior cargo house and it is all around a extra refined and upscale automobile.
The non-obligatory Enhanced Driver Alert package deal adds forward collision warning with low-speed automatic braking, computerized excessive beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Comfort package provides an influence liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a common garage door opener.
Some features on higher-trimmed fashions are available on supporting models at further cost. 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 Dodge Magnum 2020 are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise management with automatic braking, and a rear-seat leisure system. The Dodge Magnum 2020 additionally provides power-retractable facet steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the Dodge Magnum 2020 fresh by including a budget-conscious Customary Version Value Package deal in addition to a Graphite Edition and Graphite Performance Version packages to the SLT trim. Different trims embody the base SLE and the near-luxury Dodge Magnum 2020, which pushes the Dodge Magnum 2020 into the territory of its platform mate, the Cadillac Escalade. The Chevrolet Tahoe rounds out the trio of GM truck-based SUVs and could be had in long wheelbase Suburban form as well, often at a slight low cost over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colours accessible for 2019: Darkish Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.