In the event you’re opting for the Dodge Promaster 2020 over the almost identical Chevy Tahoe, you would possibly as well skip proper to the Dodge Promaster 2020. You get a significantly better powertrain and more subtle suspension, nicer interior supplies, and all the bells and whistles. It’s also solely a tiny value bump over the SLT with the powertrain improve from the Graphite Performance Version package.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made today, however the Dodge Promaster 2020 occurs to be one among them. Like its corporate sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the Dodge Promaster 2020 gives ruggedness and high towing capacity that only this kind of automobile can ship. A V8 engine comes customary, and out there four-wheel drive with low-range gearing offers traction once you need it most.
The Dodge Promaster 2020, however, additionally has some flaws commonly associated with this type of vehicle. Cargo house 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 base V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Opt for the larger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, though, and the Dodge Promaster 2020’s experience and driving expertise start to fall according to extra fashionable automobiles. 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 might advocate testing the Dodge Promaster 2020’s closest competitor, the not too long ago redesigned Ford Expedition. It’s also a traditional body-on-frame SUV, but it has a higher most towing capability and superior cargo house and it’s all around a extra refined and upscale car.
The non-obligatory Enhanced Driver Alert bundle provides forward collision warning with low-speed automatic braking, automated excessive beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Convenience package deal provides an influence liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a universal storage door opener.
Some features on higher-trimmed fashions can be found on supporting fashions at additional cost. Elective for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering bundle with a novel axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the Dodge Promaster 2020 are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise management with automated braking, and a rear-seat entertainment system. The Dodge Promaster 2020 additionally presents power-retractable side steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the Dodge Promaster 2020 fresh by including a budget-conscious Normal Edition Value Package deal in addition to a Graphite Version and Graphite Performance Edition packages to the SLT trim. Other trims embrace the base SLE and the near-luxury Dodge Promaster 2020, which pushes the Dodge Promaster 2020 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 lengthy wheelbase Suburban type as properly, normally at a slight discount over the GMC. There are also three new metallic colors accessible for 2019: Darkish Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.