In case you’re opting for the Dodge Tailgate 2020 over the almost similar Chevy Tahoe, you might as effectively skip right to the Dodge Tailgate 2020. You get a much better powertrain and extra sophisticated suspension, nicer interior materials, and all the bells and whistles. It is also only a tiny value bump over the SLT with the powertrain improve from the Graphite Performance Edition bundle.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made lately, however the Dodge Tailgate 2020 happens to be considered one of them. Like its company sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the Dodge Tailgate 2020 affords ruggedness and excessive towing capability that solely this type of car can ship. A V8 engine comes customary, and obtainable four-wheel drive with low-range gearing provides traction while you want it most.
The Dodge Tailgate 2020, however, also has some flaws generally related to this kind of car. Cargo space is not as environment friendly as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, neither is its use of fuel. We’re additionally not fond of the base V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Opt for the larger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, though, and the Dodge Tailgate 2020’s experience and driving expertise start to fall in line with more fashionable vehicles. As a bonus, the 10-speed computerized transmission that comes with the larger engine can match the highway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we’d recommend testing the Dodge Tailgate 2020’s closest competitor, the recently redesigned Ford Expedition. It is also a standard body-on-frame SUV, nevertheless it has a higher maximum towing capacity and superior cargo space and it’s throughout a more refined and upscale automobile.
The optional Enhanced Driver Alert bundle adds ahead collision warning with low-speed automated braking, automatic high beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Comfort package deal adds a power liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a universal garage door opener.
Some options on higher-trimmed models are available on supporting models at further cost. Elective 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 Tailgate 2020 are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with automated braking, and a rear-seat entertainment system. The Dodge Tailgate 2020 additionally presents power-retractable side steps.
For 2019, GMC retains the Dodge Tailgate 2020 recent by including a budget-conscious Normal Version Value Package deal as well as a Graphite Version and Graphite Efficiency Version packages to the SLT trim. Different trims embody the base SLE and the near-luxury Dodge Tailgate 2020, which pushes the Dodge Tailgate 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 long wheelbase Suburban type as effectively, often at a slight low cost over the GMC. There are also three new metallic colours accessible for 2019: Darkish Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.