In the event you’re opting for the Dodge Truck 2020 over the nearly an identical Chevy Tahoe, you might as properly skip proper to the Dodge Truck 2020. You get a a lot better powertrain and more sophisticated suspension, nicer inside 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 Performance Version bundle.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made today, but the Dodge Truck 2020 happens to be one among them. Like its company sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the Dodge Truck 2020 provides ruggedness and high towing capacity that only this type of car can ship. A V8 engine comes customary, and accessible four-wheel drive with low-range gearing offers traction while you want it most.
The Dodge Truck 2020, however, also has some flaws generally associated with this kind of automobile. Cargo space isn’t as environment friendly as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, nor is its use of gas. We’re additionally not fond of the base V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Opt for the bigger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, although, and the Dodge Truck 2020’s experience and driving expertise start to fall according to extra trendy autos. As a bonus, the 10-speed automatic transmission that comes with the larger engine can match the freeway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we’d advocate testing the Dodge Truck 2020’s closest competitor, the not too long ago redesigned Ford Expedition. It is also a conventional body-on-frame SUV, however it has a better maximum towing capacity and superior cargo house and it’s all around a extra refined and upscale automobile.
The elective Enhanced Driver Alert package deal provides forward collision warning with low-speed automated braking, automatic excessive beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Comfort bundle provides an influence liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a universal storage door opener.
Some features on higher-trimmed models can be found on supporting fashions at additional cost. Non-obligatory for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering bundle with a unique axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the Dodge Truck 2020 are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise management with computerized braking, and a rear-seat entertainment system. The Dodge Truck 2020 additionally affords power-retractable side steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the Dodge Truck 2020 contemporary by including a budget-conscious Customary Edition Value Package in addition to a Graphite Edition and Graphite Efficiency Version packages to the SLT trim. Other trims embrace the base SLE and the near-luxury Dodge Truck 2020, which pushes the Dodge Truck 2020 into the territory of its platform mate, the Cadillac Escalade. The Chevrolet Tahoe rounds out the trio of GM truck-based SUVs and may be had in long wheelbase Suburban type as properly, usually at a slight discount over the GMC. There are also three new metallic colors obtainable for 2019: Dark Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.