If you’re choosing the Fiat Punto 2020 over the nearly similar Chevy Tahoe, you would possibly as well skip proper to the Fiat Punto 2020. You get a a lot better powertrain and more refined suspension, nicer inside materials, and all the bells and whistles. It is also solely a tiny value bump over the SLT with the powertrain improve from the Graphite Efficiency Edition bundle.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made as of late, however the Fiat Punto 2020 happens to be certainly one of them. Like its company sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the Fiat Punto 2020 gives ruggedness and high towing capability that solely this sort of car can ship. A V8 engine comes normal, and obtainable four-wheel drive with low-range gearing supplies traction while you want it most.
The Fiat Punto 2020, nonetheless, also has some flaws generally related to this kind of car. Cargo area is not as environment friendly as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, nor is its use of gasoline. We’re also not keen on the bottom V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Opt for the larger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, although, and the Fiat Punto 2020’s experience and driving experience begin to fall in line with more modern 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 suggest testing the Fiat Punto 2020’s closest competitor, the lately redesigned Ford Expedition. It’s also a traditional body-on-frame SUV, nevertheless it has the next maximum towing capability and superior cargo space and it’s throughout a extra refined and upscale automobile.
The elective Enhanced Driver Alert bundle provides ahead collision warning with low-speed automated braking, automated excessive beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Comfort bundle adds an influence 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 fashions at further price. Optionally available for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering package deal with a singular axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the Fiat Punto 2020 are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with automatic braking, and a rear-seat entertainment system. The Fiat Punto 2020 additionally offers power-retractable aspect steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the Fiat Punto 2020 recent by including a budget-conscious Commonplace Edition Value Package in addition to a Graphite Version and Graphite Performance Version packages to the SLT trim. Other trims embrace the bottom SLE and the near-luxury Fiat Punto 2020, which pushes the Fiat Punto 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 kind as properly, normally at a slight low cost over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colours available for 2019: Darkish Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.