For those who’re opting for the Ford Navigator 2020 over the practically an identical Chevy Tahoe, you would possibly as effectively skip proper to the Ford Navigator 2020. You get a much better powertrain and extra subtle suspension, nicer inside materials, and all of the bells and whistles. It is also solely a tiny value bump over the SLT with the powertrain upgrade from the Graphite Efficiency Edition package.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made today, however the Ford Navigator 2020 occurs to be one in all them. Like its company sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the Ford Navigator 2020 gives ruggedness and high towing capability that solely this kind of car can ship. A V8 engine comes standard, and available four-wheel drive with low-range gearing supplies traction whenever you need it most.
The Ford Navigator 2020, nevertheless, additionally has some flaws generally related to this sort of car. Cargo space isn’t as efficient as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, neither is its use of gasoline. We’re also not keen on the base V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Go for the bigger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, though, and the Ford Navigator 2020’s experience and driving expertise start to fall in line with more modern autos. As a bonus, the 10-speed automatic transmission that comes with the larger engine can match the highway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we might advocate trying out the Ford Navigator 2020’s closest competitor, the recently redesigned Ford Expedition. It is also a traditional body-on-frame SUV, but it has a higher maximum towing capability and superior cargo house and it is all around a more refined and upscale automobile.
The optionally available Enhanced Driver Alert package deal adds forward collision warning with low-speed automatic braking, automatic 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 storage door opener.
Some features on higher-trimmed fashions can be found on supporting fashions at further cost. Optionally available for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering bundle with a singular axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the Ford Navigator 2020 are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with automated braking, and a rear-seat entertainment system. The Ford Navigator 2020 also provides power-retractable facet steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the Ford Navigator 2020 contemporary by including a budget-conscious Normal Edition Worth Bundle 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 Ford Navigator 2020, which pushes the Ford Navigator 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, usually at a slight low cost over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colours accessible for 2019: Dark Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.