When you’re opting for the GMC Truck 2020 over the nearly equivalent Chevy Tahoe, you would possibly as properly skip right to the GMC Truck 2020. You get a significantly better powertrain and extra sophisticated suspension, nicer inside materials, and all of the bells and whistles. It’s also only a tiny price bump over the SLT with the powertrain improve from the Graphite Performance Edition package deal.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made nowadays, however the GMC Truck 2020 happens to be one in all them. Like its corporate sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the GMC Truck 2020 affords ruggedness and high towing capacity that only this type of automobile can deliver. A V8 engine comes customary, and accessible four-wheel drive with low-range gearing gives traction when you want it most.
The GMC Truck 2020, however, additionally has some flaws commonly related to this kind of car. Cargo house is not as environment friendly as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, nor is its use of fuel. We’re additionally not fond of the bottom V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Opt for the bigger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, though, and the GMC Truck 2020’s ride and driving expertise start to fall consistent with extra fashionable automobiles. 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 would advocate testing the GMC Truck 2020’s closest competitor, the just lately redesigned Ford Expedition. It is also a standard body-on-frame SUV, however it has a higher most towing capability and superior cargo house and it’s throughout a more refined and upscale vehicle.
The optional Enhanced Driver Alert bundle provides ahead collision warning with low-speed automated 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 garage door opener.
Some features on higher-trimmed fashions can be found on supporting fashions 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 GMC Truck 2020 are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with automatic braking, and a rear-seat leisure system. The GMC Truck 2020 also provides power-retractable facet steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the GMC Truck 2020 contemporary by adding a budget-conscious Normal Version Value Package as well as a Graphite Version and Graphite Efficiency Version packages to the SLT trim. Different trims include the base SLE and the near-luxury GMC Truck 2020, which pushes the GMC 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 will be had in long wheelbase Suburban type as properly, often at a slight discount over the GMC. There are also three new metallic colors obtainable for 2019: Dark Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.