In the event you’re opting for the GMC Truck 2020 over the nearly identical Chevy Tahoe, you might as effectively skip proper to the GMC Truck 2020. You get a a lot better powertrain and extra subtle suspension, nicer interior materials, and all of the bells and whistles. It is also only a tiny price bump over the SLT with the powertrain improve from the Graphite Performance Version package.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made these days, however the GMC Truck 2020 happens to be certainly one of them. Like its corporate sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the GMC Truck 2020 provides ruggedness and high towing capacity that solely this kind of vehicle can deliver. A V8 engine comes commonplace, and obtainable four-wheel drive with low-range gearing gives traction when you want it most.
The GMC Truck 2020, nonetheless, additionally has some flaws commonly related to this sort of automobile. Cargo space is not as efficient as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, neither is its use of fuel. We’re also not keen on the bottom V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Go for the bigger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, though, and the GMC Truck 2020’s trip and driving expertise begin to fall in step with more modern automobiles. As a bonus, the 10-speed computerized transmission that comes with the bigger engine can match the freeway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we’d suggest testing the GMC Truck 2020’s closest competitor, the not too long ago redesigned Ford Expedition. It is also a standard body-on-frame SUV, but it has a higher maximum towing capacity and superior cargo space and it is all around a extra refined and upscale vehicle.
The non-compulsory Enhanced Driver Alert package adds forward collision warning with low-speed automatic braking, automatic excessive beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Convenience bundle adds a power liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a universal garage door opener.
Some options on higher-trimmed fashions are available on supporting models at additional cost. Optionally available for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering bundle 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 management with automated braking, and a rear-seat leisure system. The GMC Truck 2020 also provides power-retractable aspect steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the GMC Truck 2020 fresh by including a budget-conscious Customary Version Worth Package as well as a Graphite Version and Graphite Efficiency Edition packages to the SLT trim. Different trims embody the bottom 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 may be had in long wheelbase Suburban form as nicely, usually at a slight discount over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colors out there for 2019: Dark Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.