If you’re choosing the GMC Van 2020 over the nearly an identical Chevy Tahoe, you may as effectively skip right to the GMC Van 2020. You get a significantly better powertrain and more sophisticated suspension, nicer interior supplies, and all of the bells and whistles. It’s also solely a tiny worth bump over the SLT with the powertrain improve from the Graphite Efficiency Edition package deal.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made these days, however the GMC Van 2020 occurs to be one in all them. Like its company sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the GMC Van 2020 presents ruggedness and high towing capacity that solely this kind of vehicle can deliver. A V8 engine comes standard, and accessible four-wheel drive with low-range gearing offers traction once you need it most.
The GMC Van 2020, nonetheless, additionally has some flaws commonly related to this type of car. Cargo space isn’t as environment friendly as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, neither is its use of fuel. We’re additionally not fond of the base V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Opt for the larger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, though, and the GMC Van 2020’s ride and driving expertise begin to fall in step with extra trendy 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 suggest checking out the GMC Van 2020’s closest competitor, the just lately redesigned Ford Expedition. It is also a traditional body-on-frame SUV, however it has the next maximum towing capacity and superior cargo space and it’s throughout a extra refined and upscale automobile.
The optional 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 adds a power liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a common garage door opener.
Some options on higher-trimmed models can be found on supporting models at further cost. Optional for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering package deal with a novel axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the GMC Van 2020 are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with automatic braking, and a rear-seat leisure system. The GMC Van 2020 additionally affords power-retractable facet steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the GMC Van 2020 fresh by adding a budget-conscious Customary Edition Value Package deal as well as a Graphite Edition and Graphite Performance Edition packages to the SLT trim. Different trims include the bottom SLE and the near-luxury GMC Van 2020, which pushes the GMC Van 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 type as well, normally at a slight discount over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colours available for 2019: Darkish Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.