If you happen to’re opting for the Honda Passport 2020 over the nearly equivalent Chevy Tahoe, you would possibly as well skip right to the Honda Passport 2020. You get a a lot better powertrain and more subtle suspension, nicer inside supplies, and all of the bells and whistles. It’s 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 these days, however the Honda Passport 2020 occurs to be one among them. Like its corporate sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the Honda Passport 2020 affords ruggedness and excessive towing capability that only this kind of vehicle can ship. A V8 engine comes standard, and available four-wheel drive with low-range gearing provides traction once you want it most.
The Honda Passport 2020, nevertheless, additionally has some flaws commonly related to this sort of automobile. Cargo space isn’t as efficient as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, neither is its use of gas. We’re also not keen on the base V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Opt for the larger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, though, and the Honda Passport 2020’s experience and driving expertise start to fall consistent with more trendy vehicles. As a bonus, the 10-speed automatic transmission that comes with the bigger engine can match the highway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we’d advocate checking out the Honda Passport 2020’s closest competitor, the not too long ago redesigned Ford Expedition. It is also a standard body-on-frame SUV, however it has a higher maximum towing capacity and superior cargo house and it’s all around a more refined and upscale vehicle.
The elective Enhanced Driver Alert package deal adds ahead collision warning with low-speed computerized braking, automatic excessive beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Comfort package deal 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 value. Optional 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 Honda Passport 2020 are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with automatic braking, and a rear-seat leisure system. The Honda Passport 2020 also affords power-retractable facet steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the Honda Passport 2020 contemporary by adding a budget-conscious Commonplace Edition Value Package deal as well as a Graphite Edition and Graphite Efficiency Version packages to the SLT trim. Different trims include the base SLE and the near-luxury Honda Passport 2020, which pushes the Honda Passport 2020 into the territory of its platform mate, the Cadillac Escalade. The Chevrolet Tahoe rounds out the trio of GM truck-based SUVs and can be had in lengthy wheelbase Suburban type as effectively, usually at a slight discount over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colours accessible for 2019: Dark Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.