Should you’re opting for the Honda Wagon 2020 over the practically an identical Chevy Tahoe, you may as well skip right to the Honda Wagon 2020. You get a significantly better powertrain and more subtle suspension, nicer inside materials, and all of the bells and whistles. It’s also solely a tiny price bump over the SLT with the powertrain upgrade from the Graphite Performance Edition package.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made lately, but the Honda Wagon 2020 happens to be one among them. Like its company sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the Honda Wagon 2020 presents ruggedness and excessive towing capability that solely this kind of vehicle can ship. A V8 engine comes standard, and accessible four-wheel drive with low-range gearing provides traction while you need it most.
The Honda Wagon 2020, however, also has some flaws generally related to this type of vehicle. Cargo house is not as efficient as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, neither is its use of fuel. We’re additionally not fond of the bottom V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Opt for the larger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, although, and the Honda Wagon 2020’s experience and driving expertise begin to fall in step with more trendy automobiles. As a bonus, the 10-speed automated transmission that comes with the bigger engine can match the freeway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we might recommend checking out the Honda Wagon 2020’s closest competitor, the recently redesigned Ford Expedition. It’s also a standard body-on-frame SUV, but it surely has a higher most towing capacity and superior cargo area and it’s throughout a more refined and upscale vehicle.
The elective Enhanced Driver Alert bundle provides ahead collision warning with low-speed automatic braking, automatic excessive beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Comfort package deal adds a power liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a common storage door opener.
Some features on higher-trimmed models are available on supporting fashions at further value. Elective 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 Honda Wagon 2020 are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with automatic braking, and a rear-seat leisure system. The Honda Wagon 2020 additionally affords power-retractable side steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the Honda Wagon 2020 fresh by adding a budget-conscious Normal Edition Worth Bundle as well as a Graphite Version and Graphite Efficiency Version packages to the SLT trim. Other trims embrace the bottom SLE and the near-luxury Honda Wagon 2020, which pushes the Honda Wagon 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 lengthy wheelbase Suburban type as nicely, usually at a slight low cost over the GMC. There are also three new metallic colors out there for 2019: Dark Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.