In the event you’re opting for the Kia Sedona 2020 over the nearly identical Chevy Tahoe, you might as effectively skip right to the Kia Sedona 2020. You get a a lot better powertrain and extra sophisticated suspension, nicer interior supplies, and all the bells and whistles. It is also solely a tiny price bump over the SLT with the powertrain improve from the Graphite Performance Edition package.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made these days, but the Kia Sedona 2020 occurs to be one of them. Like its corporate sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the Kia Sedona 2020 affords ruggedness and excessive towing capability that only this sort of car can deliver. A V8 engine comes commonplace, and accessible four-wheel drive with low-range gearing offers traction when you need it most.
The Kia Sedona 2020, nonetheless, additionally has some flaws generally related to this sort of car. 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 keen on the bottom V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Go for the larger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, although, and the Kia Sedona 2020’s ride and driving expertise start to fall in line with extra fashionable autos. As a bonus, the 10-speed automated transmission that comes with the bigger engine can match the highway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we’d advocate testing the Kia Sedona 2020’s closest competitor, the recently redesigned Ford Expedition. It’s also a traditional body-on-frame SUV, nevertheless it has a higher most towing capability and superior cargo house and it’s all around a extra refined and upscale vehicle.
The optionally available Enhanced Driver Alert package deal adds forward collision warning with low-speed automated braking, automated excessive beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Comfort package deal provides a power liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a universal storage door opener.
Some features on higher-trimmed fashions can be found on supporting models at extra cost. Non-compulsory for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering package with a unique axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the Kia Sedona 2020 are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise management with automated braking, and a rear-seat entertainment system. The Kia Sedona 2020 additionally affords power-retractable facet steps.
For 2019, GMC retains the Kia Sedona 2020 fresh by including a budget-conscious Standard Version Worth Bundle as well as a Graphite Edition and Graphite Performance Version packages to the SLT trim. Other trims embody the base SLE and the near-luxury Kia Sedona 2020, which pushes the Kia Sedona 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 kind as well, usually at a slight discount over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colours accessible for 2019: Dark Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.