When you’re choosing the Lexus Rc 2020 over the practically identical Chevy Tahoe, you might as properly skip proper to the Lexus Rc 2020. You get a significantly better powertrain and extra subtle suspension, nicer inside supplies, and all the bells and whistles. It’s also only a tiny price bump over the SLT with the powertrain upgrade from the Graphite Performance Edition bundle.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made lately, however the Lexus Rc 2020 happens to be certainly one of them. Like its company sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the Lexus Rc 2020 affords ruggedness and excessive towing capability that solely this kind of automobile can deliver. A V8 engine comes standard, and out there four-wheel drive with low-range gearing offers traction whenever you want it most.
The Lexus Rc 2020, nevertheless, additionally has some flaws commonly related to this sort of automobile. 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 bigger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, though, and the Lexus Rc 2020’s experience and driving expertise begin to fall in step with more fashionable vehicles. As a bonus, the 10-speed automatic transmission that comes with the larger engine can match the freeway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we might recommend testing the Lexus Rc 2020’s closest competitor, the just lately redesigned Ford Expedition. It’s also a standard body-on-frame SUV, nevertheless it has a higher most towing capability and superior cargo area and it is throughout a extra refined and upscale vehicle.
The optional Enhanced Driver Alert package provides ahead collision warning with low-speed computerized braking, automatic high beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Convenience package deal provides an influence liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a common garage door opener.
Some features on higher-trimmed models can be found on supporting models at further value. Non-compulsory for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering bundle with a unique axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the Lexus Rc 2020 are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise management with computerized braking, and a rear-seat leisure system. The Lexus Rc 2020 additionally offers power-retractable side steps.
For 2019, GMC retains the Lexus Rc 2020 recent by adding a budget-conscious Commonplace Edition Value Package deal as well as a Graphite Version and Graphite Efficiency Version packages to the SLT trim. Different trims include the bottom SLE and the near-luxury Lexus Rc 2020, which pushes the Lexus Rc 2020 into the territory of its platform mate, the Cadillac Escalade. The Chevrolet Tahoe rounds out the trio of GM truck-based SUVs and might be had in lengthy wheelbase Suburban kind as well, often 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.