In the event you’re choosing the New 2019 Volvo S60 over the practically equivalent Chevy Tahoe, you might as nicely skip proper to the New 2019 Volvo S60. You get a much better powertrain and more subtle 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 Version package deal.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made as of late, however the New 2019 Volvo S60 occurs to be one in all them. Like its company sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the New 2019 Volvo S60 presents ruggedness and high towing capability that solely this sort of automobile can ship. A V8 engine comes normal, and available four-wheel drive with low-range gearing supplies traction if you need it most.
The New 2019 Volvo S60, however, also has some flaws commonly related to this kind of car. Cargo area is not as efficient as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, nor is its use of gas. We’re additionally not keen on the base V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Go for the larger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, although, and the New 2019 Volvo S60’s journey and driving expertise start to fall in keeping with more fashionable vehicles. As a bonus, the 10-speed computerized transmission that comes with the bigger engine can match the freeway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we would recommend testing the New 2019 Volvo S60’s closest competitor, the lately redesigned Ford Expedition. It is also a standard body-on-frame SUV, but it has a higher maximum towing capacity and superior cargo space and it’s throughout a more refined and upscale car.
The optionally available Enhanced Driver Alert package provides forward collision warning with low-speed automated braking, automatic high beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Convenience package deal adds a power liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a universal storage door opener.
Some features on higher-trimmed models can be found on supporting models at further cost. Non-compulsory 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 New 2019 Volvo S60 are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise management with automatic braking, and a rear-seat leisure system. The New 2019 Volvo S60 additionally gives power-retractable side steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the New 2019 Volvo S60 contemporary by including a budget-conscious Normal Version Value Package in addition to a Graphite Edition and Graphite Efficiency Edition packages to the SLT trim. Different trims embrace the base SLE and the near-luxury New 2019 Volvo S60, which pushes the New 2019 Volvo S60 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 nicely, normally at a slight discount over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colours out there for 2019: Darkish Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.