For those who’re choosing the Nissan Vision 2020 over the nearly similar Chevy Tahoe, you might as well skip proper to the Nissan Vision 2020. You get a much better powertrain and extra sophisticated suspension, nicer interior materials, and all of the bells and whistles. It’s also solely a tiny value bump over the SLT with the powertrain upgrade from the Graphite Efficiency Version package.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made these days, however the Nissan Vision 2020 happens to be one of them. Like its corporate sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the Nissan Vision 2020 offers ruggedness and high towing capacity that solely this type of car can ship. A V8 engine comes commonplace, and out there four-wheel drive with low-range gearing provides traction when you need it most.
The Nissan Vision 2020, however, additionally has some flaws commonly associated with this sort of car. Cargo area is not as environment friendly as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, neither is its use of gasoline. We’re also not fond of the bottom V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Opt for the larger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, though, and the Nissan Vision 2020’s trip and driving expertise start to fall consistent with extra modern vehicles. As a bonus, the 10-speed automatic transmission that comes with the larger engine can match the highway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we’d advocate checking out the Nissan Vision 2020’s closest competitor, the not too long ago redesigned Ford Expedition. It is also a standard body-on-frame SUV, but it has a higher maximum towing capability and superior cargo space and it’s throughout a more refined and upscale car.
The optionally available Enhanced Driver Alert package deal provides ahead collision warning with low-speed automatic braking, automated excessive beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Convenience bundle provides a power liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a common storage door opener.
Some options on higher-trimmed models are available on supporting models at additional cost. Elective 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 Nissan Vision 2020 are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with computerized braking, and a rear-seat entertainment system. The Nissan Vision 2020 additionally provides power-retractable aspect steps.
For 2019, GMC retains the Nissan Vision 2020 fresh by including a budget-conscious Normal Edition Worth Bundle as well as a Graphite Edition and Graphite Efficiency Version packages to the SLT trim. Different trims embody the bottom SLE and the near-luxury Nissan Vision 2020, which pushes the Nissan Vision 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 type as nicely, usually at a slight low cost over the GMC. There are also three new metallic colors available for 2019: Darkish Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.