In the event you’re choosing the Opel Zafira 2020 over the nearly an identical Chevy Tahoe, you may as effectively skip proper to the Opel Zafira 2020. You get a significantly better powertrain and extra subtle suspension, nicer inside materials, and all of the bells and whistles. It’s also solely a tiny value 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 lately, but the Opel Zafira 2020 happens to be one among them. Like its company sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the Opel Zafira 2020 offers ruggedness and high towing capability that only this kind of automobile can ship. A V8 engine comes customary, and obtainable four-wheel drive with low-range gearing supplies traction when you want it most.
The Opel Zafira 2020, nevertheless, additionally has some flaws commonly related to this type of car. Cargo house isn’t as efficient as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, nor is its use of fuel. 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, though, and the Opel Zafira 2020’s experience and driving experience begin to fall in keeping with extra modern autos. As a bonus, the 10-speed automated transmission that comes with the larger engine can match the freeway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we would advocate checking out the Opel Zafira 2020’s closest competitor, the lately redesigned Ford Expedition. It is also a traditional body-on-frame SUV, but it surely has a better maximum towing capacity and superior cargo house and it’s all around a more refined and upscale automobile.
The optionally available Enhanced Driver Alert package deal adds forward collision warning with low-speed automatic braking, computerized excessive beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Convenience package adds an influence liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a universal garage door opener.
Some features on higher-trimmed models can be found on supporting models at extra price. 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 Opel Zafira 2020 are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with automated braking, and a rear-seat leisure system. The Opel Zafira 2020 additionally offers power-retractable side steps.
For 2019, GMC retains the Opel Zafira 2020 contemporary by adding a budget-conscious Normal Edition Worth Package as well as a Graphite Version and Graphite Efficiency Version packages to the SLT trim. Different trims embody the base SLE and the near-luxury Opel Zafira 2020, which pushes the Opel Zafira 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 long wheelbase Suburban form as effectively, usually at a slight discount over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colours available for 2019: Dark Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.