When you’re opting for the Toyota Matrix 2020 over the almost similar Chevy Tahoe, you might as well skip right to the Toyota Matrix 2020. You get a much better powertrain and extra subtle suspension, nicer inside materials, and all of the bells and whistles. It’s also solely 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 nowadays, however the Toyota Matrix 2020 happens to be one of them. Like its company sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the Toyota Matrix 2020 affords ruggedness and excessive towing capacity that only this kind of automobile can deliver. A V8 engine comes standard, and out there four-wheel drive with low-range gearing provides traction once you need it most.
The Toyota Matrix 2020, however, additionally has some flaws commonly related to this kind of vehicle. Cargo house is not as environment friendly as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, nor is its use of gasoline. We’re also not keen on the bottom V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Go for the bigger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, although, and the Toyota Matrix 2020’s experience and driving experience begin to fall in step with extra trendy autos. As a bonus, the 10-speed automated transmission that comes with the bigger engine can match the freeway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we would recommend trying out the Toyota Matrix 2020’s closest competitor, the lately redesigned Ford Expedition. It’s also a conventional body-on-frame SUV, but it has a better maximum towing capability and superior cargo area and it is throughout a more refined and upscale car.
The non-obligatory Enhanced Driver Alert package provides ahead collision warning with low-speed automated braking, automatic high beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Convenience bundle provides a power liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a universal garage door opener.
Some options on higher-trimmed models are available on supporting models at further value. Elective for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering package with a singular axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the Toyota Matrix 2020 are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with computerized braking, and a rear-seat entertainment system. The Toyota Matrix 2020 additionally gives power-retractable side steps.
For 2019, GMC retains the Toyota Matrix 2020 contemporary by including a budget-conscious Normal Version Worth Package deal as well as a Graphite Edition and Graphite Efficiency Edition packages to the SLT trim. Other trims embody the base SLE and the near-luxury Toyota Matrix 2020, which pushes the Toyota Matrix 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 long wheelbase Suburban kind as well, usually at a slight discount over the GMC. There are also three new metallic colors out there for 2019: Dark Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.