If you happen to’re choosing the Toyota Prius 2020 over the nearly identical Chevy Tahoe, you would possibly as properly skip proper to the Toyota Prius 2020. You get a much better powertrain and extra subtle suspension, nicer interior supplies, 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 Edition package deal.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made these days, but the Toyota Prius 2020 happens to be certainly one of them. Like its corporate sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the Toyota Prius 2020 affords ruggedness and high towing capacity that solely this type of automobile can deliver. A V8 engine comes customary, and obtainable four-wheel drive with low-range gearing gives traction if you want it most.
The Toyota Prius 2020, nevertheless, also has some flaws generally associated with this type of vehicle. Cargo area is not as environment friendly as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, nor is its use of gas. We’re also not keen on the bottom V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Opt for the larger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, though, and the Toyota Prius 2020’s journey and driving experience start to fall according to extra trendy vehicles. 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 might recommend trying out the Toyota Prius 2020’s closest competitor, the just lately 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 is throughout a more refined and upscale vehicle.
The non-obligatory Enhanced Driver Alert bundle adds forward collision warning with low-speed computerized braking, automatic high 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 options on higher-trimmed models are available on supporting fashions at extra cost. 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 Prius 2020 are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with automated braking, and a rear-seat leisure system. The Toyota Prius 2020 additionally provides power-retractable facet steps.
For 2019, GMC retains the Toyota Prius 2020 fresh by including a budget-conscious Customary Edition Value Package in addition to a Graphite Version and Graphite Performance Edition packages to the SLT trim. Other trims embrace the bottom SLE and the near-luxury Toyota Prius 2020, which pushes the Toyota Prius 2020 into the territory of its platform mate, the Cadillac Escalade. The Chevrolet Tahoe rounds out the trio of GM truck-based SUVs and can be had in long wheelbase Suburban form as effectively, often at a slight low cost over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colors available for 2019: Dark Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.