When you’re choosing the Toyota Prius Prime 2020 over the almost identical Chevy Tahoe, you might as well skip proper to the Toyota Prius Prime 2020. You get a significantly better powertrain and more sophisticated suspension, nicer inside materials, and all the bells and whistles. It is also only a tiny worth bump over the SLT with the powertrain upgrade from the Graphite Performance Edition bundle.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made lately, but the Toyota Prius Prime 2020 occurs to be certainly one of them. Like its corporate sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the Toyota Prius Prime 2020 provides ruggedness and high towing capability that solely this type of vehicle can ship. A V8 engine comes standard, and obtainable four-wheel drive with low-range gearing supplies traction when you need it most.
The Toyota Prius Prime 2020, nonetheless, also has some flaws generally associated with this kind of vehicle. Cargo house isn’t as efficient as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, neither is its use of gas. We’re also not fond of the bottom V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Go for the larger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, though, and the Toyota Prius Prime 2020’s ride and driving experience begin to fall according to more modern automobiles. 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 advocate trying out the Toyota Prius Prime 2020’s closest competitor, the just lately redesigned Ford Expedition. It is also a standard body-on-frame SUV, but it surely has a higher maximum towing capability and superior cargo house and it is throughout a more refined and upscale car.
The optionally available Enhanced Driver Alert package provides forward collision warning with low-speed automatic braking, automatic high beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Comfort package provides a power liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a universal garage door opener.
Some features on higher-trimmed models are available on supporting models at extra value. Optional for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering package deal with a singular axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the Toyota Prius Prime 2020 are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with automated braking, and a rear-seat entertainment system. The Toyota Prius Prime 2020 also gives power-retractable facet steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the Toyota Prius Prime 2020 fresh by adding a budget-conscious Customary Edition Value Package as well as a Graphite Edition and Graphite Efficiency Version packages to the SLT trim. Different trims embrace the base SLE and the near-luxury Toyota Prius Prime 2020, which pushes the Toyota Prius Prime 2020 into the territory of its platform mate, the Cadillac Escalade. The Chevrolet Tahoe rounds out the trio of GM truck-based SUVs and will be had in lengthy wheelbase Suburban form as well, often at a slight discount over the GMC. There are also three new metallic colors obtainable for 2019: Darkish Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.