In case you’re opting for the Volkswagen Cars 2020 over the nearly an identical Chevy Tahoe, you might as nicely skip proper to the Volkswagen Cars 2020. You get a much better powertrain and extra subtle suspension, nicer interior materials, and all of the bells and whistles. It’s also only a tiny worth bump over the SLT with the powertrain upgrade from the Graphite Performance Edition package deal.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made as of late, however the Volkswagen Cars 2020 occurs to be one of them. Like its corporate sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the Volkswagen Cars 2020 offers ruggedness and excessive towing capability that only this type of automobile can deliver. A V8 engine comes normal, and out there four-wheel drive with low-range gearing supplies traction if you need it most.
The Volkswagen Cars 2020, nonetheless, additionally has some flaws generally related to this sort of vehicle. Cargo space isn’t as efficient as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, nor is its use of gasoline. We’re additionally not keen on the base V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Opt for the bigger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, although, and the Volkswagen Cars 2020’s journey and driving expertise start to fall in keeping with extra modern vehicles. As a bonus, the 10-speed computerized transmission that comes with the larger engine can match the freeway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we’d recommend checking out the Volkswagen Cars 2020’s closest competitor, the not too long ago redesigned Ford Expedition. It is also a traditional body-on-frame SUV, however it has a higher maximum towing capability and superior cargo area and it’s all around a extra refined and upscale vehicle.
The optionally available Enhanced Driver Alert bundle adds ahead collision warning with low-speed computerized braking, computerized excessive beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Convenience package deal adds an influence liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a common garage door opener.
Some options on higher-trimmed fashions are available on supporting models at additional value. Non-compulsory 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 Volkswagen Cars 2020 are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with computerized braking, and a rear-seat leisure system. The Volkswagen Cars 2020 additionally gives power-retractable aspect steps.
For 2019, GMC retains the Volkswagen Cars 2020 contemporary by adding a budget-conscious Customary Edition Value Package as well as a Graphite Edition and Graphite Efficiency Edition packages to the SLT trim. Different trims embody the base SLE and the near-luxury Volkswagen Cars 2020, which pushes the Volkswagen Cars 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 type as properly, often at a slight discount over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colors available for 2019: Dark Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.