In case you’re choosing the Volkswagen Golf 2020 over the almost equivalent Chevy Tahoe, you may as nicely skip proper to the Volkswagen Golf 2020. You get a significantly better powertrain and more refined suspension, nicer interior materials, and all of the bells and whistles. It’s also solely a tiny worth bump over the SLT with the powertrain improve from the Graphite Efficiency Version bundle.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made as of late, however the Volkswagen Golf 2020 occurs to be one in all them. Like its company sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the Volkswagen Golf 2020 gives ruggedness and high towing capacity that only this kind of automobile can ship. A V8 engine comes standard, and available four-wheel drive with low-range gearing supplies traction if you need it most.
The Volkswagen Golf 2020, however, additionally has some flaws generally related to this type of vehicle. Cargo area is not as environment friendly as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, neither is its use of fuel. 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 Volkswagen Golf 2020’s experience and driving expertise start to fall in line with more modern vehicles. As a bonus, the 10-speed automatic transmission that comes with the larger engine can match the freeway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we’d suggest testing the Volkswagen Golf 2020’s closest competitor, the just lately redesigned Ford Expedition. It is also a traditional body-on-frame SUV, nevertheless it has the next maximum towing capacity and superior cargo house and it is throughout a extra refined and upscale car.
The optional Enhanced Driver Alert package provides forward collision warning with low-speed automatic braking, automatic excessive 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 options on higher-trimmed models can be found on supporting models at additional cost. Optional for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering bundle with a unique axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the Volkswagen Golf 2020 are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with automatic braking, and a rear-seat leisure system. The Volkswagen Golf 2020 also offers power-retractable aspect steps.
For 2019, GMC retains the Volkswagen Golf 2020 fresh by adding a budget-conscious Commonplace Edition Value Package deal as well as a Graphite Edition and Graphite Performance Version packages to the SLT trim. Different trims include the base SLE and the near-luxury Volkswagen Golf 2020, which pushes the Volkswagen Golf 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 lengthy wheelbase Suburban kind as nicely, usually at a slight discount over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colours accessible for 2019: Dark Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.