If you happen to’re opting for the Volkswagen Jetta 2020 over the almost identical Chevy Tahoe, you may as nicely skip proper to the Volkswagen Jetta 2020. You get a a lot better powertrain and more refined suspension, nicer inside supplies, and all the bells and whistles. It is also solely a tiny worth bump over the SLT with the powertrain upgrade from the Graphite Efficiency Version bundle.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made these days, however the Volkswagen Jetta 2020 happens to be one in every of them. Like its company sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the Volkswagen Jetta 2020 provides ruggedness and excessive towing capability that solely this kind of automobile can ship. A V8 engine comes customary, and available four-wheel drive with low-range gearing provides traction if you want it most.
The Volkswagen Jetta 2020, nonetheless, also has some flaws commonly associated with this kind of vehicle. Cargo area isn’t as efficient as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, nor is its use of gasoline. We’re additionally not fond of the bottom V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Opt for the bigger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, although, and the Volkswagen Jetta 2020’s ride and driving expertise begin to fall in step with more trendy vehicles. As a bonus, the 10-speed automatic transmission that comes with the bigger engine can match the freeway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we’d recommend testing the Volkswagen Jetta 2020’s closest competitor, the lately redesigned Ford Expedition. It’s also a standard body-on-frame SUV, but it has the next maximum towing capability and superior cargo house and it’s all around a extra refined and upscale vehicle.
The non-compulsory Enhanced Driver Alert package deal adds forward collision warning with low-speed automatic braking, computerized high beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Comfort package adds an influence liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a universal storage door opener.
Some options on higher-trimmed fashions are available on supporting fashions at further price. Optionally available for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering bundle with a singular axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the Volkswagen Jetta 2020 are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise management with automated braking, and a rear-seat entertainment system. The Volkswagen Jetta 2020 additionally provides power-retractable aspect steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the Volkswagen Jetta 2020 contemporary by including a budget-conscious Customary Edition Value Package in addition to a Graphite Edition and Graphite Performance Edition packages to the SLT trim. Different trims embrace the bottom SLE and the near-luxury Volkswagen Jetta 2020, which pushes the Volkswagen Jetta 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 kind as effectively, normally at a slight discount over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colors out there for 2019: Dark Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.