In the event you’re opting for the Volkswagen Virtus 2020 over the practically similar Chevy Tahoe, you might as nicely skip proper to the Volkswagen Virtus 2020. You get a significantly better powertrain and more sophisticated suspension, nicer interior materials, and all the bells and whistles. It’s also only a tiny value bump over the SLT with the powertrain improve from the Graphite Performance Edition bundle.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made nowadays, but the Volkswagen Virtus 2020 occurs to be certainly one of them. Like its company sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the Volkswagen Virtus 2020 presents ruggedness and high towing capacity that solely this sort of automobile can ship. A V8 engine comes commonplace, and accessible four-wheel drive with low-range gearing supplies traction while you want it most.
The Volkswagen Virtus 2020, however, also has some flaws commonly related to this type of automobile. Cargo area is not as efficient as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, neither is its use of gas. We’re also not keen on the bottom V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Opt for the bigger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, although, and the Volkswagen Virtus 2020’s trip and driving expertise start to fall in keeping with more trendy autos. 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 recommend testing the Volkswagen Virtus 2020’s closest competitor, the recently redesigned Ford Expedition. It’s also a traditional body-on-frame SUV, nevertheless it has the next maximum towing capacity and superior cargo space and it’s all around a extra refined and upscale automobile.
The optionally available Enhanced Driver Alert package provides forward collision warning with low-speed automated braking, automatic excessive beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Convenience package adds a power liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a common garage door opener.
Some features on higher-trimmed fashions can be found on supporting models at extra value. Elective for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering package with a novel axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the Volkswagen Virtus 2020 are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with computerized braking, and a rear-seat leisure system. The Volkswagen Virtus 2020 additionally presents power-retractable side steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the Volkswagen Virtus 2020 recent by including a budget-conscious Commonplace Version Worth Bundle as well as a Graphite Version and Graphite Performance Version packages to the SLT trim. Different trims include the base SLE and the near-luxury Volkswagen Virtus 2020, which pushes the Volkswagen Virtus 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 long wheelbase Suburban kind as nicely, often at a slight low cost over the GMC. There are also three new metallic colors accessible for 2019: Dark Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.