Should you’re choosing the Volkswagen Wagon 2020 over the nearly an identical Chevy Tahoe, you may as nicely skip proper to the Volkswagen Wagon 2020. You get a much better powertrain and more subtle suspension, nicer interior materials, and all the bells and whistles. It is also only a tiny worth bump over the SLT with the powertrain improve from the Graphite Efficiency Version package deal.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made nowadays, but the Volkswagen Wagon 2020 happens to be one of them. Like its corporate sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the Volkswagen Wagon 2020 gives ruggedness and excessive towing capacity that only this type of car can deliver. A V8 engine comes normal, and accessible four-wheel drive with low-range gearing offers traction whenever you want it most.
The Volkswagen Wagon 2020, however, also has some flaws generally related to this kind of car. Cargo area is not as efficient as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, neither is its use of fuel. We’re additionally not keen on the base V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Go for the larger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, although, and the Volkswagen Wagon 2020’s experience and driving experience start to fall in step with extra fashionable automobiles. As a bonus, the 10-speed automatic transmission that comes with the larger engine can match the highway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we’d suggest checking out the Volkswagen Wagon 2020’s closest competitor, the lately redesigned Ford Expedition. It is also a traditional body-on-frame SUV, however it has a better maximum towing capacity and superior cargo house and it’s throughout a extra refined and upscale car.
The non-obligatory Enhanced Driver Alert package provides ahead collision warning with low-speed computerized braking, automated excessive beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Convenience bundle provides a power liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a common garage door opener.
Some features on higher-trimmed fashions are available on supporting fashions at extra price. Non-compulsory for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering package deal with a unique axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the Volkswagen Wagon 2020 are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with automated braking, and a rear-seat entertainment system. The Volkswagen Wagon 2020 also presents power-retractable aspect steps.
For 2019, GMC retains the Volkswagen Wagon 2020 fresh by including a budget-conscious Customary Edition Value Package deal as well as a Graphite Edition and Graphite Efficiency Version packages to the SLT trim. Other trims embody the bottom SLE and the near-luxury Volkswagen Wagon 2020, which pushes the Volkswagen Wagon 2020 into the territory of its platform mate, the Cadillac Escalade. The Chevrolet Tahoe rounds out the trio of GM truck-based SUVs and could be had in lengthy wheelbase Suburban kind as nicely, normally at a slight low cost over the GMC. There are also three new metallic colors obtainable for 2019: Darkish Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.