Should you’re choosing the Volvo 2020 Goal over the nearly similar Chevy Tahoe, you may as effectively skip right to the Volvo 2020 Goal. You get a much better powertrain and more refined suspension, nicer inside materials, and all the bells and whistles. It’s also only a tiny value bump over the SLT with the powertrain upgrade from the Graphite Performance Version bundle.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made lately, but the Volvo 2020 Goal happens to be one of them. Like its company sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the Volvo 2020 Goal provides ruggedness and excessive towing capability that solely this kind of vehicle can ship. A V8 engine comes standard, and available four-wheel drive with low-range gearing supplies traction when you want it most.
The Volvo 2020 Goal, nevertheless, additionally has some flaws commonly related to this sort of car. Cargo space isn’t as environment friendly as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, neither is its use of gasoline. We’re additionally not fond of the base V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Go for the bigger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, although, and the Volvo 2020 Goal’s ride and driving expertise begin to fall in keeping with more modern automobiles. As a bonus, the 10-speed automated transmission that comes with the bigger engine can match the highway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we would recommend testing the Volvo 2020 Goal’s closest competitor, the just lately redesigned Ford Expedition. It is also a conventional body-on-frame SUV, but it surely has a higher most towing capacity and superior cargo space and it’s all around a extra refined and upscale vehicle.
The elective Enhanced Driver Alert package deal provides forward collision warning with low-speed automated braking, automatic high beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Convenience bundle adds an influence liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a universal garage door opener.
Some features on higher-trimmed models are available on supporting models at additional price. Non-compulsory for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering package deal with a singular axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the Volvo 2020 Goal are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with automated braking, and a rear-seat entertainment system. The Volvo 2020 Goal also presents power-retractable facet steps.
For 2019, GMC retains the Volvo 2020 Goal recent by including a budget-conscious Standard Edition Value Package deal as well as a Graphite Version and Graphite Efficiency Version packages to the SLT trim. Different trims include the base SLE and the near-luxury Volvo 2020 Goal, which pushes the Volvo 2020 Goal 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, usually at a slight low cost over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colors available for 2019: Dark Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.