If you happen to’re opting for the Volvo C70 2020 over the practically similar Chevy Tahoe, you might as effectively skip proper to the Volvo C70 2020. You get a significantly better powertrain and more refined suspension, nicer interior materials, and all the bells and whistles. It is also solely a tiny price bump over the SLT with the powertrain upgrade from the Graphite Efficiency Version package deal.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made lately, but the Volvo C70 2020 occurs to be considered one of them. Like its corporate sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the Volvo C70 2020 gives ruggedness and high towing capability that solely this sort of automobile can deliver. A V8 engine comes customary, and obtainable four-wheel drive with low-range gearing provides traction once you need it most.
The Volvo C70 2020, nevertheless, also has some flaws generally related to this kind of automobile. Cargo house is not as environment friendly as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, nor 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 Volvo C70 2020’s experience and driving expertise begin to fall in keeping with extra trendy automobiles. As a bonus, the 10-speed computerized transmission that comes with the bigger engine can match the freeway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we’d suggest testing the Volvo C70 2020’s closest competitor, the recently redesigned Ford Expedition. It’s also a standard body-on-frame SUV, nevertheless it has a higher maximum towing capacity and superior cargo house and it’s all around a extra refined and upscale automobile.
The elective Enhanced Driver Alert package adds ahead collision warning with low-speed computerized braking, computerized excessive beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Convenience package 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 fashions at extra cost. Optional 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 C70 2020 are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with automated braking, and a rear-seat leisure system. The Volvo C70 2020 additionally presents power-retractable side steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the Volvo C70 2020 contemporary by adding a budget-conscious Customary Edition Value Package deal in addition to a Graphite Version and Graphite Efficiency Version packages to the SLT trim. Different trims embody the base SLE and the near-luxury Volvo C70 2020, which pushes the Volvo C70 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 type as properly, often at a slight low cost over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colors accessible for 2019: Dark Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.