In the event you’re choosing the Volvo Lastbil 2020 over the practically similar Chevy Tahoe, you might as nicely skip proper to the Volvo Lastbil 2020. You get a a lot better powertrain and extra refined suspension, nicer inside materials, and all of the bells and whistles. It is also solely a tiny value bump over the SLT with the powertrain improve from the Graphite Performance Version package deal.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made nowadays, however the Volvo Lastbil 2020 occurs to be certainly one of them. Like its company sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the Volvo Lastbil 2020 affords ruggedness and high towing capability that only this sort of car can deliver. A V8 engine comes customary, and available four-wheel drive with low-range gearing offers traction once you want it most.
The Volvo Lastbil 2020, nonetheless, also has some flaws generally associated with this type of automobile. Cargo house isn’t as environment friendly as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, nor is its use of gas. We’re also 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 Lastbil 2020’s ride and driving experience begin to fall in keeping with extra trendy automobiles. 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 advocate trying out the Volvo Lastbil 2020’s closest competitor, the recently redesigned Ford Expedition. It’s also a traditional body-on-frame SUV, nevertheless it has a higher maximum towing capability and superior cargo space and it is all around a more refined and upscale car.
The optional Enhanced Driver Alert package adds forward collision warning with low-speed automatic braking, automated excessive 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 options on higher-trimmed fashions are available on supporting models at further cost. Non-obligatory for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering package with a unique axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the Volvo Lastbil 2020 are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise management with automatic braking, and a rear-seat entertainment system. The Volvo Lastbil 2020 also provides power-retractable facet steps.
For 2019, GMC retains the Volvo Lastbil 2020 recent by adding a budget-conscious Normal Edition Worth Package in addition to a Graphite Edition and Graphite Efficiency Version packages to the SLT trim. Other trims include the base SLE and the near-luxury Volvo Lastbil 2020, which pushes the Volvo Lastbil 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 properly, usually at a slight discount over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colors obtainable for 2019: Dark Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.