When you’re opting for the Volvo S60 2020 over the nearly an identical Chevy Tahoe, you may as properly skip proper to the Volvo S60 2020. You get a significantly better powertrain and extra sophisticated suspension, nicer interior materials, and all of the bells and whistles. It’s also only a tiny price bump over the SLT with the powertrain upgrade from the Graphite Efficiency Edition package deal.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made these days, however the Volvo S60 2020 occurs to be one among them. Like its company sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the Volvo S60 2020 gives ruggedness and high towing capability that solely this kind of automobile can ship. A V8 engine comes standard, and accessible four-wheel drive with low-range gearing supplies traction once you want it most.
The Volvo S60 2020, nonetheless, also has some flaws generally related to this sort of car. Cargo area isn’t as efficient as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, nor is its use of gasoline. We’re additionally not fond of the bottom V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Opt for the larger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, although, and the Volvo S60 2020’s ride and driving expertise start to fall in step with extra modern autos. 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 recommend checking out the Volvo S60 2020’s closest competitor, the recently redesigned Ford Expedition. It is also a conventional body-on-frame SUV, nevertheless it has the next maximum towing capacity and superior cargo house and it is all around a extra refined and upscale car.
The non-compulsory Enhanced Driver Alert package deal adds forward collision warning with low-speed automatic braking, automated high beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Convenience package adds an influence liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a common storage door opener.
Some features on higher-trimmed models are available on supporting models at extra price. Non-compulsory for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering package deal with a novel axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the Volvo S60 2020 are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise management with automatic braking, and a rear-seat leisure system. The Volvo S60 2020 also affords power-retractable aspect steps.
For 2019, GMC retains the Volvo S60 2020 fresh by adding a budget-conscious Standard Edition Worth Bundle in addition to a Graphite Version and Graphite Efficiency Version packages to the SLT trim. Other trims embody the base SLE and the near-luxury Volvo S60 2020, which pushes the Volvo S60 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, normally at a slight discount over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colors out there for 2019: Darkish Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.