In the event you’re opting for the Volvo S60 Polestar 2020 over the practically identical Chevy Tahoe, you may as properly skip right to the Volvo S60 Polestar 2020. You get a a lot better powertrain and extra sophisticated suspension, nicer interior materials, and all of the bells and whistles. It is also only a tiny value bump over the SLT with the powertrain improve from the Graphite Performance Version bundle.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made lately, but the Volvo S60 Polestar 2020 happens to be one among them. Like its corporate sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the Volvo S60 Polestar 2020 presents ruggedness and high towing capacity that only this kind of automobile can deliver. A V8 engine comes commonplace, and accessible four-wheel drive with low-range gearing provides traction if you need it most.
The Volvo S60 Polestar 2020, however, also has some flaws generally related to this sort of vehicle. Cargo space 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 larger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, although, and the Volvo S60 Polestar 2020’s experience and driving experience start to fall in step with more trendy automobiles. As a bonus, the 10-speed automated transmission that comes with the larger engine can match the highway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we’d advocate checking out the Volvo S60 Polestar 2020’s closest competitor, the just lately redesigned Ford Expedition. It is also a conventional body-on-frame SUV, nevertheless it has a higher most towing capacity and superior cargo area and it is throughout a extra refined and upscale vehicle.
The non-compulsory Enhanced Driver Alert bundle adds forward collision warning with low-speed automated braking, automatic excessive beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Comfort package adds a power liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a universal storage door opener.
Some features on higher-trimmed fashions are available on supporting fashions at further price. Optional for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering bundle with a unique axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the Volvo S60 Polestar 2020 are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with automated braking, and a rear-seat entertainment system. The Volvo S60 Polestar 2020 additionally presents power-retractable side steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the Volvo S60 Polestar 2020 fresh by adding a budget-conscious Customary Edition Worth Bundle as well as a Graphite Edition and Graphite Performance Version packages to the SLT trim. Different trims embody the base SLE and the near-luxury Volvo S60 Polestar 2020, which pushes the Volvo S60 Polestar 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, often at a slight low cost over the GMC. There are also three new metallic colors obtainable for 2019: Dark Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.