If you’re choosing the Volvo Vision 2020 over the practically identical Chevy Tahoe, you might as effectively skip proper to the Volvo Vision 2020. You get a a lot better powertrain and extra subtle suspension, nicer interior materials, and all of the bells and whistles. It is also solely a tiny value bump over the SLT with the powertrain upgrade from the Graphite Efficiency Version bundle.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made nowadays, however the Volvo Vision 2020 occurs to be one in every of them. Like its company sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the Volvo Vision 2020 offers ruggedness and excessive towing capacity that only this type of automobile can ship. A V8 engine comes standard, and accessible four-wheel drive with low-range gearing supplies traction while you need it most.
The Volvo Vision 2020, nevertheless, additionally has some flaws commonly associated with this type of vehicle. Cargo area is not as environment friendly as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, nor is its use of gasoline. We’re also not fond of the bottom V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Opt for the bigger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, although, and the Volvo Vision 2020’s trip and driving expertise start to fall according to more trendy autos. As a bonus, the 10-speed computerized transmission that comes with the larger engine can match the freeway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we’d advocate trying out the Volvo Vision 2020’s closest competitor, the recently redesigned Ford Expedition. It’s also a conventional body-on-frame SUV, but it has a higher maximum towing capability and superior cargo area and it’s all around a extra refined and upscale vehicle.
The non-obligatory Enhanced Driver Alert package deal adds ahead collision warning with low-speed computerized braking, automated excessive beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Convenience bundle provides an influence liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a universal storage door opener.
Some features on higher-trimmed fashions can be found on supporting fashions at extra cost. Optionally available for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering package deal with a unique axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the Volvo Vision 2020 are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with automatic braking, and a rear-seat leisure system. The Volvo Vision 2020 additionally offers power-retractable facet steps.
For 2019, GMC retains the Volvo Vision 2020 contemporary by including a budget-conscious Standard Version Worth Bundle as well as a Graphite Version and Graphite Efficiency Version packages to the SLT trim. Other trims include the bottom SLE and the near-luxury Volvo Vision 2020, which pushes the Volvo Vision 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 form as well, usually at a slight discount over the GMC. There are also three new metallic colors available for 2019: Darkish Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.