The 20 Best Large SUVs Heading into 2020
Drivers who love the versatility of the larger SUVs are going to have a lot to choose from in 2020. Automakers have been competing for business and with competition stiff, they’ve become more innovative than ever. Those who want to maintain an edge in the market have gone all out of providing what the customers have been asking for in the upcoming models for 2020. If you’re considering buying a large SUV in the near future, we have a list of the 20 best Large SUVs heading into 2020 for your enjoyment and perusal.
20. 2020 GMC Yukon
The new Yukon promises to be well equipped in the cabin with an upscale vibe for the 2020 model year. The XL model features excellent cargo space but the standard models are a bit lacking. This edition features an eye catching cabin styling with a serene ride thanks to its upgraded suspension. The list of standard features is as long as your arm and the strong optional engine is an upgrade that makes this one of the better large SUVs on the market today with seating for 7-8, and your choice of horsepower between 355 to 420.
19. 2020 Chevrolet Traverse
The Chevrolet Traverse will come out for 2020 with only one major drawback, and that is the snugness of the third-row seating. It has plenty of power with its optional 3.6-liter V-6 engine that delivers 310 horsepower with 266 lb-ft of torque. The acceleration is zippy and it offers plenty of power. This is matched with a 9-speed automatic transmission. It’s comfortable, fun to drive and a versatile performer.
18. 2020 Cadillac XT6
The upcoming XT6 is the second in the first generation of the model that made its appearance at the 2019 Detroit Auto Show. This luxury three-row SUV offers ample spaciousness wit an array of safety and convenience features. It’s powered with a 3.6-liter V6 engine that coughs up 310 horsepower. It’s matched with a 9-speed automatic transmission and the new technology converts the V6 into a V4 just to help you improve fuel-efficiency. A few other notable features are adaptive cruise control, a surround-view camera, keyless entry, remote start, and night vision.
17. 2020 Kia Telluride
The new large-sized SUV is coming out with a variety of bells and whistles including head up display, lane following assist, rear occupant alert, quiet mode, blind spot collision avoidance, and much more. It’s every bit a luxury ride with a 10.25 inch touch screen infotainment system, up to 6 USB ports and a Harman Kardo audio system with 10 speakers.
16. 2020 BMW X7
The X7 offers spacious three-row seating and standard all-wheel-drive for excellent performance in all weather and on or off the road. It also features a variety of driver-assist features to make travel safer for everyone on the road. This is a high-end luxury SUV in a full-size that is the answer to the Lincoln Navigator as a competitor. It’s powered with a 336 horsepower inline 6-cylinder engine that cranks out 479 lb-ft of torque for a zippy flight from zero to 60 mph in a mere 5.8 seconds. It’s not bad for an SUV. The engine is available in a twin-turbocharged 4.4 liter V8 with 456 hp and 479 lb-ft of torque if more power is desired. Both come mated with an 8-speed automatic transmission that sends power to all four wheels.
15. 2020 Ford Explorer
The new Explorer has received a redesign for 2020 and it’s being released with a 300 hp engine that features a nice bump of 20 horsepower over the previous year, but there will also be the option to upgrade that order with a turbocharged V6 that delivers 365 horsepower if you prefer. The ST edition takes it a bit further with a 3.0-liter turbocharged engine that delivers 400 horsepower with a top speed of 143 mph.
14. 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLS
The new GLS will come out with a makeover for the upcoming model year. This will be one of the German company’s most luxurious large SUV and it’s going to offer extreme luxury on the interior, suitable for family, with a versatile off-road capacity making it a dual purpose SUV. It wll feature a 3.0-liter 6-cylinder engine that generates 362 horsepower with 369 lb-ft of torque. The acceleration is going to be quick and zippy, thanks to the EQ Boost system that Mercedes will introduce for an extra 21 horsepower and 184 lb-ft of torque.
13. 2020 Toyota Sequoia TRD Pro
Toyota’s TRD models are all eventually going to receive an update, but the Sequoia was first. It will offer a combination of family comfort and off-road capabilities. It’s comign out with the same 5.7-liter V* enging that produces 381 horsepower and matched with a 6-speed automatic transmission. Power is sent to all four wheels. This year it get Fox shocks with 18-inch black aluminum wheels to make it a little sportier.
12. 2020 Ford Expedition
The Expedition for 2020 is one of the more popular models historically. It’s won in a lot of large SUV comparison tests and it’s no small wonder. It’s going to be roomy and comfortable in the cabin wit ample legroom in a three-row SUV with an impressive towing capacity of 9,300 pounds. The 2020 edition will also feature a smart cabin layout, along with quick accelration and plenty of power.
11. 2020 Chevrolet Suburban
The new Suburban for 2020 is for drivers that are looking for the largest SUV on the market. It’s a massive 224.4 inches in length with all of the cargo space that you would probably need, plus seating room for up to nine people with ample head and leg room. The cargo space is up to 121.7 cubic feet when your fold down the second and third rows. When you leave them up it still offers 39.3 cubic feet of space when at its passenger capacity.
The new Navigator is going to give the Escalade some hefty competition in the large luxury SUV class. The Navigator is known for its quiet road manners and its ultra-luxurious interior. Backseat passengers in the third row will enjoy 36.1 inches of legroom. It will come with genuine wood trim, 30 way power adjustment for the seats including a seat massaging unit for a new level of comfort.
9. 2020 Audi Q7
The new Q7 is coming out with a new style for the interior. It’s going to be highly sophisticated with a minimalist air, but packed with igh tech. It will feature two separate touchscrens for climate controls and infotainment functions, only separated. It also gets an update for the suspension for an even more refined ride and maximum comfort and convenience.
8. 2020 Dodge Durango
The new Durango is going to feature a nice starting price at just below $32K. It will be powered wit a 3.6-liter V6 engine that gives it 293 horsepower but you can order yours with a 6.4-liter V8 tht delivers 475 horsepower if you prefer. It comes with standard two-row seating with an optional third seat and the capacity to configure it in 50 different ways.
7. 2020 Chevrolet Tahoe
The 2020 Chevrolet Tahoe will be presented with one of the most powerful engines for plenty of power and zip, along with its high reliability as always. The infotainment system will still be as user friendly as ever. It’s going to come out with a third row of seating. There aren’t going to be any major changes over th 2019 edition and loyals to the Tahoe are fine with that.
6. 2020 Toyota Land Cruiser
The new Land Cruiser will offer a very special heritage Edition for the 2020 model year. This is in celebration of its 70th anniversary. It will feature bronze accents and a few other bells and whistles. The new edition will continue to provide its legendary off-road capability with seating for up to 8 people and a rugged capacity that makes it just as at home on the road or off of it. Be prepared for a starting price of just under $87,000 though. The luxury features and off-road capacity don’t come cheap.
5. 2020 Toyota Highlander
The Highlander has consistently been one of the most popular large crossover vehicles on the market and we’re not anticipating that will change. It is going to sit on a new platform for sharper handling and a better ride. In addition, it gets a redesign for the purpose of aesthetics and a new look for the 2020 model year. They’re doing away with the old four cylinder and keeping the V-6 with 295 horsepower as the standard engine for the gas powered model. It’s claimed to offer 34 mpg in combined fuel-efficiency which is a definite plus.
4. 2020 Nissan Armada
The biggest SUVs on the market are often the ones that go the longest without an update. After offering the first-generation Armada for more than a decade, Nissan finally brought out the second-gen version for the 2017 model year. Although handling is a bit loose, the 5.6-liter V-8 is eager to go with 390 hp and 394 lb-ft of torque. This engine mates perfectly to a quick-shifting seven-speed automatic transmission.
3. 2020 Subaru Ascent
The new Subaru Ascent will come out with a big array of comfort features and some may even be considered overkill. It’s going to have 19 cupholders as a part of the standard equipment. It’s also coming out with EyeSight driver assist along with lane keep assist, lane departure, sway warning, adaptive cruise control, and pre-collision breaking. You can also order up to 8 USB ports as an option. All trims of the new Ascent are going to be spacious for cargo and roomy for passengers.
2. 2020 Volvo XC90
The new XC90 is a part of a new era and the second generation for the model. The XC90 was named SUV of the year in 2016 and the new version will feature a new SPA architecture with more flexibility, a fresh interior featuring high-quality components and materials along with a smooth ride and a vast collection of safety features.
1. 2020 Hyundai Palisade
The Hyundai Palisade is built on the same platform as the Kia Telluride. It is a large SUV that features a widescreen infotainment system with other creature comforts such as ventilated and heated front seats, dual sunroofs and much more. This is a well-rounded large SUV with a spacious and comfortable interior and a height-adjustable tailgate to make it even more luxurious.