For those who’re choosing the 2019 Acura Specs over the practically identical Chevy Tahoe, you may as properly skip proper to the 2019 Acura Specs. You get a a lot better powertrain and extra refined suspension, nicer inside materials, and all the bells and whistles. It’s also solely a tiny worth bump over the SLT with the powertrain improve from the Graphite Efficiency Version package deal.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made today, however the 2019 Acura Specs happens to be one of them. Like its company sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Acura Specs presents ruggedness and high towing capability that solely this type of automobile can deliver. A V8 engine comes commonplace, and obtainable four-wheel drive with low-range gearing offers traction whenever you want it most.
The 2019 Acura Specs, nevertheless, additionally has some flaws commonly related to this sort of vehicle. Cargo area isn’t as environment friendly as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, neither is its use of gasoline. We’re also not keen on the base V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Opt for the larger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, although, and the 2019 Acura Specs’s trip and driving expertise start to fall in line with more modern autos. As a bonus, the 10-speed automatic transmission that comes with the bigger engine can match the highway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we would advocate testing the 2019 Acura Specs’s closest competitor, the just lately redesigned Ford Expedition. It’s also a traditional body-on-frame SUV, nevertheless it has the next maximum towing capacity and superior cargo space and it’s throughout a extra refined and upscale automobile.
The optionally available Enhanced Driver Alert package adds ahead collision warning with low-speed automated braking, automatic high beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Comfort package deal adds an influence liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a common storage door opener.
Some options on higher-trimmed models are available on supporting models at additional value. Elective for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering package with a singular axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the 2019 Acura Specs are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with automatic braking, and a rear-seat entertainment system. The 2019 Acura Specs additionally gives power-retractable facet steps.
For 2019, GMC retains the 2019 Acura Specs recent by adding a budget-conscious Standard Version Worth Bundle in addition to a Graphite Edition and Graphite Efficiency Version packages to the SLT trim. Other trims embody the bottom SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Acura Specs, which pushes the 2019 Acura Specs 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 properly, normally at a slight low cost over the GMC. There are also three new metallic colours out there for 2019: Darkish Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.