In case you’re choosing the 2019 Alfa Romeo Duetto over the nearly an identical Chevy Tahoe, you might as nicely skip proper to the 2019 Alfa Romeo Duetto. You get a significantly better powertrain and extra subtle suspension, nicer inside supplies, and all the bells and whistles. It’s also only a tiny worth bump over the SLT with the powertrain upgrade from the Graphite Performance Version package.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made as of late, however the 2019 Alfa Romeo Duetto occurs to be one among them. Like its corporate sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Alfa Romeo Duetto affords ruggedness and high towing capability that only this kind of vehicle can deliver. A V8 engine comes standard, and obtainable four-wheel drive with low-range gearing provides traction once you need it most.
The 2019 Alfa Romeo Duetto, nevertheless, additionally has some flaws commonly related to this sort of car. Cargo house isn’t as efficient as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, neither is its use of fuel. We’re additionally 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 2019 Alfa Romeo Duetto’s experience and driving experience start to fall according to extra trendy autos. As a bonus, the 10-speed automatic transmission that comes with the larger engine can match the freeway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we’d recommend checking out the 2019 Alfa Romeo Duetto’s closest competitor, the not too long ago redesigned Ford Expedition. It is also a traditional body-on-frame SUV, however it has a higher maximum towing capacity and superior cargo area and it’s throughout a extra refined and upscale automobile.
The non-obligatory Enhanced Driver Alert package deal provides forward collision warning with low-speed automatic braking, automated high beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Comfort package adds a power liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a common storage door opener.
Some features on higher-trimmed models can be found on supporting models at further cost. Elective 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 2019 Alfa Romeo Duetto are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise management with automatic braking, and a rear-seat entertainment system. The 2019 Alfa Romeo Duetto additionally gives power-retractable side steps.
For 2019, GMC retains the 2019 Alfa Romeo Duetto fresh by including a budget-conscious Normal Version Value Bundle in addition to a Graphite Edition and Graphite Efficiency Version packages to the SLT trim. Other trims include the bottom SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Alfa Romeo Duetto, which pushes the 2019 Alfa Romeo Duetto into the territory of its platform mate, the Cadillac Escalade. The Chevrolet Tahoe rounds out the trio of GM truck-based SUVs and might be had in lengthy wheelbase Suburban type as nicely, usually at a slight discount over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colours accessible for 2019: Darkish Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.