When you’re opting for the 2019 Aston Vantage over the almost identical Chevy Tahoe, you might as properly skip proper to the 2019 Aston Vantage. You get a significantly better powertrain and extra sophisticated suspension, nicer interior materials, and all the bells and whistles. It is also solely a tiny price bump over the SLT with the powertrain upgrade from the Graphite Efficiency Edition bundle.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made today, however the 2019 Aston Vantage happens to be one in every of them. Like its corporate sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Aston Vantage offers ruggedness and high towing capacity that solely this type of car can deliver. A V8 engine comes standard, and accessible four-wheel drive with low-range gearing offers traction if you want it most.
The 2019 Aston Vantage, however, additionally has some flaws generally associated with this type of automobile. Cargo area isn’t as environment friendly as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, nor is its use of fuel. 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, though, and the 2019 Aston Vantage’s experience and driving expertise begin to fall in keeping with more modern automobiles. As a bonus, the 10-speed automated transmission that comes with the larger engine can match the freeway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we might recommend testing the 2019 Aston Vantage’s closest competitor, the just lately redesigned Ford Expedition. It’s also a traditional body-on-frame SUV, but it has a better most towing capability and superior cargo area and it is all around a extra refined and upscale car.
The optional Enhanced Driver Alert package deal provides ahead collision warning with low-speed computerized braking, automated excessive beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Convenience bundle adds a power liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a common garage door opener.
Some options on higher-trimmed models are available on supporting models at extra price. Non-compulsory for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering package with a unique axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the 2019 Aston Vantage are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with automated braking, and a rear-seat entertainment system. The 2019 Aston Vantage additionally affords power-retractable facet steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the 2019 Aston Vantage fresh by including a budget-conscious Normal Version Value Bundle as well as a Graphite Edition and Graphite Performance Version packages to the SLT trim. Different trims embody the bottom SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Aston Vantage, which pushes the 2019 Aston Vantage into the territory of its platform mate, the Cadillac Escalade. The Chevrolet Tahoe rounds out the trio of GM truck-based SUVs and will be had in lengthy wheelbase Suburban kind as properly, usually at a slight low cost over the GMC. There are also three new metallic colors obtainable for 2019: Dark Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.