If you’re choosing the 2019 Bentley Ave over the practically identical Chevy Tahoe, you might as properly skip proper to the 2019 Bentley Ave. You get a much better powertrain and extra sophisticated suspension, nicer interior materials, and all of the bells and whistles. It’s also solely a tiny worth bump over the SLT with the powertrain improve from the Graphite Efficiency Edition bundle.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made today, however the 2019 Bentley Ave happens to be considered one of them. Like its company sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Bentley Ave offers ruggedness and excessive towing capacity that only this type of automobile can deliver. A V8 engine comes customary, and accessible four-wheel drive with low-range gearing supplies traction whenever you want it most.
The 2019 Bentley Ave, nevertheless, additionally has some flaws generally related to this sort of car. Cargo area isn’t as efficient as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, neither is its use of fuel. We’re also not keen on the bottom V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Opt for the bigger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, though, and the 2019 Bentley Ave’s experience and driving experience begin to fall in line with extra 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 suggest checking out the 2019 Bentley Ave’s closest competitor, the just lately redesigned Ford Expedition. It’s also a traditional body-on-frame SUV, but it surely has a better maximum towing capacity and superior cargo space and it’s throughout a more refined and upscale car.
The non-obligatory Enhanced Driver Alert package deal provides forward collision warning with low-speed automated braking, computerized excessive beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Convenience 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 extra value. Optional for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering package with a novel axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the 2019 Bentley Ave are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with automatic braking, and a rear-seat entertainment system. The 2019 Bentley Ave also affords power-retractable side steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the 2019 Bentley Ave fresh by including a budget-conscious Customary Version Worth Bundle in addition to a Graphite Version and Graphite Performance Version packages to the SLT trim. Other trims embrace the base SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Bentley Ave, which pushes the 2019 Bentley Ave into the territory of its platform mate, the Cadillac Escalade. The Chevrolet Tahoe rounds out the trio of GM truck-based SUVs and can be had in long wheelbase Suburban type as well, often at a slight discount over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colours obtainable for 2019: Dark Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.