If you happen to’re opting for the 2019 Buick Concept over the practically equivalent Chevy Tahoe, you may as properly skip proper to the 2019 Buick Concept. You get a significantly better powertrain and more subtle suspension, nicer inside materials, and all the bells and whistles. It’s also only 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, but the 2019 Buick Concept occurs to be one of them. Like its corporate sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Buick Concept affords ruggedness and excessive towing capability that only this type of car can deliver. A V8 engine comes standard, and accessible four-wheel drive with low-range gearing supplies traction while you want it most.
The 2019 Buick Concept, however, also has some flaws generally related to this type of automobile. Cargo house is not as efficient as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, nor is its use of fuel. We’re additionally not fond of the base V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Go for the larger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, although, and the 2019 Buick Concept’s trip and driving expertise begin to fall according to extra modern autos. As a bonus, the 10-speed automated transmission that comes with the bigger engine can match the highway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we’d recommend trying out the 2019 Buick Concept’s closest competitor, the recently redesigned Ford Expedition. It’s also a conventional body-on-frame SUV, but it has a higher most towing capability and superior cargo area and it is all around a more refined and upscale automobile.
The optional Enhanced Driver Alert package deal adds ahead collision warning with low-speed computerized 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 garage door opener.
Some features on higher-trimmed models can be found on supporting fashions at further cost. Optional for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering bundle with a unique axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the 2019 Buick Concept are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise management with automatic braking, and a rear-seat leisure system. The 2019 Buick Concept additionally affords power-retractable side steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the 2019 Buick Concept contemporary by adding a budget-conscious Standard Version Value Package deal as well as a Graphite Edition and Graphite Performance Edition packages to the SLT trim. Different trims embrace the bottom SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Buick Concept, which pushes the 2019 Buick Concept into the territory of its platform mate, the Cadillac Escalade. The Chevrolet Tahoe rounds out the trio of GM truck-based SUVs and may be had in long wheelbase Suburban form as effectively, usually at a slight low cost over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colours obtainable for 2019: Dark Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.