In the event you’re opting for the 2019 Buick Lesabre over the nearly an identical Chevy Tahoe, you may as well skip proper to the 2019 Buick Lesabre. You get a much better powertrain and extra refined suspension, nicer interior materials, and all the bells and whistles. It’s also solely a tiny worth bump over the SLT with the powertrain upgrade from the Graphite Performance Edition bundle.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made today, however the 2019 Buick Lesabre happens to be one among them. Like its corporate sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Buick Lesabre gives ruggedness and excessive towing capability that solely this sort of automobile can ship. A V8 engine comes normal, and available four-wheel drive with low-range gearing supplies traction when you need it most.
The 2019 Buick Lesabre, however, additionally has some flaws commonly related to this kind of vehicle. Cargo space is not as efficient as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, neither is its use of fuel. We’re also not fond of the bottom V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Go for the larger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, though, and the 2019 Buick Lesabre’s trip and driving expertise begin to fall consistent with more fashionable 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 might suggest checking out the 2019 Buick Lesabre’s closest competitor, the just lately redesigned Ford Expedition. It is also a conventional body-on-frame SUV, nevertheless it has the next maximum towing capacity and superior cargo area and it’s throughout a more refined and upscale vehicle.
The optionally available Enhanced Driver Alert package provides forward collision warning with low-speed automatic braking, automatic high beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Comfort bundle provides an influence liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a universal garage door opener.
Some options on higher-trimmed fashions can be found on supporting fashions at extra price. Elective for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering package deal with a singular axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the 2019 Buick Lesabre are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with automatic braking, and a rear-seat entertainment system. The 2019 Buick Lesabre additionally presents power-retractable aspect steps.
For 2019, GMC retains the 2019 Buick Lesabre contemporary by including a budget-conscious Standard Version Worth Package deal in addition to a Graphite Version and Graphite Efficiency Version packages to the SLT trim. Other trims include the bottom SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Buick Lesabre, which pushes the 2019 Buick Lesabre 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 form as properly, usually at a slight discount over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colors out there for 2019: Dark Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.