In the event you’re choosing the 2019 Buick Park Avenue over the practically an identical Chevy Tahoe, you would possibly as nicely skip right to the 2019 Buick Park Avenue. You get a much better powertrain and more subtle suspension, nicer interior materials, and all the bells and whistles. It is also solely a tiny value bump over the SLT with the powertrain improve from the Graphite Efficiency Version package.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made as of late, but the 2019 Buick Park Avenue occurs to be one in all them. Like its corporate sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Buick Park Avenue provides ruggedness and high towing capability that solely this type of vehicle can deliver. A V8 engine comes customary, and obtainable four-wheel drive with low-range gearing provides traction when you want it most.
The 2019 Buick Park Avenue, nevertheless, also has some flaws generally associated with this sort of car. Cargo space isn’t as environment friendly as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, neither is its use of fuel. We’re additionally not keen on the bottom V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Go for the larger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, although, and the 2019 Buick Park Avenue’s experience and driving experience start to fall consistent with extra trendy vehicles. 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’d suggest checking out the 2019 Buick Park Avenue’s closest competitor, the recently redesigned Ford Expedition. It’s also a conventional body-on-frame SUV, nevertheless it has the next most towing capability and superior cargo space and it is all around a extra refined and upscale automobile.
The elective Enhanced Driver Alert package provides ahead collision warning with low-speed automatic braking, computerized excessive beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Comfort package provides an influence liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a universal storage door opener.
Some features on higher-trimmed models are available on supporting models at extra price. Non-compulsory for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering bundle with a novel axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the 2019 Buick Park Avenue are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with computerized braking, and a rear-seat entertainment system. The 2019 Buick Park Avenue additionally affords power-retractable facet steps.
For 2019, GMC retains the 2019 Buick Park Avenue recent by including a budget-conscious Normal Version Worth Package as well as a Graphite Version and Graphite Efficiency Edition packages to the SLT trim. Other trims embrace the base SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Buick Park Avenue, which pushes the 2019 Buick Park Avenue 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 effectively, often at a slight discount over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colors out there for 2019: Dark Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.