Should you’re opting for the 2019 Buick Regal Sportback over the almost similar Chevy Tahoe, you may as effectively skip proper to the 2019 Buick Regal Sportback. You get a much better powertrain and extra subtle suspension, nicer inside materials, and all of the bells and whistles. It’s also solely a tiny value bump over the SLT with the powertrain improve from the Graphite Performance Edition package.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made these days, however the 2019 Buick Regal Sportback occurs to be one among them. Like its company sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Buick Regal Sportback presents ruggedness and high towing capability that only this kind of car can ship. A V8 engine comes normal, and accessible four-wheel drive with low-range gearing supplies traction once you want it most.
The 2019 Buick Regal Sportback, however, additionally has some flaws generally associated with this kind of vehicle. Cargo space isn’t as environment friendly as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, neither is its use of gas. We’re additionally not keen on the base V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Opt for the larger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, although, and the 2019 Buick Regal Sportback’s ride and driving experience begin to fall in keeping with extra modern vehicles. 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 would recommend checking out the 2019 Buick Regal Sportback’s closest competitor, the just lately redesigned Ford Expedition. It’s also a conventional body-on-frame SUV, but it surely has the next most towing capacity and superior cargo area and it is throughout a extra refined and upscale car.
The non-compulsory Enhanced Driver Alert package provides forward collision warning with low-speed automated braking, automated excessive beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Comfort package adds a power liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a universal storage door opener.
Some features on higher-trimmed fashions can be found on supporting fashions at extra value. Optional 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 Regal Sportback are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise management with automatic braking, and a rear-seat leisure system. The 2019 Buick Regal Sportback additionally gives power-retractable aspect steps.
For 2019, GMC retains the 2019 Buick Regal Sportback contemporary by adding a budget-conscious Standard Version Worth Package as well as a Graphite Version and Graphite Efficiency Edition packages to the SLT trim. Different trims embody the base SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Buick Regal Sportback, which pushes the 2019 Buick Regal Sportback 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 lengthy wheelbase Suburban form as nicely, often at a slight discount over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colors accessible for 2019: Darkish Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.