In case you’re choosing the 2019 Buick Station Wagon over the almost equivalent Chevy Tahoe, you would possibly as properly skip right to the 2019 Buick Station Wagon. You get a significantly better powertrain and extra refined suspension, nicer interior supplies, and all the bells and whistles. It’s also solely a tiny value bump over the SLT with the powertrain improve from the Graphite Performance Version bundle.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made as of late, however the 2019 Buick Station Wagon happens to be one in every of them. Like its company sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Buick Station Wagon provides ruggedness and high towing capacity that only this kind of vehicle can ship. A V8 engine comes commonplace, and obtainable four-wheel drive with low-range gearing provides traction once you need it most.
The 2019 Buick Station Wagon, however, additionally has some flaws commonly related to this sort of car. Cargo house is not as efficient as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, nor is its use of gas. We’re additionally not fond of the bottom V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Opt for the larger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, though, and the 2019 Buick Station Wagon’s journey and driving experience start to fall according to extra fashionable autos. As a bonus, the 10-speed automated transmission that comes with the larger engine can match the highway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we’d recommend testing the 2019 Buick Station Wagon’s closest competitor, the just lately redesigned Ford Expedition. It’s also a traditional body-on-frame SUV, nevertheless it has the next maximum towing capacity and superior cargo area and it’s throughout a extra refined and upscale automobile.
The non-compulsory Enhanced Driver Alert bundle provides ahead collision warning with low-speed computerized braking, automated excessive beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Convenience package deal adds an influence liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a common storage door opener.
Some options on higher-trimmed fashions can be found on supporting fashions at extra cost. Non-obligatory 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 Station Wagon are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with automated braking, and a rear-seat leisure system. The 2019 Buick Station Wagon additionally gives power-retractable aspect steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the 2019 Buick Station Wagon fresh by adding a budget-conscious Standard Edition Worth Bundle in addition to a Graphite Edition and Graphite Efficiency Version packages to the SLT trim. Other trims embrace the bottom SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Buick Station Wagon, which pushes the 2019 Buick Station Wagon into the territory of its platform mate, the Cadillac Escalade. The Chevrolet Tahoe rounds out the trio of GM truck-based SUVs and will be had in long wheelbase Suburban form as nicely, usually at a slight low cost over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colours out there for 2019: Darkish Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.