If you happen to’re opting for the 2019 Cadillac Cts over the practically an identical Chevy Tahoe, you might as well skip proper to the 2019 Cadillac Cts. You get a significantly better powertrain and more subtle suspension, nicer interior supplies, and all the bells and whistles. It is also solely a tiny value bump over the SLT with the powertrain upgrade from the Graphite Performance Version package deal.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made as of late, however the 2019 Cadillac Cts happens to be one among them. Like its corporate sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Cadillac Cts presents ruggedness and excessive towing capability that solely this type of car can ship. A V8 engine comes normal, and out there four-wheel drive with low-range gearing provides traction when you need it most.
The 2019 Cadillac Cts, nonetheless, additionally has some flaws generally related to this sort of vehicle. Cargo space is not as efficient as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, nor is its use of fuel. We’re also not keen on the base V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Opt for the bigger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, although, and the 2019 Cadillac Cts’s experience and driving expertise begin to fall in line with extra fashionable autos. As a bonus, the 10-speed automated transmission that comes with the bigger engine can match the freeway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we would recommend testing the 2019 Cadillac Cts’s closest competitor, the lately redesigned Ford Expedition. It’s also a conventional body-on-frame SUV, but it has a higher most towing capacity and superior cargo area and it is throughout a extra refined and upscale automobile.
The elective Enhanced Driver Alert package deal provides ahead collision warning with low-speed computerized braking, automatic high beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Comfort package provides a power liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a common garage door opener.
Some features on higher-trimmed fashions are available on supporting fashions at extra cost. 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 Cadillac Cts are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with computerized braking, and a rear-seat entertainment system. The 2019 Cadillac Cts also provides power-retractable facet steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the 2019 Cadillac Cts fresh by including a budget-conscious Standard Version Worth Package deal as well as a Graphite Version and Graphite Performance Version packages to the SLT trim. Other trims embrace the base SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Cadillac Cts, which pushes the 2019 Cadillac Cts 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 type as nicely, usually at a slight low cost over the GMC. There are also three new metallic colors out there for 2019: Darkish Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.