In case you’re opting for the 2019 Chevrolet Diesel over the nearly identical Chevy Tahoe, you would possibly as well skip proper to the 2019 Chevrolet Diesel. You get a a lot 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 upgrade from the Graphite Performance Version bundle.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made lately, however the 2019 Chevrolet Diesel occurs to be considered one of them. Like its company sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Chevrolet Diesel affords ruggedness and excessive towing capability that solely this kind of vehicle can deliver. A V8 engine comes normal, and accessible four-wheel drive with low-range gearing supplies traction whenever you want it most.
The 2019 Chevrolet Diesel, nevertheless, also has some flaws commonly related to this sort of automobile. Cargo area isn’t as efficient as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, neither is its use of gasoline. We’re additionally not keen on the bottom V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Opt for the bigger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, though, and the 2019 Chevrolet Diesel’s ride and driving experience begin to fall consistent with extra fashionable vehicles. As a bonus, the 10-speed automatic transmission that comes with the larger engine can match the highway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we’d advocate trying out the 2019 Chevrolet Diesel’s closest competitor, the lately redesigned Ford Expedition. It is also a conventional body-on-frame SUV, but it has the next most towing capability and superior cargo space and it is throughout a extra refined and upscale car.
The non-compulsory Enhanced Driver Alert package deal provides ahead collision warning with low-speed automated braking, automated 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 common garage door opener.
Some features on higher-trimmed models are available on supporting fashions at further price. Non-compulsory for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering package deal with a unique axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the 2019 Chevrolet Diesel are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise management with automatic braking, and a rear-seat leisure system. The 2019 Chevrolet Diesel also provides power-retractable facet steps.
For 2019, GMC retains the 2019 Chevrolet Diesel contemporary by adding a budget-conscious Normal Edition Value Package deal in addition to a Graphite Version and Graphite Performance Version packages to the SLT trim. Different trims include the base SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Chevrolet Diesel, which pushes the 2019 Chevrolet Diesel into the territory of its platform mate, the Cadillac Escalade. The Chevrolet Tahoe rounds out the trio of GM truck-based SUVs and could be had in long wheelbase Suburban type 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.