For those who’re opting for the 2019 Chevrolet Montana over the nearly an identical Chevy Tahoe, you would possibly as properly skip proper to the 2019 Chevrolet Montana. You get a much better powertrain and more refined suspension, nicer inside supplies, and all of the bells and whistles. It’s also only a tiny price bump over the SLT with the powertrain improve from the Graphite Efficiency Version bundle.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made as of late, but the 2019 Chevrolet Montana occurs to be one of them. Like its corporate sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Chevrolet Montana gives ruggedness and excessive towing capability that solely this kind of automobile can deliver. A V8 engine comes normal, and accessible four-wheel drive with low-range gearing gives traction while you need it most.
The 2019 Chevrolet Montana, however, additionally has some flaws commonly related to this type of car. Cargo house is not as environment friendly as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, nor is its use of fuel. 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, although, and the 2019 Chevrolet Montana’s ride and driving expertise begin to fall consistent with more modern 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 suggest trying out the 2019 Chevrolet Montana’s closest competitor, the just lately redesigned Ford Expedition. It is also a traditional body-on-frame SUV, nevertheless it has the next most towing capability and superior cargo area and it’s throughout a more refined and upscale automobile.
The elective Enhanced Driver Alert package adds ahead collision warning with low-speed automated braking, automatic high beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Convenience package adds an influence liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a common storage door opener.
Some features on higher-trimmed models can be found on supporting models at additional value. Non-obligatory for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering bundle with a singular axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the 2019 Chevrolet Montana are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with computerized braking, and a rear-seat leisure system. The 2019 Chevrolet Montana also affords power-retractable aspect steps.
For 2019, GMC retains the 2019 Chevrolet Montana contemporary by adding a budget-conscious Standard Version Worth Bundle as well as a Graphite Version and Graphite Performance Edition packages to the SLT trim. Other trims embrace the bottom SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Chevrolet Montana, which pushes the 2019 Chevrolet Montana 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 nicely, normally at a slight low cost over the GMC. There are also three new metallic colors accessible for 2019: Darkish Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.