In case you’re opting for the 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 over the nearly identical Chevy Tahoe, you may as well skip right to the 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 3500. You get a much better powertrain and more subtle suspension, nicer interior materials, and all the bells and whistles. It is also only a tiny worth bump over the SLT with the powertrain upgrade from the Graphite Efficiency Version package deal.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made as of late, however the 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 occurs to be considered one of them. Like its company sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 gives ruggedness and excessive towing capability that solely this kind of automobile can deliver. A V8 engine comes standard, and available four-wheel drive with low-range gearing supplies traction once you need it most.
The 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 3500, nevertheless, additionally has some flaws commonly associated with this sort of vehicle. Cargo area 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. Go for the bigger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, although, and the 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 3500’s ride and driving expertise begin to fall in line with more trendy autos. 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 would advocate checking out the 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 3500’s closest competitor, the not too long ago redesigned Ford Expedition. It is also a standard body-on-frame SUV, nevertheless it has a better most towing capacity and superior cargo area and it’s all around a more refined and upscale vehicle.
The non-compulsory Enhanced Driver Alert package deal provides ahead collision warning with low-speed automatic braking, computerized high beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Convenience package deal adds a power liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a universal storage door opener.
Some features on higher-trimmed fashions are available on supporting fashions at further price. Elective 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 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with computerized braking, and a rear-seat leisure system. The 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 also affords power-retractable side steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 contemporary by including a budget-conscious Standard Version Worth Package in addition to a Graphite Version and Graphite Performance Edition packages to the SLT trim. Different trims embody the base SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 3500, which pushes the 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 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 lengthy wheelbase Suburban kind as well, normally at a slight low cost over the GMC. There are also three new metallic colours obtainable for 2019: Darkish Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.