In case you’re choosing the 2019 Chevy 2500Hd Duramax over the nearly equivalent Chevy Tahoe, you would possibly as properly skip proper to the 2019 Chevy 2500Hd Duramax. You get a much better powertrain and extra sophisticated suspension, nicer inside supplies, and all the bells and whistles. It is also solely a tiny worth bump over the SLT with the powertrain improve from the Graphite Performance Edition package deal.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made these days, however the 2019 Chevy 2500Hd Duramax happens to be one in all them. Like its corporate sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Chevy 2500Hd Duramax provides ruggedness and high towing capability that solely this sort of automobile can deliver. A V8 engine comes standard, and obtainable four-wheel drive with low-range gearing gives traction whenever you want it most.
The 2019 Chevy 2500Hd Duramax, nevertheless, additionally has some flaws commonly related to this type of car. Cargo house isn’t as efficient as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, nor is its use of gas. We’re also not keen on the base V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Opt for the larger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, though, and the 2019 Chevy 2500Hd Duramax’s experience and driving experience start 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 might suggest checking out the 2019 Chevy 2500Hd Duramax’s closest competitor, the just lately redesigned Ford Expedition. It’s also a conventional body-on-frame SUV, but it has a better maximum towing capacity and superior cargo area and it is all around a more refined and upscale car.
The optionally available Enhanced Driver Alert bundle provides forward collision warning with low-speed automatic braking, automatic excessive beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Comfort package deal adds an influence liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a universal garage door opener.
Some options on higher-trimmed models can be found on supporting fashions at further price. Non-compulsory 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 Chevy 2500Hd Duramax are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with automatic braking, and a rear-seat leisure system. The 2019 Chevy 2500Hd Duramax also gives power-retractable facet steps.
For 2019, GMC retains the 2019 Chevy 2500Hd Duramax contemporary by adding a budget-conscious Normal Edition Value Bundle 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 Chevy 2500Hd Duramax, which pushes the 2019 Chevy 2500Hd Duramax 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 discount over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colors out there for 2019: Darkish Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.