In case you’re choosing the 2019 Chevy Bolt over the nearly similar Chevy Tahoe, you may as properly skip right to the 2019 Chevy Bolt. You get a significantly better powertrain and more sophisticated suspension, nicer interior materials, and all of the bells and whistles. It’s also solely a tiny value bump over the SLT with the powertrain improve from the Graphite Efficiency Edition package deal.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made today, however the 2019 Chevy Bolt occurs to be one in every of them. Like its company sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Chevy Bolt presents ruggedness and excessive towing capacity that only this sort of automobile can deliver. A V8 engine comes commonplace, and available four-wheel drive with low-range gearing offers traction once you need it most.
The 2019 Chevy Bolt, nonetheless, also has some flaws generally related to this type of vehicle. Cargo house 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 bottom V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Go for the bigger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, though, and the 2019 Chevy Bolt’s experience and driving expertise begin to fall consistent with more trendy autos. As a bonus, the 10-speed automatic transmission that comes with the bigger engine can match the highway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we’d suggest trying out the 2019 Chevy Bolt’s closest competitor, the recently redesigned Ford Expedition. It’s also a standard body-on-frame SUV, nevertheless it has the next most towing capability and superior cargo space and it’s all around a more refined and upscale vehicle.
The elective Enhanced Driver Alert bundle adds forward collision warning with low-speed automatic braking, computerized excessive beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Convenience bundle provides a power liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a universal garage door opener.
Some features on higher-trimmed fashions can be found on supporting fashions at extra cost. Optionally available for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering bundle with a novel axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the 2019 Chevy Bolt are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with automated braking, and a rear-seat entertainment system. The 2019 Chevy Bolt also presents power-retractable side steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the 2019 Chevy Bolt contemporary by adding a budget-conscious Commonplace Edition Worth Package as well as a Graphite Edition and Graphite Efficiency Version packages to the SLT trim. Other trims embody the base SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Chevy Bolt, which pushes the 2019 Chevy Bolt 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 long wheelbase Suburban kind as effectively, often at a slight low cost over the GMC. There are also three new metallic colors obtainable for 2019: Dark Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.