Should you’re choosing the 2019 Chevy Cruze over the nearly equivalent Chevy Tahoe, you might as well skip proper to the 2019 Chevy Cruze. You get a a lot better powertrain and extra sophisticated suspension, nicer inside supplies, and all of the bells and whistles. It is also solely a tiny worth bump over the SLT with the powertrain upgrade from the Graphite Efficiency Version bundle.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made these days, however the 2019 Chevy Cruze happens to be one of them. Like its corporate sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Chevy Cruze affords ruggedness and high towing capability that solely this sort of car can deliver. A V8 engine comes customary, and accessible four-wheel drive with low-range gearing gives traction whenever you need it most.
The 2019 Chevy Cruze, however, additionally has some flaws commonly related to this type of automobile. Cargo area is not as efficient as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, neither is its use of gas. We’re additionally not keen on the base V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Go for the bigger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, although, and the 2019 Chevy Cruze’s experience and driving experience start to fall in line with extra trendy automobiles. As a bonus, the 10-speed computerized transmission that comes with the larger engine can match the freeway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we might advocate trying out the 2019 Chevy Cruze’s closest competitor, the recently redesigned Ford Expedition. It’s also a standard body-on-frame SUV, but it has a higher maximum towing capacity and superior cargo house and it’s throughout a more refined and upscale automobile.
The non-compulsory Enhanced Driver Alert package adds ahead collision warning with low-speed automatic braking, automated excessive beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Convenience package deal provides a power liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a common storage door opener.
Some features on higher-trimmed fashions are available on supporting fashions at extra price. Optionally available 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 Chevy Cruze are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with computerized braking, and a rear-seat entertainment system. The 2019 Chevy Cruze also affords power-retractable facet steps.
For 2019, GMC retains the 2019 Chevy Cruze fresh by including a budget-conscious Normal Version Worth Bundle as well as a Graphite Version and Graphite Performance Version packages to the SLT trim. Other trims embrace the bottom SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Chevy Cruze, which pushes the 2019 Chevy Cruze into the territory of its platform mate, the Cadillac Escalade. The Chevrolet Tahoe rounds out the trio of GM truck-based SUVs and will be had in long wheelbase Suburban form as properly, usually at a slight low cost over the GMC. There are also three new metallic colours out there for 2019: Dark Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.