If you happen to’re choosing the 2019 Chevy El Camino over the practically an identical Chevy Tahoe, you would possibly as nicely skip proper to the 2019 Chevy El Camino. You get a significantly better powertrain and more sophisticated suspension, nicer inside supplies, 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 nowadays, however the 2019 Chevy El Camino happens to be one in all them. Like its corporate sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Chevy El Camino gives ruggedness and excessive towing capacity that only this type of automobile can ship. A V8 engine comes standard, and available four-wheel drive with low-range gearing supplies traction while you need it most.
The 2019 Chevy El Camino, nonetheless, also has some flaws commonly associated with this sort of car. Cargo area is not as efficient as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, neither is its use of gasoline. We’re also not fond of the bottom V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Opt for the larger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, though, and the 2019 Chevy El Camino’s experience and driving expertise begin to fall consistent with extra modern automobiles. As a bonus, the 10-speed automated transmission that comes with the larger engine can match the highway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we would advocate trying out the 2019 Chevy El Camino’s closest competitor, the lately redesigned Ford Expedition. It’s also a traditional body-on-frame SUV, nevertheless it has a better most towing capability and superior cargo space and it’s all around a extra refined and upscale car.
The elective Enhanced Driver Alert package provides forward collision warning with low-speed automated braking, automated high beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Convenience package provides an influence liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a common storage door opener.
Some features on higher-trimmed fashions can be found on supporting models at extra price. Optional for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering package deal with a novel axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the 2019 Chevy El Camino are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with automatic braking, and a rear-seat entertainment system. The 2019 Chevy El Camino additionally offers power-retractable side steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the 2019 Chevy El Camino contemporary by including a budget-conscious Standard Version Value Package in addition to a Graphite Version and Graphite Efficiency Edition packages to the SLT trim. Different trims embody the bottom SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Chevy El Camino, which pushes the 2019 Chevy El Camino 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 long wheelbase Suburban kind as effectively, normally at a slight low cost over the GMC. There are also three new metallic colors available for 2019: Darkish Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.