In the event you’re choosing the 2019 Chevy Impala Ss Ltz over the practically equivalent Chevy Tahoe, you would possibly as properly skip proper to the 2019 Chevy Impala Ss Ltz. You get a significantly better powertrain and extra subtle suspension, nicer interior supplies, and all of the bells and whistles. It’s also only a tiny value bump over the SLT with the powertrain upgrade from the Graphite Efficiency Edition bundle.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made nowadays, but the 2019 Chevy Impala Ss Ltz happens to be considered one of them. Like its corporate sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Chevy Impala Ss Ltz offers ruggedness and excessive towing capacity that only this type of automobile can ship. A V8 engine comes customary, and available four-wheel drive with low-range gearing supplies traction while you need it most.
The 2019 Chevy Impala Ss Ltz, nonetheless, additionally has some flaws commonly related to this kind of automobile. Cargo area is not as environment friendly as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, neither is its use of fuel. We’re additionally not fond of the bottom V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Go for the bigger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, although, and the 2019 Chevy Impala Ss Ltz’s ride and driving experience start to fall consistent with extra fashionable vehicles. As a bonus, the 10-speed computerized transmission that comes with the bigger engine can match the freeway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we’d advocate testing the 2019 Chevy Impala Ss Ltz’s closest competitor, the lately redesigned Ford Expedition. It’s also a traditional body-on-frame SUV, but it surely has a better maximum towing capability and superior cargo space and it is all around a extra refined and upscale vehicle.
The non-obligatory Enhanced Driver Alert package provides ahead collision warning with low-speed automated braking, automated high beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Convenience bundle provides an influence liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a universal garage door opener.
Some options on higher-trimmed fashions can be found on supporting fashions at further value. Non-obligatory 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 Chevy Impala Ss Ltz are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise management with automatic braking, and a rear-seat leisure system. The 2019 Chevy Impala Ss Ltz additionally gives power-retractable facet steps.
For 2019, GMC retains the 2019 Chevy Impala Ss Ltz contemporary by adding a budget-conscious Standard Edition Worth Bundle as well as a Graphite Edition and Graphite Performance Edition packages to the SLT trim. Other trims embrace the bottom SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Chevy Impala Ss Ltz, which pushes the 2019 Chevy Impala Ss Ltz into the territory of its platform mate, the Cadillac Escalade. The Chevrolet Tahoe rounds out the trio of GM truck-based SUVs and may be had in long wheelbase Suburban kind as effectively, usually at a slight low cost over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colors out there for 2019: Darkish Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.