Should you’re opting for the 2019 Chevy Silverado over the practically equivalent Chevy Tahoe, you would possibly as properly skip proper to the 2019 Chevy Silverado. You get a much better powertrain and extra subtle suspension, nicer inside 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 Performance Edition bundle.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made nowadays, however the 2019 Chevy Silverado happens to be considered one of them. Like its company sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Chevy Silverado presents ruggedness and high towing capability that only this kind of automobile can deliver. A V8 engine comes customary, and obtainable four-wheel drive with low-range gearing gives traction once you want it most.
The 2019 Chevy Silverado, however, also has some flaws generally related to this kind of vehicle. Cargo space isn’t as environment friendly as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, nor is its use of gas. We’re additionally not keen on the base V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Go for the larger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, although, and the 2019 Chevy Silverado’s experience and driving expertise begin to fall according to extra fashionable vehicles. 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 testing the 2019 Chevy Silverado’s closest competitor, the not too long ago redesigned Ford Expedition. It’s also a standard body-on-frame SUV, but it surely has the next maximum towing capacity and superior cargo space and it’s throughout a extra refined and upscale automobile.
The optionally available Enhanced Driver Alert bundle adds forward collision warning with low-speed computerized braking, automatic 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 common garage door opener.
Some options on higher-trimmed fashions are available on supporting fashions at further value. Non-compulsory for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering package with a novel axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the 2019 Chevy Silverado are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise management with automatic braking, and a rear-seat entertainment system. The 2019 Chevy Silverado additionally presents power-retractable side steps.
For 2019, GMC retains the 2019 Chevy Silverado contemporary by including a budget-conscious Normal Edition Worth Package deal as well as a Graphite Edition and Graphite Performance Version packages to the SLT trim. Other trims embrace the base SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Chevy Silverado, which pushes the 2019 Chevy Silverado 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 nicely, often at a slight discount over the GMC. There are also three new metallic colours available for 2019: Darkish Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.