Should you’re opting for the 2019 Chrysler Imperial over the practically identical Chevy Tahoe, you might as effectively skip proper to the 2019 Chrysler Imperial. You get a a lot better powertrain and extra sophisticated suspension, nicer interior supplies, and all the bells and whistles. It is also only a tiny price bump over the SLT with the powertrain upgrade from the Graphite Efficiency Edition bundle.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made today, but the 2019 Chrysler Imperial occurs to be certainly one of them. Like its company sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Chrysler Imperial affords ruggedness and excessive towing capacity that only this kind of car can ship. A V8 engine comes commonplace, and out there four-wheel drive with low-range gearing gives traction whenever you need it most.
The 2019 Chrysler Imperial, nevertheless, additionally has some flaws commonly associated with this type of vehicle. Cargo house isn’t as efficient 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, though, and the 2019 Chrysler Imperial’s trip and driving expertise begin to fall in keeping with extra trendy vehicles. As a bonus, the 10-speed automated transmission that comes with the larger engine can match the freeway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we’d recommend trying out the 2019 Chrysler Imperial’s closest competitor, the not too long ago redesigned Ford Expedition. It is also a traditional body-on-frame SUV, but it has a higher most towing capability and superior cargo space and it’s all around a extra refined and upscale automobile.
The optionally available Enhanced Driver Alert package provides forward collision warning with low-speed automatic braking, automatic excessive beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Comfort package deal adds a power liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a universal garage door opener.
Some features on higher-trimmed models can be found on supporting fashions at additional price. Optionally available 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 Chrysler Imperial are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with automated braking, and a rear-seat entertainment system. The 2019 Chrysler Imperial also provides power-retractable facet steps.
For 2019, GMC retains the 2019 Chrysler Imperial recent by including a budget-conscious Standard Edition Value Package as well as a Graphite Version and Graphite Efficiency Edition packages to the SLT trim. Other trims embrace the base SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Chrysler Imperial, which pushes the 2019 Chrysler Imperial 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 type 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.