When you’re opting for the 2019 Chrysler Minivan over the practically equivalent Chevy Tahoe, you may as nicely skip proper to the 2019 Chrysler Minivan. You get a significantly better powertrain and more sophisticated suspension, nicer inside supplies, and all the bells and whistles. It is also solely a tiny price bump over the SLT with the powertrain upgrade from the Graphite Efficiency Edition package deal.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made nowadays, but the 2019 Chrysler Minivan occurs to be certainly one of them. Like its corporate sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Chrysler Minivan provides ruggedness and high towing capacity that solely this kind of car can ship. A V8 engine comes commonplace, and accessible four-wheel drive with low-range gearing supplies traction if you need it most.
The 2019 Chrysler Minivan, nevertheless, additionally has some flaws generally associated with this sort of vehicle. 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 also not keen on the bottom V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Go for the larger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, though, and the 2019 Chrysler Minivan’s ride and driving expertise start to fall in step with more modern autos. As a bonus, the 10-speed computerized transmission that comes with the larger engine can match the highway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we’d recommend checking out the 2019 Chrysler Minivan’s closest competitor, the recently redesigned Ford Expedition. It is also a traditional body-on-frame SUV, nevertheless it has the next maximum towing capability and superior cargo house and it’s all around a more refined and upscale car.
The elective Enhanced Driver Alert package provides ahead collision warning with low-speed automatic braking, automated high beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Comfort bundle adds an influence liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a universal storage door opener.
Some options on higher-trimmed models can be found on supporting models at extra price. Optional 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 Chrysler Minivan are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise management with automatic braking, and a rear-seat leisure system. The 2019 Chrysler Minivan additionally provides power-retractable facet steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the 2019 Chrysler Minivan contemporary by adding a budget-conscious Standard Edition Worth Package deal in addition to a Graphite Edition and Graphite Performance Version packages to the SLT trim. Other trims include the bottom SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Chrysler Minivan, which pushes the 2019 Chrysler Minivan 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 type as effectively, normally at a slight discount over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colours out there for 2019: Darkish Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.