If you’re choosing the 2019 Citroen Cactus over the almost an identical Chevy Tahoe, you might as nicely skip right to the 2019 Citroen Cactus. You get a significantly better powertrain and extra subtle suspension, nicer inside supplies, and all of the bells and whistles. It is also solely a tiny worth bump over the SLT with the powertrain improve from the Graphite Performance Edition package.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made these days, but the 2019 Citroen Cactus occurs to be one of them. Like its company sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Citroen Cactus affords ruggedness and excessive towing capability that solely this sort of car can deliver. A V8 engine comes commonplace, and accessible four-wheel drive with low-range gearing gives traction if you need it most.
The 2019 Citroen Cactus, nevertheless, also has some flaws generally associated with this kind of automobile. Cargo house isn’t as environment friendly 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 bigger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, though, and the 2019 Citroen Cactus’s ride and driving experience start to fall consistent with more trendy autos. 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 might suggest testing the 2019 Citroen Cactus’s closest competitor, the not too long ago redesigned Ford Expedition. It’s also a standard body-on-frame SUV, but it has the next maximum towing capability and superior cargo area and it is throughout a more refined and upscale car.
The elective Enhanced Driver Alert bundle provides ahead collision warning with low-speed automatic braking, computerized high beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Comfort package deal provides an influence liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a common storage door opener.
Some features on higher-trimmed models are available on supporting models at further cost. Optional for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering package deal with a singular axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the 2019 Citroen Cactus are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with automated braking, and a rear-seat leisure system. The 2019 Citroen Cactus additionally provides power-retractable aspect steps.
For 2019, GMC retains the 2019 Citroen Cactus recent by adding a budget-conscious Customary Version Value Package as well as a Graphite Version and Graphite Efficiency Version packages to the SLT trim. Other trims embody the bottom SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Citroen Cactus, which pushes the 2019 Citroen Cactus into the territory of its platform mate, the Cadillac Escalade. The Chevrolet Tahoe rounds out the trio of GM truck-based SUVs and can be had in lengthy wheelbase Suburban type as effectively, normally at a slight low cost over the GMC. There are also three new metallic colors obtainable for 2019: Dark Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.