When you’re opting for the 2019 Dodge Challenger Hellcat over the almost identical Chevy Tahoe, you might as effectively skip proper to the 2019 Dodge Challenger Hellcat. You get a much better powertrain and more refined 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 package.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made lately, however the 2019 Dodge Challenger Hellcat occurs to be one in every of them. Like its company sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Dodge Challenger Hellcat offers ruggedness and high towing capacity that solely this kind of automobile can ship. A V8 engine comes commonplace, and obtainable four-wheel drive with low-range gearing offers traction while you need it most.
The 2019 Dodge Challenger Hellcat, nonetheless, also has some flaws commonly associated with this type of car. Cargo area isn’t as environment friendly as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, neither is its use of gas. We’re additionally not keen on the base V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Go for the bigger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, although, and the 2019 Dodge Challenger Hellcat’s ride and driving experience begin to fall in line with more modern vehicles. As a bonus, the 10-speed automatic transmission that comes with the larger engine can match the highway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we might advocate trying out the 2019 Dodge Challenger Hellcat’s closest competitor, the not too long ago redesigned Ford Expedition. It’s also a conventional body-on-frame SUV, nevertheless it has the next most towing capability and superior cargo area and it is all around a extra refined and upscale car.
The optional Enhanced Driver Alert package adds ahead collision warning with low-speed automatic braking, automated high beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Comfort package provides an influence liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a common storage door opener.
Some features on higher-trimmed fashions can be found on supporting fashions at further cost. Optional 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 Dodge Challenger Hellcat are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with computerized braking, and a rear-seat entertainment system. The 2019 Dodge Challenger Hellcat also affords power-retractable facet steps.
For 2019, GMC retains the 2019 Dodge Challenger Hellcat fresh by adding a budget-conscious Commonplace Version Value Bundle in addition to a Graphite Version and Graphite Performance Version packages to the SLT trim. Different trims embody the bottom SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Dodge Challenger Hellcat, which pushes the 2019 Dodge Challenger Hellcat 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 form as effectively, normally at a slight low cost over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colours accessible for 2019: Dark Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.