When you’re opting for the 2019 Dodge Challenger over the practically similar Chevy Tahoe, you might as properly skip proper to the 2019 Dodge Challenger. You get a a lot better powertrain and extra sophisticated suspension, nicer inside materials, and all the bells and whistles. It’s also solely a tiny worth bump over the SLT with the powertrain improve from the Graphite Performance Version package deal.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made lately, however the 2019 Dodge Challenger happens to be one of them. Like its corporate sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Dodge Challenger offers ruggedness and excessive towing capacity that solely this kind of automobile can ship. A V8 engine comes normal, and obtainable four-wheel drive with low-range gearing supplies traction when you want it most.
The 2019 Dodge Challenger, nonetheless, additionally has some flaws generally related to this kind of automobile. Cargo house isn’t as efficient as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, neither is its use of gasoline. 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 Dodge Challenger’s trip and driving expertise begin to fall in step with extra fashionable autos. As a bonus, the 10-speed automated transmission that comes with the bigger engine can match the freeway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we’d suggest checking out the 2019 Dodge Challenger’s closest competitor, the not too long ago redesigned Ford Expedition. It’s also a standard body-on-frame SUV, however it has a better maximum towing capacity and superior cargo area and it is all around a more refined and upscale car.
The non-compulsory Enhanced Driver Alert package adds forward collision warning with low-speed automatic braking, automated high beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Convenience 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 fashions are available on supporting models at additional value. Elective for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering package with a unique axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the 2019 Dodge Challenger are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with computerized braking, and a rear-seat leisure system. The 2019 Dodge Challenger additionally presents power-retractable side steps.
For 2019, GMC retains the 2019 Dodge Challenger fresh by adding a budget-conscious Commonplace Version Worth Package deal as well as a Graphite Edition and Graphite Performance Version packages to the SLT trim. Other trims embody the bottom SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Dodge Challenger, which pushes the 2019 Dodge Challenger into the territory of its platform mate, the Cadillac Escalade. The Chevrolet Tahoe rounds out the trio of GM truck-based SUVs and may be had in long wheelbase Suburban kind as nicely, usually at a slight discount over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colours available for 2019: Darkish Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.