In case you’re opting for the 2019 Dodge Longhorn over the nearly similar Chevy Tahoe, you may as effectively skip proper to the 2019 Dodge Longhorn. You get a significantly better powertrain and extra refined suspension, nicer inside materials, and all the bells and whistles. It is also only a tiny value bump over the SLT with the powertrain upgrade from the Graphite Efficiency Edition package.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made today, but the 2019 Dodge Longhorn occurs to be one in every of them. Like its company sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Dodge Longhorn offers ruggedness and high towing capability that only this kind of car can deliver. A V8 engine comes normal, and available four-wheel drive with low-range gearing supplies traction whenever you need it most.
The 2019 Dodge Longhorn, nevertheless, also has some flaws generally associated with this sort of vehicle. Cargo area isn’t as efficient as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, neither is its use of fuel. We’re additionally not keen on the bottom V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Opt for the bigger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, although, and the 2019 Dodge Longhorn’s journey and driving expertise begin to fall in step with extra modern autos. As a bonus, the 10-speed automated transmission that comes with the larger engine can match the highway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we would suggest testing the 2019 Dodge Longhorn’s closest competitor, the just lately redesigned Ford Expedition. It’s also a conventional body-on-frame SUV, but it has a better maximum towing capacity and superior cargo space and it’s all around a extra refined and upscale vehicle.
The optional Enhanced Driver Alert package adds forward collision warning with low-speed computerized braking, computerized high beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Convenience bundle provides an influence liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a common storage door opener.
Some options on higher-trimmed models can be found on supporting models at additional value. Elective for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering bundle with a novel axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the 2019 Dodge Longhorn are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise management with automatic braking, and a rear-seat leisure system. The 2019 Dodge Longhorn also affords power-retractable side steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the 2019 Dodge Longhorn fresh by adding a budget-conscious Normal Version Worth Package deal as well as a Graphite Edition and Graphite Performance Version packages to the SLT trim. Different trims include the bottom SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Dodge Longhorn, which pushes the 2019 Dodge Longhorn 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 lengthy wheelbase Suburban type as well, often at a slight low cost over the GMC. There are also three new metallic colors accessible for 2019: Darkish Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.