Should you’re opting for the 2019 Dodge Magnum over the practically identical Chevy Tahoe, you would possibly as effectively skip proper to the 2019 Dodge Magnum. You get a much better powertrain and extra subtle suspension, nicer inside supplies, and all the bells and whistles. It’s also only a tiny worth bump over the SLT with the powertrain improve from the Graphite Performance Version package.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made these days, but the 2019 Dodge Magnum occurs to be one in all them. Like its corporate sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Dodge Magnum affords ruggedness and excessive towing capability that solely this kind of automobile can deliver. A V8 engine comes customary, and out there four-wheel drive with low-range gearing offers traction once you want it most.
The 2019 Dodge Magnum, however, also has some flaws generally associated with this kind of vehicle. Cargo area isn’t as efficient as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, nor is its use of fuel. We’re additionally not fond of the base V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Opt for the larger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, though, and the 2019 Dodge Magnum’s experience and driving experience begin to fall in keeping with extra modern vehicles. As a bonus, the 10-speed automated transmission that comes with the bigger engine can match the highway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we might recommend testing the 2019 Dodge Magnum’s closest competitor, the lately redesigned Ford Expedition. It’s also a standard body-on-frame SUV, but it has a higher most towing capability and superior cargo house and it is throughout a extra refined and upscale automobile.
The non-obligatory Enhanced Driver Alert package deal adds forward collision warning with low-speed computerized braking, automated high beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Convenience package provides a power liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a universal garage door opener.
Some features on higher-trimmed fashions are available on supporting fashions at further price. Non-compulsory 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 Magnum are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise management with computerized braking, and a rear-seat leisure system. The 2019 Dodge Magnum also presents power-retractable facet steps.
For 2019, GMC retains the 2019 Dodge Magnum contemporary by adding a budget-conscious Normal Edition Value Package deal in addition to a Graphite Version and Graphite Efficiency Edition packages to the SLT trim. Different trims include the base SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Dodge Magnum, which pushes the 2019 Dodge Magnum 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 well, normally at a slight low cost over the GMC. There are also three new metallic colours obtainable for 2019: Dark Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.