In case you’re choosing the 2019 Dodge Power Wagon over the nearly an identical Chevy Tahoe, you would possibly as well skip right to the 2019 Dodge Power Wagon. You get a much better powertrain and more subtle suspension, nicer inside materials, and all the bells and whistles. It’s also only a tiny price bump over the SLT with the powertrain upgrade from the Graphite Performance Edition bundle.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made nowadays, but the 2019 Dodge Power Wagon happens to be one of them. Like its company sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Dodge Power Wagon offers ruggedness and excessive towing capability that only this sort of automobile can deliver. A V8 engine comes commonplace, and available four-wheel drive with low-range gearing provides traction whenever you want it most.
The 2019 Dodge Power Wagon, however, also has some flaws generally associated with this kind of automobile. 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 keen on the bottom V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Opt for the larger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, although, and the 2019 Dodge Power Wagon’s experience and driving experience start to fall in step with extra trendy vehicles. 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 would suggest testing the 2019 Dodge Power Wagon’s closest competitor, the lately redesigned Ford Expedition. It is also a traditional body-on-frame SUV, but it surely has a better maximum towing capability and superior cargo house and it is all around a extra refined and upscale car.
The non-compulsory Enhanced Driver Alert package deal provides forward collision warning with low-speed automatic braking, automated excessive beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Convenience bundle provides an influence liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a universal storage door opener.
Some features on higher-trimmed fashions can be found on supporting fashions at additional value. Non-compulsory for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering package with a novel axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the 2019 Dodge Power Wagon are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with automated braking, and a rear-seat entertainment system. The 2019 Dodge Power Wagon also presents power-retractable facet steps.
For 2019, GMC retains the 2019 Dodge Power Wagon recent by adding a budget-conscious Customary Edition Value Package deal in addition to a Graphite Version and Graphite Efficiency Version packages to the SLT trim. Different trims embody the base SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Dodge Power Wagon, which pushes the 2019 Dodge Power Wagon into the territory of its platform mate, the Cadillac Escalade. The Chevrolet Tahoe rounds out the trio of GM truck-based SUVs and could be had in lengthy wheelbase Suburban kind as nicely, normally at a slight discount over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colours available for 2019: Dark Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.