If you’re choosing the 2019 Ferrari 458 over the nearly identical Chevy Tahoe, you might as well skip right to the 2019 Ferrari 458. You get a a lot better powertrain and extra subtle suspension, nicer interior materials, and all of the bells and whistles. It’s also solely a tiny worth bump over the SLT with the powertrain upgrade from the Graphite Efficiency Version package.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made these days, but the 2019 Ferrari 458 happens to be one in every of them. Like its corporate sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Ferrari 458 offers ruggedness and high towing capacity that only this sort of car can deliver. A V8 engine comes customary, and accessible four-wheel drive with low-range gearing gives traction if you need it most.
The 2019 Ferrari 458, nevertheless, also has some flaws generally related to this type of vehicle. Cargo house is not as efficient as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, nor is its use of gas. We’re also not fond of the base V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Go for the bigger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, though, and the 2019 Ferrari 458’s ride and driving experience start to fall according to extra fashionable 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 might suggest testing the 2019 Ferrari 458’s closest competitor, the lately redesigned Ford Expedition. It is also a conventional body-on-frame SUV, however it has the next most towing capability and superior cargo space and it’s throughout a more refined and upscale vehicle.
The elective Enhanced Driver Alert package provides ahead collision warning with low-speed automatic braking, automated high beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Convenience bundle adds 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 fashions at additional value. Non-compulsory 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 Ferrari 458 are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise management with computerized braking, and a rear-seat entertainment system. The 2019 Ferrari 458 additionally gives power-retractable aspect steps.
For 2019, GMC retains the 2019 Ferrari 458 recent by adding a budget-conscious Normal Version Value Package deal in addition to a Graphite Version and Graphite Performance Version packages to the SLT trim. Other trims embrace the base SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Ferrari 458, which pushes the 2019 Ferrari 458 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 type as well, usually at a slight low cost over the GMC. There are also three new metallic colors obtainable for 2019: Dark Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.