When you’re opting for the 2019 Ford 150 over the practically similar Chevy Tahoe, you would possibly as properly skip right to the 2019 Ford 150. You get a significantly better powertrain and more sophisticated suspension, nicer inside materials, and all the bells and whistles. It’s also only a tiny value bump over the SLT with the powertrain upgrade from the Graphite Efficiency Edition bundle.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made these days, however the 2019 Ford 150 happens to be one of them. Like its company sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Ford 150 affords ruggedness and high towing capability that only this type of car can deliver. A V8 engine comes normal, and out there four-wheel drive with low-range gearing gives traction while you need it most.
The 2019 Ford 150, nonetheless, additionally has some flaws generally associated with this type of car. 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. Go for the larger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, although, and the 2019 Ford 150’s trip and driving expertise begin to fall according to more fashionable vehicles. 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 recommend testing the 2019 Ford 150’s closest competitor, the not too long ago redesigned Ford Expedition. It’s also a conventional body-on-frame SUV, but it surely has a higher most towing capability and superior cargo house and it’s all around a more refined and upscale vehicle.
The optionally available Enhanced Driver Alert package provides forward collision warning with low-speed automated braking, automated high beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Convenience package deal adds a power liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a universal storage door opener.
Some options on higher-trimmed fashions are available on supporting models at extra price. Optionally available for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering package with a singular axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the 2019 Ford 150 are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with computerized braking, and a rear-seat leisure system. The 2019 Ford 150 additionally presents power-retractable side steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the 2019 Ford 150 recent by adding a budget-conscious Standard Version Value Package as well as a Graphite Edition and Graphite Performance Edition packages to the SLT trim. Other trims include the base SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Ford 150, which pushes the 2019 Ford 150 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 type as properly, usually at a slight discount over the GMC. There are also three new metallic colours obtainable for 2019: Darkish Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.