For those who’re choosing the 2019 Ford 250 over the nearly equivalent Chevy Tahoe, you would possibly as well skip proper to the 2019 Ford 250. You get a much better powertrain and extra refined suspension, nicer interior materials, and all of the bells and whistles. It is also solely a tiny value bump over the SLT with the powertrain improve from the Graphite Efficiency Edition bundle.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made today, however the 2019 Ford 250 occurs to be one of them. Like its company sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Ford 250 presents ruggedness and high towing capability that solely this kind of car can ship. A V8 engine comes customary, and out there four-wheel drive with low-range gearing gives traction once you want it most.
The 2019 Ford 250, however, also has some flaws generally associated with this kind of vehicle. Cargo house isn’t as efficient as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, neither is its use of gasoline. We’re also not keen on the base V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Opt for the bigger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, though, and the 2019 Ford 250’s ride and driving expertise start to fall in step with extra trendy autos. 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 might suggest trying out the 2019 Ford 250’s closest competitor, the not too long ago redesigned Ford Expedition. It’s also a standard body-on-frame SUV, however it has the next most towing capability and superior cargo space and it’s all around a extra refined and upscale car.
The non-compulsory Enhanced Driver Alert package deal adds ahead collision warning with low-speed computerized braking, automated excessive beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Comfort bundle provides an influence liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a universal storage door opener.
Some options on higher-trimmed fashions can be found on supporting fashions at further price. Optionally available for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering package deal with a novel axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the 2019 Ford 250 are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with computerized braking, and a rear-seat leisure system. The 2019 Ford 250 also affords power-retractable aspect steps.
For 2019, GMC retains the 2019 Ford 250 fresh by including a budget-conscious Customary Version Worth Package as well as a Graphite Edition and Graphite Efficiency Version packages to the SLT trim. Other trims embrace the bottom SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Ford 250, which pushes the 2019 Ford 250 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 type as well, usually at a slight discount over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colors available for 2019: Dark Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.