Should you’re choosing the 2019 Ford Escort over the almost an identical Chevy Tahoe, you may as effectively skip right to the 2019 Ford Escort. You get a much better powertrain and extra refined suspension, nicer inside materials, and all the bells and whistles. It’s also solely a tiny price bump over the SLT with the powertrain upgrade from the Graphite Efficiency Version package.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made as of late, however the 2019 Ford Escort happens to be one in all them. Like its company sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Ford Escort presents ruggedness and excessive towing capability that only this type of car can deliver. A V8 engine comes normal, and accessible four-wheel drive with low-range gearing provides traction if you need it most.
The 2019 Ford Escort, nevertheless, also has some flaws generally related to this type of vehicle. Cargo area is not as environment friendly as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, neither is its use of gasoline. We’re also not keen on the bottom V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Go for the larger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, though, and the 2019 Ford Escort’s journey and driving experience start to fall in line with extra modern automobiles. As a bonus, the 10-speed automatic transmission that comes with the larger engine can match the freeway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we would recommend checking out the 2019 Ford Escort’s closest competitor, the just lately redesigned Ford Expedition. It’s also a conventional body-on-frame SUV, nevertheless it has a higher most towing capability and superior cargo house and it’s all around a extra refined and upscale car.
The optionally available Enhanced Driver Alert package deal provides forward collision warning with low-speed computerized braking, automatic 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 features on higher-trimmed fashions are available on supporting models at additional value. Elective for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering bundle with a singular axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the 2019 Ford Escort are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise management with automated braking, and a rear-seat entertainment system. The 2019 Ford Escort also offers power-retractable facet steps.
For 2019, GMC retains the 2019 Ford Escort contemporary by including a budget-conscious Standard Version Worth 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 Ford Escort, which pushes the 2019 Ford Escort into the territory of its platform mate, the Cadillac Escalade. The Chevrolet Tahoe rounds out the trio of GM truck-based SUVs and will be had in lengthy wheelbase Suburban type as effectively, often at a slight low cost over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colours obtainable for 2019: Darkish Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.