In the event you’re choosing the 2019 Ford Excursion over the nearly similar Chevy Tahoe, you might as properly skip right to the 2019 Ford Excursion. You get a significantly better powertrain and extra refined suspension, nicer interior supplies, and all the bells and whistles. It’s also only a tiny worth bump over the SLT with the powertrain improve from the Graphite Efficiency Version package deal.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made these days, but the 2019 Ford Excursion occurs to be one among them. Like its corporate sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Ford Excursion offers ruggedness and excessive towing capability that only this sort of car can deliver. A V8 engine comes customary, and obtainable four-wheel drive with low-range gearing gives traction when you need it most.
The 2019 Ford Excursion, however, also has some flaws generally related to this kind of automobile. Cargo house is not 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. Go for the bigger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, though, and the 2019 Ford Excursion’s ride and driving expertise begin to fall in step with extra fashionable automobiles. As a bonus, the 10-speed automated transmission that comes with the bigger engine can match the highway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we would advocate trying out the 2019 Ford Excursion’s closest competitor, the not too long ago redesigned Ford Expedition. It is also a conventional body-on-frame SUV, however it has a higher most towing capacity and superior cargo house and it’s throughout a more refined and upscale automobile.
The non-compulsory Enhanced Driver Alert package deal provides forward collision warning with low-speed computerized braking, computerized excessive beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Convenience package deal provides a power liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a common garage door opener.
Some features on higher-trimmed fashions are available on supporting models at extra price. Non-compulsory for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering package deal with a unique axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the 2019 Ford Excursion are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise management with computerized braking, and a rear-seat leisure system. The 2019 Ford Excursion additionally gives power-retractable facet steps.
For 2019, GMC retains the 2019 Ford Excursion fresh by adding a budget-conscious Standard Edition Worth Package in addition to a Graphite Edition and Graphite Efficiency Edition packages to the SLT trim. Other trims embrace the bottom SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Ford Excursion, which pushes the 2019 Ford Excursion 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 long wheelbase Suburban form as properly, normally at a slight low cost over the GMC. There are also three new metallic colors accessible for 2019: Dark Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.