For those who’re choosing the 2019 Ford F 150 over the practically an identical Chevy Tahoe, you may as well skip right to the 2019 Ford F 150. You get a much better powertrain and more sophisticated suspension, nicer inside supplies, and all the bells and whistles. It’s also solely a tiny price bump over the SLT with the powertrain upgrade from the Graphite Performance Version package.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made today, but the 2019 Ford F 150 occurs to be considered one of them. Like its company sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Ford F 150 provides ruggedness and high towing capacity that solely this sort of car can deliver. A V8 engine comes customary, and available four-wheel drive with low-range gearing gives traction once you need it most.
The 2019 Ford F 150, however, additionally has some flaws commonly related to this type of vehicle. Cargo area isn’t as efficient as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, neither is its use of fuel. We’re additionally not fond of the base V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Opt for the larger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, although, and the 2019 Ford F 150’s trip and driving experience start to fall in line with more modern vehicles. 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 testing the 2019 Ford F 150’s closest competitor, the just lately redesigned Ford Expedition. It’s also a conventional body-on-frame SUV, but it has a higher maximum towing capability and superior cargo area and it’s all around a more refined and upscale automobile.
The elective Enhanced Driver Alert package deal provides forward collision warning with low-speed automated braking, automated high beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Convenience package provides a power liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a universal storage door opener.
Some features on higher-trimmed models can be found on supporting models at further 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 Ford F 150 are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise management with automated braking, and a rear-seat entertainment system. The 2019 Ford F 150 also gives power-retractable aspect steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the 2019 Ford F 150 fresh by adding a budget-conscious Customary Edition Worth Package as well as a Graphite Version and Graphite Performance Edition packages to the SLT trim. Different trims embody the bottom SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Ford F 150, which pushes the 2019 Ford F 150 into the territory of its platform mate, the Cadillac Escalade. The Chevrolet Tahoe rounds out the trio of GM truck-based SUVs and can be had in long wheelbase Suburban kind as well, usually at a slight low cost over the GMC. There are also three new metallic colours available for 2019: Darkish Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.