In the event you’re choosing the 2019 Ford F250 over the practically an identical Chevy Tahoe, you might as effectively skip proper to the 2019 Ford F250. You get a significantly better powertrain and extra refined suspension, nicer interior materials, and all of the bells and whistles. It’s also solely a tiny value bump over the SLT with the powertrain improve from the Graphite Efficiency Version package.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made today, however the 2019 Ford F250 happens to be one among them. Like its company sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Ford F250 presents ruggedness and excessive towing capability that only this type of vehicle can ship. A V8 engine comes commonplace, and available four-wheel drive with low-range gearing supplies traction if you want it most.
The 2019 Ford F250, however, also has some flaws generally associated with this type of automobile. Cargo house isn’t as efficient as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, nor is its use of gas. We’re also not keen on 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 F250’s journey and driving expertise begin to fall in line with extra fashionable automobiles. 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 would suggest trying out the 2019 Ford F250’s closest competitor, the just lately redesigned Ford Expedition. It’s also a standard body-on-frame SUV, but it has a higher most towing capability and superior cargo space and it is all around a more refined and upscale automobile.
The non-obligatory Enhanced Driver Alert package deal adds forward collision warning with low-speed computerized braking, automated high 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 universal storage door opener.
Some options on higher-trimmed models are available on supporting models at extra price. Optionally available for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering bundle with a novel axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the 2019 Ford F250 are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise management with automatic braking, and a rear-seat entertainment system. The 2019 Ford F250 also affords power-retractable side steps.
For 2019, GMC retains the 2019 Ford F250 contemporary by including a budget-conscious Commonplace Version Value Bundle in addition to a Graphite Version and Graphite Performance Version packages to the SLT trim. Different trims include the base SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Ford F250, which pushes the 2019 Ford F250 into the territory of its platform mate, the Cadillac Escalade. The Chevrolet Tahoe rounds out the trio of GM truck-based SUVs and may be had in long wheelbase Suburban kind as properly, often at a slight low cost over the GMC. There are also three new metallic colors accessible for 2019: Dark Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.