For those who’re opting for the 2019 Ford Fiesta over the almost identical Chevy Tahoe, you might as nicely skip proper to the 2019 Ford Fiesta. You get a a lot better powertrain and more refined suspension, nicer inside materials, and all of the bells and whistles. It’s also only a tiny worth bump over the SLT with the powertrain improve from the Graphite Efficiency Edition bundle.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made as of late, but the 2019 Ford Fiesta happens to be considered one of them. Like its company sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Ford Fiesta affords ruggedness and excessive towing capability that solely this kind of automobile can ship. A V8 engine comes standard, and available four-wheel drive with low-range gearing provides traction when you want it most.
The 2019 Ford Fiesta, however, also has some flaws commonly related to this sort 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 also not fond of the base V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Go for the larger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, though, and the 2019 Ford Fiesta’s ride and driving expertise begin to fall in line with extra trendy autos. As a bonus, the 10-speed automatic transmission that comes with the bigger engine can match the freeway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we might recommend testing the 2019 Ford Fiesta’s closest competitor, the just lately redesigned Ford Expedition. It’s also a standard body-on-frame SUV, but it has the next maximum towing capacity and superior cargo space and it is throughout a extra refined and upscale automobile.
The elective Enhanced Driver Alert package deal adds ahead collision warning with low-speed computerized braking, computerized excessive beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Convenience package adds an influence liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a universal storage door opener.
Some features on higher-trimmed fashions can be found on supporting models at additional price. Non-obligatory 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 Fiesta are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with computerized braking, and a rear-seat leisure system. The 2019 Ford Fiesta additionally offers power-retractable aspect steps.
For 2019, GMC retains the 2019 Ford Fiesta fresh by including a budget-conscious Standard Edition Worth Package in addition to a Graphite Version and Graphite Efficiency Version packages to the SLT trim. Other trims embrace the bottom SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Ford Fiesta, which pushes the 2019 Ford Fiesta 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 form as effectively, often at a slight low cost over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colors obtainable for 2019: Darkish Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.