If you happen to’re opting for the 2019 Ford Gt 500 over the almost equivalent Chevy Tahoe, you may as nicely skip right to the 2019 Ford Gt 500. You get a significantly better powertrain and extra refined suspension, nicer inside materials, and all the bells and whistles. It’s also solely a tiny worth bump over the SLT with the powertrain improve from the Graphite Performance Version package.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made nowadays, however the 2019 Ford Gt 500 happens to be one in every of them. Like its corporate sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Ford Gt 500 provides ruggedness and excessive towing capacity that solely this kind of vehicle can ship. A V8 engine comes normal, and accessible four-wheel drive with low-range gearing offers traction when you want it most.
The 2019 Ford Gt 500, nonetheless, also has some flaws commonly associated with this kind of vehicle. Cargo house isn’t as environment friendly as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, nor is its use of fuel. We’re also not fond of the bottom V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Opt for the bigger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, though, and the 2019 Ford Gt 500’s experience and driving experience start to fall in step with more fashionable vehicles. As a bonus, the 10-speed automated transmission that comes with the bigger engine can match the freeway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we’d advocate trying out the 2019 Ford Gt 500’s closest competitor, the just lately redesigned Ford Expedition. It is also a standard body-on-frame SUV, but it surely has the next maximum towing capacity and superior cargo area and it is throughout a more refined and upscale car.
The optionally available Enhanced Driver Alert package provides forward collision warning with low-speed automated braking, automatic excessive beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Comfort package deal adds an influence liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a common storage door opener.
Some features on higher-trimmed models can be found on supporting fashions at additional cost. Elective 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 Gt 500 are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise management with automatic braking, and a rear-seat leisure system. The 2019 Ford Gt 500 also provides power-retractable aspect steps.
For 2019, GMC retains the 2019 Ford Gt 500 recent by including a budget-conscious Normal Edition Value Package as well as a Graphite Edition and Graphite Efficiency Edition packages to the SLT trim. Other trims embrace the base SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Ford Gt 500, which pushes the 2019 Ford Gt 500 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 lengthy wheelbase Suburban form as effectively, usually at a slight discount over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colours available for 2019: Darkish Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.