In the event you’re choosing the 2019 Ford GT350 over the almost identical Chevy Tahoe, you would possibly as nicely skip right to the 2019 Ford GT350. You get a a lot better powertrain and extra refined suspension, nicer interior materials, and all of the bells and whistles. It’s also solely a tiny price bump over the SLT with the powertrain improve from the Graphite Performance Version bundle.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made as of late, however the 2019 Ford GT350 occurs to be one of them. Like its corporate sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Ford GT350 gives ruggedness and excessive towing capacity that only this type of automobile can ship. A V8 engine comes standard, and obtainable four-wheel drive with low-range gearing supplies traction when you need it most.
The 2019 Ford GT350, nonetheless, additionally has some flaws commonly associated with this type of vehicle. Cargo area isn’t as environment friendly as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, nor is its use of gasoline. We’re also not keen on the bottom V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Go for the larger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, though, and the 2019 Ford GT350’s trip and driving expertise start to fall in keeping with more fashionable vehicles. As a bonus, the 10-speed computerized transmission that comes with the larger engine can match the freeway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we might recommend trying out the 2019 Ford GT350’s closest competitor, the lately redesigned Ford Expedition. It’s also a conventional body-on-frame SUV, however it has a higher most towing capability and superior cargo space and it is throughout a more refined and upscale car.
The optionally available Enhanced Driver Alert package provides ahead collision warning with low-speed automated braking, automatic excessive beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Comfort package deal provides an influence liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a common garage door opener.
Some options on higher-trimmed models are available on supporting fashions at additional cost. Non-compulsory 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 GT350 are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with automatic braking, and a rear-seat leisure system. The 2019 Ford GT350 also provides power-retractable side steps.
For 2019, GMC retains the 2019 Ford GT350 recent by including a budget-conscious Standard Edition Value Bundle in addition to a Graphite Version and Graphite Performance Version packages to the SLT trim. Other trims embody the bottom SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Ford GT350, which pushes the 2019 Ford GT350 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 type as well, often at a slight discount over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colors available for 2019: Dark Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.