If you’re choosing the 2019 Ford Super Duty over the nearly identical Chevy Tahoe, you might as well skip proper to the 2019 Ford Super Duty. You get a much better powertrain and more subtle suspension, nicer inside materials, and all the bells and whistles. It is also solely a tiny value bump over the SLT with the powertrain upgrade from the Graphite Efficiency Version package deal.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made lately, however the 2019 Ford Super Duty happens to be considered one of them. Like its company sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Ford Super Duty presents ruggedness and excessive towing capability that only this kind of automobile can ship. A V8 engine comes normal, and available four-wheel drive with low-range gearing gives traction once you want it most.
The 2019 Ford Super Duty, nonetheless, additionally has some flaws generally associated with this type of car. Cargo space is not as environment friendly as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, neither is its use of gas. We’re additionally not fond of the base V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Go for the bigger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, though, and the 2019 Ford Super Duty’s experience and driving experience start to fall in line with extra modern vehicles. As a bonus, the 10-speed computerized transmission that comes with the larger engine can match the highway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we might suggest testing the 2019 Ford Super Duty’s closest competitor, the just lately redesigned Ford Expedition. It’s also a standard body-on-frame SUV, but it has a higher maximum towing capability and superior cargo space and it’s all around a extra refined and upscale automobile.
The elective Enhanced Driver Alert package deal adds ahead collision warning with low-speed computerized braking, automatic excessive beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Convenience package adds a power 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 models at additional value. Optional for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering package deal with a unique axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the 2019 Ford Super Duty are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with automatic braking, and a rear-seat entertainment system. The 2019 Ford Super Duty additionally provides power-retractable aspect steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the 2019 Ford Super Duty fresh by adding a budget-conscious Commonplace Edition Value Bundle as well as a Graphite Edition and Graphite Efficiency Edition packages to the SLT trim. Other trims embody the bottom SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Ford Super Duty, which pushes the 2019 Ford Super Duty into the territory of its platform mate, the Cadillac Escalade. The Chevrolet Tahoe rounds out the trio of GM truck-based SUVs and will be had in long wheelbase Suburban kind as nicely, normally at a slight low cost over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colors obtainable for 2019: Dark Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.