For those who’re choosing the 2019 Genesis Coupe over the nearly an identical Chevy Tahoe, you may as well skip proper to the 2019 Genesis Coupe. You get a much better powertrain and extra refined suspension, nicer inside supplies, and all the bells and whistles. It’s also only a tiny price bump over the SLT with the powertrain upgrade from the Graphite Performance Version bundle.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made these days, however the 2019 Genesis Coupe happens to be certainly one of them. Like its company sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Genesis Coupe presents ruggedness and high towing capability that solely this sort of car can ship. A V8 engine comes commonplace, and obtainable four-wheel drive with low-range gearing supplies traction when you need it most.
The 2019 Genesis Coupe, however, also has some flaws commonly related to this sort of vehicle. Cargo house is not as efficient as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, neither is its use of gasoline. We’re additionally not keen on the bottom V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Go for the bigger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, though, and the 2019 Genesis Coupe’s experience and driving experience begin to fall consistent with extra modern autos. As a bonus, the 10-speed automated 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 Genesis Coupe’s closest competitor, the not too long ago redesigned Ford Expedition. It’s also a traditional body-on-frame SUV, but it surely has a better maximum towing capability and superior cargo area and it is all around a extra refined and upscale car.
The optionally available Enhanced Driver Alert package adds forward collision warning with low-speed automated braking, automatic excessive beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Comfort bundle provides an influence liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a common garage door opener.
Some features on higher-trimmed models are available on supporting models at further price. Elective for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering package deal with a novel axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the 2019 Genesis Coupe are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with automated braking, and a rear-seat entertainment system. The 2019 Genesis Coupe also gives power-retractable facet steps.
For 2019, GMC retains the 2019 Genesis Coupe recent by including a budget-conscious Customary Version Value Bundle as well as a Graphite Version and Graphite Efficiency Edition packages to the SLT trim. Different trims embody the bottom SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Genesis Coupe, which pushes the 2019 Genesis Coupe 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 kind as well, normally at a slight discount over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colours available for 2019: Darkish Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.