In the event you’re choosing the 2019 Genesis G80 Coupe over the nearly equivalent Chevy Tahoe, you would possibly as well skip proper to the 2019 Genesis G80 Coupe. You get a a lot better powertrain and more sophisticated suspension, nicer inside materials, and all of the bells and whistles. It is also only a tiny price bump over the SLT with the powertrain upgrade from the Graphite Efficiency Version bundle.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made as of late, but the 2019 Genesis G80 Coupe occurs to be one in all them. Like its company sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Genesis G80 Coupe offers ruggedness and high towing capability that only this sort of automobile can deliver. A V8 engine comes commonplace, and available four-wheel drive with low-range gearing gives traction whenever you want it most.
The 2019 Genesis G80 Coupe, nonetheless, additionally has some flaws generally associated with this sort of vehicle. Cargo area 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 keen on the base V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Go for the larger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, although, and the 2019 Genesis G80 Coupe’s journey and driving expertise start to fall in line with more fashionable automobiles. As a bonus, the 10-speed computerized transmission that comes with the bigger engine can match the highway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we’d suggest checking out the 2019 Genesis G80 Coupe’s closest competitor, the recently redesigned Ford Expedition. It is also a traditional body-on-frame SUV, but it surely has a better maximum towing capacity and superior cargo space and it’s throughout a extra refined and upscale vehicle.
The optionally available Enhanced Driver Alert package deal provides forward collision warning with low-speed automatic braking, automated high beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Convenience package provides a power liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a common storage door opener.
Some options on higher-trimmed fashions can be found on supporting fashions at additional price. Non-compulsory 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 G80 Coupe are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise management with automated braking, and a rear-seat leisure system. The 2019 Genesis G80 Coupe also gives power-retractable aspect steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the 2019 Genesis G80 Coupe contemporary by adding a budget-conscious Standard Version Value Package deal as well as a Graphite Edition and Graphite Efficiency Version packages to the SLT trim. Different trims embody the base SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Genesis G80 Coupe, which pushes the 2019 Genesis G80 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 form as effectively, 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.