In case you’re opting for the 2019 Genesis G90 over the nearly identical Chevy Tahoe, you would possibly as effectively skip proper to the 2019 Genesis G90. You get a a lot better powertrain and extra refined suspension, nicer inside supplies, 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 Edition bundle.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made nowadays, however the 2019 Genesis G90 occurs to be one of them. Like its company sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Genesis G90 gives ruggedness and high towing capability that solely this sort of automobile can deliver. A V8 engine comes standard, and obtainable four-wheel drive with low-range gearing supplies traction once you need it most.
The 2019 Genesis G90, nevertheless, also has some flaws commonly associated with this sort of car. Cargo area isn’t as environment friendly as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, nor is its use of gas. We’re also not fond of the base V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Opt for the larger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, though, and the 2019 Genesis G90’s journey and driving expertise start to fall in line with extra modern automobiles. 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 advocate checking out the 2019 Genesis G90’s closest competitor, the recently redesigned Ford Expedition. It’s also a traditional body-on-frame SUV, nevertheless it has a better maximum towing capability and superior cargo house and it’s throughout a more refined and upscale vehicle.
The non-obligatory Enhanced Driver Alert package adds forward collision warning with low-speed automated braking, automated high beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Comfort 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 models at additional cost. Non-obligatory for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering package with a singular axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the 2019 Genesis G90 are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise management with automated braking, and a rear-seat leisure system. The 2019 Genesis G90 also affords power-retractable side steps.
For 2019, GMC retains the 2019 Genesis G90 fresh by adding a budget-conscious Customary Edition Value Package as well as a Graphite Edition and Graphite Performance Version packages to the SLT trim. Different trims embody the bottom SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Genesis G90, which pushes the 2019 Genesis G90 into the territory of its platform mate, the Cadillac Escalade. The Chevrolet Tahoe rounds out the trio of GM truck-based SUVs and might be had in lengthy wheelbase Suburban form as nicely, often at a slight low cost over the GMC. There are also three new metallic colors out there for 2019: Dark Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.