Should you’re opting for the 2019 Genesis Models over the almost identical Chevy Tahoe, you might as effectively skip right to the 2019 Genesis Models. You get a much better powertrain and more subtle suspension, nicer inside supplies, and all of the bells and whistles. It is also only a tiny worth bump over the SLT with the powertrain improve from the Graphite Performance Version bundle.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made today, but the 2019 Genesis Models occurs to be one in every of them. Like its corporate sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Genesis Models affords ruggedness and excessive towing capacity that only this kind of automobile can deliver. A V8 engine comes customary, and accessible four-wheel drive with low-range gearing supplies traction when you need it most.
The 2019 Genesis Models, nonetheless, additionally has some flaws generally associated with this kind of automobile. Cargo space is not as environment friendly as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, nor is its use of fuel. We’re also not keen on the bottom V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Opt for the bigger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, though, and the 2019 Genesis Models’s journey and driving expertise begin to fall in step with extra fashionable autos. 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 recommend trying out the 2019 Genesis Models’s closest competitor, the not too long ago redesigned Ford Expedition. It’s also a standard body-on-frame SUV, but it has a higher most towing capacity and superior cargo space and it is throughout a more refined and upscale automobile.
The non-obligatory Enhanced Driver Alert package provides ahead collision warning with low-speed automatic braking, computerized high beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Convenience package deal adds an influence 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 value. Non-obligatory 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 Genesis Models are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise management with automated braking, and a rear-seat leisure system. The 2019 Genesis Models also presents power-retractable facet steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the 2019 Genesis Models recent by including a budget-conscious Commonplace Version Value Package deal in addition to a Graphite Version and Graphite Efficiency Version packages to the SLT trim. Other trims embrace the base SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Genesis Models, which pushes the 2019 Genesis Models into the territory of its platform mate, the Cadillac Escalade. The Chevrolet Tahoe rounds out the trio of GM truck-based SUVs and could be had in lengthy wheelbase Suburban type as properly, usually at a slight discount over the GMC. There are also three new metallic colours obtainable for 2019: Dark Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.