In case you’re choosing the 2019 Genesis Suv over the almost identical Chevy Tahoe, you may as effectively skip right to the 2019 Genesis Suv. You get a significantly better powertrain and extra subtle suspension, nicer inside supplies, and all the bells and whistles. It is also only a tiny worth bump over the SLT with the powertrain improve from the Graphite Efficiency Version bundle.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made as of late, but the 2019 Genesis Suv happens to be one among them. Like its company sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Genesis Suv presents ruggedness and excessive towing capacity that solely this sort of vehicle can deliver. A V8 engine comes customary, and accessible four-wheel drive with low-range gearing offers traction when you want it most.
The 2019 Genesis Suv, however, also has some flaws commonly related to this sort of automobile. Cargo area isn’t as environment friendly as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, neither is its use of fuel. We’re also not fond of the base V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Go for the bigger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, although, and the 2019 Genesis Suv’s experience and driving experience begin to fall consistent with more trendy automobiles. As a bonus, the 10-speed automated transmission that comes with the larger engine can match the highway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we would suggest testing the 2019 Genesis Suv’s closest competitor, the recently redesigned Ford Expedition. It is also a traditional body-on-frame SUV, but it has a higher maximum towing capability and superior cargo area and it is all around a more refined and upscale vehicle.
The optionally available Enhanced Driver Alert bundle provides ahead collision warning with low-speed computerized braking, automated 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 options on higher-trimmed models are available on supporting fashions at further cost. Non-compulsory for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering package with a novel axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the 2019 Genesis Suv are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with automatic braking, and a rear-seat entertainment system. The 2019 Genesis Suv additionally affords power-retractable aspect steps.
For 2019, GMC retains the 2019 Genesis Suv contemporary by including a budget-conscious Normal Version Worth Package deal in addition to a Graphite Edition and Graphite Performance Version packages to the SLT trim. Other trims embrace the base SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Genesis Suv, which pushes the 2019 Genesis Suv 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 type as effectively, often at a slight low cost over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colors accessible for 2019: Darkish Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.