When you’re opting for the 2019 Gmc 3500 Sierra over the practically an identical Chevy Tahoe, you might as nicely skip proper to the 2019 Gmc 3500 Sierra. You get a a lot better powertrain and extra subtle suspension, nicer interior materials, and all of the bells and whistles. It’s 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 lately, but the 2019 Gmc 3500 Sierra occurs to be certainly one of them. Like its company sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Gmc 3500 Sierra affords ruggedness and high towing capability that only this sort of car can deliver. A V8 engine comes commonplace, and out there four-wheel drive with low-range gearing provides traction once you want it most.
The 2019 Gmc 3500 Sierra, nonetheless, also has some flaws commonly associated with this sort of car. Cargo area isn’t as efficient as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, neither is its use of gasoline. We’re additionally not fond of the base V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Go for the larger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, though, and the 2019 Gmc 3500 Sierra’s ride and driving experience begin to fall according to more 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’d advocate testing the 2019 Gmc 3500 Sierra’s closest competitor, the just lately redesigned Ford Expedition. It is also a conventional body-on-frame SUV, but it has a better most towing capacity and superior cargo space and it is throughout a more refined and upscale automobile.
The non-obligatory Enhanced Driver Alert package deal adds ahead collision warning with low-speed automated braking, automated excessive beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Comfort package deal provides a power liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a common garage door opener.
Some options on higher-trimmed fashions can be found on supporting fashions at extra 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 Gmc 3500 Sierra are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with computerized braking, and a rear-seat leisure system. The 2019 Gmc 3500 Sierra also offers power-retractable facet steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the 2019 Gmc 3500 Sierra contemporary by including a budget-conscious Customary Version Worth Package deal in addition to a Graphite Version and Graphite Efficiency Version packages to the SLT trim. Different trims embrace the bottom SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Gmc 3500 Sierra, which pushes the 2019 Gmc 3500 Sierra into the territory of its platform mate, the Cadillac Escalade. The Chevrolet Tahoe rounds out the trio of GM truck-based SUVs and may be had in long wheelbase Suburban kind as nicely, normally at a slight discount over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colours obtainable for 2019: Dark Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.