When you’re opting for the 2019 Gmc Concept over the practically equivalent Chevy Tahoe, you might as properly skip proper to the 2019 Gmc Concept. You get a much better powertrain and extra refined suspension, nicer interior materials, and all 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 these days, but the 2019 Gmc Concept happens to be one of them. Like its corporate sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Gmc Concept affords ruggedness and excessive towing capacity that only this sort of vehicle can ship. A V8 engine comes commonplace, and obtainable four-wheel drive with low-range gearing supplies traction once you need it most.
The 2019 Gmc Concept, however, also has some flaws commonly related to this kind of automobile. Cargo space isn’t as environment friendly as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, nor is its use of gas. We’re additionally not keen on the base V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Opt for the larger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, although, and the 2019 Gmc Concept’s ride and driving experience start to fall in line with more fashionable autos. As a bonus, the 10-speed automated transmission that comes with the bigger engine can match the highway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we might suggest testing the 2019 Gmc Concept’s closest competitor, the just lately redesigned Ford Expedition. It is also a standard body-on-frame SUV, but it has a better maximum towing capacity and superior cargo space and it is throughout a more refined and upscale vehicle.
The optionally available Enhanced Driver Alert bundle provides ahead collision warning with low-speed automatic braking, automatic excessive beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Comfort package adds a power liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a universal storage door opener.
Some features on higher-trimmed fashions are available on supporting fashions at further price. Optional for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering bundle with a novel axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the 2019 Gmc Concept are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with computerized braking, and a rear-seat leisure system. The 2019 Gmc Concept also offers power-retractable aspect steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the 2019 Gmc Concept fresh by including a budget-conscious Normal Edition Value Package in addition to a Graphite Edition and Graphite Performance Edition packages to the SLT trim. Other trims embody the base SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Gmc Concept, which pushes the 2019 Gmc Concept 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 long wheelbase Suburban type as nicely, usually at a slight discount over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colors available for 2019: Dark Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.