When you’re choosing the 2019 Gmc Savana over the nearly similar Chevy Tahoe, you may as nicely skip proper to the 2019 Gmc Savana. You get a a lot better powertrain and extra refined suspension, nicer interior supplies, and all the bells and whistles. It is also only a tiny price bump over the SLT with the powertrain improve from the Graphite Performance Edition package deal.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made as of late, however the 2019 Gmc Savana happens to be certainly one of them. Like its corporate sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Gmc Savana offers ruggedness and excessive towing capability that only this sort of vehicle can ship. A V8 engine comes normal, and accessible four-wheel drive with low-range gearing supplies traction when you need it most.
The 2019 Gmc Savana, nevertheless, additionally has some flaws generally associated with this type of car. Cargo space is not as efficient as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, nor 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, though, and the 2019 Gmc Savana’s experience and driving experience start to fall in step with extra modern autos. As a bonus, the 10-speed automatic transmission that comes with the bigger engine can match the freeway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we might recommend checking out the 2019 Gmc Savana’s closest competitor, the just lately redesigned Ford Expedition. It’s also a conventional body-on-frame SUV, nevertheless it has a higher maximum towing capacity and superior cargo house and it’s throughout a extra refined and upscale automobile.
The non-obligatory Enhanced Driver Alert package deal provides forward collision warning with low-speed automated braking, computerized excessive beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Comfort package 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. Optional for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering bundle with a unique axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the 2019 Gmc Savana are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with computerized braking, and a rear-seat leisure system. The 2019 Gmc Savana also affords power-retractable side steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the 2019 Gmc Savana recent by including a budget-conscious Commonplace Edition Worth Package as well as a Graphite Version and Graphite Efficiency Edition packages to the SLT trim. Different trims embrace the bottom SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Gmc Savana, which pushes the 2019 Gmc Savana 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 long wheelbase Suburban kind as nicely, normally at a slight low cost over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colors out there for 2019: Darkish Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.