For those who’re choosing the 2019 Gmc Truck over the nearly similar Chevy Tahoe, you may as properly skip right to the 2019 Gmc Truck. You get a significantly better powertrain and more refined suspension, nicer inside supplies, and all of the bells and whistles. It is also solely a tiny price bump over the SLT with the powertrain improve from the Graphite Performance Version bundle.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made lately, but the 2019 Gmc Truck occurs to be certainly one of them. Like its corporate sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Gmc Truck affords ruggedness and high towing capacity that solely this sort of automobile can deliver. A V8 engine comes normal, and available four-wheel drive with low-range gearing provides traction once you need it most.
The 2019 Gmc Truck, nevertheless, additionally has some flaws commonly related to this sort of vehicle. Cargo space isn’t as efficient as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, neither is its use of fuel. We’re additionally not fond of the bottom V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Opt for the bigger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, though, and the 2019 Gmc Truck’s journey and driving experience begin to fall in step with more trendy autos. 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 might suggest testing the 2019 Gmc Truck’s closest competitor, the just lately redesigned Ford Expedition. It’s also a traditional body-on-frame SUV, but it surely has a better maximum towing capability and superior cargo area and it’s throughout a more refined and upscale automobile.
The elective Enhanced Driver Alert bundle provides ahead collision warning with low-speed automatic braking, automatic high beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Convenience package adds a power liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a common garage door opener.
Some features on higher-trimmed models are available on supporting fashions at additional 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 Truck are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with automated braking, and a rear-seat leisure system. The 2019 Gmc Truck also affords power-retractable aspect steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the 2019 Gmc Truck recent by including a budget-conscious Standard Edition Worth Package deal as well as a Graphite Version and Graphite Efficiency Edition packages to the SLT trim. Other trims embody the base SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Gmc Truck, which pushes the 2019 Gmc Truck 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 form as well, often at a slight low cost over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colours obtainable for 2019: Dark Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.