For those who’re choosing the 2019 Grand Cherokee Srt Hellcat over the practically identical Chevy Tahoe, you might as nicely skip proper to the 2019 Grand Cherokee Srt Hellcat. You get a much better powertrain and extra sophisticated suspension, nicer inside supplies, and all the bells and whistles. It is also solely a tiny value bump over the SLT with the powertrain upgrade from the Graphite Performance Edition package deal.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made nowadays, but the 2019 Grand Cherokee Srt Hellcat happens to be one of them. Like its corporate sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Grand Cherokee Srt Hellcat offers ruggedness and excessive towing capacity that solely this kind of automobile can ship. A V8 engine comes standard, and obtainable four-wheel drive with low-range gearing supplies traction while you want it most.
The 2019 Grand Cherokee Srt Hellcat, however, also has some flaws commonly related to this sort of automobile. 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, although, and the 2019 Grand Cherokee Srt Hellcat’s journey and driving experience begin to fall in keeping with more fashionable autos. As a bonus, the 10-speed computerized transmission that comes with the larger engine can match the freeway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we’d advocate checking out the 2019 Grand Cherokee Srt Hellcat’s closest competitor, the lately redesigned Ford Expedition. It is also a traditional body-on-frame SUV, but it surely has a higher maximum towing capability and superior cargo area and it’s all around a extra refined and upscale automobile.
The optionally available Enhanced Driver Alert package adds forward collision warning with low-speed automatic braking, automated excessive beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Convenience bundle provides an influence liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a common storage door opener.
Some options on higher-trimmed models are available on supporting fashions at additional cost. Non-compulsory for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering package with a unique axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the 2019 Grand Cherokee Srt Hellcat are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise management with computerized braking, and a rear-seat entertainment system. The 2019 Grand Cherokee Srt Hellcat also affords power-retractable aspect steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the 2019 Grand Cherokee Srt Hellcat contemporary by adding a budget-conscious Standard Edition Value Package deal as well as a Graphite Version and Graphite Performance Edition packages to the SLT trim. Different trims embody the bottom SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Grand Cherokee Srt Hellcat, which pushes the 2019 Grand Cherokee Srt Hellcat into the territory of its platform mate, the Cadillac Escalade. The Chevrolet Tahoe rounds out the trio of GM truck-based SUVs and will be had in long wheelbase Suburban kind as effectively, often at a slight discount over the GMC. There are also three new metallic colors out there for 2019: Dark Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.