If you’re opting for the 2019 Honda 450L over the practically an identical Chevy Tahoe, you may as nicely skip proper to the 2019 Honda 450L. You get a significantly better powertrain and extra subtle suspension, nicer interior supplies, and all of the bells and whistles. It is also solely a tiny value 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 lately, however the 2019 Honda 450L occurs to be one among them. Like its company sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Honda 450L offers ruggedness and excessive towing capability that solely this type of car can ship. A V8 engine comes commonplace, and accessible four-wheel drive with low-range gearing provides traction while you want it most.
The 2019 Honda 450L, nevertheless, additionally has some flaws commonly associated with this sort of vehicle. Cargo space is not as environment friendly as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, nor is its use of fuel. We’re also 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 Honda 450L’s trip and driving experience start to fall according to more modern vehicles. As a bonus, the 10-speed automated transmission that comes with the bigger engine can match the freeway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we would suggest trying out the 2019 Honda 450L’s closest competitor, the recently redesigned Ford Expedition. It is also a conventional body-on-frame SUV, but it has a better maximum towing capability and superior cargo house and it is throughout a more refined and upscale vehicle.
The non-compulsory Enhanced Driver Alert bundle provides ahead collision warning with low-speed automated braking, computerized excessive beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Convenience bundle adds an influence liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a common garage door opener.
Some features on higher-trimmed models can be found on supporting fashions at extra value. Non-obligatory for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering bundle with a singular axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the 2019 Honda 450L are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise management with automated braking, and a rear-seat entertainment system. The 2019 Honda 450L also gives power-retractable side steps.
For 2019, GMC retains the 2019 Honda 450L contemporary by adding a budget-conscious Commonplace Edition Value Package deal as well as a Graphite Edition and Graphite Performance Edition packages to the SLT trim. Different trims embody the base SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Honda 450L, which pushes the 2019 Honda 450L 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 kind as well, often at a slight low cost over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colours available for 2019: Darkish Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.