For those who’re choosing the 2019 Honda 450X over the nearly an identical Chevy Tahoe, you may as properly skip right to the 2019 Honda 450X. You get a much better powertrain and extra sophisticated suspension, nicer inside 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 Version bundle.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made as of late, however the 2019 Honda 450X occurs to be one among them. Like its corporate sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Honda 450X offers ruggedness and excessive towing capability that only this kind of automobile can ship. A V8 engine comes normal, and obtainable four-wheel drive with low-range gearing provides traction if you need it most.
The 2019 Honda 450X, nonetheless, also has some flaws generally associated with this sort of car. Cargo house is not as efficient as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, neither is its use of gasoline. We’re also not fond of the bottom V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Go for the larger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, though, and the 2019 Honda 450X’s ride and driving experience begin to fall in keeping with extra modern vehicles. As a bonus, the 10-speed computerized transmission that comes with the larger engine can match the highway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we might advocate trying out the 2019 Honda 450X’s closest competitor, the not too long ago redesigned Ford Expedition. It’s also a standard body-on-frame SUV, nevertheless it has the next maximum towing capability and superior cargo area and it is all around a more refined and upscale vehicle.
The non-obligatory Enhanced Driver Alert package deal adds forward collision warning with low-speed automated braking, computerized 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 garage door opener.
Some options on higher-trimmed models are available on supporting fashions at further value. Optionally available for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering package deal with a unique axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the 2019 Honda 450X are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise management with automatic braking, and a rear-seat leisure system. The 2019 Honda 450X also offers power-retractable aspect steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the 2019 Honda 450X recent by adding a budget-conscious Standard Edition Worth Package as well as a Graphite Edition and Graphite Performance Version packages to the SLT trim. Different trims include the bottom SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Honda 450X, which pushes the 2019 Honda 450X into the territory of its platform mate, the Cadillac Escalade. The Chevrolet Tahoe rounds out the trio of GM truck-based SUVs and may be had in lengthy wheelbase Suburban kind as nicely, often at a slight low cost over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colours accessible for 2019: Darkish Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.