Should you’re choosing the 2019 Honda Accord Spirior over the almost equivalent Chevy Tahoe, you might as nicely skip right to the 2019 Honda Accord Spirior. You get a significantly better powertrain and more subtle suspension, nicer inside materials, and all the bells and whistles. It is also solely a tiny worth bump over the SLT with the powertrain upgrade from the Graphite Performance Version package deal.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made as of late, however the 2019 Honda Accord Spirior occurs to be certainly one of them. Like its corporate sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Honda Accord Spirior presents ruggedness and excessive towing capacity that only this kind of automobile can deliver. A V8 engine comes standard, and accessible four-wheel drive with low-range gearing gives traction when you want it most.
The 2019 Honda Accord Spirior, nevertheless, additionally has some flaws commonly associated with this sort of automobile. Cargo space is not as efficient as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, neither is its use of gas. We’re additionally not keen on the bottom V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Opt for the larger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, although, and the 2019 Honda Accord Spirior’s ride and driving experience begin to fall in line with more trendy 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’d advocate testing the 2019 Honda Accord Spirior’s closest competitor, the not too long ago redesigned Ford Expedition. It’s also a traditional body-on-frame SUV, but it surely has a better most towing capacity and superior cargo space and it is throughout a extra refined and upscale automobile.
The non-obligatory Enhanced Driver Alert package deal provides forward collision warning with low-speed automated braking, automated excessive beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Convenience package provides a power liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a common garage door opener.
Some options on higher-trimmed fashions are available on supporting fashions at further price. Non-compulsory for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering package deal with a singular axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the 2019 Honda Accord Spirior are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise management with automated braking, and a rear-seat leisure system. The 2019 Honda Accord Spirior also affords power-retractable aspect steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the 2019 Honda Accord Spirior fresh by including a budget-conscious Customary Version Value Package as well as a Graphite Version and Graphite Performance Version packages to the SLT trim. Other trims include the base SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Honda Accord Spirior, which pushes the 2019 Honda Accord Spirior into the territory of its platform mate, the Cadillac Escalade. The Chevrolet Tahoe rounds out the trio of GM truck-based SUVs and can be had in long wheelbase Suburban form as nicely, normally at a slight discount over the GMC. There are also three new metallic colors out there for 2019: Darkish Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.