If you’re choosing the 2019 Honda Civic Si Sedan over the nearly equivalent Chevy Tahoe, you might as nicely skip proper to the 2019 Honda Civic Si Sedan. You get a much better powertrain and more sophisticated suspension, nicer inside supplies, and all the bells and whistles. It’s also only a tiny value bump over the SLT with the powertrain improve from the Graphite Efficiency Edition package deal.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made as of late, however the 2019 Honda Civic Si Sedan occurs to be one in all them. Like its corporate sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Honda Civic Si Sedan gives ruggedness and high towing capacity that only this sort of car can ship. A V8 engine comes commonplace, and out there four-wheel drive with low-range gearing gives traction once you want it most.
The 2019 Honda Civic Si Sedan, however, also has some flaws commonly associated with this sort of car. Cargo area is not as environment friendly as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, neither is its use of gas. We’re also not fond of 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 Civic Si Sedan’s ride and driving experience start to fall according to more trendy autos. As a bonus, the 10-speed automatic transmission that comes with the larger engine can match the freeway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we would advocate trying out the 2019 Honda Civic Si Sedan’s closest competitor, the recently redesigned Ford Expedition. It’s also a traditional body-on-frame SUV, nevertheless it has a better most towing capacity and superior cargo house and it’s throughout a extra refined and upscale car.
The elective Enhanced Driver Alert package adds forward collision warning with low-speed automated braking, computerized excessive beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Convenience package deal adds a power liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a universal storage door opener.
Some features on higher-trimmed models can be found on supporting models at extra value. Elective for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering package deal with a novel axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the 2019 Honda Civic Si Sedan are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise management with automatic braking, and a rear-seat leisure system. The 2019 Honda Civic Si Sedan also affords power-retractable side steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the 2019 Honda Civic Si Sedan recent by including a budget-conscious Standard Version Value Package deal in addition to a Graphite Version and Graphite Performance Edition packages to the SLT trim. Other trims embody the bottom SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Honda Civic Si Sedan, which pushes the 2019 Honda Civic Si Sedan into the territory of its platform mate, the Cadillac Escalade. The Chevrolet Tahoe rounds out the trio of GM truck-based SUVs and could be had in long wheelbase Suburban kind as nicely, usually at a slight discount over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colors out there for 2019: Dark Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.