If you’re opting for the 2019 Honda Fcev over the nearly identical Chevy Tahoe, you might as properly skip proper to the 2019 Honda Fcev. You get a much better powertrain and more sophisticated suspension, nicer interior 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 Version package.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made today, but the 2019 Honda Fcev occurs to be one in every of them. Like its corporate sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Honda Fcev gives ruggedness and high towing capability that solely this type of automobile can deliver. A V8 engine comes commonplace, and available four-wheel drive with low-range gearing supplies traction when you need it most.
The 2019 Honda Fcev, however, additionally has some flaws commonly related to this sort of automobile. Cargo space is not as environment friendly as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, neither is its use of fuel. We’re additionally not keen on the bottom V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Go for the bigger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, although, and the 2019 Honda Fcev’s journey and driving expertise start to fall in line with more trendy autos. As a bonus, the 10-speed automated transmission that comes with the larger engine can match the freeway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we might suggest checking out the 2019 Honda Fcev’s closest competitor, the just lately redesigned Ford Expedition. It’s also a standard body-on-frame SUV, however it has the next maximum towing capability and superior cargo area and it is throughout a more refined and upscale vehicle.
The optional Enhanced Driver Alert bundle provides forward collision warning with low-speed automated braking, computerized excessive beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Convenience package provides an influence liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a universal garage door opener.
Some features on higher-trimmed models are available on supporting fashions at additional value. Non-compulsory for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering package with a novel axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the 2019 Honda Fcev are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise management with automatic braking, and a rear-seat entertainment system. The 2019 Honda Fcev additionally gives power-retractable facet steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the 2019 Honda Fcev fresh by adding a budget-conscious Standard Version Value Package deal in addition to a Graphite Version and Graphite Efficiency Edition packages to the SLT trim. Other trims include the base SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Honda Fcev, which pushes the 2019 Honda Fcev 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 lengthy wheelbase Suburban type as properly, usually at a slight low cost over the GMC. There are also three new metallic colors available for 2019: Dark Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.