Should you’re choosing the 2019 Honda Gold Wing over the nearly identical Chevy Tahoe, you might as properly skip right to the 2019 Honda Gold Wing. You get a significantly better powertrain and more subtle suspension, nicer interior supplies, and all of the bells and whistles. It’s also solely a tiny price bump over the SLT with the powertrain improve from the Graphite Performance Version package deal.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made as of late, however the 2019 Honda Gold Wing occurs to be one in every of them. Like its company sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Honda Gold Wing provides ruggedness and high towing capacity that solely this type of car can ship. A V8 engine comes commonplace, and accessible four-wheel drive with low-range gearing gives traction when you need it most.
The 2019 Honda Gold Wing, nevertheless, additionally has some flaws generally related to this kind of automobile. Cargo space isn’t as efficient as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, neither is its use of gasoline. We’re additionally not keen on the base V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Opt for the bigger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, though, and the 2019 Honda Gold Wing’s journey and driving expertise begin to fall consistent with more fashionable automobiles. 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 recommend checking out the 2019 Honda Gold Wing’s closest competitor, the recently redesigned Ford Expedition. It is also a traditional body-on-frame SUV, however it has a better most towing capability and superior cargo space and it’s all around a extra refined and upscale car.
The non-obligatory Enhanced Driver Alert package deal adds forward collision warning with low-speed automatic braking, automatic excessive beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Comfort package deal adds a power liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a universal garage door opener.
Some options on higher-trimmed models are available on supporting models at additional cost. 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 Gold Wing are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with computerized braking, and a rear-seat leisure system. The 2019 Honda Gold Wing additionally provides power-retractable side steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the 2019 Honda Gold Wing contemporary by including a budget-conscious Commonplace Version Worth Package deal as well as a Graphite Version and Graphite Efficiency Version packages to the SLT trim. Other trims embody the base SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Honda Gold Wing, which pushes the 2019 Honda Gold Wing 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 effectively, normally at a slight low cost over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colours obtainable for 2019: Darkish Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.