For those who’re choosing the 2019 Hyundai Equus over the almost an identical Chevy Tahoe, you would possibly as effectively skip right to the 2019 Hyundai Equus. You get a significantly better powertrain and more refined suspension, nicer interior supplies, and all the bells and whistles. It’s also only a tiny worth bump over the SLT with the powertrain upgrade from the Graphite Performance Version package.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made nowadays, however the 2019 Hyundai Equus occurs to be one among them. Like its company sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Hyundai Equus offers ruggedness and high towing capacity that solely this type of car can deliver. A V8 engine comes standard, and obtainable four-wheel drive with low-range gearing supplies traction when you want it most.
The 2019 Hyundai Equus, however, additionally has some flaws generally related to this sort of vehicle. Cargo space is not as environment friendly as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, nor is its use of gasoline. We’re additionally not keen on the base V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Opt for the larger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, although, and the 2019 Hyundai Equus’s trip and driving expertise start to fall consistent with extra fashionable autos. As a bonus, the 10-speed automatic transmission that comes with the bigger engine can match the highway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we would recommend trying out the 2019 Hyundai Equus’s closest competitor, the not too long ago redesigned Ford Expedition. It’s also a traditional body-on-frame SUV, nevertheless it has a better most towing capability and superior cargo space and it’s all around a extra refined and upscale vehicle.
The optionally available Enhanced Driver Alert package deal adds forward collision warning with low-speed automated braking, computerized high beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Comfort bundle provides a power liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a common storage door opener.
Some options on higher-trimmed fashions are available on supporting fashions at extra cost. Optionally available for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering package with a unique axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the 2019 Hyundai Equus are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with computerized braking, and a rear-seat entertainment system. The 2019 Hyundai Equus additionally provides power-retractable aspect steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the 2019 Hyundai Equus fresh by including a budget-conscious Customary Edition Worth Package in addition to a Graphite Version and Graphite Performance Version packages to the SLT trim. Other trims embrace the bottom SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Hyundai Equus, which pushes the 2019 Hyundai Equus 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 form as nicely, often at a slight discount over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colours accessible for 2019: Darkish Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.