When you’re opting for the 2019 Hyundai Veracruz over the nearly an identical Chevy Tahoe, you may as nicely skip proper to the 2019 Hyundai Veracruz. You get a much better powertrain and more sophisticated suspension, nicer inside supplies, and all the bells and whistles. It is also only a tiny worth bump over the SLT with the powertrain improve from the Graphite Performance Edition package deal.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made as of late, but the 2019 Hyundai Veracruz happens to be one in every of them. Like its corporate sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Hyundai Veracruz presents ruggedness and high towing capability that solely this kind of car can deliver. A V8 engine comes normal, and obtainable four-wheel drive with low-range gearing gives traction once you need it most.
The 2019 Hyundai Veracruz, nevertheless, also has some flaws generally associated with this sort of automobile. Cargo area is not as efficient as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, nor 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, though, and the 2019 Hyundai Veracruz’s ride and driving experience begin to fall in line with more fashionable vehicles. As a bonus, the 10-speed computerized transmission that comes with the bigger engine can match the freeway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we’d advocate trying out the 2019 Hyundai Veracruz’s closest competitor, the lately redesigned Ford Expedition. It is also a standard body-on-frame SUV, nevertheless it has a higher maximum towing capacity and superior cargo area and it is all around a more refined and upscale vehicle.
The optional Enhanced Driver Alert package deal provides ahead collision warning with low-speed automated braking, automated excessive beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Convenience package deal provides an influence liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a common garage door opener.
Some features on higher-trimmed models can be found on supporting models at further price. Non-compulsory for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering package deal with a unique axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the 2019 Hyundai Veracruz are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise management with automated braking, and a rear-seat entertainment system. The 2019 Hyundai Veracruz additionally provides power-retractable side steps.
For 2019, GMC retains the 2019 Hyundai Veracruz contemporary by including a budget-conscious Commonplace Version Worth Package deal as well as a Graphite Edition and Graphite Performance Edition packages to the SLT trim. Other trims embrace the base SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Hyundai Veracruz, which pushes the 2019 Hyundai Veracruz 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 well, normally at a slight discount over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colors obtainable for 2019: Darkish Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.