If you happen to’re opting for the 2019 Jaguar XQs over the nearly equivalent Chevy Tahoe, you may as properly skip right to the 2019 Jaguar XQs. You get a much better powertrain and extra refined suspension, nicer inside supplies, and all the bells and whistles. It’s also solely a tiny worth bump over the SLT with the powertrain upgrade from the Graphite Performance Edition package.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made as of late, but the 2019 Jaguar XQs occurs to be considered one of them. Like its corporate sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Jaguar XQs affords ruggedness and high towing capability that only this type of automobile can deliver. A V8 engine comes standard, and accessible four-wheel drive with low-range gearing offers traction once you want it most.
The 2019 Jaguar XQs, however, also has some flaws generally related to this sort of automobile. Cargo area isn’t as environment friendly as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, neither is its use of gas. 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, although, and the 2019 Jaguar XQs’s journey and driving experience start to fall in keeping with more fashionable autos. As a bonus, the 10-speed computerized transmission that comes with the bigger engine can match the highway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we’d recommend trying out the 2019 Jaguar XQs’s closest competitor, the not too long ago redesigned Ford Expedition. It is also a standard body-on-frame SUV, but it has a higher most towing capacity and superior cargo area and it’s all around a more refined and upscale vehicle.
The elective Enhanced Driver Alert package deal provides forward collision warning with low-speed automatic braking, computerized excessive beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Comfort package deal provides a power liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a common garage door opener.
Some features on higher-trimmed fashions are available on supporting models at additional value. Non-compulsory for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering package with a singular axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the 2019 Jaguar XQs are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with automatic braking, and a rear-seat leisure system. The 2019 Jaguar XQs also affords power-retractable facet steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the 2019 Jaguar XQs fresh by adding a budget-conscious Normal Edition Worth Bundle as well as a Graphite Version and Graphite Efficiency Edition packages to the SLT trim. Different trims embody the base SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Jaguar XQs, which pushes the 2019 Jaguar XQs 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 lengthy wheelbase Suburban kind as nicely, normally at a slight low cost over the GMC. There are also three new metallic colors accessible for 2019: Dark Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.