In the event you’re choosing the 2019 Jeep Grand over the almost equivalent Chevy Tahoe, you would possibly as nicely skip proper to the 2019 Jeep Grand. You get a significantly better powertrain and more sophisticated suspension, nicer interior materials, and all of the bells and whistles. It’s also solely a tiny value 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, but the 2019 Jeep Grand happens to be one in all them. Like its corporate sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Jeep Grand offers ruggedness and high towing capability that only this kind of automobile can deliver. A V8 engine comes standard, and available four-wheel drive with low-range gearing supplies traction when you need it most.
The 2019 Jeep Grand, nonetheless, additionally has some flaws commonly associated with this type of automobile. Cargo space is not as efficient as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, neither is its use of fuel. We’re also not keen on the bottom V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Opt for the larger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, though, and the 2019 Jeep Grand’s trip and driving expertise start to fall in keeping with more trendy vehicles. As a bonus, the 10-speed automatic transmission that comes with the bigger engine can match the freeway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we’d recommend testing the 2019 Jeep Grand’s closest competitor, the just lately redesigned Ford Expedition. It is also a standard body-on-frame SUV, however it has a better most towing capacity and superior cargo area and it’s all around a extra refined and upscale vehicle.
The elective Enhanced Driver Alert package deal adds ahead collision warning with low-speed computerized braking, automatic high beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Comfort package adds a power liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a common storage door opener.
Some options on higher-trimmed fashions can be found on supporting fashions at further price. Optional for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering package deal with a singular axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the 2019 Jeep Grand are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise management with automatic braking, and a rear-seat leisure system. The 2019 Jeep Grand additionally presents power-retractable side steps.
For 2019, GMC retains the 2019 Jeep Grand recent by including a budget-conscious Normal Version Worth Bundle as well as a Graphite Version and Graphite Performance Edition packages to the SLT trim. Different trims embrace the bottom SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Jeep Grand, which pushes the 2019 Jeep Grand 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 long wheelbase Suburban kind as properly, usually at a slight discount over the GMC. There are also three new metallic colors available for 2019: Darkish Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.