If you happen to’re opting for the 2019 Jeep Laredo over the nearly an identical Chevy Tahoe, you would possibly as effectively skip proper to the 2019 Jeep Laredo. You get a a lot better powertrain and extra refined 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.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made as of late, but the 2019 Jeep Laredo occurs to be certainly one of them. Like its company sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Jeep Laredo presents ruggedness and excessive towing capability that solely this type of car can deliver. A V8 engine comes normal, and out there four-wheel drive with low-range gearing offers traction if you want it most.
The 2019 Jeep Laredo, nonetheless, also has some flaws commonly associated with this type of automobile. Cargo area is not as environment friendly as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, nor is its use of gasoline. We’re also not fond of the bottom V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Go for the bigger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, though, and the 2019 Jeep Laredo’s trip and driving experience start to fall in keeping with more trendy autos. As a bonus, the 10-speed automated transmission that comes with the bigger engine can match the highway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we might advocate testing the 2019 Jeep Laredo’s closest competitor, the just lately redesigned Ford Expedition. It is also a standard body-on-frame SUV, but it has a better most towing capacity and superior cargo area and it is all around a extra refined and upscale vehicle.
The optional Enhanced Driver Alert package provides forward collision warning with low-speed computerized braking, automated high beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Convenience bundle adds an influence liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a universal storage door opener.
Some options on higher-trimmed models can be found on supporting fashions at additional value. Non-compulsory 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 Jeep Laredo are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with automatic braking, and a rear-seat entertainment system. The 2019 Jeep Laredo additionally gives power-retractable facet steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the 2019 Jeep Laredo contemporary by including a budget-conscious Normal Edition Worth Bundle in addition to a Graphite Edition and Graphite Efficiency Version packages to the SLT trim. Different trims embody the base SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Jeep Laredo, which pushes the 2019 Jeep Laredo into the territory of its platform mate, the Cadillac Escalade. The Chevrolet Tahoe rounds out the trio of GM truck-based SUVs and could be had in long wheelbase Suburban form 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.