If you’re opting for the 2019 Jeep V8 over the nearly identical Chevy Tahoe, you might as nicely skip proper to the 2019 Jeep V8. You get a much better powertrain and extra subtle 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 lately, but the 2019 Jeep V8 occurs to be one in all them. Like its company sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Jeep V8 provides ruggedness and high towing capacity that solely this sort of vehicle can deliver. A V8 engine comes normal, and out there four-wheel drive with low-range gearing supplies traction whenever you need it most.
The 2019 Jeep V8, nonetheless, also has some flaws generally related to this kind 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 keen on the bottom V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Opt for the larger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, although, and the 2019 Jeep V8’s journey and driving expertise start to fall consistent with extra trendy automobiles. As a bonus, the 10-speed computerized transmission that comes with the larger engine can match the freeway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we’d suggest checking out the 2019 Jeep V8’s closest competitor, the not too long ago redesigned Ford Expedition. It is also a traditional body-on-frame SUV, however it has a better most towing capacity and superior cargo house and it’s throughout a extra refined and upscale vehicle.
The non-compulsory Enhanced Driver Alert package deal adds forward collision warning with low-speed automated braking, automated excessive beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Comfort package deal adds a power liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a universal garage door opener.
Some features on higher-trimmed fashions are available on supporting models at further value. Elective 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 Jeep V8 are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise management with automatic braking, and a rear-seat entertainment system. The 2019 Jeep V8 additionally offers power-retractable side steps.
For 2019, GMC retains the 2019 Jeep V8 contemporary by including a budget-conscious Customary Version Worth Package as well as a Graphite Version and Graphite Performance Version packages to the SLT trim. Different trims include the base SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Jeep V8, which pushes the 2019 Jeep V8 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 lengthy wheelbase Suburban kind as nicely, usually at a slight low cost over the GMC. There are also three new metallic colours available for 2019: Darkish Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.