For those who’re choosing the 2019 Kia Gt Coupe over the practically similar Chevy Tahoe, you might as effectively skip right to the 2019 Kia Gt Coupe. You get a much better powertrain and more refined suspension, nicer inside materials, and all the bells and whistles. It’s also solely a tiny worth bump over the SLT with the powertrain improve from the Graphite Efficiency Version package deal.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made lately, however the 2019 Kia Gt Coupe occurs to be considered one of them. Like its company sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Kia Gt Coupe affords ruggedness and high towing capability that solely this type of vehicle can ship. A V8 engine comes customary, and obtainable four-wheel drive with low-range gearing gives traction once you want it most.
The 2019 Kia Gt Coupe, however, additionally has some flaws commonly associated with this type of car. 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. Go for the larger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, though, and the 2019 Kia Gt Coupe’s trip and driving expertise start to fall in step with extra trendy vehicles. As a bonus, the 10-speed automated transmission that comes with the bigger engine can match the freeway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we’d suggest trying out the 2019 Kia Gt Coupe’s closest competitor, the not too long ago redesigned Ford Expedition. It’s also a standard body-on-frame SUV, but it has a better maximum towing capability and superior cargo space and it’s throughout a more refined and upscale car.
The optional Enhanced Driver Alert bundle adds ahead collision warning with low-speed computerized braking, automatic high beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Convenience package adds a power liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a universal garage door opener.
Some options on higher-trimmed models are available on supporting models at additional price. Optionally available 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 Kia Gt Coupe are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with computerized braking, and a rear-seat leisure system. The 2019 Kia Gt Coupe also provides power-retractable side steps.
For 2019, GMC retains the 2019 Kia Gt Coupe recent by including a budget-conscious Commonplace Version Worth Package as well as a Graphite Edition and Graphite Efficiency Edition packages to the SLT trim. Other trims include the base SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Kia Gt Coupe, which pushes the 2019 Kia Gt Coupe 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 form as nicely, normally at a slight discount over the GMC. There are also three new metallic colors accessible for 2019: Dark Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.