If you’re opting for the 2019 Kia Sedona over the nearly equivalent Chevy Tahoe, you would possibly as well skip right to the 2019 Kia Sedona. You get a a lot better powertrain and more sophisticated suspension, nicer interior supplies, and all of the bells and whistles. It is also only a tiny value bump over the SLT with the powertrain improve from the Graphite Efficiency Edition package deal.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made today, but the 2019 Kia Sedona occurs to be one in all them. Like its company sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Kia Sedona provides ruggedness and high towing capacity that solely this type of car can deliver. A V8 engine comes commonplace, and obtainable four-wheel drive with low-range gearing gives traction while you need it most.
The 2019 Kia Sedona, nevertheless, also has some flaws generally associated with this type of car. Cargo area is not as efficient as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, neither is its use of fuel. We’re also not fond of the base V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Opt for the bigger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, although, and the 2019 Kia Sedona’s experience and driving experience start to fall consistent with more modern automobiles. As a bonus, the 10-speed automated transmission that comes with the larger engine can match the highway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we might recommend trying out the 2019 Kia Sedona’s closest competitor, the recently redesigned Ford Expedition. It’s also a traditional body-on-frame SUV, but it has a higher maximum towing capability and superior cargo area and it’s all around a extra refined and upscale automobile.
The optionally available Enhanced Driver Alert package provides forward collision warning with low-speed computerized braking, automatic high beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Comfort package provides 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 fashions at further value. Non-compulsory for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering package deal with a unique axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the 2019 Kia Sedona are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise management with computerized braking, and a rear-seat entertainment system. The 2019 Kia Sedona additionally gives power-retractable side steps.
For 2019, GMC retains the 2019 Kia Sedona contemporary by including a budget-conscious Commonplace Version Worth Bundle 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 Sedona, which pushes the 2019 Kia Sedona 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 kind as effectively, often at a slight low cost over the GMC. There are also three new metallic colors out there for 2019: Dark Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.