In case you’re opting for the 2019 Kia Stinger Gt Plus over the almost identical Chevy Tahoe, you would possibly as nicely skip right to the 2019 Kia Stinger Gt Plus. You get a much better powertrain and more refined suspension, nicer inside supplies, and all the bells and whistles. It’s also solely a tiny price 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 Stinger Gt Plus happens to be certainly one of them. Like its company sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Kia Stinger Gt Plus offers ruggedness and excessive towing capacity that only this kind of vehicle can deliver. A V8 engine comes commonplace, and accessible four-wheel drive with low-range gearing provides traction when you want it most.
The 2019 Kia Stinger Gt Plus, however, additionally has some flaws generally related to this kind of car. Cargo house is not as efficient as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, neither is its use of gasoline. We’re also not keen on the bottom V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Go for the bigger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, although, and the 2019 Kia Stinger Gt Plus’s trip and driving experience start to fall consistent with extra modern automobiles. As a bonus, the 10-speed automated transmission that comes with the larger engine can match the freeway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we might recommend trying out the 2019 Kia Stinger Gt Plus’s closest competitor, the lately redesigned Ford Expedition. It’s also a conventional body-on-frame SUV, nevertheless it has a higher maximum towing capability and superior cargo space and it is throughout a more refined and upscale car.
The elective Enhanced Driver Alert package adds forward collision warning with low-speed computerized braking, automatic excessive beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Convenience bundle provides an influence liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a universal storage door opener.
Some options on higher-trimmed fashions can be found on supporting models at further cost. Optionally available for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering package deal with a novel axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the 2019 Kia Stinger Gt Plus are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise management with automatic braking, and a rear-seat leisure system. The 2019 Kia Stinger Gt Plus additionally presents power-retractable facet steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the 2019 Kia Stinger Gt Plus fresh by adding a budget-conscious Customary Version Value Package deal in addition to a Graphite Edition and Graphite Efficiency Edition packages to the SLT trim. Different trims embrace the base SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Kia Stinger Gt Plus, which pushes the 2019 Kia Stinger Gt Plus into the territory of its platform mate, the Cadillac Escalade. The Chevrolet Tahoe rounds out the trio of GM truck-based SUVs and might be had in lengthy wheelbase Suburban form as properly, usually at a slight low cost over the GMC. There are also three new metallic colours out there for 2019: Darkish Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.