If you’re opting for the 2019 Kia Stinger Gt over the nearly equivalent Chevy Tahoe, you would possibly as nicely skip proper to the 2019 Kia Stinger Gt. You get a significantly better powertrain and extra refined suspension, nicer inside supplies, and all of the bells and whistles. It’s also only a tiny price bump over the SLT with the powertrain improve from the Graphite Efficiency Version package.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made today, but the 2019 Kia Stinger Gt occurs to be one among them. Like its company sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Kia Stinger Gt presents ruggedness and excessive towing capacity that solely this kind of car can deliver. A V8 engine comes standard, and available four-wheel drive with low-range gearing offers traction once you need it most.
The 2019 Kia Stinger Gt, nonetheless, also has some flaws commonly related to this type of vehicle. Cargo space isn’t as efficient as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, neither is its use of fuel. We’re additionally 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 Stinger Gt’s experience and driving expertise start to fall in keeping with extra fashionable automobiles. As a bonus, the 10-speed computerized transmission that comes with the bigger engine can match the freeway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we’d advocate trying out the 2019 Kia Stinger Gt’s closest competitor, the not too long ago redesigned Ford Expedition. It’s also a standard body-on-frame SUV, however it has a better maximum towing capability and superior cargo area and it’s all around a extra refined and upscale vehicle.
The non-compulsory Enhanced Driver Alert package deal adds forward collision warning with low-speed automatic braking, automated high beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Comfort package adds an influence liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a universal storage door opener.
Some features on higher-trimmed models are available on supporting models at extra price. 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 are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with computerized braking, and a rear-seat entertainment system. The 2019 Kia Stinger Gt additionally offers power-retractable side steps.
For 2019, GMC retains the 2019 Kia Stinger Gt fresh by including a budget-conscious Commonplace Edition Worth Package as well as a Graphite Edition and Graphite Performance Version packages to the SLT trim. Different trims include the base SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Kia Stinger Gt, which pushes the 2019 Kia Stinger Gt into the territory of its platform mate, the Cadillac Escalade. The Chevrolet Tahoe rounds out the trio of GM truck-based SUVs and will be had in lengthy wheelbase Suburban form as properly, normally at a slight discount over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colors accessible for 2019: Darkish Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.