In the event you’re choosing the 2019 Land Rover Discovery over the nearly an identical Chevy Tahoe, you would possibly as effectively skip right to the 2019 Land Rover Discovery. You get a much better powertrain and more sophisticated suspension, nicer inside materials, and all the bells and whistles. It is also solely a tiny value bump over the SLT with the powertrain upgrade from the Graphite Efficiency Edition package deal.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made these days, however the 2019 Land Rover Discovery occurs to be one among them. Like its corporate sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Land Rover Discovery provides ruggedness and excessive towing capability that only this sort of vehicle can deliver. A V8 engine comes commonplace, and available four-wheel drive with low-range gearing provides traction once you want it most.
The 2019 Land Rover Discovery, however, also has some flaws generally associated with this kind of automobile. Cargo space is not as efficient as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, nor is its use of fuel. We’re additionally not keen on the bottom V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Opt for the bigger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, although, and the 2019 Land Rover Discovery’s journey and driving expertise begin to fall in keeping with extra modern autos. As a bonus, the 10-speed computerized transmission that comes with the bigger engine can match the highway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we might suggest testing the 2019 Land Rover Discovery’s closest competitor, the recently redesigned Ford Expedition. It’s also a traditional body-on-frame SUV, nevertheless it has a better maximum towing capability and superior cargo area and it is throughout a extra refined and upscale automobile.
The optionally available Enhanced Driver Alert bundle adds forward collision warning with low-speed computerized braking, computerized high beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Comfort package adds a power liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a universal garage door opener.
Some features on higher-trimmed models are available on supporting models at additional 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 Land Rover Discovery are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise management with computerized braking, and a rear-seat entertainment system. The 2019 Land Rover Discovery additionally presents power-retractable side steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the 2019 Land Rover Discovery fresh by including a budget-conscious Customary Edition Value Package in addition to a Graphite Version and Graphite Performance Edition packages to the SLT trim. Different trims embrace the bottom SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Land Rover Discovery, which pushes the 2019 Land Rover Discovery into the territory of its platform mate, the Cadillac Escalade. The Chevrolet Tahoe rounds out the trio of GM truck-based SUVs and may be had in long wheelbase Suburban type as effectively, often at a slight low cost over the GMC. There are also three new metallic colors out there for 2019: Darkish Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.