If you’re choosing the 2019 Lexus 350L over the nearly identical Chevy Tahoe, you would possibly as well skip proper to the 2019 Lexus 350L. You get a much better powertrain and more subtle suspension, nicer interior supplies, and all of the bells and whistles. It is also solely a tiny price bump over the SLT with the powertrain upgrade from the Graphite Performance Edition package.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made nowadays, but the 2019 Lexus 350L happens to be one of them. Like its corporate sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Lexus 350L offers ruggedness and excessive towing capability that solely this kind of vehicle can deliver. A V8 engine comes customary, and out there four-wheel drive with low-range gearing provides traction when you want it most.
The 2019 Lexus 350L, nevertheless, additionally has some flaws commonly related to this type of automobile. Cargo house is not as environment friendly as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, neither is its use of fuel. We’re also not keen on the base V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Go for the larger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, although, and the 2019 Lexus 350L’s trip and driving expertise start to fall in step with more trendy autos. 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 would suggest checking out the 2019 Lexus 350L’s closest competitor, the lately redesigned Ford Expedition. It’s also a standard body-on-frame SUV, however it has the next maximum towing capacity and superior cargo space and it’s throughout a extra refined and upscale automobile.
The non-compulsory Enhanced Driver Alert bundle adds forward collision warning with low-speed automatic braking, automated excessive beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Convenience package deal provides an influence liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a universal storage door opener.
Some features on higher-trimmed fashions are available on supporting fashions at extra price. Non-compulsory for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering bundle with a novel axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the 2019 Lexus 350L are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise management with computerized braking, and a rear-seat leisure system. The 2019 Lexus 350L also affords power-retractable side steps.
For 2019, GMC retains the 2019 Lexus 350L contemporary by including a budget-conscious Commonplace Version Value Package deal as well as a Graphite Version and Graphite Performance Version packages to the SLT trim. Other trims include the bottom SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Lexus 350L, which pushes the 2019 Lexus 350L 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 well, usually at a slight discount over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colors out there for 2019: Dark Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.