When you’re choosing the 2019 Lexus Es Awd over the nearly identical Chevy Tahoe, you might as properly skip proper to the 2019 Lexus Es Awd. You get a a lot better powertrain and extra subtle 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 Performance Edition bundle.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made as of late, but the 2019 Lexus Es Awd occurs to be one in all them. Like its corporate sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Lexus Es Awd presents ruggedness and excessive towing capability that solely this type of vehicle can deliver. A V8 engine comes normal, and accessible four-wheel drive with low-range gearing gives traction while you want it most.
The 2019 Lexus Es Awd, nevertheless, also has some flaws generally related to this kind of vehicle. Cargo space isn’t as environment friendly as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, nor is its use of gas. We’re also not keen on the bottom V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Opt for the bigger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, though, and the 2019 Lexus Es Awd’s ride and driving experience start to fall in step with extra fashionable vehicles. 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’d recommend trying out the 2019 Lexus Es Awd’s closest competitor, the not too long ago redesigned Ford Expedition. It is also a traditional body-on-frame SUV, but it surely has a better maximum towing capability and superior cargo space and it is all around a extra refined and upscale car.
The non-obligatory Enhanced Driver Alert package provides forward collision warning with low-speed computerized braking, automatic excessive beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Comfort bundle adds a power liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a common storage door opener.
Some features on higher-trimmed fashions can be found on supporting fashions at additional value. Non-compulsory for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering package deal with a singular axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the 2019 Lexus Es Awd are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise management with computerized braking, and a rear-seat leisure system. The 2019 Lexus Es Awd also affords power-retractable facet steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the 2019 Lexus Es Awd fresh by adding a budget-conscious Commonplace Edition Worth Package deal as well as a Graphite Version and Graphite Efficiency Version packages to the SLT trim. Different trims include the base SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Lexus Es Awd, which pushes the 2019 Lexus Es Awd into the territory of its platform mate, the Cadillac Escalade. The Chevrolet Tahoe rounds out the trio of GM truck-based SUVs and can be had in long wheelbase Suburban kind as well, often at a slight low cost over the GMC. There are also three new metallic colours accessible for 2019: Darkish Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.