In the event you’re choosing the 2019 Lexus Lc over the practically an identical Chevy Tahoe, you would possibly as effectively skip right to the 2019 Lexus Lc. You get a much better powertrain and extra refined suspension, nicer interior materials, and all of the bells and whistles. It’s also solely a tiny worth bump over the SLT with the powertrain upgrade from the Graphite Efficiency Version bundle.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made these days, but the 2019 Lexus Lc happens to be one among them. Like its company sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Lexus Lc gives ruggedness and excessive towing capability that only this sort of vehicle can ship. A V8 engine comes commonplace, and available four-wheel drive with low-range gearing gives traction while you need it most.
The 2019 Lexus Lc, nonetheless, also has some flaws commonly related to this kind of car. Cargo area is not as environment friendly as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, nor is its use of fuel. We’re additionally not fond of the bottom V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Opt for the bigger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, although, and the 2019 Lexus Lc’s ride and driving experience start to fall consistent with extra fashionable 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 might advocate checking out the 2019 Lexus Lc’s closest competitor, the just lately redesigned Ford Expedition. It is also a traditional body-on-frame SUV, nevertheless it has a higher most towing capacity and superior cargo space and it’s all around a more refined and upscale vehicle.
The optional Enhanced Driver Alert package deal provides ahead collision warning with low-speed automated braking, computerized high beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Comfort bundle adds a power liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a universal garage door opener.
Some options on higher-trimmed fashions are available on supporting fashions at extra price. Optionally available 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 Lc are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise management with computerized braking, and a rear-seat entertainment system. The 2019 Lexus Lc additionally gives power-retractable side steps.
For 2019, GMC retains the 2019 Lexus Lc recent by adding a budget-conscious Customary Edition Value Bundle in addition to a Graphite Version and Graphite Performance Version packages to the SLT trim. Other trims embrace the base SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Lexus Lc, which pushes the 2019 Lexus Lc 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 effectively, often at a slight discount over the GMC. There are also three new metallic colors out there for 2019: Dark Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.