For those who’re opting for the 2019 Lexus TX 350 over the nearly identical Chevy Tahoe, you would possibly as nicely skip right to the 2019 Lexus TX 350. You get a a lot better powertrain and extra sophisticated suspension, nicer inside supplies, 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 Performance Edition package.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made lately, but the 2019 Lexus TX 350 occurs to be one in all them. Like its company sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Lexus TX 350 offers ruggedness and excessive towing capability that only this type of car can deliver. A V8 engine comes normal, and out there four-wheel drive with low-range gearing offers traction if you need it most.
The 2019 Lexus TX 350, however, additionally has some flaws generally related to this sort of vehicle. Cargo house is not as environment friendly as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, nor is its use of gasoline. 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, though, and the 2019 Lexus TX 350’s experience and driving expertise begin to fall according to extra fashionable automobiles. As a bonus, the 10-speed computerized transmission that comes with the larger engine can match the highway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we’d recommend testing the 2019 Lexus TX 350’s closest competitor, the recently redesigned Ford Expedition. It is also a traditional body-on-frame SUV, but it has a better maximum towing capability and superior cargo house and it’s all around a more refined and upscale car.
The non-obligatory Enhanced Driver Alert package deal provides forward collision warning with low-speed computerized braking, automated high beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Convenience bundle adds a power liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a common storage door opener.
Some features on higher-trimmed models are available on supporting fashions at extra price. Elective 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 Lexus TX 350 are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with computerized braking, and a rear-seat leisure system. The 2019 Lexus TX 350 additionally affords power-retractable facet steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the 2019 Lexus TX 350 contemporary by adding a budget-conscious Standard Version Value Bundle in addition to a Graphite Edition and Graphite Performance Edition packages to the SLT trim. Other trims embrace the bottom SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Lexus TX 350, which pushes the 2019 Lexus TX 350 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 lengthy wheelbase Suburban type as nicely, normally at a slight low cost over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colours available for 2019: Dark Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.