When you’re opting for the 2019 Mazda 3 Sedan over the nearly an identical Chevy Tahoe, you might as well skip proper to the 2019 Mazda 3 Sedan. You get a much better powertrain and more subtle suspension, nicer interior supplies, and all of the bells and whistles. It is also only a tiny worth bump over the SLT with the powertrain improve from the Graphite Performance Version package deal.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made as of late, however the 2019 Mazda 3 Sedan occurs to be certainly one of them. Like its company sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Mazda 3 Sedan provides ruggedness and high towing capacity that only this type of car can deliver. A V8 engine comes commonplace, and out there four-wheel drive with low-range gearing supplies traction once you want it most.
The 2019 Mazda 3 Sedan, nevertheless, additionally has some flaws commonly related to this kind of automobile. Cargo house isn’t as efficient as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, neither is its use of gas. We’re also 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 Mazda 3 Sedan’s trip and driving experience begin to fall in step with extra modern automobiles. 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’d advocate checking out the 2019 Mazda 3 Sedan’s closest competitor, the lately redesigned Ford Expedition. It is also a standard body-on-frame SUV, but it surely has a higher maximum towing capability and superior cargo house and it is all around a extra refined and upscale automobile.
The elective Enhanced Driver Alert package adds forward collision warning with low-speed automatic braking, computerized 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 models can be found on supporting models at extra cost. Non-compulsory for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering bundle with a singular axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the 2019 Mazda 3 Sedan are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise management with automatic braking, and a rear-seat leisure system. The 2019 Mazda 3 Sedan additionally affords power-retractable aspect steps.
For 2019, GMC retains the 2019 Mazda 3 Sedan recent by adding a budget-conscious Standard Edition Worth Package as well as a Graphite Version and Graphite Efficiency Version packages to the SLT trim. Different trims embrace the base SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Mazda 3 Sedan, which pushes the 2019 Mazda 3 Sedan 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 type as nicely, often at a slight low cost over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colours accessible for 2019: Darkish Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.