If you’re opting for the 2019 Mercedes-Benz C-Class over the almost identical Chevy Tahoe, you may as well skip proper to the 2019 Mercedes-Benz C-Class. You get a much better powertrain and more refined suspension, nicer interior supplies, and all of the bells and whistles. It is also solely a tiny value bump over the SLT with the powertrain upgrade from the Graphite Efficiency Version bundle.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made lately, however the 2019 Mercedes-Benz C-Class happens to be one in every of them. Like its company sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Mercedes-Benz C-Class offers ruggedness and excessive towing capacity that solely this type of car can ship. A V8 engine comes customary, and accessible four-wheel drive with low-range gearing gives traction whenever you want it most.
The 2019 Mercedes-Benz C-Class, nonetheless, also has some flaws generally related to this type of car. Cargo space isn’t as efficient as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, neither is its use of fuel. We’re also not fond of the bottom V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Go for the bigger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, though, and the 2019 Mercedes-Benz C-Class’s trip and driving expertise start to fall according to extra trendy autos. 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 would suggest checking out the 2019 Mercedes-Benz C-Class’s closest competitor, the recently redesigned Ford Expedition. It’s also a traditional body-on-frame SUV, however it has a higher maximum towing capacity and superior cargo area and it is throughout a extra refined and upscale automobile.
The optional Enhanced Driver Alert package deal provides forward collision warning with low-speed computerized braking, computerized high 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 can be found on supporting fashions at additional 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 Mercedes-Benz C-Class are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise management with computerized braking, and a rear-seat entertainment system. The 2019 Mercedes-Benz C-Class additionally gives power-retractable side steps.
For 2019, GMC retains the 2019 Mercedes-Benz C-Class fresh by including a budget-conscious Normal Edition Value Package in addition to a Graphite Version and Graphite Efficiency Edition packages to the SLT trim. Different trims embrace the bottom SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Mercedes-Benz C-Class, which pushes the 2019 Mercedes-Benz C-Class 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 long wheelbase Suburban kind as well, normally at a slight discount over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colors accessible for 2019: Dark Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.