For those who’re opting for the 2019 Mercedes Cls Class over the practically identical Chevy Tahoe, you may as nicely skip proper to the 2019 Mercedes Cls Class. You get a significantly better powertrain and extra subtle suspension, nicer interior materials, and all the bells and whistles. It is also only a tiny price bump over the SLT with the powertrain improve from the Graphite Efficiency Version bundle.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made today, however the 2019 Mercedes Cls Class occurs to be certainly one of them. Like its corporate sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Mercedes Cls Class gives ruggedness and high towing capacity that only this sort of car can deliver. A V8 engine comes commonplace, and obtainable four-wheel drive with low-range gearing provides traction while you need it most.
The 2019 Mercedes Cls Class, nonetheless, also has some flaws generally associated with this type of car. Cargo space isn’t as environment friendly as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, nor is its use of fuel. We’re additionally not keen on the base V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Opt for the larger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, although, and the 2019 Mercedes Cls Class’s experience and driving experience start to fall in line with more modern vehicles. As a bonus, the 10-speed automatic transmission that comes with the bigger engine can match the highway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we would advocate checking out the 2019 Mercedes Cls Class’s closest competitor, the recently redesigned Ford Expedition. It is also a standard body-on-frame SUV, but it surely has the next maximum towing capacity and superior cargo area and it’s throughout a extra refined and upscale vehicle.
The optionally available Enhanced Driver Alert bundle provides forward collision warning with low-speed automated braking, automatic high beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Comfort package adds a power liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a universal storage door opener.
Some features on higher-trimmed models can be found on supporting fashions at further value. Non-compulsory for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering package deal with a unique axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the 2019 Mercedes Cls Class are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with automatic braking, and a rear-seat leisure system. The 2019 Mercedes Cls Class also presents power-retractable facet steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the 2019 Mercedes Cls Class contemporary by including a budget-conscious Normal Version Value Package deal as well as a Graphite Edition and Graphite Performance Version packages to the SLT trim. Other trims include the base SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Mercedes Cls Class, which pushes the 2019 Mercedes Cls Class into the territory of its platform mate, the Cadillac Escalade. The Chevrolet Tahoe rounds out the trio of GM truck-based SUVs and will be had in lengthy wheelbase Suburban kind as well, normally at a slight discount over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colors obtainable for 2019: Dark Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.