In case you’re opting for the 2019 Mercedes E-Class over the practically equivalent Chevy Tahoe, you would possibly as nicely skip proper to the 2019 Mercedes E-Class. You get a significantly better powertrain and extra sophisticated suspension, nicer interior supplies, and all of the bells and whistles. It is also only a tiny value bump over the SLT with the powertrain upgrade from the Graphite Performance Edition package.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made as of late, but the 2019 Mercedes E-Class happens to be one in all them. Like its company sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Mercedes E-Class gives ruggedness and high towing capability that solely this sort of vehicle can deliver. A V8 engine comes commonplace, and out there four-wheel drive with low-range gearing gives traction when you want it most.
The 2019 Mercedes E-Class, nevertheless, also has some flaws commonly related to this type of car. Cargo house isn’t as efficient as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, nor 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, although, and the 2019 Mercedes E-Class’s trip and driving experience begin to fall according to more fashionable 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’d suggest trying out the 2019 Mercedes E-Class’s closest competitor, the lately redesigned Ford Expedition. It is also a standard body-on-frame SUV, but it surely has the next maximum towing capability and superior cargo area and it is throughout a extra refined and upscale vehicle.
The optionally available Enhanced Driver Alert bundle adds ahead collision warning with low-speed automated braking, computerized high beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Convenience package deal adds a power liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a common storage door opener.
Some options on higher-trimmed models are available on supporting fashions at extra cost. Non-compulsory for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering bundle with a novel axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the 2019 Mercedes E-Class are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise management with automated braking, and a rear-seat leisure system. The 2019 Mercedes E-Class additionally gives power-retractable aspect steps.
For 2019, GMC retains the 2019 Mercedes E-Class contemporary by adding a budget-conscious Commonplace Version Worth Package deal in addition to a Graphite Edition and Graphite Efficiency Version packages to the SLT trim. Other trims embrace the base SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Mercedes E-Class, which pushes the 2019 Mercedes E-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 effectively, normally at a slight discount over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colours available for 2019: Dark Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.