In the event you’re opting for the 2019 Mercedes Gl Class over the almost identical Chevy Tahoe, you may as nicely skip proper to the 2019 Mercedes Gl Class. You get a significantly better powertrain and extra subtle suspension, nicer inside materials, and all of the bells and whistles. It is also only a tiny value 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 nowadays, however the 2019 Mercedes Gl Class happens to be one of them. Like its company sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Mercedes Gl Class presents ruggedness and excessive towing capability that only this type of automobile can deliver. A V8 engine comes normal, and obtainable four-wheel drive with low-range gearing provides traction while you want it most.
The 2019 Mercedes Gl Class, nevertheless, also has some flaws generally related to this kind of automobile. Cargo space isn’t as environment friendly as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, neither is its use of gas. We’re also not keen on the base V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Go for the bigger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, though, and the 2019 Mercedes Gl Class’s ride and driving expertise begin to fall in line with more fashionable 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 recommend checking out the 2019 Mercedes Gl Class’s closest competitor, the recently redesigned Ford Expedition. It is also a traditional body-on-frame SUV, nevertheless it has a higher maximum towing capacity and superior cargo space and it is all around a extra refined and upscale automobile.
The non-obligatory Enhanced Driver Alert bundle provides forward collision warning with low-speed computerized braking, automatic excessive beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Convenience package deal adds an influence liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a universal storage door opener.
Some options on higher-trimmed fashions are available on supporting models at extra cost. Non-obligatory 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 Gl Class are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with computerized braking, and a rear-seat entertainment system. The 2019 Mercedes Gl Class also provides power-retractable facet steps.
For 2019, GMC retains the 2019 Mercedes Gl Class contemporary by including a budget-conscious Customary Version Worth Package in addition to a Graphite Edition and Graphite Performance Edition packages to the SLT trim. Different trims include the base SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Mercedes Gl Class, which pushes the 2019 Mercedes Gl Class into the territory of its platform mate, the Cadillac Escalade. The Chevrolet Tahoe rounds out the trio of GM truck-based SUVs and might be had in lengthy wheelbase Suburban type as well, normally at a slight low cost over the GMC. There are also three new metallic colours accessible for 2019: Dark Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.