In case you’re choosing the 2019 Mercedes Glc over the nearly identical Chevy Tahoe, you would possibly as properly skip proper to the 2019 Mercedes Glc. You get a a lot better powertrain and extra sophisticated suspension, nicer interior materials, and all 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 Glc occurs to be one of them. Like its corporate sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Mercedes Glc presents ruggedness and excessive towing capability that only this sort of automobile can deliver. A V8 engine comes customary, and out there four-wheel drive with low-range gearing provides traction when you need it most.
The 2019 Mercedes Glc, however, also has some flaws commonly associated with this kind of automobile. Cargo house is not 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. Go for the larger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, although, and the 2019 Mercedes Glc’s trip and driving expertise begin to fall consistent with more trendy automobiles. As a bonus, the 10-speed computerized transmission that comes with the larger engine can match the freeway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we might suggest checking out the 2019 Mercedes Glc’s closest competitor, the lately redesigned Ford Expedition. It’s also a conventional body-on-frame SUV, however it has a better maximum towing capability and superior cargo space and it is throughout a more refined and upscale automobile.
The optional Enhanced Driver Alert bundle adds ahead collision warning with low-speed automated braking, automated excessive beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Convenience bundle provides a power liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a universal garage door opener.
Some options on higher-trimmed models are available on supporting fashions at further cost. Optional for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering package deal with a novel axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the 2019 Mercedes Glc are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with computerized braking, and a rear-seat entertainment system. The 2019 Mercedes Glc additionally provides power-retractable facet steps.
For 2019, GMC retains the 2019 Mercedes Glc fresh by adding a budget-conscious Customary Version Value Package deal in addition to a Graphite Version and Graphite Efficiency Version packages to the SLT trim. Different trims include the bottom SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Mercedes Glc, which pushes the 2019 Mercedes Glc 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 type as properly, normally at a slight low cost over the GMC. There are also three new metallic colours available for 2019: Darkish Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.