Should you’re opting for the 2019 Mercedes Ml Class over the nearly equivalent Chevy Tahoe, you might as properly skip proper to the 2019 Mercedes Ml Class. You get a significantly better powertrain and extra refined suspension, nicer inside materials, and all of the bells and whistles. It is also only a tiny price bump over the SLT with the powertrain upgrade from the Graphite Performance Version package.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made lately, however the 2019 Mercedes Ml Class happens to be one in all them. Like its company sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Mercedes Ml Class gives ruggedness and high towing capability that only this type of vehicle can deliver. A V8 engine comes commonplace, and obtainable four-wheel drive with low-range gearing gives traction when you need it most.
The 2019 Mercedes Ml Class, however, also has some flaws generally related to this sort of automobile. Cargo area is not as environment friendly as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, nor is its use of gasoline. We’re additionally 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 Ml Class’s journey and driving experience begin to fall in step with extra fashionable vehicles. As a bonus, the 10-speed computerized transmission that comes with the bigger engine can match the freeway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we’d recommend testing the 2019 Mercedes Ml Class’s closest competitor, the just lately redesigned Ford Expedition. It’s also a conventional body-on-frame SUV, nevertheless it has a better maximum towing capability and superior cargo house and it’s throughout a extra refined and upscale car.
The non-obligatory Enhanced Driver Alert package adds ahead collision warning with low-speed automated braking, automated excessive 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 garage door opener.
Some features on higher-trimmed fashions are available on supporting fashions at extra price. Non-compulsory 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 Ml Class are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with automated braking, and a rear-seat leisure system. The 2019 Mercedes Ml Class also presents power-retractable facet steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the 2019 Mercedes Ml Class fresh by adding a budget-conscious Customary Version Value Package as well as a Graphite Version and Graphite Performance Version packages to the SLT trim. Different trims embody the base SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Mercedes Ml Class, which pushes the 2019 Mercedes Ml 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 lengthy wheelbase Suburban kind as nicely, often at a slight discount over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colors obtainable for 2019: Darkish Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.