In case you’re opting for the 2019 Mitsubishi I-MIEV over the nearly equivalent Chevy Tahoe, you may as well skip right to the 2019 Mitsubishi I-MIEV. You get a a lot better powertrain and extra sophisticated suspension, nicer inside materials, and all of the bells and whistles. It’s also only a tiny price bump over the SLT with the powertrain improve from the Graphite Performance Version package.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made lately, however the 2019 Mitsubishi I-MIEV happens to be one in every of them. Like its company sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Mitsubishi I-MIEV presents ruggedness and high towing capability that solely this type of automobile can deliver. A V8 engine comes customary, and obtainable four-wheel drive with low-range gearing offers traction while you need it most.
The 2019 Mitsubishi I-MIEV, nonetheless, also has some flaws commonly associated with this sort of car. Cargo space is not as efficient as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, neither is its use of fuel. We’re additionally not fond of the base V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Opt for the larger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, though, and the 2019 Mitsubishi I-MIEV’s journey and driving experience start to fall in line with more trendy autos. 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’d suggest checking out the 2019 Mitsubishi I-MIEV’s closest competitor, the not too long ago redesigned Ford Expedition. It’s also a conventional body-on-frame SUV, but it surely has a higher maximum towing capability and superior cargo space and it’s throughout a extra refined and upscale automobile.
The elective Enhanced Driver Alert package deal provides forward collision warning with low-speed computerized braking, automated high beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Convenience package adds a power liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a universal garage door opener.
Some features on higher-trimmed fashions can be found on supporting models at extra cost. Optionally available for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering package with a unique axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the 2019 Mitsubishi I-MIEV are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with computerized braking, and a rear-seat entertainment system. The 2019 Mitsubishi I-MIEV additionally gives power-retractable side steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the 2019 Mitsubishi I-MIEV fresh by including a budget-conscious Customary Edition Worth Package as well as a Graphite Edition and Graphite Performance Version packages to the SLT trim. Different trims embrace the bottom SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Mitsubishi I-MIEV, which pushes the 2019 Mitsubishi I-MIEV into the territory of its platform mate, the Cadillac Escalade. The Chevrolet Tahoe rounds out the trio of GM truck-based SUVs and can be had in lengthy wheelbase Suburban kind as nicely, normally at a slight discount over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colours obtainable for 2019: Darkish Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.