Should you’re opting for the 2019 Mitsubishi Lancer over the almost equivalent Chevy Tahoe, you might as nicely skip proper to the 2019 Mitsubishi Lancer. You get a a lot better powertrain and more sophisticated suspension, nicer interior supplies, and all the bells and whistles. It is also solely a tiny value bump over the SLT with the powertrain improve from the Graphite Performance Edition package.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made lately, however the 2019 Mitsubishi Lancer occurs to be one in every of them. Like its corporate sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Mitsubishi Lancer presents ruggedness and excessive towing capacity that only this type of car can deliver. A V8 engine comes customary, and obtainable four-wheel drive with low-range gearing provides traction whenever you want it most.
The 2019 Mitsubishi Lancer, nevertheless, additionally has some flaws generally associated with this type of car. Cargo area is not as efficient as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, nor is its use of gas. We’re also not fond of the base V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Opt for the larger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, although, and the 2019 Mitsubishi Lancer’s trip and driving expertise begin to fall in step with more modern automobiles. As a bonus, the 10-speed automated transmission that comes with the larger engine can match the highway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we’d suggest testing the 2019 Mitsubishi Lancer’s closest competitor, the recently redesigned Ford Expedition. It’s also a conventional body-on-frame SUV, but it has the next maximum towing capability and superior cargo area and it’s all around a extra refined and upscale vehicle.
The elective Enhanced Driver Alert package deal provides ahead collision warning with low-speed automated braking, computerized excessive beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Comfort package provides an influence liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a common storage door opener.
Some options on higher-trimmed fashions can be found on supporting fashions at additional cost. Elective 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 Lancer are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with computerized braking, and a rear-seat entertainment system. The 2019 Mitsubishi Lancer additionally presents power-retractable aspect steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the 2019 Mitsubishi Lancer contemporary by adding a budget-conscious Normal Version Value Bundle as well as a Graphite Version and Graphite Efficiency Version packages to the SLT trim. Different trims include the bottom SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Mitsubishi Lancer, which pushes the 2019 Mitsubishi Lancer into the territory of its platform mate, the Cadillac Escalade. The Chevrolet Tahoe rounds out the trio of GM truck-based SUVs and may be had in long wheelbase Suburban kind as nicely, usually at a slight low cost over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colours out there for 2019: Dark Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.