Should you’re opting for the 2019 Mustang Gt500 over the nearly identical Chevy Tahoe, you might as effectively skip right to the 2019 Mustang Gt500. You get a much better powertrain and extra subtle suspension, nicer interior materials, and all the bells and whistles. It is also only a tiny price bump over the SLT with the powertrain upgrade from the Graphite Performance Edition bundle.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made today, however the 2019 Mustang Gt500 happens to be one in every of them. Like its corporate sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Mustang Gt500 provides ruggedness and high towing capacity that solely this sort of automobile can deliver. A V8 engine comes standard, and out there four-wheel drive with low-range gearing supplies traction when you want it most.
The 2019 Mustang Gt500, however, also has some flaws commonly related to this type of automobile. Cargo area isn’t as environment friendly as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, nor is its use of fuel. We’re also not keen on the bottom V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Go for the larger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, though, and the 2019 Mustang Gt500’s experience and driving expertise begin to fall according to more fashionable automobiles. As a bonus, the 10-speed automatic transmission that comes with the bigger engine can match the highway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we might advocate testing the 2019 Mustang Gt500’s closest competitor, the recently redesigned Ford Expedition. It’s also a traditional body-on-frame SUV, however it has a higher maximum towing capability and superior cargo house and it’s throughout a more refined and upscale automobile.
The optionally available Enhanced Driver Alert package adds forward collision warning with low-speed computerized braking, automatic high beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Convenience bundle provides an influence liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a common garage door opener.
Some options on higher-trimmed fashions are available on supporting fashions at additional cost. Optional for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering package with a singular axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the 2019 Mustang Gt500 are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with computerized braking, and a rear-seat entertainment system. The 2019 Mustang Gt500 also presents power-retractable aspect steps.
For 2019, GMC retains the 2019 Mustang Gt500 fresh by including a budget-conscious Customary Edition Worth Bundle as well as a Graphite Edition and Graphite Performance Edition packages to the SLT trim. Other trims embody the bottom SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Mustang Gt500, which pushes the 2019 Mustang Gt500 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 type as nicely, normally at a slight discount over the GMC. There are also three new metallic colors available for 2019: Dark Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.