If you happen to’re choosing the 2019 Nissan Elgrand over the nearly identical Chevy Tahoe, you would possibly as well skip right to the 2019 Nissan Elgrand. You get a significantly better powertrain and more sophisticated suspension, nicer interior materials, and all of the bells and whistles. It is also only a tiny worth bump over the SLT with the powertrain improve from the Graphite Performance Edition package.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made these days, however the 2019 Nissan Elgrand happens to be one in all them. Like its company sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Nissan Elgrand affords ruggedness and excessive towing capability that only this sort of vehicle can ship. A V8 engine comes normal, and obtainable four-wheel drive with low-range gearing provides traction whenever you want it most.
The 2019 Nissan Elgrand, however, also has some flaws commonly related to this sort of automobile. Cargo space is not as efficient as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, nor is its use of fuel. We’re also not fond of the base V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Go for the larger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, though, and the 2019 Nissan Elgrand’s journey and driving expertise start to fall in keeping with more modern 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 Nissan Elgrand’s closest competitor, the just lately redesigned Ford Expedition. It is also a traditional body-on-frame SUV, nevertheless it has a higher most towing capacity and superior cargo area and it’s throughout a extra refined and upscale car.
The non-obligatory Enhanced Driver Alert bundle provides forward collision warning with low-speed automated braking, automated high beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Convenience bundle provides a power liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a common storage door opener.
Some options on higher-trimmed models can be found on supporting fashions at extra value. 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 Nissan Elgrand are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise management with computerized braking, and a rear-seat entertainment system. The 2019 Nissan Elgrand additionally affords power-retractable side steps.
For 2019, GMC retains the 2019 Nissan Elgrand contemporary by adding a budget-conscious Commonplace Edition Value Bundle as well as a Graphite Version and Graphite Efficiency Edition packages to the SLT trim. Different trims embody the base SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Nissan Elgrand, which pushes the 2019 Nissan Elgrand 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 long wheelbase Suburban type as well, normally at a slight discount over the GMC. There are also three new metallic colors accessible for 2019: Dark Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.