If you happen to’re choosing the 2019 Nissan Frontier over the almost identical Chevy Tahoe, you may as effectively skip proper to the 2019 Nissan Frontier. You get a much better powertrain and extra refined suspension, nicer interior supplies, and all of the bells and whistles. It is also solely a tiny value bump over the SLT with the powertrain upgrade from the Graphite Performance Edition package deal.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made these days, but the 2019 Nissan Frontier occurs to be certainly one of them. Like its corporate sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Nissan Frontier offers ruggedness and excessive towing capability that solely this type of car can deliver. A V8 engine comes commonplace, and obtainable four-wheel drive with low-range gearing supplies traction while you need it most.
The 2019 Nissan Frontier, however, also has some flaws commonly associated with this kind of vehicle. Cargo space is not as efficient 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. Opt for the larger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, although, and the 2019 Nissan Frontier’s trip and driving experience start to fall in line with more fashionable automobiles. As a bonus, the 10-speed computerized transmission that comes with the bigger engine can match the highway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we’d advocate testing the 2019 Nissan Frontier’s closest competitor, the just lately redesigned Ford Expedition. It’s also a conventional body-on-frame SUV, however it has a higher most towing capacity and superior cargo area and it is throughout a more refined and upscale car.
The non-compulsory Enhanced Driver Alert package provides forward collision warning with low-speed computerized braking, computerized high beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Convenience package deal provides an influence liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a common storage door opener.
Some options on higher-trimmed models are available on supporting fashions at extra price. Optional for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering bundle with a singular axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the 2019 Nissan Frontier are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with automated braking, and a rear-seat entertainment system. The 2019 Nissan Frontier additionally gives power-retractable facet steps.
For 2019, GMC retains the 2019 Nissan Frontier fresh by adding a budget-conscious Standard Edition Value Package in addition to a Graphite Version and Graphite Performance Edition packages to the SLT trim. Different trims embody the base SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Nissan Frontier, which pushes the 2019 Nissan Frontier 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 lengthy wheelbase Suburban form as effectively, normally at a slight discount over the GMC. There are also three new metallic colours obtainable for 2019: Dark Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.