In the event you’re opting for the 2019 Nissan Patrol Diesel over the almost an identical Chevy Tahoe, you would possibly as well skip right to the 2019 Nissan Patrol Diesel. You get a significantly better powertrain and extra sophisticated suspension, nicer inside supplies, and all the bells and whistles. It’s also solely a tiny value bump over the SLT with the powertrain improve from the Graphite Performance Edition package deal.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made as of late, but the 2019 Nissan Patrol Diesel occurs to be one in all them. Like its corporate sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Nissan Patrol Diesel affords ruggedness and high towing capacity that solely this type of car can deliver. A V8 engine comes customary, and accessible four-wheel drive with low-range gearing gives traction once you need it most.
The 2019 Nissan Patrol Diesel, however, also has some flaws generally related to this kind of car. Cargo space isn’t as efficient as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, neither is its use of gas. We’re additionally 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 Nissan Patrol Diesel’s ride and driving expertise start to fall according to more modern automobiles. As a bonus, the 10-speed automated transmission that comes with the larger engine can match the freeway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we’d recommend testing the 2019 Nissan Patrol Diesel’s closest competitor, the not too long ago redesigned Ford Expedition. It’s also a conventional body-on-frame SUV, nevertheless it has a higher maximum towing capacity and superior cargo area and it’s throughout a more refined and upscale vehicle.
The optional Enhanced Driver Alert bundle provides forward collision warning with low-speed computerized braking, computerized excessive beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Comfort package deal adds a power liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a universal garage door opener.
Some features on higher-trimmed fashions are available on supporting models at extra cost. Non-compulsory for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering package with a novel axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the 2019 Nissan Patrol Diesel are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with automated braking, and a rear-seat entertainment system. The 2019 Nissan Patrol Diesel also gives power-retractable aspect steps.
For 2019, GMC retains the 2019 Nissan Patrol Diesel contemporary by including a budget-conscious Commonplace Edition Worth Package deal in addition to a Graphite Edition and Graphite Performance Edition packages to the SLT trim. Different trims include the base SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Nissan Patrol Diesel, which pushes the 2019 Nissan Patrol Diesel into the territory of its platform mate, the Cadillac Escalade. The Chevrolet Tahoe rounds out the trio of GM truck-based SUVs and could be had in lengthy wheelbase Suburban form as well, usually at a slight low cost over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colors available for 2019: Darkish Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.