If you’re choosing the 2019 Nissan Xterra over the nearly identical Chevy Tahoe, you might as properly skip right to the 2019 Nissan Xterra. You get a significantly better powertrain and extra subtle suspension, nicer inside materials, and all of the bells and whistles. It’s also only a tiny price bump over the SLT with the powertrain improve from the Graphite Efficiency Version package deal.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made these days, however the 2019 Nissan Xterra happens to be one of them. Like its company sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Nissan Xterra offers ruggedness and excessive towing capacity that only this type of automobile can ship. A V8 engine comes commonplace, and accessible four-wheel drive with low-range gearing offers traction when you need it most.
The 2019 Nissan Xterra, nevertheless, also has some flaws commonly associated with this sort of vehicle. Cargo house isn’t as efficient as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, neither is its use of gasoline. We’re additionally not fond of the base V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Go for the larger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, although, and the 2019 Nissan Xterra’s ride and driving expertise begin to fall consistent with extra trendy vehicles. As a bonus, the 10-speed automated transmission that comes with the bigger engine can match the highway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we’d suggest testing the 2019 Nissan Xterra’s closest competitor, the recently redesigned Ford Expedition. It’s also a conventional body-on-frame SUV, but it surely has a higher most towing capability and superior cargo space and it’s throughout a more refined and upscale car.
The optional Enhanced Driver Alert package deal adds forward collision warning with low-speed automated braking, computerized excessive beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Convenience bundle adds an influence liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a common storage door opener.
Some features on higher-trimmed models can be found on supporting fashions at extra value. Optionally available for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering bundle with a unique axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the 2019 Nissan Xterra are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise management with computerized braking, and a rear-seat leisure system. The 2019 Nissan Xterra additionally gives power-retractable aspect steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the 2019 Nissan Xterra contemporary by adding a budget-conscious Commonplace Edition Value Package in addition to a Graphite Version and Graphite Performance Edition packages to the SLT trim. Other trims embody the bottom SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Nissan Xterra, which pushes the 2019 Nissan Xterra into the territory of its platform mate, the Cadillac Escalade. The Chevrolet Tahoe rounds out the trio of GM truck-based SUVs and will be had in long wheelbase Suburban kind as nicely, usually at a slight discount over the GMC. There are also three new metallic colours out there for 2019: Darkish Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.