Should you’re opting for the 2019 Nissan over the nearly similar Chevy Tahoe, you might as well skip proper to the 2019 Nissan. You get a a lot better powertrain and more subtle suspension, nicer inside supplies, and all of the bells and whistles. It’s also solely a tiny price bump over the SLT with the powertrain upgrade from the Graphite Performance Version package.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made today, but the 2019 Nissan happens to be one of them. Like its corporate sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Nissan provides ruggedness and excessive towing capability that only this type of vehicle can ship. A V8 engine comes customary, and obtainable four-wheel drive with low-range gearing offers traction whenever you want it most.
The 2019 Nissan, nonetheless, additionally has some flaws generally related to this sort of vehicle. Cargo space is not as efficient as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, neither is its use of fuel. 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’s trip and driving expertise begin to fall in keeping with extra fashionable autos. As a bonus, the 10-speed computerized transmission that comes with the larger engine can match the highway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we’d recommend trying out the 2019 Nissan’s closest competitor, the just lately redesigned Ford Expedition. It’s also a standard body-on-frame SUV, but it surely has the next most towing capacity and superior cargo area and it’s all around a extra refined and upscale automobile.
The non-obligatory Enhanced Driver Alert package adds ahead collision warning with low-speed computerized braking, automated high beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Comfort bundle adds an influence liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a universal garage door opener.
Some features on higher-trimmed models can be found on supporting fashions 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 are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with automatic braking, and a rear-seat entertainment system. The 2019 Nissan additionally offers power-retractable facet steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the 2019 Nissan recent by including a budget-conscious Standard Edition Worth Bundle in addition to a Graphite Version and Graphite Performance Edition packages to the SLT trim. Other trims include the base SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Nissan, which pushes the 2019 Nissan into the territory of its platform mate, the Cadillac Escalade. The Chevrolet Tahoe rounds out the trio of GM truck-based SUVs and might be had in long wheelbase Suburban type as nicely, normally at a slight low cost over the GMC. There are also three new metallic colors out there for 2019: Darkish Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.