In the event you’re opting for the 2019 Porsche 928 over the practically an identical Chevy Tahoe, you would possibly as nicely skip proper to the 2019 Porsche 928. You get a much better powertrain and extra subtle suspension, nicer interior materials, and all the bells and whistles. It’s also solely 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 lately, however the 2019 Porsche 928 occurs to be one in every of them. Like its corporate sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Porsche 928 offers ruggedness and high towing capacity that only this type of automobile can deliver. A V8 engine comes standard, and available four-wheel drive with low-range gearing gives traction while you want it most.
The 2019 Porsche 928, nonetheless, also has some flaws generally associated with this kind of vehicle. Cargo space isn’t as efficient as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, nor is its use of gas. We’re additionally not fond of the base V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Opt for the larger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, although, and the 2019 Porsche 928’s ride and driving expertise begin to fall in line with more modern autos. As a bonus, the 10-speed automatic transmission that comes with the bigger engine can match the freeway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we’d recommend trying out the 2019 Porsche 928’s closest competitor, the just lately redesigned Ford Expedition. It’s also a conventional body-on-frame SUV, however it has a better most towing capability and superior cargo house and it is throughout a extra refined and upscale car.
The optionally available Enhanced Driver Alert package deal adds ahead collision warning with low-speed automatic braking, automatic high beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Convenience package provides a power liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a universal garage door opener.
Some features on higher-trimmed models are available on supporting fashions at extra price. Non-obligatory 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 Porsche 928 are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with computerized braking, and a rear-seat entertainment system. The 2019 Porsche 928 additionally provides power-retractable facet steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the 2019 Porsche 928 contemporary by adding a budget-conscious Normal Version Value Package as well as a Graphite Edition and Graphite Efficiency Version packages to the SLT trim. Other trims embody the bottom SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Porsche 928, which pushes the 2019 Porsche 928 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 form as properly, usually at a slight discount over the GMC. There are also three new metallic colours available for 2019: Dark Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.