Should you’re opting for the 2019 Porsche Cayman over the practically equivalent Chevy Tahoe, you may as well skip proper to the 2019 Porsche Cayman. You get a significantly better powertrain and extra refined suspension, nicer inside materials, and all of the bells and whistles. It’s also only a tiny worth 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, however the 2019 Porsche Cayman occurs to be considered one of them. Like its company sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Porsche Cayman gives ruggedness and high towing capacity that solely this sort of automobile can deliver. A V8 engine comes commonplace, and out there four-wheel drive with low-range gearing gives traction if you need it most.
The 2019 Porsche Cayman, nevertheless, also has some flaws commonly associated with this sort of automobile. Cargo area is not as environment friendly as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, neither is its use of gas. We’re also not keen on the base V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Go for the bigger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, though, and the 2019 Porsche Cayman’s experience and driving expertise begin to fall in keeping with extra fashionable vehicles. As a bonus, the 10-speed computerized transmission that comes with the bigger engine can match the freeway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we might recommend trying out the 2019 Porsche Cayman’s closest competitor, the just lately redesigned Ford Expedition. It is also a conventional body-on-frame SUV, nevertheless it has the next maximum towing capacity and superior cargo house and it is throughout a extra refined and upscale vehicle.
The optional Enhanced Driver Alert package deal provides ahead collision warning with low-speed automatic braking, automated high beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Convenience bundle adds an influence liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a universal storage door opener.
Some options on higher-trimmed models can be found on supporting fashions at additional price. Non-obligatory 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 Porsche Cayman are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with automatic braking, and a rear-seat leisure system. The 2019 Porsche Cayman also affords power-retractable facet steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the 2019 Porsche Cayman fresh by adding a budget-conscious Commonplace Edition Worth Package as well as a Graphite Edition and Graphite Efficiency Version packages to the SLT trim. Other trims include the bottom SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Porsche Cayman, which pushes the 2019 Porsche Cayman into the territory of its platform mate, the Cadillac Escalade. The Chevrolet Tahoe rounds out the trio of GM truck-based SUVs and can be had in lengthy wheelbase Suburban form as nicely, normally at a slight low cost over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colours available for 2019: Darkish Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.