When you’re opting for the 2019 Ramcharger over the almost identical Chevy Tahoe, you may as well skip proper to the 2019 Ramcharger. You get a a lot better powertrain and more 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 Version package.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made as of late, however the 2019 Ramcharger happens to be considered one of them. Like its company sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Ramcharger affords ruggedness and excessive towing capacity that only this kind of vehicle can ship. A V8 engine comes commonplace, and out there four-wheel drive with low-range gearing gives traction once you want it most.
The 2019 Ramcharger, nevertheless, additionally has some flaws commonly associated with this sort of automobile. Cargo area is not as efficient as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, nor is its use of gasoline. 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, although, and the 2019 Ramcharger’s trip and driving expertise begin to fall in step with extra modern automobiles. As a bonus, the 10-speed computerized transmission that comes with the bigger engine can match the highway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we would suggest testing the 2019 Ramcharger’s closest competitor, the recently redesigned Ford Expedition. It is also a conventional body-on-frame SUV, however it has a higher most towing capability and superior cargo area and it’s throughout a more refined and upscale vehicle.
The elective Enhanced Driver Alert package deal provides forward collision warning with low-speed computerized braking, automated high beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Comfort bundle adds a power liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a common storage door opener.
Some features on higher-trimmed models are available on supporting fashions at additional value. Elective for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering package with a singular axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the 2019 Ramcharger are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with automatic braking, and a rear-seat entertainment system. The 2019 Ramcharger also provides power-retractable facet steps.
For 2019, GMC retains the 2019 Ramcharger recent by including a budget-conscious Commonplace Version Worth Package in addition to a Graphite Edition and Graphite Efficiency Version packages to the SLT trim. Different trims embrace the bottom SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Ramcharger, which pushes the 2019 Ramcharger 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 properly, normally at a slight discount over the GMC. There are also three new metallic colours out there for 2019: Dark Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.