If you’re choosing the 2019 Scion TC over the almost an identical Chevy Tahoe, you may as well skip proper to the 2019 Scion TC. You get a a lot better powertrain and extra subtle suspension, nicer interior supplies, and all the bells and whistles. It’s also only a tiny worth bump over the SLT with the powertrain upgrade from the Graphite Efficiency Edition bundle.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made these days, but the 2019 Scion TC occurs to be one of them. Like its corporate sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Scion TC gives ruggedness and high towing capacity that solely this type of vehicle can deliver. A V8 engine comes normal, and accessible four-wheel drive with low-range gearing supplies traction once you want it most.
The 2019 Scion TC, however, also has some flaws generally related to this sort of vehicle. Cargo area is not as environment friendly as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, neither is its use of fuel. We’re additionally not fond of the base V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Opt for the bigger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, although, and the 2019 Scion TC’s ride and driving experience start to fall in line with more modern vehicles. 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’d recommend checking out the 2019 Scion TC’s closest competitor, the not too long ago redesigned Ford Expedition. It’s also a standard body-on-frame SUV, but it surely has a higher maximum towing capability and superior cargo house and it’s throughout a more refined and upscale vehicle.
The optional Enhanced Driver Alert bundle provides forward collision warning with low-speed automated braking, automatic excessive beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Comfort bundle adds a power liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a universal garage door opener.
Some options on higher-trimmed models are available on supporting fashions at additional value. Non-obligatory for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering bundle with a novel axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the 2019 Scion TC are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise management with automated braking, and a rear-seat entertainment system. The 2019 Scion TC additionally gives power-retractable aspect steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the 2019 Scion TC recent by adding a budget-conscious Customary Version Value Bundle as well as a Graphite Version and Graphite Efficiency Edition packages to the SLT trim. Different trims embrace the base SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Scion TC, which pushes the 2019 Scion TC 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 lengthy wheelbase Suburban type as properly, usually at a slight discount over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colors available for 2019: Darkish Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.