When you’re choosing the 2019 Seat Alhambra over the nearly equivalent Chevy Tahoe, you may as well skip right to the 2019 Seat Alhambra. You get a significantly better powertrain and extra sophisticated suspension, nicer inside supplies, and all of the bells and whistles. It is also only a tiny value bump over the SLT with the powertrain upgrade from the Graphite Efficiency Version package deal.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made lately, however the 2019 Seat Alhambra occurs to be considered one of them. Like its corporate sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Seat Alhambra presents ruggedness and high towing capacity that only this type of car can deliver. A V8 engine comes standard, and accessible four-wheel drive with low-range gearing offers traction once you want it most.
The 2019 Seat Alhambra, nonetheless, additionally has some flaws commonly associated with this sort of vehicle. Cargo space is not as efficient as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, nor is its use of fuel. We’re also not fond of the bottom V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Opt for the larger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, although, and the 2019 Seat Alhambra’s trip and driving expertise begin to fall in line with more modern autos. As a bonus, the 10-speed automated transmission that comes with the larger engine can match the freeway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we would suggest testing the 2019 Seat Alhambra’s closest competitor, the not too long ago redesigned Ford Expedition. It is also a standard body-on-frame SUV, nevertheless it has a better most towing capability and superior cargo house and it is throughout a extra refined and upscale vehicle.
The non-obligatory Enhanced Driver Alert package provides forward collision warning with low-speed computerized braking, automated excessive 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 fashions are available on supporting fashions at further price. Optionally available for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering package deal with a singular axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the 2019 Seat Alhambra are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise management with automated braking, and a rear-seat leisure system. The 2019 Seat Alhambra additionally gives power-retractable facet steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the 2019 Seat Alhambra contemporary by adding a budget-conscious Commonplace Version Value Bundle in addition to a Graphite Version and Graphite Performance Version packages to the SLT trim. Different trims embody the bottom SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Seat Alhambra, which pushes the 2019 Seat Alhambra 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 nicely, normally at a slight discount over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colours accessible for 2019: Dark Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.