In case you’re choosing the 2019 Silverado Hd over the practically equivalent Chevy Tahoe, you may as nicely skip right to the 2019 Silverado Hd. You get a a lot better powertrain and extra subtle suspension, nicer interior supplies, and all the bells and whistles. It’s also solely a tiny value bump over the SLT with the powertrain improve from the Graphite Performance Edition package deal.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made lately, but the 2019 Silverado Hd occurs to be certainly one of them. Like its corporate sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Silverado Hd presents ruggedness and excessive towing capacity that solely this type of car can deliver. A V8 engine comes normal, and available four-wheel drive with low-range gearing gives traction when you want it most.
The 2019 Silverado Hd, nonetheless, additionally has some flaws generally associated with this type of automobile. Cargo house is not as environment friendly as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, neither is its use of gasoline. We’re also not fond of the bottom V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Go for the bigger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, though, and the 2019 Silverado Hd’s trip and driving experience begin to fall according to more fashionable autos. As a bonus, the 10-speed automatic transmission that comes with the larger engine can match the freeway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we would advocate testing the 2019 Silverado Hd’s closest competitor, the just lately redesigned Ford Expedition. It’s also a traditional body-on-frame SUV, however it has a better most towing capability and superior cargo house and it is throughout a more refined and upscale automobile.
The non-compulsory Enhanced Driver Alert package provides forward collision warning with low-speed automatic braking, automatic excessive beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Comfort 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 can be found on supporting models at further cost. Non-compulsory for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering package deal with a novel axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the 2019 Silverado Hd are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise management with automated braking, and a rear-seat leisure system. The 2019 Silverado Hd additionally presents power-retractable aspect steps.
For 2019, GMC retains the 2019 Silverado Hd fresh by including a budget-conscious Customary Version Value Bundle in addition to a Graphite Version and Graphite Efficiency Version packages to the SLT trim. Other trims include the bottom SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Silverado Hd, which pushes the 2019 Silverado Hd 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 colors out there for 2019: Dark Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.