For those who’re choosing the 2019 Spy Silverado 1500 Diesel over the nearly identical Chevy Tahoe, you may as properly skip proper to the 2019 Spy Silverado 1500 Diesel. You get a a lot better powertrain and more subtle suspension, nicer inside materials, and all the bells and whistles. It’s also solely a tiny value bump over the SLT with the powertrain upgrade from the Graphite Performance Edition bundle.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made lately, but the 2019 Spy Silverado 1500 Diesel happens to be one among them. Like its corporate sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Spy Silverado 1500 Diesel offers ruggedness and excessive towing capability that only this kind of automobile can ship. A V8 engine comes normal, and accessible four-wheel drive with low-range gearing offers traction while you need it most.
The 2019 Spy Silverado 1500 Diesel, however, also has some flaws commonly related to this type of car. Cargo space isn’t as efficient as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, neither is its use of gas. We’re additionally not fond of the bottom V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Go for the larger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, though, and the 2019 Spy Silverado 1500 Diesel’s ride and driving experience begin to fall in step with more fashionable vehicles. As a bonus, the 10-speed automatic 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 Spy Silverado 1500 Diesel’s closest competitor, the not too long ago redesigned Ford Expedition. It is also a conventional body-on-frame SUV, but it surely has a higher most towing capacity and superior cargo house and it is throughout a more refined and upscale vehicle.
The elective Enhanced Driver Alert bundle adds ahead collision warning with low-speed computerized braking, automatic excessive beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Convenience package adds an influence liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a universal garage door opener.
Some options on higher-trimmed fashions are available on supporting models at additional cost. Non-obligatory for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering package with a novel axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the 2019 Spy Silverado 1500 Diesel are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with computerized braking, and a rear-seat leisure system. The 2019 Spy Silverado 1500 Diesel additionally offers power-retractable side steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the 2019 Spy Silverado 1500 Diesel recent by adding a budget-conscious Standard Version Value Bundle in addition to a Graphite Version and Graphite Performance Version packages to the SLT trim. Other trims embody the base SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Spy Silverado 1500 Diesel, which pushes the 2019 Spy Silverado 1500 Diesel 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 form as well, usually at a slight discount over the GMC. There are also three new metallic colours accessible for 2019: Darkish Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.