For those who’re opting for the 2019 Subaru Crossover over the nearly identical Chevy Tahoe, you would possibly as nicely skip right to the 2019 Subaru Crossover. You get a a lot better powertrain and more refined suspension, nicer interior materials, and all of the bells and whistles. It is also only a tiny worth bump over the SLT with the powertrain upgrade from the Graphite Efficiency Edition package.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made as of late, but the 2019 Subaru Crossover occurs to be one of them. Like its company sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Subaru Crossover offers ruggedness and high towing capability that only this type of vehicle can ship. A V8 engine comes customary, and available four-wheel drive with low-range gearing provides traction while you want it most.
The 2019 Subaru Crossover, nevertheless, also has some flaws commonly associated with this sort of vehicle. Cargo house is not as environment friendly as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, neither is its use of gas. We’re additionally not fond of the base V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Go for the bigger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, though, and the 2019 Subaru Crossover’s journey and driving expertise start to fall in keeping with extra trendy automobiles. As a bonus, the 10-speed computerized transmission that comes with the larger engine can match the highway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we would advocate trying out the 2019 Subaru Crossover’s closest competitor, the recently redesigned Ford Expedition. It is also a traditional body-on-frame SUV, nevertheless it has the next most towing capability and superior cargo space and it’s all around a more refined and upscale car.
The optionally available Enhanced Driver Alert package deal adds ahead collision warning with low-speed automated braking, computerized excessive beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Convenience 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 can be found on supporting models at additional value. 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 Subaru Crossover are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with automatic braking, and a rear-seat entertainment system. The 2019 Subaru Crossover additionally gives power-retractable aspect steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the 2019 Subaru Crossover contemporary by including a budget-conscious Standard Version Value Package deal as well as a Graphite Edition and Graphite Performance Edition packages to the SLT trim. Different trims include the bottom SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Subaru Crossover, which pushes the 2019 Subaru Crossover 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 type as well, often at a slight discount over the GMC. There are also three new metallic colours obtainable for 2019: Dark Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.