When you’re opting for the 2019 Subaru Crosstrek over the almost similar Chevy Tahoe, you may as well skip right to the 2019 Subaru Crosstrek. You get a a lot better powertrain and more subtle suspension, nicer interior supplies, and all of the bells and whistles. It is also solely a tiny price bump over the SLT with the powertrain improve from the Graphite Efficiency Version package.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made nowadays, but the 2019 Subaru Crosstrek happens to be certainly one of them. Like its corporate sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Subaru Crosstrek presents ruggedness and excessive towing capacity that only this sort of car can deliver. A V8 engine comes normal, and available four-wheel drive with low-range gearing gives traction while you need it most.
The 2019 Subaru Crosstrek, nonetheless, additionally has some flaws generally associated with this sort of automobile. Cargo area isn’t as efficient as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, nor is its use of gas. We’re also not fond of the base V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Opt for the larger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, although, and the 2019 Subaru Crosstrek’s experience and driving expertise start to fall in step with more modern automobiles. 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 might recommend trying out the 2019 Subaru Crosstrek’s closest competitor, the recently redesigned Ford Expedition. It is also a traditional body-on-frame SUV, however it has a higher maximum towing capability and superior cargo house and it is all around a more refined and upscale vehicle.
The non-obligatory Enhanced Driver Alert bundle provides ahead collision warning with low-speed automated braking, computerized high beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Comfort package deal provides a power liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a universal storage door opener.
Some features on higher-trimmed models are available on supporting fashions at extra 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 Crosstrek are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with computerized braking, and a rear-seat entertainment system. The 2019 Subaru Crosstrek additionally gives power-retractable aspect steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the 2019 Subaru Crosstrek recent by adding a budget-conscious Customary Version Worth 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 Subaru Crosstrek, which pushes the 2019 Subaru Crosstrek into the territory of its platform mate, the Cadillac Escalade. The Chevrolet Tahoe rounds out the trio of GM truck-based SUVs and can be had in lengthy wheelbase Suburban kind as well, normally at a slight low cost over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colors accessible for 2019: Darkish Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.