In case you’re choosing the 2019 Subaru Impreza 5 Door over the almost similar Chevy Tahoe, you might as effectively skip right to the 2019 Subaru Impreza 5 Door. You get a significantly better powertrain and more sophisticated suspension, nicer interior supplies, and all the bells and whistles. It’s also only 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 these days, but the 2019 Subaru Impreza 5 Door occurs to be considered one of them. Like its corporate sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Subaru Impreza 5 Door offers ruggedness and excessive towing capability that solely this kind of vehicle can deliver. A V8 engine comes normal, and available four-wheel drive with low-range gearing supplies traction whenever you want it most.
The 2019 Subaru Impreza 5 Door, nonetheless, additionally has some flaws generally related to this kind of car. Cargo space isn’t as environment friendly as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, neither is its use of fuel. We’re also 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 Impreza 5 Door’s trip and driving experience begin to fall in step with extra fashionable automobiles. As a bonus, the 10-speed computerized transmission that comes with the bigger engine can match the freeway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we would advocate testing the 2019 Subaru Impreza 5 Door’s closest competitor, the recently redesigned Ford Expedition. It is also a traditional body-on-frame SUV, nevertheless it has a higher most towing capacity and superior cargo area and it’s all around a more refined and upscale car.
The non-compulsory Enhanced Driver Alert package adds ahead collision warning with low-speed automatic braking, computerized 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 options on higher-trimmed models can be found on supporting models at additional cost. Non-obligatory for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering package with a unique axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the 2019 Subaru Impreza 5 Door are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise management with automated braking, and a rear-seat leisure system. The 2019 Subaru Impreza 5 Door also presents power-retractable facet steps.
For 2019, GMC retains the 2019 Subaru Impreza 5 Door recent by adding a budget-conscious Customary Edition Value Package deal as well as a Graphite Edition and Graphite Performance Version packages to the SLT trim. Different trims include the base SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Subaru Impreza 5 Door, which pushes the 2019 Subaru Impreza 5 Door 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 type as well, usually at a slight discount over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colors accessible for 2019: Darkish Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.