When you’re opting for the 2019 Subaru Legacy Gt over the almost similar Chevy Tahoe, you would possibly as properly skip right to the 2019 Subaru Legacy Gt. You get a a lot better powertrain and more refined suspension, nicer inside supplies, and all of the bells and whistles. It is also solely a tiny worth bump over the SLT with the powertrain improve from the Graphite Performance Version bundle.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made lately, but the 2019 Subaru Legacy Gt happens to be one in all them. Like its company sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Subaru Legacy Gt presents ruggedness and high towing capability that only this type of car can deliver. A V8 engine comes standard, and accessible four-wheel drive with low-range gearing supplies traction when you want it most.
The 2019 Subaru Legacy Gt, nevertheless, additionally has some flaws commonly 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 larger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, though, and the 2019 Subaru Legacy Gt’s journey and driving expertise start to fall in step with extra fashionable automobiles. As a bonus, the 10-speed automated transmission that comes with the bigger engine can match the freeway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we’d advocate testing the 2019 Subaru Legacy Gt’s closest competitor, the just lately redesigned Ford Expedition. It is also a conventional body-on-frame SUV, but it has a better maximum towing capacity and superior cargo area and it’s throughout a more refined and upscale car.
The elective Enhanced Driver Alert bundle provides forward collision warning with low-speed computerized braking, automatic excessive beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Convenience bundle provides an influence 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 additional cost. Elective 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 Legacy Gt are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with automated braking, and a rear-seat entertainment system. The 2019 Subaru Legacy Gt additionally provides power-retractable aspect steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the 2019 Subaru Legacy Gt recent by including a budget-conscious Standard Version Worth Package in addition to a Graphite Edition and Graphite Performance Edition packages to the SLT trim. Other trims include the bottom SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Subaru Legacy Gt, which pushes the 2019 Subaru Legacy Gt 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 properly, often at a slight discount over the GMC. There are also three new metallic colors out there for 2019: Darkish Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.