When you’re opting for the 2019 Suzuki Grand Vitara over the practically an identical Chevy Tahoe, you may as properly skip proper to the 2019 Suzuki Grand Vitara. You get a a lot better powertrain and extra subtle suspension, nicer inside materials, and all the bells and whistles. It is also only a tiny price bump over the SLT with the powertrain improve from the Graphite Performance Edition package.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made as of late, however the 2019 Suzuki Grand Vitara occurs to be one among them. Like its company sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Suzuki Grand Vitara presents ruggedness and high towing capacity that only this sort of car can ship. A V8 engine comes normal, and obtainable four-wheel drive with low-range gearing gives traction when you want it most.
The 2019 Suzuki Grand Vitara, nevertheless, additionally has some flaws generally related to this kind of vehicle. Cargo area isn’t 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, although, and the 2019 Suzuki Grand Vitara’s ride and driving experience start to fall according to extra fashionable autos. As a bonus, the 10-speed automated transmission that comes with the bigger engine can match the highway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we would advocate testing the 2019 Suzuki Grand Vitara’s closest competitor, the just lately redesigned Ford Expedition. It is also a standard body-on-frame SUV, however it has a better most towing capacity and superior cargo space and it is all around a extra refined and upscale automobile.
The optionally available Enhanced Driver Alert package deal adds ahead collision warning with low-speed automatic braking, computerized high beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Comfort package deal provides an influence liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a universal storage door opener.
Some features on higher-trimmed fashions can be found on supporting models at extra price. Non-compulsory 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 Suzuki Grand Vitara are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise management with automatic braking, and a rear-seat leisure system. The 2019 Suzuki Grand Vitara also presents power-retractable aspect steps.
For 2019, GMC retains the 2019 Suzuki Grand Vitara recent by adding a budget-conscious Normal Edition Value Bundle in addition to a Graphite Edition and Graphite Performance Edition packages to the SLT trim. Different trims embrace the base SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Suzuki Grand Vitara, which pushes the 2019 Suzuki Grand Vitara 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 type as effectively, usually at a slight discount over the GMC. There are also three new metallic colors out there for 2019: Dark Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.