In the event you’re opting for the 2019 The Lincoln Continental over the practically equivalent Chevy Tahoe, you might as effectively skip proper to the 2019 The Lincoln Continental. You get a a lot better powertrain and extra refined suspension, nicer inside supplies, and all the bells and whistles. It is also solely a tiny worth bump over the SLT with the powertrain improve from the Graphite Efficiency Edition package deal.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made these days, however the 2019 The Lincoln Continental happens to be one in all them. Like its corporate sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 The Lincoln Continental affords ruggedness and excessive towing capacity that solely this type of automobile can ship. A V8 engine comes normal, and out there four-wheel drive with low-range gearing supplies traction once you want it most.
The 2019 The Lincoln Continental, however, also has some flaws commonly related to this type of vehicle. Cargo house isn’t as environment friendly as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, nor is its use of gasoline. We’re also not fond of the bottom V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Go for the bigger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, though, and the 2019 The Lincoln Continental’s experience and driving expertise start to fall according to more trendy autos. 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’d recommend trying out the 2019 The Lincoln Continental’s closest competitor, the not too long ago redesigned Ford Expedition. It’s also a traditional body-on-frame SUV, nevertheless it has a higher maximum towing capability and superior cargo space and it is throughout a extra refined and upscale vehicle.
The non-obligatory Enhanced Driver Alert package adds ahead collision warning with low-speed computerized braking, automatic high 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 storage door opener.
Some options on higher-trimmed models can be found on supporting models at additional value. Optional 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 The Lincoln Continental are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise management with computerized braking, and a rear-seat entertainment system. The 2019 The Lincoln Continental additionally offers power-retractable aspect steps.
For 2019, GMC retains the 2019 The Lincoln Continental recent by adding a budget-conscious Normal Version Value Package deal 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 The Lincoln Continental, which pushes the 2019 The Lincoln Continental into the territory of its platform mate, the Cadillac Escalade. The Chevrolet Tahoe rounds out the trio of GM truck-based SUVs and may be had in long wheelbase Suburban form as nicely, often at a slight discount over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colors accessible for 2019: Dark Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.