If you happen to’re opting for the 2019 Toyota Diesel Truck over the almost similar Chevy Tahoe, you would possibly as properly skip right to the 2019 Toyota Diesel Truck. You get a much better powertrain and extra subtle suspension, nicer interior supplies, and all the bells and whistles. It’s also only a tiny price bump over the SLT with the powertrain improve from the Graphite Efficiency Version package deal.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made as of late, but the 2019 Toyota Diesel Truck happens to be certainly one of them. Like its corporate sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Toyota Diesel Truck presents ruggedness and high towing capacity that solely this kind of car can ship. A V8 engine comes customary, and out there four-wheel drive with low-range gearing offers traction once you want it most.
The 2019 Toyota Diesel Truck, nonetheless, additionally has some flaws generally related to this sort of automobile. Cargo space is not as environment friendly as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, neither is its use of gas. We’re additionally not keen on the base V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Go for the bigger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, although, and the 2019 Toyota Diesel Truck’s trip and driving expertise start to fall according to more trendy vehicles. As a bonus, the 10-speed automatic transmission that comes with the bigger engine can match the freeway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we would suggest testing the 2019 Toyota Diesel Truck’s closest competitor, the just lately redesigned Ford Expedition. It is also a traditional body-on-frame SUV, but it surely has a better maximum towing capability and superior cargo area and it’s throughout a more refined and upscale car.
The optional Enhanced Driver Alert bundle provides forward collision warning with low-speed automated braking, computerized high beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Convenience bundle provides a power liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a common storage door opener.
Some options on higher-trimmed fashions are available on supporting models at additional price. 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 Toyota Diesel Truck are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise management with automated braking, and a rear-seat entertainment system. The 2019 Toyota Diesel Truck also gives power-retractable aspect steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the 2019 Toyota Diesel Truck recent by adding a budget-conscious Customary Edition Worth Package deal in addition to a Graphite Edition and Graphite Performance Edition packages to the SLT trim. Different trims include the bottom SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Toyota Diesel Truck, which pushes the 2019 Toyota Diesel Truck 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 long wheelbase Suburban kind as nicely, often at a slight discount over the GMC. There are also three new metallic colors obtainable for 2019: Darkish Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.