If you happen to’re opting for the 2019 Toyota Hilux Facelift over the practically equivalent Chevy Tahoe, you might as nicely skip proper to the 2019 Toyota Hilux Facelift. You get a a lot better powertrain and more subtle suspension, nicer interior 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 Edition package deal.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made these days, but the 2019 Toyota Hilux Facelift occurs to be one in every of them. Like its corporate sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Toyota Hilux Facelift offers ruggedness and high towing capability that solely this kind of vehicle can deliver. A V8 engine comes commonplace, and out there four-wheel drive with low-range gearing offers traction if you need it most.
The 2019 Toyota Hilux Facelift, nonetheless, also has some flaws commonly related to this sort of automobile. Cargo space is not as efficient as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, neither is its use of gas. 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, although, and the 2019 Toyota Hilux Facelift’s trip and driving experience start to fall according to more 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 Toyota Hilux Facelift’s closest competitor, the lately redesigned Ford Expedition. It is also a standard body-on-frame SUV, nevertheless it has a better maximum towing capability and superior cargo space and it’s all around a extra refined and upscale vehicle.
The optionally available Enhanced Driver Alert package deal adds ahead collision warning with low-speed computerized braking, computerized excessive beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Convenience package deal adds an influence 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 fashions at additional cost. Optional for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering bundle with a novel axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the 2019 Toyota Hilux Facelift are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise management with computerized braking, and a rear-seat leisure system. The 2019 Toyota Hilux Facelift also presents power-retractable facet steps.
For 2019, GMC retains the 2019 Toyota Hilux Facelift recent by including a budget-conscious Commonplace Edition Worth Bundle in addition to a Graphite Edition and Graphite Efficiency Version packages to the SLT trim. Different trims embody the base SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Toyota Hilux Facelift, which pushes the 2019 Toyota Hilux Facelift 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 nicely, normally at a slight low cost over the GMC. There are also three new metallic colors available for 2019: Dark Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.