If you happen to’re choosing the 2019 Toyota Land Cruiser Ute over the almost an identical Chevy Tahoe, you might as properly skip proper to the 2019 Toyota Land Cruiser Ute. You get a much better powertrain and extra subtle suspension, nicer interior materials, and all of the bells and whistles. It is also solely a tiny worth bump over the SLT with the powertrain upgrade from the Graphite Performance Edition package deal.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made lately, however the 2019 Toyota Land Cruiser Ute occurs to be one in all them. Like its company sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Toyota Land Cruiser Ute provides ruggedness and high towing capacity that only this type of automobile can ship. A V8 engine comes standard, and available four-wheel drive with low-range gearing gives traction while you want it most.
The 2019 Toyota Land Cruiser Ute, nevertheless, additionally has some flaws commonly related to this sort of vehicle. 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 additionally not keen on the base V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Go for the larger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, though, and the 2019 Toyota Land Cruiser Ute’s ride and driving experience begin to fall according to more trendy vehicles. As a bonus, the 10-speed automatic transmission that comes with the larger engine can match the highway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we might suggest checking out the 2019 Toyota Land Cruiser Ute’s closest competitor, the not too long ago redesigned Ford Expedition. It is also a traditional body-on-frame SUV, however it has the next maximum towing capability and superior cargo house and it is throughout a more refined and upscale car.
The optional Enhanced Driver Alert package deal adds forward collision warning with low-speed automatic braking, automatic excessive beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Convenience package deal provides an influence liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a universal garage door opener.
Some options on higher-trimmed fashions are available on supporting fashions at extra cost. Optional 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 Toyota Land Cruiser Ute are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with automatic braking, and a rear-seat leisure system. The 2019 Toyota Land Cruiser Ute also offers power-retractable facet steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the 2019 Toyota Land Cruiser Ute recent by adding a budget-conscious Standard Edition Value Bundle 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 Toyota Land Cruiser Ute, which pushes the 2019 Toyota Land Cruiser Ute into the territory of its platform mate, the Cadillac Escalade. The Chevrolet Tahoe rounds out the trio of GM truck-based SUVs and could be had in long wheelbase Suburban form as nicely, often at a slight discount over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colours out there for 2019: Darkish Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.