For those who’re opting for the 2019 Toyota Prius over the almost an identical Chevy Tahoe, you might as well skip proper to the 2019 Toyota Prius. You get a a lot better powertrain and more subtle suspension, nicer inside supplies, and all of the bells and whistles. It’s also only a tiny price bump over the SLT with the powertrain improve from the Graphite Performance Version bundle.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made lately, but the 2019 Toyota Prius occurs to be one in all them. Like its corporate sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Toyota Prius affords ruggedness and excessive towing capability that only this sort of automobile can deliver. A V8 engine comes standard, and out there four-wheel drive with low-range gearing offers traction if you need it most.
The 2019 Toyota Prius, nevertheless, additionally has some flaws generally related to this kind of vehicle. Cargo house is not as environment friendly as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, nor is its use of gas. We’re also not fond of the bottom V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Opt for the bigger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, although, and the 2019 Toyota Prius’s trip and driving experience begin to fall in keeping with more fashionable autos. 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 would recommend trying out the 2019 Toyota Prius’s closest competitor, the not too long ago redesigned Ford Expedition. It’s also a conventional body-on-frame SUV, but it has a higher maximum towing capacity and superior cargo house and it’s all around a extra refined and upscale vehicle.
The non-compulsory Enhanced Driver Alert bundle adds forward collision warning with low-speed computerized braking, computerized excessive beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Convenience bundle provides a power liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a universal garage door opener.
Some features on higher-trimmed fashions are available on supporting models at extra price. Non-obligatory for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering bundle with a singular axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the 2019 Toyota Prius are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with automated braking, and a rear-seat entertainment system. The 2019 Toyota Prius additionally provides power-retractable side steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the 2019 Toyota Prius fresh by adding a budget-conscious Commonplace Version Value Package deal as well as a Graphite Version and Graphite Performance Version packages to the SLT trim. Different trims embrace the base SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Toyota Prius, which pushes the 2019 Toyota Prius into the territory of its platform mate, the Cadillac Escalade. The Chevrolet Tahoe rounds out the trio of GM truck-based SUVs and can be had in lengthy wheelbase Suburban kind as well, normally at a slight low cost over the GMC. There are also three new metallic colours accessible for 2019: Darkish Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.