For those who’re choosing the 2019 Toyota Tundra Truck over the nearly an identical Chevy Tahoe, you might as well skip right to the 2019 Toyota Tundra Truck. You get a significantly better powertrain and extra refined suspension, nicer inside materials, and all of the bells and whistles. It is also solely a tiny price bump over the SLT with the powertrain upgrade from the Graphite Performance Edition package.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made as of late, but the 2019 Toyota Tundra Truck happens to be one in every of them. Like its company sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Toyota Tundra Truck provides ruggedness and high towing capability that only this kind of automobile can ship. A V8 engine comes customary, and available four-wheel drive with low-range gearing supplies traction if you want it most.
The 2019 Toyota Tundra Truck, nevertheless, also has some flaws generally associated with this kind of car. 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 also not fond of the base V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Opt for the larger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, though, and the 2019 Toyota Tundra Truck’s experience and driving expertise start to fall in line with more modern autos. As a bonus, the 10-speed automated transmission that comes with the larger engine can match the highway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we might advocate testing the 2019 Toyota Tundra Truck’s closest competitor, the not too long ago redesigned Ford Expedition. It is also a traditional body-on-frame SUV, but it has a better most towing capability and superior cargo space and it’s throughout a extra refined and upscale automobile.
The optionally available Enhanced Driver Alert bundle provides forward collision warning with low-speed computerized braking, automatic high beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Convenience bundle adds an influence liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a common garage door opener.
Some features on higher-trimmed fashions can be found on supporting models at further 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 Tundra Truck are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise management with automated braking, and a rear-seat entertainment system. The 2019 Toyota Tundra Truck also offers power-retractable facet steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the 2019 Toyota Tundra Truck contemporary by including a budget-conscious Commonplace Edition Worth Bundle in addition to a Graphite Edition and Graphite Efficiency Edition packages to the SLT trim. Different trims embrace the base SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Toyota Tundra Truck, which pushes the 2019 Toyota Tundra Truck 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 lengthy wheelbase Suburban form as properly, often at a slight low cost over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colors available for 2019: Dark Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.