Should you’re choosing the 2019 Volkswagen CC over the practically equivalent Chevy Tahoe, you might as well skip right to the 2019 Volkswagen CC. You get a significantly better powertrain and extra sophisticated suspension, nicer inside materials, and all the bells and whistles. It is also only a tiny price bump over the SLT with the powertrain upgrade from the Graphite Performance Version package.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made lately, but the 2019 Volkswagen CC happens to be one in all them. Like its company sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Volkswagen CC offers ruggedness and excessive towing capability that only this sort of automobile can deliver. A V8 engine comes commonplace, and accessible four-wheel drive with low-range gearing offers traction once you need it most.
The 2019 Volkswagen CC, nonetheless, additionally has some flaws generally associated with this sort of car. Cargo area isn’t 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 larger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, though, and the 2019 Volkswagen CC’s experience and driving expertise begin to fall according to extra modern automobiles. As a bonus, the 10-speed automated transmission that comes with the bigger engine can match the highway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we’d recommend trying out the 2019 Volkswagen CC’s closest competitor, the recently redesigned Ford Expedition. It is also a conventional body-on-frame SUV, however it has a higher maximum towing capacity and superior cargo area and it’s throughout a extra refined and upscale automobile.
The elective Enhanced Driver Alert package provides forward collision warning with low-speed automated braking, computerized excessive beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Convenience package provides a power liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a common storage door opener.
Some features on higher-trimmed fashions are available on supporting fashions at additional cost. Optional for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering package with a singular axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the 2019 Volkswagen CC are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise management with computerized braking, and a rear-seat entertainment system. The 2019 Volkswagen CC additionally affords power-retractable side steps.
For 2019, GMC retains the 2019 Volkswagen CC recent by including a budget-conscious Normal Edition Worth Bundle in addition to a Graphite Edition and Graphite Performance Version packages to the SLT trim. Other trims include the bottom SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Volkswagen CC, which pushes the 2019 Volkswagen CC 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 kind as effectively, usually at a slight low cost over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colors available for 2019: Dark Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.