For those who’re opting for the 2019 Volvo Sedan over the almost similar Chevy Tahoe, you might as effectively skip right to the 2019 Volvo Sedan. You get a a lot better powertrain and extra subtle suspension, nicer inside materials, and all the bells and whistles. It is also solely a tiny value bump over the SLT with the powertrain upgrade from the Graphite Performance Edition bundle.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made today, however the 2019 Volvo Sedan happens to be one in all them. Like its company sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Volvo Sedan presents ruggedness and excessive towing capability that solely this sort of car can ship. A V8 engine comes customary, and available four-wheel drive with low-range gearing provides traction whenever you need it most.
The 2019 Volvo Sedan, nonetheless, additionally has some flaws generally associated with this type of automobile. Cargo house isn’t as environment friendly as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, neither is its use of gasoline. 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, though, and the 2019 Volvo Sedan’s trip and driving expertise begin to fall in step with more modern vehicles. As a bonus, the 10-speed automated transmission that comes with the bigger engine can match the freeway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we might suggest testing the 2019 Volvo Sedan’s closest competitor, the recently redesigned Ford Expedition. It’s also a conventional body-on-frame SUV, nevertheless it has a better maximum towing capability and superior cargo space and it is throughout a extra refined and upscale vehicle.
The elective Enhanced Driver Alert bundle adds forward collision warning with low-speed automatic braking, automatic excessive beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Comfort bundle provides a power liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a common storage door opener.
Some options on higher-trimmed models are available on supporting models at further value. Non-compulsory for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering package deal with a singular axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the 2019 Volvo Sedan are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with automated braking, and a rear-seat leisure system. The 2019 Volvo Sedan also provides power-retractable facet steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the 2019 Volvo Sedan recent by adding a budget-conscious Normal Edition Worth Package deal as well as a Graphite Version and Graphite Efficiency Version packages to the SLT trim. Different trims embody the bottom SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Volvo Sedan, which pushes the 2019 Volvo Sedan into the territory of its platform mate, the Cadillac Escalade. The Chevrolet Tahoe rounds out the trio of GM truck-based SUVs and may be had in long wheelbase Suburban type as nicely, often at a slight low cost over the GMC. There are also three new metallic colours out there for 2019: Dark Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.