If you’re choosing the 2019 VW Golf R USA over the nearly similar Chevy Tahoe, you might as nicely skip proper to the 2019 VW Golf R USA. You get a much better powertrain and more subtle suspension, nicer interior supplies, and all the bells and whistles. It’s also solely a tiny price bump over the SLT with the powertrain upgrade from the Graphite Efficiency Edition package.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made today, but the 2019 VW Golf R USA occurs to be certainly one of them. Like its company sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 VW Golf R USA affords ruggedness and excessive towing capability that solely this kind of car can ship. A V8 engine comes standard, and available four-wheel drive with low-range gearing offers traction once you need it most.
The 2019 VW Golf R USA, however, also has some flaws commonly related to this kind of vehicle. Cargo space is not as efficient as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, neither is its use of gasoline. We’re also not keen on the bottom V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Go for the bigger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, although, and the 2019 VW Golf R USA’s ride and driving experience begin to fall in line with extra trendy automobiles. As a bonus, the 10-speed automated transmission that comes with the larger engine can match the freeway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we would suggest checking out the 2019 VW Golf R USA’s closest competitor, the recently redesigned Ford Expedition. It’s also a traditional body-on-frame SUV, however it has a better most towing capacity and superior cargo house and it’s all around a extra refined and upscale automobile.
The optional Enhanced Driver Alert package adds ahead collision warning with low-speed computerized braking, automatic excessive beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Comfort package adds an influence liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a universal garage door opener.
Some options on higher-trimmed fashions can be found on supporting fashions at additional value. Optionally available 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 VW Golf R USA are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with computerized braking, and a rear-seat leisure system. The 2019 VW Golf R USA also presents power-retractable facet steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the 2019 VW Golf R USA contemporary by adding a budget-conscious Normal Version Worth Package deal in addition to a Graphite Edition and Graphite Efficiency Version packages to the SLT trim. Different trims embody the bottom SLE and the near-luxury 2019 VW Golf R USA, which pushes the 2019 VW Golf R USA into the territory of its platform mate, the Cadillac Escalade. The Chevrolet Tahoe rounds out the trio of GM truck-based SUVs and will be had in long wheelbase Suburban form as properly, normally at a slight low cost over the GMC. There are also three new metallic colors available for 2019: Dark Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.