When you’re choosing the 2019 Vw Golf Sportwagen over the nearly similar Chevy Tahoe, you might as well skip right to the 2019 Vw Golf Sportwagen. You get a much better powertrain and extra sophisticated suspension, nicer inside materials, and all the bells and whistles. It is also solely a tiny value bump over the SLT with the powertrain improve from the Graphite Performance Version package.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made lately, but the 2019 Vw Golf Sportwagen happens to be certainly one of them. Like its company sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Vw Golf Sportwagen presents ruggedness and excessive towing capability that only this kind of car can deliver. A V8 engine comes standard, and out there four-wheel drive with low-range gearing gives traction while you need it most.
The 2019 Vw Golf Sportwagen, nevertheless, additionally has some flaws commonly related to this kind of vehicle. Cargo house is not as efficient as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, nor is its use of gas. We’re also not keen on the base V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Go for the bigger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, though, and the 2019 Vw Golf Sportwagen’s journey and driving experience begin to fall consistent with more trendy autos. 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’d advocate testing the 2019 Vw Golf Sportwagen’s closest competitor, the not too long ago redesigned Ford Expedition. It’s also a traditional body-on-frame SUV, nevertheless it has a higher maximum towing capability and superior cargo area and it is throughout a more refined and upscale car.
The elective Enhanced Driver Alert package deal provides forward collision warning with low-speed computerized braking, automatic high beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Comfort package deal provides an influence liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a universal garage door opener.
Some features on higher-trimmed models can be found on supporting fashions at extra value. Non-obligatory 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 Sportwagen are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise management with computerized braking, and a rear-seat entertainment system. The 2019 Vw Golf Sportwagen also affords power-retractable facet steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the 2019 Vw Golf Sportwagen recent by including a budget-conscious Commonplace Version Value Package deal as well as a Graphite Version and Graphite Efficiency Version packages to the SLT trim. Different trims embrace the base SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Vw Golf Sportwagen, which pushes the 2019 Vw Golf Sportwagen 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 form as well, normally at a slight discount over the GMC. There are also three new metallic colors out there for 2019: Dark Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.