If you’re opting for the 2019 Vw Jetta over the practically equivalent Chevy Tahoe, you may as nicely skip right to the 2019 Vw Jetta. You get a much better powertrain and more refined 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 Efficiency Edition package deal.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made as of late, but the 2019 Vw Jetta happens to be one in all them. Like its company sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Vw Jetta affords ruggedness and excessive towing capability that solely this sort of automobile can deliver. A V8 engine comes normal, and available four-wheel drive with low-range gearing provides traction if you want it most.
The 2019 Vw Jetta, nonetheless, additionally has some flaws generally associated with this type of car. Cargo area isn’t 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. Opt for the bigger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, though, and the 2019 Vw Jetta’s ride and driving experience begin to fall according to more fashionable vehicles. As a bonus, the 10-speed automatic transmission that comes with the bigger engine can match the freeway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we would suggest checking out the 2019 Vw Jetta’s closest competitor, the lately redesigned Ford Expedition. It is also a standard body-on-frame SUV, however it has the next maximum towing capability and superior cargo space and it’s throughout a extra refined and upscale automobile.
The non-compulsory Enhanced Driver Alert bundle provides forward collision warning with low-speed automated braking, computerized excessive beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Comfort package deal 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 models at extra value. Non-compulsory for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering bundle with a novel axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the 2019 Vw Jetta are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with automated braking, and a rear-seat entertainment system. The 2019 Vw Jetta additionally presents power-retractable facet steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the 2019 Vw Jetta fresh by adding a budget-conscious Commonplace Edition Value Package deal in addition to a Graphite Version and Graphite Performance Edition packages to the SLT trim. Different trims embrace the bottom SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Vw Jetta, which pushes the 2019 Vw Jetta into the territory of its platform mate, the Cadillac Escalade. The Chevrolet Tahoe rounds out the trio of GM truck-based SUVs and might be had in lengthy wheelbase Suburban kind as nicely, normally at a slight low cost over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colours accessible for 2019: Dark Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.