If you happen to’re opting for the 2019 Vw Up over the nearly equivalent Chevy Tahoe, you would possibly as effectively skip right to the 2019 Vw Up. You get a significantly better powertrain and more refined suspension, nicer inside materials, and all the bells and whistles. It’s also only a tiny value bump over the SLT with the powertrain improve from the Graphite Performance Edition package deal.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made lately, however the 2019 Vw Up happens to be one in all them. Like its corporate sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Vw Up presents ruggedness and excessive towing capacity that only this kind of automobile can ship. A V8 engine comes normal, and obtainable four-wheel drive with low-range gearing supplies traction while you need it most.
The 2019 Vw Up, nevertheless, also has some flaws generally associated with this kind of vehicle. Cargo house isn’t as efficient as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, neither is its use of gasoline. We’re additionally not keen on the base V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Opt for the bigger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, though, and the 2019 Vw Up’s trip and driving expertise begin to fall in line with extra 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 might advocate checking out the 2019 Vw Up’s closest competitor, the lately redesigned Ford Expedition. It is also a conventional body-on-frame SUV, nevertheless it has a higher most towing capability and superior cargo space and it is all around a more refined and upscale vehicle.
The elective Enhanced Driver Alert package provides forward collision warning with low-speed automated braking, automated excessive beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Convenience package adds a power liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a universal garage door opener.
Some features on higher-trimmed fashions are available on supporting fashions at extra cost. Optional 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 Up are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise management with automatic braking, and a rear-seat leisure system. The 2019 Vw Up also gives power-retractable side steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the 2019 Vw Up fresh by including a budget-conscious Commonplace Edition Value Bundle in addition to a Graphite Version and Graphite Performance Version packages to the SLT trim. Different trims include the bottom SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Vw Up, which pushes the 2019 Vw Up 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 kind as effectively, usually at a slight low cost over the GMC. There are also three new metallic colors accessible for 2019: Darkish Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.