When you’re choosing the BMW X62019 over the practically identical Chevy Tahoe, you may as nicely skip proper to the BMW X62019. You get a much better powertrain and more refined suspension, nicer interior materials, and all the bells and whistles. It’s also solely a tiny worth 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 nowadays, but the BMW X62019 occurs to be considered one of them. Like its company sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the BMW X62019 provides ruggedness and high towing capacity that solely this sort of vehicle can deliver. A V8 engine comes customary, and out there four-wheel drive with low-range gearing gives traction whenever you need it most.
The BMW X62019, nonetheless, additionally has some flaws commonly associated with this sort of automobile. Cargo space is not as environment friendly as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, neither is its use of gasoline. We’re additionally not fond of the base V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Go for the bigger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, although, and the BMW X62019’s experience and driving experience start to fall in keeping with more fashionable vehicles. 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’d recommend testing the BMW X62019’s closest competitor, the recently redesigned Ford Expedition. It is also a standard body-on-frame SUV, but it surely has a higher most towing capacity and superior cargo house and it is all around a extra refined and upscale vehicle.
The optional Enhanced Driver Alert package deal adds ahead collision warning with low-speed automatic braking, automated excessive beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Convenience package provides a power liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a universal storage door opener.
Some features on higher-trimmed models can be found 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 BMW X62019 are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with automatic braking, and a rear-seat leisure system. The BMW X62019 also provides power-retractable facet steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the BMW X62019 contemporary by adding a budget-conscious Standard Edition Worth Package deal in addition to a Graphite Edition and Graphite Efficiency Edition packages to the SLT trim. Different trims embody the base SLE and the near-luxury BMW X62019, which pushes the BMW X62019 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 properly, usually at a slight discount over the GMC. There are also three new metallic colours out there for 2019: Darkish Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.