Should you’re choosing the Dacia 2019 over the nearly identical Chevy Tahoe, you may as effectively skip proper to the Dacia 2019. You get a significantly better powertrain and more subtle suspension, nicer inside supplies, and all the bells and whistles. It is also solely a tiny price bump over the SLT with the powertrain upgrade from the Graphite Performance Edition package deal.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made these days, but the Dacia 2019 occurs to be one among them. Like its corporate sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the Dacia 2019 affords ruggedness and excessive towing capacity that solely this kind of car can deliver. A V8 engine comes normal, and obtainable four-wheel drive with low-range gearing supplies traction if you need it most.
The Dacia 2019, however, additionally has some flaws generally associated with this kind of car. Cargo area is not as efficient as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, nor is its use of gas. We’re also not fond of the base V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Opt for the bigger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, though, and the Dacia 2019’s trip and driving expertise begin to fall in line with more modern vehicles. As a bonus, the 10-speed computerized transmission that comes with the larger engine can match the highway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we would suggest testing the Dacia 2019’s closest competitor, the not too long ago redesigned Ford Expedition. It is also a conventional body-on-frame SUV, however it has a better maximum towing capability and superior cargo space and it is throughout a more refined and upscale car.
The non-obligatory Enhanced Driver Alert package adds ahead collision warning with low-speed computerized braking, automatic high beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Convenience package deal provides 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 models at extra value. Elective for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering package with a unique axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the Dacia 2019 are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with automatic braking, and a rear-seat entertainment system. The Dacia 2019 also provides power-retractable aspect steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the Dacia 2019 contemporary by adding a budget-conscious Standard Edition Value Bundle as well as a Graphite Edition and Graphite Efficiency Version packages to the SLT trim. Different trims include the bottom SLE and the near-luxury Dacia 2019, which pushes the Dacia 2019 into the territory of its platform mate, the Cadillac Escalade. The Chevrolet Tahoe rounds out the trio of GM truck-based SUVs and may be had in lengthy wheelbase Suburban type as properly, usually at a slight low cost over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colors obtainable for 2019: Darkish Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.