When you’re choosing the Fiat Linea 2019 over the practically identical Chevy Tahoe, you would possibly as nicely skip proper to the Fiat Linea 2019. You get a significantly better powertrain and extra sophisticated suspension, nicer interior materials, and all the bells and whistles. It’s also solely a tiny worth bump over the SLT with the powertrain improve from the Graphite Performance Version package.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made today, but the Fiat Linea 2019 occurs to be one in all them. Like its company sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the Fiat Linea 2019 affords ruggedness and excessive towing capability that only this sort of car can deliver. A V8 engine comes commonplace, and available four-wheel drive with low-range gearing gives traction once you need it most.
The Fiat Linea 2019, nonetheless, additionally has some flaws generally associated with this type of car. Cargo area is not as efficient as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, neither is its use of gas. We’re also not keen on the bottom V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Opt for the larger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, though, and the Fiat Linea 2019’s journey and driving experience start to fall in line with extra 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 advocate testing the Fiat Linea 2019’s closest competitor, the lately redesigned Ford Expedition. It is also a traditional body-on-frame SUV, nevertheless it has the next most towing capacity and superior cargo area and it is throughout a more refined and upscale car.
The non-obligatory Enhanced Driver Alert package deal provides forward collision warning with low-speed automated braking, computerized high beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Comfort package provides a power liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a universal garage door opener.
Some features on higher-trimmed models are available on supporting models at further cost. Non-compulsory for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering package deal with a novel axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the Fiat Linea 2019 are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with automated braking, and a rear-seat entertainment system. The Fiat Linea 2019 also gives power-retractable facet steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the Fiat Linea 2019 fresh by adding a budget-conscious Commonplace Edition Worth Bundle in addition to a Graphite Edition and Graphite Performance Edition packages to the SLT trim. Different trims include the bottom SLE and the near-luxury Fiat Linea 2019, which pushes the Fiat Linea 2019 into the territory of its platform mate, the Cadillac Escalade. The Chevrolet Tahoe rounds out the trio of GM truck-based SUVs and could be had in long wheelbase Suburban form as properly, normally at a slight discount over the GMC. There are also three new metallic colors accessible for 2019: Darkish Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.