In the event you’re choosing the Lexus 2019 Lineup over the nearly an identical Chevy Tahoe, you may as nicely skip proper to the Lexus 2019 Lineup. You get a significantly better powertrain and extra sophisticated suspension, nicer inside supplies, and all the bells and whistles. It is also only a tiny value bump over the SLT with the powertrain improve from the Graphite Efficiency Version package deal.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made as of late, but the Lexus 2019 Lineup occurs to be one in every of them. Like its corporate sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the Lexus 2019 Lineup presents ruggedness and high towing capacity that only this kind of vehicle can deliver. A V8 engine comes customary, and obtainable four-wheel drive with low-range gearing gives traction if you need it most.
The Lexus 2019 Lineup, nevertheless, additionally has some flaws generally related to this kind of car. Cargo house isn’t as environment friendly as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, neither is its use of gas. We’re additionally not fond of the bottom V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Go for the bigger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, though, and the Lexus 2019 Lineup’s experience and driving experience start to fall in keeping with extra modern 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 trying out the Lexus 2019 Lineup’s closest competitor, the recently redesigned Ford Expedition. It’s also a conventional body-on-frame SUV, but it has a higher most towing capacity and superior cargo area and it is all around a more refined and upscale car.
The non-obligatory Enhanced Driver Alert bundle provides forward collision warning with low-speed automated braking, automatic high beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Comfort bundle adds an influence liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a common garage door opener.
Some features on higher-trimmed models can be found on supporting fashions at additional value. 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 Lexus 2019 Lineup are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with automated braking, and a rear-seat entertainment system. The Lexus 2019 Lineup additionally provides power-retractable side steps.
For 2019, GMC retains the Lexus 2019 Lineup recent by adding a budget-conscious Normal Version Value Bundle as well as a Graphite Version and Graphite Efficiency Version packages to the SLT trim. Different trims embrace the base SLE and the near-luxury Lexus 2019 Lineup, which pushes the Lexus 2019 Lineup 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 kind as properly, usually at a slight low cost over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colors available for 2019: Darkish Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.