For those who’re opting for the Mini 2019 Facelift over the practically an identical Chevy Tahoe, you may as effectively skip right to the Mini 2019 Facelift. You get a a lot better powertrain and more sophisticated suspension, nicer interior supplies, and all of the bells and whistles. It’s also solely a tiny value bump over the SLT with the powertrain upgrade from the Graphite Performance Version package deal.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made as of late, but the Mini 2019 Facelift happens to be one of them. Like its company sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the Mini 2019 Facelift affords ruggedness and excessive towing capacity that solely this sort of automobile can deliver. A V8 engine comes standard, and obtainable four-wheel drive with low-range gearing offers traction when you need it most.
The Mini 2019 Facelift, however, additionally has some flaws generally associated with this sort of car. Cargo area is not as efficient as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, neither is its use of gasoline. We’re additionally not fond of the bottom V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Go for the larger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, although, and the Mini 2019 Facelift’s ride and driving experience begin to fall in keeping with extra trendy vehicles. As a bonus, the 10-speed computerized transmission that comes with the bigger engine can match the freeway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we might suggest trying out the Mini 2019 Facelift’s closest competitor, the lately redesigned Ford Expedition. It’s also a traditional body-on-frame SUV, but it has the next most towing capacity and superior cargo area and it’s throughout a more refined and upscale vehicle.
The optional Enhanced Driver Alert bundle adds ahead collision warning with low-speed computerized braking, automatic high beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Comfort package deal adds an influence liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a universal storage door opener.
Some options on higher-trimmed fashions can be found on supporting fashions 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 Mini 2019 Facelift are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise management with computerized braking, and a rear-seat entertainment system. The Mini 2019 Facelift also provides power-retractable side steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the Mini 2019 Facelift contemporary by adding a budget-conscious Commonplace Version Worth Package deal as well as a Graphite Edition and Graphite Efficiency Version packages to the SLT trim. Other trims embody the base SLE and the near-luxury Mini 2019 Facelift, which pushes the Mini 2019 Facelift 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 long wheelbase Suburban kind as effectively, often at a slight low cost over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colors out there for 2019: Dark Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.