When you’re opting for the Toyota Odyssey 2019 over the nearly similar Chevy Tahoe, you might as well skip right to the Toyota Odyssey 2019. You get a significantly better powertrain and more sophisticated suspension, nicer interior supplies, and all of the bells and whistles. It’s also solely a tiny price bump over the SLT with the powertrain improve from the Graphite Performance Edition bundle.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made lately, but the Toyota Odyssey 2019 occurs to be one in every of them. Like its corporate sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the Toyota Odyssey 2019 gives ruggedness and excessive towing capability that solely this type of car can deliver. A V8 engine comes commonplace, and available four-wheel drive with low-range gearing offers traction once you want it most.
The Toyota Odyssey 2019, nevertheless, also has some flaws generally related to this sort of automobile. Cargo area isn’t as environment friendly as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, nor is its use of gas. We’re also not fond of the bottom V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Opt for the larger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, although, and the Toyota Odyssey 2019’s ride and driving expertise begin to fall in line 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 might advocate testing the Toyota Odyssey 2019’s closest competitor, the lately redesigned Ford Expedition. It is also a standard body-on-frame SUV, but it has a higher most towing capacity and superior cargo house and it’s throughout a extra refined and upscale vehicle.
The non-obligatory Enhanced Driver Alert package deal adds ahead collision warning with low-speed automatic braking, computerized high beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Comfort package adds a power liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a universal garage door opener.
Some options on higher-trimmed models are available on supporting models at extra value. Optionally available for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering bundle with a singular axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the Toyota Odyssey 2019 are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with automated braking, and a rear-seat leisure system. The Toyota Odyssey 2019 additionally affords power-retractable aspect steps.
For 2019, GMC retains the Toyota Odyssey 2019 recent by including a budget-conscious Standard Version Worth Package deal in addition to a Graphite Version and Graphite Efficiency Edition packages to the SLT trim. Different trims include the bottom SLE and the near-luxury Toyota Odyssey 2019, which pushes the Toyota Odyssey 2019 into the territory of its platform mate, the Cadillac Escalade. The Chevrolet Tahoe rounds out the trio of GM truck-based SUVs and might be had in long wheelbase Suburban type as properly, usually at a slight low cost over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colours out there for 2019: Darkish Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.