Should you’re opting for the Volvo 2019 Diesel over the almost similar Chevy Tahoe, you may as nicely skip proper to the Volvo 2019 Diesel. You get a a lot better powertrain and more refined suspension, nicer interior materials, and all of the bells and whistles. It is also only a tiny worth 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 Volvo 2019 Diesel occurs to be one of them. Like its corporate sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the Volvo 2019 Diesel gives ruggedness and high towing capacity that solely this sort of vehicle can ship. A V8 engine comes normal, and out there four-wheel drive with low-range gearing provides traction if you want it most.
The Volvo 2019 Diesel, nevertheless, additionally has some flaws generally associated with this sort of vehicle. Cargo area isn’t as environment friendly as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, neither is its use of fuel. We’re additionally 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 Volvo 2019 Diesel’s experience and driving experience begin to fall in keeping with more trendy vehicles. As a bonus, the 10-speed automatic transmission that comes with the bigger engine can match the highway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we’d recommend testing the Volvo 2019 Diesel’s closest competitor, the just lately redesigned Ford Expedition. It’s also a conventional body-on-frame SUV, nevertheless it has the next maximum towing capacity and superior cargo space and it’s throughout a more refined and upscale vehicle.
The elective Enhanced Driver Alert bundle provides forward collision warning with low-speed computerized braking, automatic 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 common garage door opener.
Some options on higher-trimmed fashions are available on supporting fashions at further price. Optional for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering package deal with a unique axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the Volvo 2019 Diesel are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise management with computerized braking, and a rear-seat entertainment system. The Volvo 2019 Diesel also affords power-retractable facet steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the Volvo 2019 Diesel fresh by including a budget-conscious Standard Version Worth Bundle as well as a Graphite Version and Graphite Efficiency Version packages to the SLT trim. Other trims embrace the bottom SLE and the near-luxury Volvo 2019 Diesel, which pushes the Volvo 2019 Diesel 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 lengthy wheelbase Suburban type as nicely, 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.