The Maserati Levante is a luxury SUV that competes with the Porsche Cayenne and BMW X5.
The Levante was first sold for the 2017 model year and is Maserati’s only SUV. Originally available only with a V6, the Levante is now available with a Ferrari-made 3.8-liter V8 in two configurations: one with 542 horsepower and the other with 582 horsepower, the latter of which is capable of a 3.8-second 0-60 mph time and a top speed of 189 mph. The Levante also comes only in four-wheel drive configuration, but power is sent to the rear wheels alone in normal driving and can be split 50/50 between front and rear when more traction is needed.
Here is a summary of the Maserati Levante’s specifications:
- The 2019 Maserati Levante has a starting price of $75,980.
- The 2019 Levante Trofeo has a starting price of $169,980.
- The 2018 Levante had a starting price of $74,790.
- The 2019 Maserati Levante is available as four distinct models: Levante, S, GTS and Trofeo.
- The Levante and Levante S are further separated into trims: Base, GranLusso and Gransport.
- The 2019 Levante has a wheelbase of 118.3 inches, an overall length of 197 inches and a width of 85 inches including the mirrors.
- The 2019 Levante comes standard with a 3.0-liter V6 engine that has 345 horsepower and 369 pound-feet of torque.
- The Levante S comes with a 3.0-liter V6 that has 424 horsepower and 428 pound-feet of torque.
- The Levante GTS comes with a 3.8-liter V8 that has 550 horsepower and 538 pound-feet of torque.
- The Levante Trofeo comes with a 3.8-liter V8 that has 590 horsepower and 538 pound-feet of torque.
- An eight-speed automatic transmission is standard.
- The Maserati Levante is rated to tow up to 6,000 pounds.
- When equipped with the 3.0-liter V6 engine, the Levante’s EPA-estimated fuel economy ratings are 15 mpg in the city, 21 mpg on the highway and 17 mpg combined.
- When equipped with the 3.8-liter V8, the Levante’s EPA-estimated fuel economy ratings are 14 mpg in city driving, 18 mpg on the highway and 15 mpg combined.
- The Levante is available with a highway assist system, lane-keeping assist, blind-spot monitors, forward-collision warnings, adaptive cruise control with stop and go, a 360-degree camera and traffic sign recognition.
- The 2019 Levante comes standard with an 8.4-inch touch-screen display that includes Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, Bluetooth phone and audio connectivity and SiriusXM radio.
- A 900-watt Harman Kardon Premium Audio System is standard on GranLusso trim and above.
- The Levante Trofeo comes with a 1,280 watt, 17-speaker Bowers & Wilkins sound system.
Comfort & Convenience
- The Levante comes standard with 12-way power front seats, hand-stitched interior trim, remote start, hands-free liftgate with foot sensors, soft close doors, power-adjustable foot pedals, power rear sun shades and four-zone climate controls.
Editor’s note: All photos courtesy of Maserati.