In the event you’re opting for the 2019 All Audi A9 over the nearly equivalent Chevy Tahoe, you might as properly skip right to the 2019 All Audi A9. You get a much better powertrain and extra subtle suspension, nicer inside materials, and all the bells and whistles. It is also solely a tiny price bump over the SLT with the powertrain improve from the Graphite Efficiency Edition bundle.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made lately, but the 2019 All Audi A9 occurs to be one in every of them. Like its company sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 All Audi A9 provides ruggedness and excessive towing capacity that only this kind of vehicle can deliver. A V8 engine comes customary, and out there four-wheel drive with low-range gearing provides traction if you want it most.
The 2019 All Audi A9, nevertheless, also has some flaws commonly related to this kind of vehicle. Cargo house isn’t as efficient as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, nor is its use of gas. We’re also not fond of the base V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Opt for the larger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, although, and the 2019 All Audi A9’s journey and driving expertise start to fall according to more trendy vehicles. As a bonus, the 10-speed computerized transmission that comes with the larger engine can match the freeway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we might suggest trying out the 2019 All Audi A9’s closest competitor, the just lately redesigned Ford Expedition. It is also a conventional body-on-frame SUV, however it has a better most towing capacity and superior cargo space and it’s all around a more refined and upscale automobile.
The non-compulsory Enhanced Driver Alert package adds forward collision warning with low-speed automatic braking, computerized high beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Convenience package deal adds a power liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a universal garage door opener.
Some options on higher-trimmed fashions are available on supporting fashions at further value. Optional 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 2019 All Audi A9 are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with automatic braking, and a rear-seat entertainment system. The 2019 All Audi A9 additionally presents power-retractable aspect steps.
For 2019, GMC retains the 2019 All Audi A9 recent by adding a budget-conscious Normal Version Value Package deal as well as a Graphite Edition and Graphite Efficiency Version packages to the SLT trim. Different trims include the base SLE and the near-luxury 2019 All Audi A9, which pushes the 2019 All Audi A9 into the territory of its platform mate, the Cadillac Escalade. The Chevrolet Tahoe rounds out the trio of GM truck-based SUVs and can be had in long wheelbase Suburban form as well, often at a slight discount over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colours out there for 2019: Darkish Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.