For those who’re choosing the 2019 Audi A2 over the almost identical Chevy Tahoe, you would possibly as well skip proper to the 2019 Audi A2. You get a a lot better powertrain and more sophisticated suspension, nicer interior supplies, and all the bells and whistles. It’s also only 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 today, but the 2019 Audi A2 occurs to be one among them. Like its corporate sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Audi A2 presents ruggedness and high towing capability that solely this type of vehicle can deliver. A V8 engine comes standard, and out there four-wheel drive with low-range gearing supplies traction while you want it most.
The 2019 Audi A2, nevertheless, additionally has some flaws generally related to this sort of car. Cargo space isn’t as environment friendly as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, neither is its use of gas. We’re additionally not keen on the bottom V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Opt for the bigger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, although, and the 2019 Audi A2’s journey and driving experience begin to fall according to extra trendy autos. As a bonus, the 10-speed automated transmission that comes with the bigger engine can match the highway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we’d advocate trying out the 2019 Audi A2’s closest competitor, the just lately redesigned Ford Expedition. It’s also a traditional body-on-frame SUV, but it surely has a better most towing capacity and superior cargo house and it is all around a extra refined and upscale car.
The non-obligatory Enhanced Driver Alert package deal provides ahead collision warning with low-speed automatic braking, automatic excessive beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Comfort package deal provides a power liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a universal storage door opener.
Some options on higher-trimmed models are available on supporting fashions at further cost. Non-compulsory 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 2019 Audi A2 are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise management with automatic braking, and a rear-seat entertainment system. The 2019 Audi A2 additionally gives power-retractable side steps.
For 2019, GMC retains the 2019 Audi A2 recent by including a budget-conscious Normal Edition Value Package deal in addition to a Graphite Edition and Graphite Efficiency Version packages to the SLT trim. Other trims embrace the bottom SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Audi A2, which pushes the 2019 Audi A2 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 lengthy wheelbase Suburban form as effectively, usually at a slight discount over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colors available for 2019: Dark Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.