When you’re choosing the 2019 Audi A4 over the nearly an identical Chevy Tahoe, you may as effectively skip proper to the 2019 Audi A4. You get a significantly better powertrain and extra subtle suspension, nicer inside supplies, and all of the bells and whistles. It’s also solely a tiny value bump over the SLT with the powertrain improve from the Graphite Performance Edition package deal.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made lately, however the 2019 Audi A4 happens to be one in all them. Like its corporate sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Audi A4 affords ruggedness and excessive towing capability that solely this type of automobile can deliver. A V8 engine comes normal, and accessible four-wheel drive with low-range gearing provides traction if you want it most.
The 2019 Audi A4, nonetheless, also 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, 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, though, and the 2019 Audi A4’s experience and driving experience begin to fall according to more fashionable vehicles. 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 might advocate trying out the 2019 Audi A4’s closest competitor, the not too long ago redesigned Ford Expedition. It’s also a standard body-on-frame SUV, nevertheless it has the next maximum towing capacity and superior cargo area and it is all around a more refined and upscale vehicle.
The optional Enhanced Driver Alert bundle provides forward collision warning with low-speed automated braking, computerized high beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Convenience package provides an influence liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a universal storage door opener.
Some features on higher-trimmed fashions can be found on supporting models at additional price. Non-obligatory for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering package deal with a singular axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the 2019 Audi A4 are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with automatic braking, and a rear-seat entertainment system. The 2019 Audi A4 also presents power-retractable aspect steps.
For 2019, GMC retains the 2019 Audi A4 contemporary by including a budget-conscious Standard Edition Worth Package deal in addition to a Graphite Version and Graphite Efficiency Version packages to the SLT trim. Different trims embody the bottom SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Audi A4, which pushes the 2019 Audi A4 into the territory of its platform mate, the Cadillac Escalade. The Chevrolet Tahoe rounds out the trio of GM truck-based SUVs and may be had in long wheelbase Suburban kind as nicely, often at a slight discount over the GMC. There are also three new metallic colours available for 2019: Darkish Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.