In the event you’re choosing the 2019 Audi A5 Coupe over the nearly an identical Chevy Tahoe, you may as well skip proper to the 2019 Audi A5 Coupe. You get a significantly better powertrain and extra refined suspension, nicer interior materials, and all of the bells and whistles. It’s also solely a tiny value 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 lately, however the 2019 Audi A5 Coupe happens to be one among them. Like its corporate sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Audi A5 Coupe offers ruggedness and excessive towing capacity that solely this sort of vehicle can deliver. A V8 engine comes customary, and available four-wheel drive with low-range gearing gives traction when you need it most.
The 2019 Audi A5 Coupe, however, additionally has some flaws commonly associated with this sort of vehicle. Cargo house is not as environment friendly as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, neither is its use of fuel. We’re also not keen on the base V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Go for the larger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, although, and the 2019 Audi A5 Coupe’s trip and driving experience begin to fall in keeping with extra modern vehicles. As a bonus, the 10-speed automatic transmission that comes with the larger engine can match the freeway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we’d advocate testing the 2019 Audi A5 Coupe’s closest competitor, the just lately redesigned Ford Expedition. It is also a standard body-on-frame SUV, but it surely has a better most towing capability and superior cargo house and it’s all around a more refined and upscale car.
The optionally available Enhanced Driver Alert package adds forward collision warning with low-speed computerized braking, automatic high beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Comfort package deal adds an influence liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a universal garage door opener.
Some options on higher-trimmed fashions can be found on supporting models at extra price. Optionally available for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering bundle with a novel axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the 2019 Audi A5 Coupe are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with automated braking, and a rear-seat leisure system. The 2019 Audi A5 Coupe additionally affords power-retractable side steps.
For 2019, GMC retains the 2019 Audi A5 Coupe fresh by adding a budget-conscious Normal Version Value Bundle in addition to a Graphite Edition and Graphite Efficiency Edition packages to the SLT trim. Different trims include the bottom SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Audi A5 Coupe, which pushes the 2019 Audi A5 Coupe into the territory of its platform mate, the Cadillac Escalade. The Chevrolet Tahoe rounds out the trio of GM truck-based SUVs and might be had in long wheelbase Suburban form as effectively, usually at a slight low cost over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colours out there for 2019: Darkish Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.