For those who’re choosing the 2019 Audi Crossover over the almost identical Chevy Tahoe, you would possibly as effectively skip right to the 2019 Audi Crossover. You get a a lot better powertrain and extra sophisticated suspension, nicer interior supplies, and all the bells and whistles. It is also solely a tiny value bump over the SLT with the powertrain upgrade from the Graphite Efficiency Edition bundle.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made these days, however the 2019 Audi Crossover occurs to be one in every of them. Like its company sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Audi Crossover affords ruggedness and excessive towing capability that only this kind of vehicle can ship. A V8 engine comes normal, and obtainable four-wheel drive with low-range gearing supplies traction whenever you need it most.
The 2019 Audi Crossover, however, additionally has some flaws generally related to this kind of car. Cargo house is not as efficient as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, nor is its use of gasoline. We’re also not fond of the bottom V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Opt for the larger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, although, and the 2019 Audi Crossover’s ride and driving experience begin to fall in line with extra trendy autos. As a bonus, the 10-speed automated transmission that comes with the larger engine can match the highway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we might recommend testing the 2019 Audi Crossover’s closest competitor, the recently redesigned Ford Expedition. It is also a conventional body-on-frame SUV, however it has a higher maximum towing capability and superior cargo space and it’s throughout a extra refined and upscale vehicle.
The non-compulsory Enhanced Driver Alert package provides ahead collision warning with low-speed automated braking, computerized high beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Comfort bundle adds an influence liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a common garage door opener.
Some features on higher-trimmed fashions can be found on supporting models at further value. Optional 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 Crossover are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with computerized braking, and a rear-seat leisure system. The 2019 Audi Crossover also provides power-retractable facet steps.
For 2019, GMC retains the 2019 Audi Crossover recent by adding a budget-conscious Normal Version Worth Bundle in addition to a Graphite Version and Graphite Performance Version packages to the SLT trim. Other trims include the bottom SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Audi Crossover, which pushes the 2019 Audi Crossover 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 lengthy wheelbase Suburban form as nicely, normally at a slight discount over the GMC. There are also three new metallic colors out there for 2019: Dark Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.