In case you’re choosing the 2019 Audi Green over the practically equivalent Chevy Tahoe, you might as nicely skip proper to the 2019 Audi Green. You get a significantly better powertrain and more refined suspension, nicer inside materials, and all of the bells and whistles. It is also only a tiny price bump over the SLT with the powertrain improve from the Graphite Efficiency Version package deal.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made today, however the 2019 Audi Green occurs to be one in all them. Like its corporate sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Audi Green offers ruggedness and excessive towing capability that solely this kind of vehicle can deliver. A V8 engine comes standard, and accessible four-wheel drive with low-range gearing provides traction whenever you need it most.
The 2019 Audi Green, however, also has some flaws commonly related to this sort of car. Cargo house is not as environment friendly as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, neither is its use of gas. 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, though, and the 2019 Audi Green’s journey and driving expertise begin to fall according to extra trendy autos. As a bonus, the 10-speed automatic transmission that comes with the bigger engine can match the freeway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we would suggest testing the 2019 Audi Green’s closest competitor, the not too long ago redesigned Ford Expedition. It is also a conventional body-on-frame SUV, but it has the next maximum towing capacity and superior cargo space and it is throughout a extra refined and upscale car.
The non-compulsory Enhanced Driver Alert bundle adds forward collision warning with low-speed computerized braking, computerized excessive beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Comfort package provides a power liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a universal storage door opener.
Some features on higher-trimmed models are available on supporting fashions at extra cost. Optional for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering package with a singular axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the 2019 Audi Green are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise management with automated braking, and a rear-seat leisure system. The 2019 Audi Green additionally provides power-retractable facet steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the 2019 Audi Green contemporary by adding a budget-conscious Commonplace Version Worth Bundle as well as a Graphite Edition and Graphite Performance Edition packages to the SLT trim. Other trims embrace the base SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Audi Green, which pushes the 2019 Audi Green into the territory of its platform mate, the Cadillac Escalade. The Chevrolet Tahoe rounds out the trio of GM truck-based SUVs and could be had in long wheelbase Suburban kind as nicely, normally at a slight low cost over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colors out there for 2019: Darkish Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.