In case you’re opting for the 2019 Audi Hatchback over the nearly identical Chevy Tahoe, you would possibly as well skip right to the 2019 Audi Hatchback. You get a significantly better powertrain and more sophisticated suspension, nicer inside materials, and all of the bells and whistles. It is also solely a tiny worth bump over the SLT with the powertrain upgrade from the Graphite Efficiency Version package deal.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made these days, but the 2019 Audi Hatchback happens to be one in all them. Like its corporate sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Audi Hatchback provides ruggedness and excessive towing capacity that solely this sort of car can ship. A V8 engine comes standard, and accessible four-wheel drive with low-range gearing provides traction whenever you need it most.
The 2019 Audi Hatchback, however, additionally has some flaws commonly associated with this type of automobile. Cargo space is not as environment friendly as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, nor is its use of gasoline. We’re additionally not keen on the bottom V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Go for the bigger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, though, and the 2019 Audi Hatchback’s journey and driving expertise start to fall according to more fashionable vehicles. As a bonus, the 10-speed computerized transmission that comes with the bigger engine can match the highway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we would recommend trying out the 2019 Audi Hatchback’s closest competitor, the not too long ago redesigned Ford Expedition. It is also a traditional body-on-frame SUV, however it has a higher most towing capability and superior cargo house and it’s throughout a extra refined and upscale automobile.
The non-compulsory Enhanced Driver Alert package adds ahead collision warning with low-speed automatic braking, automatic high beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Convenience package deal provides a power liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a common storage door opener.
Some options on higher-trimmed models can be found on supporting fashions at extra value. Non-obligatory 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 Hatchback are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with computerized braking, and a rear-seat entertainment system. The 2019 Audi Hatchback additionally gives power-retractable facet steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the 2019 Audi Hatchback fresh by adding a budget-conscious Commonplace Version Worth Package as well as a Graphite Version and Graphite Performance Edition packages to the SLT trim. Other trims embody the bottom SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Audi Hatchback, which pushes the 2019 Audi Hatchback into the territory of its platform mate, the Cadillac Escalade. The Chevrolet Tahoe rounds out the trio of GM truck-based SUVs and will be had in long wheelbase Suburban form as well, normally at a slight discount over the GMC. There are also three new metallic colours accessible for 2019: Dark Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.