For those who’re opting for the 2019 Audi Q4s over the practically equivalent Chevy Tahoe, you might as effectively skip proper to the 2019 Audi Q4s. You get a a lot better powertrain and more sophisticated suspension, nicer inside supplies, and all the bells and whistles. It’s also solely a tiny worth bump over the SLT with the powertrain upgrade from the Graphite Efficiency Edition package deal.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made these days, however the 2019 Audi Q4s occurs to be one among them. Like its corporate sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Audi Q4s presents ruggedness and high towing capability that only this kind of car can deliver. A V8 engine comes normal, and accessible four-wheel drive with low-range gearing supplies traction when you need it most.
The 2019 Audi Q4s, however, also has some flaws commonly related to this kind of car. Cargo space is not as environment friendly as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, neither is its use of fuel. We’re additionally 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 Q4s’s experience and driving experience start to fall consistent with more trendy vehicles. 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 would recommend testing the 2019 Audi Q4s’s closest competitor, the recently redesigned Ford Expedition. It is also a traditional body-on-frame SUV, however it has a better most towing capacity and superior cargo space and it is throughout a more refined and upscale vehicle.
The elective Enhanced Driver Alert package deal adds forward collision warning with low-speed automated braking, automatic excessive beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Comfort package provides an influence liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a universal garage door opener.
Some features on higher-trimmed fashions are available on supporting fashions at extra value. Non-compulsory 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 Q4s are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise management with automatic braking, and a rear-seat leisure system. The 2019 Audi Q4s additionally provides power-retractable aspect steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the 2019 Audi Q4s recent by including a budget-conscious Normal Version Worth Package as well as a Graphite Version and Graphite Efficiency Version packages to the SLT trim. Different trims embody the bottom SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Audi Q4s, which pushes the 2019 Audi Q4s 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, often at a slight discount over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colours accessible for 2019: Darkish Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.