If you’re choosing the 2019 Audi Q6 over the almost identical Chevy Tahoe, you might as properly skip right to the 2019 Audi Q6. You get a significantly better powertrain and more subtle suspension, nicer interior materials, and all the bells and whistles. It is also only a tiny worth bump over the SLT with the powertrain improve from the Graphite Efficiency Edition bundle.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made as of late, but the 2019 Audi Q6 occurs to be one among them. Like its company sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Audi Q6 offers ruggedness and high towing capability that only this sort of automobile can ship. A V8 engine comes customary, and accessible four-wheel drive with low-range gearing supplies traction whenever you need it most.
The 2019 Audi Q6, nevertheless, additionally has some flaws commonly related to this sort of automobile. Cargo area is not as efficient as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, nor is its use of fuel. We’re also not keen on the base V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Opt for the larger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, although, and the 2019 Audi Q6’s trip and driving expertise start to fall consistent with extra fashionable autos. As a bonus, the 10-speed automated transmission that comes with the larger engine can match the freeway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we might suggest testing the 2019 Audi Q6’s closest competitor, the lately redesigned Ford Expedition. It is also a traditional body-on-frame SUV, nevertheless it has the next maximum towing capacity and superior cargo area and it’s throughout a extra refined and upscale car.
The optional Enhanced Driver Alert package provides ahead collision warning with low-speed automatic braking, computerized excessive beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Comfort package adds 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 additional price. Non-obligatory for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering package with a novel axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the 2019 Audi Q6 are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise management with automatic braking, and a rear-seat leisure system. The 2019 Audi Q6 additionally provides power-retractable facet steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the 2019 Audi Q6 fresh by adding a budget-conscious Customary Version Value Package deal in addition to a Graphite Edition and Graphite Efficiency Edition packages to the SLT trim. Different trims embrace the base SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Audi Q6, which pushes the 2019 Audi Q6 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 kind as nicely, often at a slight discount over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colours obtainable for 2019: Darkish Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.