In the event you’re choosing the 2019 Audi S4 over the nearly similar Chevy Tahoe, you would possibly as nicely skip right to the 2019 Audi S4. You get a significantly better powertrain and more refined suspension, nicer interior supplies, and all the bells and whistles. It’s also only a tiny price 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, but the 2019 Audi S4 occurs to be one in every of them. Like its company sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Audi S4 affords ruggedness and excessive towing capacity that solely this sort of automobile can deliver. A V8 engine comes normal, and obtainable four-wheel drive with low-range gearing gives traction once you need it most.
The 2019 Audi S4, nonetheless, also has some flaws commonly related to this type of car. Cargo area is not as environment friendly as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, nor is its use of gas. We’re also not keen on the bottom V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Opt for the bigger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, though, and the 2019 Audi S4’s ride and driving expertise start to fall according to extra trendy vehicles. As a bonus, the 10-speed automatic transmission that comes with the larger engine can match the highway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we’d recommend checking out the 2019 Audi S4’s closest competitor, the not too long ago redesigned Ford Expedition. It is also a traditional body-on-frame SUV, but it surely has a higher maximum towing capacity and superior cargo space and it’s all around a more refined and upscale car.
The elective Enhanced Driver Alert package adds ahead collision warning with low-speed automatic braking, automated high beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Convenience package provides an influence liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a common garage door opener.
Some options on higher-trimmed models are available on supporting models at extra cost. Elective for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering package deal with a novel axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the 2019 Audi S4 are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise management with automated braking, and a rear-seat entertainment system. The 2019 Audi S4 additionally affords power-retractable side steps.
For 2019, GMC retains the 2019 Audi S4 fresh by adding a budget-conscious Normal Version Value Package deal as well as a Graphite Version and Graphite Efficiency Edition packages to the SLT trim. Different trims embrace the base SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Audi S4, which pushes the 2019 Audi S4 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 form as nicely, usually at a slight low cost over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colors available for 2019: Dark Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.