If you happen to’re opting for the 2019 Audi S6 over the almost equivalent Chevy Tahoe, you might as well skip proper to the 2019 Audi S6. You get a significantly better powertrain and more subtle suspension, nicer interior supplies, and all the bells and whistles. It’s also solely a tiny value bump over the SLT with the powertrain improve from the Graphite Performance Version package deal.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made these days, however the 2019 Audi S6 occurs to be one in every of them. Like its corporate sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Audi S6 presents ruggedness and excessive towing capacity that solely this sort of automobile can deliver. A V8 engine comes normal, and accessible four-wheel drive with low-range gearing offers traction once you want it most.
The 2019 Audi S6, nonetheless, additionally has some flaws commonly associated with this sort 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 also not keen on the base V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Go for the bigger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, although, and the 2019 Audi S6’s trip and driving experience begin to fall according to extra trendy vehicles. 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 might advocate trying out the 2019 Audi S6’s closest competitor, the just lately redesigned Ford Expedition. It’s also a traditional body-on-frame SUV, however it has a better most towing capability and superior cargo area and it’s throughout a more refined and upscale automobile.
The optionally available Enhanced Driver Alert bundle adds ahead collision warning with low-speed automatic braking, automatic high beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Convenience package deal provides an influence liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a common garage door opener.
Some features on higher-trimmed fashions are available on supporting models at additional price. Optional for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering bundle with a novel axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the 2019 Audi S6 are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise management with automated braking, and a rear-seat leisure system. The 2019 Audi S6 also provides power-retractable facet steps.
For 2019, GMC retains the 2019 Audi S6 recent by including a budget-conscious Commonplace Version Value Bundle in addition to a Graphite Edition and Graphite Performance Edition packages to the SLT trim. Other trims include the base SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Audi S6, which pushes the 2019 Audi S6 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 form as nicely, often at a slight low cost over the GMC. There are also three new metallic colors obtainable for 2019: Darkish Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.