If you happen to’re opting for the 2019 Audi X7 over the practically similar Chevy Tahoe, you would possibly as effectively skip proper to the 2019 Audi X7. You get a much better powertrain and extra 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 Performance Version bundle.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made as of late, however the 2019 Audi X7 occurs to be one in every of them. Like its corporate sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Audi X7 provides ruggedness and high towing capacity that solely this type of vehicle can ship. A V8 engine comes customary, and accessible four-wheel drive with low-range gearing gives traction when you want it most.
The 2019 Audi X7, nevertheless, additionally has some flaws commonly associated with this sort of car. Cargo house isn’t as efficient as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, nor is its use of gas. We’re additionally not fond of 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 X7’s trip and driving experience start to fall in keeping with extra fashionable automobiles. As a bonus, the 10-speed automated transmission that comes with the bigger engine can match the highway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we might suggest trying out the 2019 Audi X7’s closest competitor, the just lately redesigned Ford Expedition. It is also a traditional body-on-frame SUV, nevertheless it has a higher maximum towing capability and superior cargo area and it is throughout a more refined and upscale vehicle.
The non-compulsory Enhanced Driver Alert package deal adds ahead collision warning with low-speed automatic braking, automated excessive beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Convenience package adds a power liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a common storage door opener.
Some options on higher-trimmed fashions can be found on supporting fashions at additional cost. Optional for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering package with a singular axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the 2019 Audi X7 are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise management with automated braking, and a rear-seat leisure system. The 2019 Audi X7 also presents power-retractable side steps.
For 2019, GMC retains the 2019 Audi X7 fresh by adding a budget-conscious Standard Version Worth Bundle in addition to a Graphite Edition and Graphite Efficiency Edition packages to the SLT trim. Other trims embody the base SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Audi X7, which pushes the 2019 Audi X7 into the territory of its platform mate, the Cadillac Escalade. The Chevrolet Tahoe rounds out the trio of GM truck-based SUVs and may be had in long wheelbase Suburban form as effectively, usually at a slight low cost over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colours available for 2019: Dark Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.