Should you’re choosing the 2020 Audi A5 Coupe over the almost equivalent Chevy Tahoe, you may as properly skip right to the 2020 Audi A5 Coupe. 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 price bump over the SLT with the powertrain upgrade from the Graphite Efficiency Version bundle.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made as of late, however the 2020 Audi A5 Coupe occurs to be one in every of them. Like its corporate sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2020 Audi A5 Coupe provides ruggedness and excessive towing capability that only this sort of automobile can deliver. A V8 engine comes commonplace, and accessible four-wheel drive with low-range gearing gives traction while you want it most.
The 2020 Audi A5 Coupe, nonetheless, additionally has some flaws commonly associated with this type of vehicle. Cargo space isn’t as environment friendly as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, neither is its use of fuel. We’re also not fond of the base V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Go for the bigger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, though, and the 2020 Audi A5 Coupe’s ride and driving expertise begin to fall in keeping with extra modern vehicles. 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 would recommend testing the 2020 Audi A5 Coupe’s closest competitor, the just lately redesigned Ford Expedition. It is also a standard body-on-frame SUV, however it has a better maximum towing capability and superior cargo area and it’s all around a more refined and upscale vehicle.
The optionally available Enhanced Driver Alert package provides ahead collision warning with low-speed computerized braking, computerized high beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Comfort bundle provides an influence liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a universal storage door opener.
Some options on higher-trimmed fashions are available on supporting fashions at further cost. Optionally available 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 2020 Audi A5 Coupe are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with automatic braking, and a rear-seat leisure system. The 2020 Audi A5 Coupe also affords power-retractable side steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the 2020 Audi A5 Coupe fresh by including a budget-conscious Commonplace Version Worth Bundle as well as a Graphite Version and Graphite Efficiency Edition packages to the SLT trim. Different trims embody the base SLE and the near-luxury 2020 Audi A5 Coupe, which pushes the 2020 Audi A5 Coupe 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 lengthy wheelbase Suburban kind as properly, usually at a slight discount over the GMC. There are also three new metallic colours accessible for 2019: Dark Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.