If you’re opting for the 2020 Audi A8 V8 over the nearly equivalent Chevy Tahoe, you would possibly as well skip right to the 2020 Audi A8 V8. You get a significantly better powertrain and extra refined suspension, nicer interior materials, and all of the bells and whistles. It’s also solely a tiny price bump over the SLT with the powertrain upgrade from the Graphite Performance Edition package.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made these days, however the 2020 Audi A8 V8 occurs to be one among them. Like its corporate sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2020 Audi A8 V8 affords ruggedness and excessive towing capacity that only this type of vehicle can deliver. A V8 engine comes commonplace, and available four-wheel drive with low-range gearing offers traction once you want it most.
The 2020 Audi A8 V8, nevertheless, additionally has some flaws commonly associated with this type of car. 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 additionally not keen on the bottom V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Opt for the bigger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, although, and the 2020 Audi A8 V8’s journey and driving experience begin to fall in line with extra fashionable autos. As a bonus, the 10-speed automatic transmission that comes with the bigger engine can match the highway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we would suggest trying out the 2020 Audi A8 V8’s closest competitor, the just lately redesigned Ford Expedition. It is also a traditional body-on-frame SUV, but it surely has the next most towing capacity and superior cargo area and it is throughout a extra refined and upscale vehicle.
The optional Enhanced Driver Alert bundle provides ahead collision warning with low-speed automatic braking, computerized excessive beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Comfort package adds an influence liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a common garage door opener.
Some features on higher-trimmed fashions can be found on supporting fashions at extra value. Elective 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 2020 Audi A8 V8 are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise management with automatic braking, and a rear-seat entertainment system. The 2020 Audi A8 V8 additionally gives power-retractable aspect steps.
For 2019, GMC retains the 2020 Audi A8 V8 fresh by including a budget-conscious Commonplace Edition Value Package deal in addition to a Graphite Version and Graphite Performance Version packages to the SLT trim. Other trims embody the bottom SLE and the near-luxury 2020 Audi A8 V8, which pushes the 2020 Audi A8 V8 into the territory of its platform mate, the Cadillac Escalade. The Chevrolet Tahoe rounds out the trio of GM truck-based SUVs and can be had in lengthy wheelbase Suburban kind as properly, often at a slight discount over the GMC. There are also three new metallic colours out there for 2019: Dark Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.