If you happen to’re opting for the 2020 Audi A9 C E Tron over the practically similar Chevy Tahoe, you may as effectively skip proper to the 2020 Audi A9 C E Tron. You get a much better powertrain and extra refined suspension, nicer interior supplies, and all the bells and whistles. It is also only a tiny price bump over the SLT with the powertrain improve from the Graphite Efficiency Version package deal.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made lately, however the 2020 Audi A9 C E Tron happens to be one in every of them. Like its company sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2020 Audi A9 C E Tron affords ruggedness and high towing capability that solely this type of vehicle can ship. A V8 engine comes commonplace, and obtainable four-wheel drive with low-range gearing provides traction whenever you need it most.
The 2020 Audi A9 C E Tron, nevertheless, also has some flaws generally associated with this sort of vehicle. Cargo house is not as efficient as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, neither is its use of gasoline. We’re additionally not keen on the bottom V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Go for the bigger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, although, and the 2020 Audi A9 C E Tron’s ride and driving expertise start to fall in keeping with more 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’d recommend trying out the 2020 Audi A9 C E Tron’s closest competitor, the not too long ago redesigned Ford Expedition. It is also a conventional body-on-frame SUV, but it surely has a better maximum towing capacity and superior cargo area and it’s all around a more refined and upscale automobile.
The optionally available Enhanced Driver Alert package provides ahead collision warning with low-speed automated 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 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 A9 C E Tron are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with automated braking, and a rear-seat leisure system. The 2020 Audi A9 C E Tron also offers power-retractable aspect steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the 2020 Audi A9 C E Tron recent by including a budget-conscious Standard Version Value Package in addition to a Graphite Version and Graphite Performance Edition packages to the SLT trim. Other trims embody the base SLE and the near-luxury 2020 Audi A9 C E Tron, which pushes the 2020 Audi A9 C E Tron 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 long wheelbase Suburban type as nicely, often at a slight discount over the GMC. There are also three new metallic colors out there for 2019: Darkish Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.