In the event you’re choosing the 2020 Audi Q4S over the nearly an identical Chevy Tahoe, you might as effectively skip proper to the 2020 Audi Q4S. You get a significantly better powertrain and extra sophisticated suspension, nicer interior materials, and all of the bells and whistles. It is also only a tiny value bump over the SLT with the powertrain improve from the Graphite Performance Version package.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made nowadays, however the 2020 Audi Q4S occurs to be one of them. Like its company sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2020 Audi Q4S offers ruggedness and high towing capacity that only this sort of automobile can deliver. A V8 engine comes commonplace, and available four-wheel drive with low-range gearing supplies traction while you want it most.
The 2020 Audi Q4S, however, also has some flaws generally associated with this type of vehicle. Cargo area is not as environment friendly as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, neither is its use of gas. We’re additionally 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 2020 Audi Q4S’s journey and driving experience begin to fall according to more modern automobiles. As a bonus, the 10-speed automated transmission that comes with the larger engine can match the highway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we would advocate testing the 2020 Audi Q4S’s closest competitor, the just lately redesigned Ford Expedition. It’s also a standard body-on-frame SUV, but it has a better maximum towing capacity and superior cargo house and it is all around a extra refined and upscale vehicle.
The optional Enhanced Driver Alert bundle provides forward collision warning with low-speed automatic braking, automated high beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Comfort package deal provides 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 models at additional price. Optional for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering package with a unique axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the 2020 Audi Q4S are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise management with automatic braking, and a rear-seat leisure system. The 2020 Audi Q4S additionally gives power-retractable aspect steps.
For 2019, GMC retains the 2020 Audi Q4S contemporary by including a budget-conscious Normal Edition Value Package deal as well as a Graphite Version and Graphite Efficiency Edition packages to the SLT trim. Other trims include the bottom SLE and the near-luxury 2020 Audi Q4S, which pushes the 2020 Audi Q4S into the territory of its platform mate, the Cadillac Escalade. The Chevrolet Tahoe rounds out the trio of GM truck-based SUVs and might be had in lengthy wheelbase Suburban form as nicely, normally at a slight discount over the GMC. There are also three new metallic colours accessible for 2019: Darkish Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.