In case you’re opting for the Audi A 2019 over the practically equivalent Chevy Tahoe, you may as nicely skip right to the Audi A 2019. You get a a lot better powertrain and more sophisticated suspension, nicer inside materials, and all the bells and whistles. It is also solely a tiny value bump over the SLT with the powertrain improve from the Graphite Efficiency Version package.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made as of late, however the Audi A 2019 occurs to be one of them. Like its corporate sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the Audi A 2019 affords ruggedness and excessive towing capacity that solely this sort of car can deliver. A V8 engine comes commonplace, and out there four-wheel drive with low-range gearing supplies traction once you need it most.
The Audi A 2019, however, additionally has some flaws generally related to this kind of automobile. Cargo house is not as environment friendly 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 Audi A 2019’s trip and driving expertise start to fall in line with extra trendy automobiles. As a bonus, the 10-speed computerized transmission that comes with the larger engine can match the freeway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we would recommend testing the Audi A 2019’s closest competitor, the recently redesigned Ford Expedition. It is also a traditional body-on-frame SUV, nevertheless it has a better maximum towing capability and superior cargo house and it is throughout a more refined and upscale car.
The non-compulsory Enhanced Driver Alert bundle adds ahead collision warning with low-speed automated braking, automatic excessive beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Comfort bundle adds an influence liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a common storage door opener.
Some options on higher-trimmed models are available on supporting models at further value. Non-compulsory for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering bundle with a singular axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the Audi A 2019 are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with automated braking, and a rear-seat entertainment system. The Audi A 2019 also provides power-retractable aspect steps.
For 2019, GMC retains the Audi A 2019 contemporary by adding a budget-conscious Normal Edition Value Package as well as a Graphite Edition and Graphite Performance Edition packages to the SLT trim. Other trims include the bottom SLE and the near-luxury Audi A 2019, which pushes the Audi A 2019 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 kind as properly, normally at a slight discount over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colours obtainable for 2019: Darkish Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.