If you’re choosing the Audi A8 2019 over the practically similar Chevy Tahoe, you may as properly skip proper to the Audi A8 2019. You get a significantly better powertrain and extra sophisticated suspension, nicer interior supplies, and all of the bells and whistles. It’s also solely a tiny worth bump over the SLT with the powertrain upgrade from the Graphite Efficiency Edition package deal.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made these days, but the Audi A8 2019 occurs to be one of them. Like its company sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the Audi A8 2019 affords ruggedness and excessive towing capacity that solely this sort of automobile can ship. A V8 engine comes customary, and available four-wheel drive with low-range gearing supplies traction once you want it most.
The Audi A8 2019, nevertheless, also has some flaws commonly related to this type of automobile. Cargo space isn’t as environment friendly as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, nor is its use of fuel. We’re additionally not keen on the base V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Go for the larger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, though, and the Audi A8 2019’s trip and driving experience start to fall according to extra modern 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 checking out the Audi A8 2019’s closest competitor, the just lately redesigned Ford Expedition. It is also a standard body-on-frame SUV, however it has a higher maximum towing capability and superior cargo space and it is throughout a more refined and upscale automobile.
The non-compulsory Enhanced Driver Alert package deal adds ahead collision warning with low-speed computerized braking, automatic excessive beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Comfort package provides an influence liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a common storage door opener.
Some features on higher-trimmed models can be found on supporting fashions at further value. Optional for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering package deal with a unique axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the Audi A8 2019 are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with automatic braking, and a rear-seat leisure system. The Audi A8 2019 also affords power-retractable facet steps.
For 2019, GMC retains the Audi A8 2019 fresh by adding a budget-conscious Normal Version Value Package in addition to a Graphite Edition and Graphite Efficiency Edition packages to the SLT trim. Different trims embrace the base SLE and the near-luxury Audi A8 2019, which pushes the Audi A8 2019 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 long wheelbase Suburban kind as effectively, often at a slight low cost over the GMC. There are also three new metallic colors out there for 2019: Dark Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.