For those who’re choosing the Audi Bakkie 2020 over the almost an identical Chevy Tahoe, you might as properly skip right to the Audi Bakkie 2020. You get a significantly better powertrain and extra subtle suspension, nicer inside materials, and all the bells and whistles. It’s also solely a tiny value bump over the SLT with the powertrain upgrade from the Graphite Efficiency Version package deal.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made nowadays, however the Audi Bakkie 2020 occurs to be certainly one of them. Like its corporate sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the Audi Bakkie 2020 presents ruggedness and high towing capability that only this kind of car can ship. A V8 engine comes standard, and obtainable four-wheel drive with low-range gearing provides traction once you want it most.
The Audi Bakkie 2020, nonetheless, additionally has some flaws generally associated with this sort of car. Cargo house is not as efficient 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. Go for the bigger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, though, and the Audi Bakkie 2020’s ride and driving experience start to fall in step with more trendy autos. As a bonus, the 10-speed automatic transmission that comes with the larger engine can match the freeway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we might suggest checking out the Audi Bakkie 2020’s closest competitor, the not too long ago redesigned Ford Expedition. It is also a conventional body-on-frame SUV, however it has a higher most towing capacity and superior cargo space and it is throughout a more refined and upscale car.
The optional Enhanced Driver Alert bundle adds forward collision warning with low-speed automated 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 options on higher-trimmed fashions can be found on supporting fashions at further value. Elective 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 Audi Bakkie 2020 are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with computerized braking, and a rear-seat entertainment system. The Audi Bakkie 2020 also affords power-retractable aspect steps.
For 2019, GMC retains the Audi Bakkie 2020 recent by including a budget-conscious Standard Edition Worth Bundle in addition to a Graphite Version and Graphite Efficiency Edition packages to the SLT trim. Different trims embrace the base SLE and the near-luxury Audi Bakkie 2020, which pushes the Audi Bakkie 2020 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 type as properly, often at a slight discount over the GMC. There are also three new metallic colours accessible for 2019: Darkish Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.