When you’re opting for the Audi P2020 over the practically similar Chevy Tahoe, you might as nicely skip right to the Audi P2020. You get a significantly better powertrain and more subtle suspension, nicer inside materials, and all the bells and whistles. It’s also solely a tiny worth bump over the SLT with the powertrain upgrade from the Graphite Performance Version bundle.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made as of late, however the Audi P2020 occurs to be one among them. Like its corporate sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the Audi P2020 offers ruggedness and high towing capacity that solely this sort of vehicle can ship. A V8 engine comes standard, and obtainable four-wheel drive with low-range gearing gives traction when you want it most.
The Audi P2020, however, additionally has some flaws commonly related to this type of automobile. Cargo house 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 fond of the base V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Opt for the bigger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, although, and the Audi P2020’s ride and driving experience begin to fall consistent with more fashionable autos. As a bonus, the 10-speed automated transmission that comes with the bigger engine can match the freeway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we would advocate testing the Audi P2020’s closest competitor, the just lately redesigned Ford Expedition. It is also a conventional body-on-frame SUV, nevertheless it has a better most towing capability and superior cargo space and it is all around a extra refined and upscale automobile.
The non-obligatory Enhanced Driver Alert package deal provides forward collision warning with low-speed computerized braking, automated high 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 fashions are available on supporting fashions at additional price. Non-compulsory for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering package deal with a novel axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the Audi P2020 are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise management with computerized braking, and a rear-seat leisure system. The Audi P2020 also offers power-retractable side steps.
For 2019, GMC retains the Audi P2020 recent by including a budget-conscious Customary Version Worth Package in addition to a Graphite Edition and Graphite Performance Edition packages to the SLT trim. Other trims embody the base SLE and the near-luxury Audi P2020, which pushes the Audi P2020 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 long wheelbase Suburban type as nicely, often at a slight discount over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colors out there for 2019: Dark Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.