If you happen to’re opting for the Audi Phev 2020 over the nearly an identical Chevy Tahoe, you would possibly as well skip right to the Audi Phev 2020. You get a much better powertrain and more subtle suspension, nicer interior supplies, and all of the bells and whistles. It’s also only a tiny value bump over the SLT with the powertrain upgrade from the Graphite Performance Edition package deal.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made lately, however the Audi Phev 2020 happens to be one in all them. Like its company sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the Audi Phev 2020 gives ruggedness and high towing capability that solely this kind of car can ship. A V8 engine comes standard, and available four-wheel drive with low-range gearing provides traction once you need it most.
The Audi Phev 2020, however, additionally has some flaws generally related to this type of vehicle. Cargo space isn’t as efficient as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, neither is its use of gasoline. We’re also not fond of the base V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Go for the larger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, though, and the Audi Phev 2020’s experience and driving expertise start to fall according to extra fashionable vehicles. As a bonus, the 10-speed computerized transmission that comes with the larger engine can match the highway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we might advocate testing the Audi Phev 2020’s closest competitor, the not too long ago redesigned Ford Expedition. It’s also a standard body-on-frame SUV, nevertheless it has a better most towing capability and superior cargo space and it’s all around a extra refined and upscale vehicle.
The optional Enhanced Driver Alert bundle adds ahead collision warning with low-speed automated braking, automatic excessive beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Convenience package deal adds a power liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a common garage door opener.
Some options on higher-trimmed models can be found on supporting fashions at additional cost. Non-obligatory for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering package with a singular axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the Audi Phev 2020 are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise management with automatic braking, and a rear-seat leisure system. The Audi Phev 2020 also provides power-retractable facet steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the Audi Phev 2020 contemporary by including a budget-conscious Customary Version Worth Package deal in addition to a Graphite Version and Graphite Performance Version packages to the SLT trim. Different trims include the base SLE and the near-luxury Audi Phev 2020, which pushes the Audi Phev 2020 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 form as well, normally at a slight low cost over the GMC. There are also three new metallic colours available for 2019: Dark Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.