In the event you’re choosing the Audi Wagon 2020 over the practically similar Chevy Tahoe, you may as nicely skip proper to the Audi Wagon 2020. You get a a lot better powertrain and more refined suspension, nicer inside supplies, and all the bells and whistles. It is also solely a tiny worth bump over the SLT with the powertrain upgrade from the Graphite Efficiency Edition bundle.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made these days, but the Audi Wagon 2020 happens to be one in all them. Like its company sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the Audi Wagon 2020 presents ruggedness and high towing capacity that solely this type of automobile can deliver. A V8 engine comes commonplace, and available four-wheel drive with low-range gearing provides traction once you need it most.
The Audi Wagon 2020, nevertheless, additionally has some flaws generally associated with this type of automobile. Cargo area isn’t as efficient as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, nor is its use of gasoline. We’re also not keen on the bottom V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Opt for the larger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, though, and the Audi Wagon 2020’s journey and driving expertise start to fall consistent with extra fashionable automobiles. As a bonus, the 10-speed automated transmission that comes with the bigger engine can match the highway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we might suggest testing the Audi Wagon 2020’s closest competitor, the not too long ago redesigned Ford Expedition. It’s also a standard body-on-frame SUV, but it has a higher maximum towing capability and superior cargo space and it is throughout a more refined and upscale vehicle.
The non-compulsory Enhanced Driver Alert package deal adds forward collision warning with low-speed computerized braking, automated high beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Comfort package adds a power liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a universal garage door opener.
Some features on higher-trimmed fashions are available on supporting fashions at extra value. Elective 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 Wagon 2020 are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with automated braking, and a rear-seat entertainment system. The Audi Wagon 2020 also gives power-retractable side steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the Audi Wagon 2020 contemporary by including a budget-conscious Standard Edition Worth Package deal in addition to a Graphite Version and Graphite Performance Version packages to the SLT trim. Other trims include the base SLE and the near-luxury Audi Wagon 2020, which pushes the Audi Wagon 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 lengthy wheelbase Suburban form as well, often at a slight low cost over the GMC. There are also three new metallic colours out there for 2019: Dark Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.