For those who’re opting for the Audi X5 2020 over the nearly similar Chevy Tahoe, you may as properly skip proper to the Audi X5 2020. You get a much better powertrain and extra subtle suspension, nicer inside supplies, 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 Edition package.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made lately, but the Audi X5 2020 occurs to be one of them. Like its company sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the Audi X5 2020 presents ruggedness and excessive towing capacity that only this kind of vehicle can deliver. A V8 engine comes standard, and accessible four-wheel drive with low-range gearing offers traction when you need it most.
The Audi X5 2020, however, also has some flaws commonly associated with this kind of vehicle. Cargo area isn’t as environment friendly as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, nor is its use of gasoline. We’re additionally 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 X5 2020’s experience and driving expertise start to fall in step with more trendy 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 would suggest testing the Audi X5 2020’s closest competitor, the recently redesigned Ford Expedition. It’s also a standard body-on-frame SUV, but it has the next maximum towing capability and superior cargo house and it’s throughout a more refined and upscale vehicle.
The non-compulsory Enhanced Driver Alert package deal provides ahead collision warning with low-speed automated braking, computerized high beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Comfort package provides a power liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a universal garage door opener.
Some options on higher-trimmed models are available on supporting fashions at additional cost. Optional 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 X5 2020 are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise management with computerized braking, and a rear-seat entertainment system. The Audi X5 2020 additionally gives power-retractable facet steps.
For 2019, GMC retains the Audi X5 2020 fresh by including a budget-conscious Commonplace Version Worth Package deal as well as a Graphite Version and Graphite Performance Edition packages to the SLT trim. Different trims include the base SLE and the near-luxury Audi X5 2020, which pushes the Audi X5 2020 into the territory of its platform mate, the Cadillac Escalade. The Chevrolet Tahoe rounds out the trio of GM truck-based SUVs and will be had in lengthy wheelbase Suburban type as nicely, often at a slight discount over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colors obtainable for 2019: Darkish Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.