In case you’re choosing the P2020 Audi over the almost similar Chevy Tahoe, you would possibly as properly skip proper to the P2020 Audi. You get a significantly better powertrain and more sophisticated suspension, nicer inside supplies, and all the bells and whistles. It’s also only 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 P2020 Audi happens to be one among them. Like its company sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the P2020 Audi affords ruggedness and high towing capacity that solely this sort of vehicle can ship. A V8 engine comes normal, and out there four-wheel drive with low-range gearing offers traction whenever you want it most.
The P2020 Audi, however, additionally has some flaws generally associated with this type of automobile. Cargo area is not as efficient as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, nor is its use of gasoline. We’re additionally not fond of the bottom V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Go for the larger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, though, and the P2020 Audi’s journey and driving expertise begin to fall in line with more modern vehicles. As a bonus, the 10-speed automatic transmission that comes with the bigger engine can match the highway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we would advocate checking out the P2020 Audi’s closest competitor, the just lately redesigned Ford Expedition. It’s also a traditional body-on-frame SUV, nevertheless it has a better maximum towing capacity and superior cargo area and it’s all around a more refined and upscale car.
The non-compulsory Enhanced Driver Alert package deal adds forward collision warning with low-speed automatic braking, automatic 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 common garage door opener.
Some features on higher-trimmed fashions can be found on supporting fashions at additional cost. Optional 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 P2020 Audi are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with computerized braking, and a rear-seat leisure system. The P2020 Audi also provides power-retractable facet steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the P2020 Audi recent by adding a budget-conscious Normal Edition Value Package as well as a Graphite Version and Graphite Performance Edition packages to the SLT trim. Different trims embody the base SLE and the near-luxury P2020 Audi, which pushes the P2020 Audi 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 long wheelbase Suburban kind as nicely, normally at a slight low cost over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colours out there for 2019: Dark Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.