Should you’re choosing the 2019 Peugeot 208 Gti over the practically an identical Chevy Tahoe, you may as nicely skip proper to the 2019 Peugeot 208 Gti. You get a significantly better powertrain and more sophisticated suspension, nicer interior supplies, and all the bells and whistles. It is also solely a tiny price bump over the SLT with the powertrain upgrade from the Graphite Efficiency Version package.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made as of late, however the 2019 Peugeot 208 Gti occurs to be one in every of them. Like its company sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Peugeot 208 Gti gives ruggedness and high towing capacity that only this kind of car can ship. A V8 engine comes normal, and available four-wheel drive with low-range gearing gives traction while you need it most.
The 2019 Peugeot 208 Gti, nevertheless, additionally has some flaws commonly related to this kind of car. Cargo space is not 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. Go for the bigger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, though, and the 2019 Peugeot 208 Gti’s experience and driving expertise start to fall in line with extra fashionable vehicles. As a bonus, the 10-speed automatic transmission that comes with the larger engine can match the highway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we might recommend testing the 2019 Peugeot 208 Gti’s closest competitor, the just lately redesigned Ford Expedition. It’s also a standard body-on-frame SUV, but it has a better most towing capacity and superior cargo space and it’s all around a extra refined and upscale automobile.
The elective Enhanced Driver Alert bundle provides ahead collision warning with low-speed automated braking, computerized high beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Comfort package deal adds an influence 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 models at additional value. Non-compulsory for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering bundle with a novel axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the 2019 Peugeot 208 Gti are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise management with computerized braking, and a rear-seat leisure system. The 2019 Peugeot 208 Gti also provides power-retractable side steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the 2019 Peugeot 208 Gti contemporary by including a budget-conscious Commonplace Version Worth Package as well as a Graphite Version and Graphite Efficiency Edition packages to the SLT trim. Other trims include the bottom SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Peugeot 208 Gti, which pushes the 2019 Peugeot 208 Gti 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, usually at a slight discount over the GMC. There are also three new metallic colours out there for 2019: Dark Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.