When you’re opting for the 2019 Peugeot 308 Gti over the almost an identical Chevy Tahoe, you may as properly skip proper to the 2019 Peugeot 308 Gti. You get a significantly better powertrain and more sophisticated suspension, nicer interior materials, and all of the bells and whistles. It’s also solely a tiny worth bump over the SLT with the powertrain upgrade from the Graphite Performance Version package deal.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made lately, but the 2019 Peugeot 308 Gti occurs to be certainly one of them. Like its company sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Peugeot 308 Gti provides ruggedness and excessive towing capability that only this type of automobile can ship. A V8 engine comes normal, and out there four-wheel drive with low-range gearing supplies traction while you need it most.
The 2019 Peugeot 308 Gti, nevertheless, additionally has some flaws commonly associated with this type of car. Cargo house is not as environment friendly as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, nor is its use of fuel. We’re also not fond of the bottom V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Go for the bigger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, although, and the 2019 Peugeot 308 Gti’s ride and driving expertise start to fall in line with extra fashionable autos. As a bonus, the 10-speed automated transmission that comes with the larger engine can match the freeway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we might suggest testing the 2019 Peugeot 308 Gti’s closest competitor, the not too long ago redesigned Ford Expedition. It is also a traditional body-on-frame SUV, nevertheless it has a better most towing capability and superior cargo space and it is all around a extra refined and upscale car.
The non-compulsory Enhanced Driver Alert package adds forward collision warning with low-speed automated braking, computerized excessive beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Convenience bundle 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 extra 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 2019 Peugeot 308 Gti are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise management with automatic braking, and a rear-seat leisure system. The 2019 Peugeot 308 Gti additionally offers power-retractable aspect steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the 2019 Peugeot 308 Gti contemporary by including a budget-conscious Commonplace Version Worth Package as well as a Graphite Edition and Graphite Performance Version packages to the SLT trim. Different trims embrace the bottom SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Peugeot 308 Gti, which pushes the 2019 Peugeot 308 Gti 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, often at a slight discount over the GMC. There are also three new metallic colors accessible for 2019: Darkish Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.