For those who’re opting for the 2019 Peugeot 308 over the practically an identical Chevy Tahoe, you may as well skip proper to the 2019 Peugeot 308. You get a significantly better powertrain and extra refined suspension, nicer inside supplies, and all the bells and whistles. It’s also solely a tiny value bump over the SLT with the powertrain improve from the Graphite Performance Edition bundle.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made as of late, however the 2019 Peugeot 308 happens to be one among them. Like its corporate sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Peugeot 308 provides ruggedness and high towing capacity that only this type of vehicle can deliver. A V8 engine comes customary, and accessible four-wheel drive with low-range gearing gives traction while you need it most.
The 2019 Peugeot 308, however, also has some flaws generally associated with this sort of vehicle. Cargo house isn’t as environment friendly as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, neither is its use of fuel. We’re also not keen on the base V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Go for the bigger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, though, and the 2019 Peugeot 308’s ride and driving expertise start to fall according to more fashionable autos. As a bonus, the 10-speed automatic transmission that comes with the bigger engine can match the freeway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we might recommend checking out the 2019 Peugeot 308’s closest competitor, the lately redesigned Ford Expedition. It’s also a traditional body-on-frame SUV, but it has a better most towing capability and superior cargo area and it is all around a more refined and upscale automobile.
The optionally available Enhanced Driver Alert package deal adds forward collision warning with low-speed automated braking, computerized high beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Comfort bundle provides an influence liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a universal storage door opener.
Some features on higher-trimmed models can be found on supporting models at further price. Optionally available for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering bundle with a unique axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the 2019 Peugeot 308 are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise management with automatic braking, and a rear-seat entertainment system. The 2019 Peugeot 308 also affords power-retractable facet steps.
For 2019, GMC retains the 2019 Peugeot 308 fresh by adding a budget-conscious Standard Edition Value Package deal in addition to a Graphite Edition and Graphite Performance Edition packages to the SLT trim. Different trims include the bottom SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Peugeot 308, which pushes the 2019 Peugeot 308 into the territory of its platform mate, the Cadillac Escalade. The Chevrolet Tahoe rounds out the trio of GM truck-based SUVs and can be had in lengthy wheelbase Suburban form as effectively, often 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.