If you happen to’re opting for the Peugeot Dakar 2019 over the nearly similar Chevy Tahoe, you might as effectively skip right to the Peugeot Dakar 2019. You get a much better powertrain and extra subtle suspension, nicer interior materials, and all of the bells and whistles. It’s also only a tiny value bump over the SLT with the powertrain upgrade from the Graphite Performance Edition bundle.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made lately, however the Peugeot Dakar 2019 occurs to be one among them. Like its corporate sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the Peugeot Dakar 2019 provides ruggedness and high towing capability that solely this kind of vehicle can ship. A V8 engine comes standard, and obtainable four-wheel drive with low-range gearing gives traction once you want it most.
The Peugeot Dakar 2019, nevertheless, also has some flaws generally related to this kind of car. Cargo space is not as environment friendly as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, neither is its use of fuel. We’re additionally not keen on the base V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Go for the larger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, though, and the Peugeot Dakar 2019’s trip and driving expertise start to fall in keeping with extra modern vehicles. As a bonus, the 10-speed automated transmission that comes with the larger engine can match the highway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we might suggest trying out the Peugeot Dakar 2019’s closest competitor, the recently redesigned Ford Expedition. It’s also a traditional body-on-frame SUV, nevertheless it has the next maximum towing capability and superior cargo house and it’s throughout a extra refined and upscale car.
The non-obligatory Enhanced Driver Alert bundle provides ahead collision warning with low-speed automatic braking, automatic excessive 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 fashions can be found on supporting fashions at further value. Optional for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering package deal with a singular axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the Peugeot Dakar 2019 are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with computerized braking, and a rear-seat entertainment system. The Peugeot Dakar 2019 additionally provides power-retractable facet steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the Peugeot Dakar 2019 fresh by adding a budget-conscious Commonplace Version Worth Package deal 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 Peugeot Dakar 2019, which pushes the Peugeot Dakar 2019 into the territory of its platform mate, the Cadillac Escalade. The Chevrolet Tahoe rounds out the trio of GM truck-based SUVs and could be had in lengthy wheelbase Suburban kind as effectively, often at a slight discount over the GMC. There are also three new metallic colors accessible for 2019: Dark Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.