For those who’re choosing the Peugeot Ion 2020 over the almost an identical Chevy Tahoe, you may as nicely skip right to the Peugeot Ion 2020. You get a significantly better powertrain and extra sophisticated suspension, nicer inside supplies, and all the bells and whistles. It is also solely a tiny value bump over the SLT with the powertrain improve from the Graphite Performance Edition package deal.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made today, but the Peugeot Ion 2020 occurs to be one in every of them. Like its corporate sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the Peugeot Ion 2020 offers ruggedness and excessive towing capacity that solely this sort of vehicle can deliver. A V8 engine comes standard, and obtainable four-wheel drive with low-range gearing gives traction once you want it most.
The Peugeot Ion 2020, nevertheless, also has some flaws generally related to this kind of car. Cargo space is not as efficient as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, neither is its use of gas. We’re also 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 Ion 2020’s journey and driving experience start to fall in step with extra trendy autos. 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 Peugeot Ion 2020’s closest competitor, the not too long ago redesigned Ford Expedition. It’s also a standard body-on-frame SUV, nevertheless it has the next maximum towing capacity and superior cargo area and it is throughout a extra refined and upscale car.
The non-obligatory Enhanced Driver Alert package deal provides forward collision warning with low-speed automatic braking, computerized excessive beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Comfort package adds a power liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a universal garage door opener.
Some options on higher-trimmed fashions are available on supporting models at further price. Non-compulsory 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 Peugeot Ion 2020 are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with automatic braking, and a rear-seat leisure system. The Peugeot Ion 2020 additionally gives power-retractable side steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the Peugeot Ion 2020 recent by including a budget-conscious Standard Version Value Package in addition to a Graphite Version and Graphite Performance Version packages to the SLT trim. Other trims embody the base SLE and the near-luxury Peugeot Ion 2020, which pushes the Peugeot Ion 2020 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 long wheelbase Suburban type as nicely, usually at a slight low cost over the GMC. There are also three new metallic colors accessible for 2019: Darkish Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.