In years passed by, in the event you needed a spacious household automobile with good baggage area and lived in Europe, you’d in all probability go for an property. Oh, how issues have modified.
Burgeoning demand for crossovers and SUVs has killed off many estates, which raises the query if there’s nonetheless a spot for them within the fashionable world. To discover out, Autogefühl not too long ago examined out a Peugeot 508 SW and in contrast it with a DS7 Crossback, an SUV that customers could think about over the Peugeot.
As the Peugeot 508 SW and DS7 Crossback each come from the PSA Group, they share plenty of elements. The 508 SW examined was fitted with a plug-in hybrid powertrain consisting of a 1.6-liter turbocharged four-cylinder and an electrical motor for a complete of 225 hp that’s directed to the entrance wheels. The DS7 Crossback may be bought with the identical powertrain and front-wheel drive setup, however the one featured combines the 1.6-liter turbo hybrid setup with an extra electrical motor on the rear axle, making for a complete of 300 hp and all-wheel drive.
When specced with the usual 1.6-liter turbo hybrid, the 2 are priced just about the identical, making for fairly an fascinating comparability.
We occur to suppose that each the Peugeot 508 SW and DS7 Crossback have very interesting designs and arguably look higher than their German rivals. It is an analogous story within the cabin the place the 2 have very putting and crowd pleasing interiors.
Now, in the event you’re available in the market for a spacious and sensible household automobile, do you have to go for the default possibility, which at the moment is DS’ SUV, or go for Peugeot’s property? Watching the next video would possibly assist make that call simpler.