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post #1 of 7 Old 04-14-2019, 12:38 AM Thread Starter
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Tough decision!

Hi All,

I am new to the forum and have decided to purchase a 2019 F-pace. I would like some opinions because I have a tough decision at hand. My options are as follows based on a local dealer:
-25T Prestige with Park package, Drive package and 360 degree camera or
-30T Prestige with Drive package and technology package (~2K more than the 25T)

Ideally I would love to have one with both the Park package and technology package but unfortunately they don't have that config. My question is as owners of the F-pace if you had a choice between the Park package and Technology Package which would you choose?

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post #2 of 7 Old 04-14-2019, 07:39 AM
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The 30T. You’re just looking for back-up so you can justify spending the extra $2K ;-). Bigger engine, and the better sound system (W/ CD/DVD) is worth it. The only reasons to get the 20T would be the $, and that you really would use the park assistance a lot and need to buy now. I’d rarely use the parking. You could just hold off until you can get both, or order what you want.

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Another vote for 30T. I've been driving mine for a full year, and just had a 25T service loaner. The power difference was noticeable -- more lag, more shifting, less fun.

Forget the tech features as the decider, get the extra HP.

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where are you located? you may be able to find some amazing deals if you can cast your net wider. there was a $2500 cash rebate last month on all F-Paces, it's down to $1000 now but as 2020s start showing up you'll see some better deals on 19s, maybe even on a S with all the options. 0% APR seems to be every month.
I was ready to fly down to Florida to buy until my local dealer price matched their offer on a similar build; it saved me about $2500 off of their "final" price without that hard quote.

but between those 2 I'd definitely say 30T and spend some time practicing your parallel parking, that would be 90% of the reason to get the park package. not to scrape the rims. the cameras are nice, but the park assist never seemed to work when I tried it so I park myself anyways.

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I've driven there 25T and I thought it had good pickup but it was a little laggy off the line. Taking what Hoopics says, I would always go for the slightly more potent engine so you could avoid that lag. Especially if it is truly only 2k difference.

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Thank you all for your feedback! Very much appreciated!
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Find another dealer with the car you want.

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