The facelifted Peugeot 3008 is an impressive offering with new features.
It's a popular choice among SUV lovers, and there's a lot to like about the new Peugeot 3008.
The new model features more technology, some styling tweaks and it's certainly an improved offering.
Indeed, many of its rivals will be taking a close look at the new Peugeot because it underpins what most crossover buyers are looking for.
The exterior’s chunky look remains the same and Peugeot has added a new frameless front grille and new headlights.
The mechanical revisions to the Peugeot 3008 are fairly minor, but the interior and equipment list has been significantly revamped.
There are two new paint colours to choose from and a ‘black pack’ that brings a darker finish to the car’s interior detail.
Inside the stylish cabin, there's a new 12.3-inch digital instrument panel and it's really an impressive offering. It easier and clearer to read thanks to darker blacks and better contrast.
The 10-inch central touchscreen also has a higher definition and several ‘piano key’ buttons underneath.
There are also two USB sockets and wireless smartphone charging.
Among the cabin upgrades for the Peugeot 3008 are Nappa leather upholstery in two colours, a frameless rearview mirror, Alcantara lining and also a dark limewood finish.
The line-up includes petrol and diesel engines plus plug-in hybrids - a fully electric 3008 could be offered in the future.
Of the engines, drivers get to choose from a 1.6-litre PureTech petrol unit delivering 197 bhp, and two electric motors on each axle for a combined power output of 296bhp.
This is the Hybrid4 offering, and its CO2 emissions are an impressive 29gh/km with a pure-electric range of 37 miles.
Whether you buy or lease the Peugeot 3008, the Hybrid4 offers an impressive car.
There's also the hybrid offering for two-wheel drive with a combined power output of 222 bhp with emissions of 30g/km and 35 miles of electric driving.
Peugeot also offers the three-cylinder 1.2-litre PureTech petrol unit producing 128 bhp, alongside a 1.6-litre unit delivering 178 bhp. There's also one diesel, a 1.5-litre engine producing 128 bhp.
The entry-level model features a six-speed manual gearbox or the firm's impressive eight-speed automatic transmission which is standard on all other models.
The new Peugeot 3008 will reach our showrooms later this year for orders to be taken and deliveries will begin early in 2021.
Peugeot is not revealing details of the prices just yet, but they are likely to match the current starting price of around £26,000.
Green Cars’ is the term used for zero, low and ultra-low emission vehicles (ULEVs) - with pressure being applied to lower global emission levels, the need for “eco-friendly” vehicles is on the rise. Many countries now have plans in place to abolish the use of combustion engines before the turn of the century and so more and more vehicles we see on the roads will be Electric, hybrid or very low emission petrol and diesels.
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