Peugeot revealed the first photos and details of their new SUV, the 3008, ahead of the car’s official debut at the Paris Motor Show later this year. Pitched as the “most advanced vehicle offered by the Brand to date,” Peugeot 3008 is designed to be at the top of the crossover game.
That means the car is compact on the outside, but pretty spacious inside, offering a luggage capacity of 520 liters and considerably more space for the rear passengers compared to the previous generation. Peugeot 3008 also benefits from the latest generation of the firm’s celebrated i-Cockpit cabin with two “environment ambiances” including ‘Boost’ focused on an energised driving experience and a ‘Relax’ mood for a more relaxed driving environment.
Being French, the 3008 comes with, as part of the i-Cockpit malarkey, with a fragrance diffuser, multi-point massage embedded in the seats, variable intensity for ambient lighting and the colour screens, and various musical ambiance settings. The fragrances include ‘Cosmic Leather’, ‘Aerodrive’, and ‘Harmony Wood’. Other highlights of the cabin include 2/3 – 1/3 ‘Magic Flat’ seats for a flat floor and a top-notch infotainment with features such as 3D connected navigation and wireless phone charging.
As for the technicalities, the new Peugeot 3008 is on average a 100kg lighter than its predecessor and baosts a range of fuel efficient Euro6.1 petrol and diesel engines. The most notable units are the 1.2L PureTech 130 PS and the 1.6L THP 165 PS from the petrol range and 2.0L BlueHDi (120 and 150 PS) and 2.0L BlueHDi 180 PS from the diesels.