The Peugeot 3008 is reinvented and happens to be a minivan with certain aspirations of crossover to be, definitely an SUV, putting a nail more in the coffin of suvs, a path also followed by Renault with the Renault Espace and in some way also with the Reanult Scénic. Time to find out all the details of the new SUV of medium size Peugeot, of the alternative, now more evident, the Nissan Qashqai, the Hyundai Tucson, the SEAT Ateca and company, what has changed in your design?Why is it so important to your interior?What about your engines? Time to discover the new SUV of Peugeot.
His design: he was born a SUV
If something characterized the previous Peugeot 3008 (see the proof of the previous Peugeot 3008) were its rounded shapes, the volumes of their wheel arches and yes, that touch of crossover. Now it is completely a SUV and by the way his strokes have gone from being round to be framed in straight lines, such as those that define your side or the hood.
Highlight their optical rear, located either above, include those accents with a metallic finish, front guard and yes, that finish bittern between the roof, between the top and the rest of the body, a strategy that has already worked, aesthetically, very well to other models such as the Renault Capture or the Range Rover Evoque.
of course does not lack in this combined aesthetic lenses front with the design seen in the latest models of the brand, such as the Peugeot 2008.
In figures the new Peugeot 3008 account with a length of 4.45 meters, a width of 1.84 meters, a height of 1.62 meters and a wheelbase of 2.675 mm. It is longer and has a longer wheelbase, translating this into an improvement of the dimensions of internal, of its interior space.
we must Also bear in mind that ground clearance is 220 mm, and that his trunk has a load capacity of 520 liters, which puts this generation is about 90 litres over the previous Peugeot 3008. Folding the seats, the Peugeot 3008 can reach up to 1.580 liters of capacity of shit.
Under your skin: the platform EMP2
This whole aesthetic is built around the platform EMP2, the modular structure of PSA, which also gives way to the Peugeot 308. In his constitution we find steels of high elastic limit, aluminium components and thermoplastics (floor of the trunk for example) by promising a weight reduction of on average about 100 kg
What will be the engines of the Peugeot 3008?
range of engines of the Peugeot 3008 2016 will be articulated by now around two options petrol and five options diesel:
1.6 BlueHDI 100 hp – change manual 5-speed
1.6 BlueHDI 120 horses – shift manual 6-speed and automatic 6-speed
2.0 BlueHDI 150 hp – shift manual 6-speed
2.0 BlueHDI 180 horses – auto shift 6-speed.
1.2 PureTech 130 horses – change manual 5-speed and automatic 6-speed
1.6 THP 165 horses – auto shift 6-speed
the interior of The new Peugeot 3008: the new i-Cockpit Amplify
in Addition to the important change of direction, positioning itself as an SUV, we find a important evolution inside. An evolution that leaves us with the second generation of the Peugeot i-Cockpit, now with the surname Amplify.
This interior was already advanced (see the advancement of the interior of the Peugeot 3008) and stands out both for its technology as for its design (we will need to submit it to the test to see if it also meets in livability and quality of finishes).
Highlights his fully digital instrumentation, well framed in the dashboard and the screen on a central console with a special keypad. It is also really striking the gear lever.
The driving position is well separated by a apply chrome and it is worth noting the presence of your steering wheel, flattened at the top and bottom and with a design quite distinct from what we find in other brands.
As a curiosity it is worth mentioning also a dispenser of fragrances.
Systems of driving assistance:
finally it should be noted that between its endowment of elements of security we find a system alert distance by the risk of collision, the braking system active automatic, the warning of lane change (with function to keep us within our lane with small corrections in the steering wheel), alert fatigue, light automatic, detector limits of speed with reader signals, adaptive cruise control, system of control of dead angle (works with the warning system for lane departure, and if it detects a strike imminent corrects our address), system cameras up to 360 ° and active assistance when parking.