Peugeot 3008 2016: the keys of radical change

The new Peugeot 3008 has just been introduced. The second generation of this vehicle takes a whole different way in which the families have other technology needs but still requiring a huge interior space for the enjoyment of all members. We summarize the five key points of the new generation 3008.

New concept: C-SUV

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The Peugeot 3008, a second generation adapts to the new era by changing its philosophy. The vehicle mpv family is now integrated into the territory C SUV, the type of body that is not to accumulate acceptance among the customers who are looking for a new vehicle within the C-segment for compact vehicles.

This results in a great radical change in its appearance highlighting the new hood is long and flat, ending in front by a vertical, a powerful shoulder line marking the wheel arches of both axes to win in musculature, protections extra in the lower area of the vehicle (including bumpers, sideskirts and wheel arches), high ground clearance, wheels higher profile and bar on the roof.

his design, not missing the three claws in their optical later, now integrated into a surface look glazed in the color black, which, alongside the C-pillar, emphasizes the recurring style of floating roof. The front is easily recognisable as a Peugeot from the last generation thanks to the signature of the light and the grill with the lion in the center.

Peugeot i-Cockpit

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the interior of The new Peugeot 3008 is spectacular in its design and quality that we can perceive through the official images, however the major attraction of the interior is without doubt the new dashboard that the signature of the lion has baptized Peugeot i-Cockpit.

this Is a high resolution digital display installed in the place of the scorecard conventional, in the purest style of the Audi Virtual Cockpit. In it we will see dynamically all the information quickly and easily, including that relating to the navigation system so that you can remain to be our route, while the center console display is showing other information.

Technology on board, and for the safety

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To be the newest model of Peugeot you need to mount all of the latest technology at the service of its occupants. The above-mentioned digital dashboard is a display that gives another step towards the digital age in the vehicles, but what we cannot miss in a vehicle, especially when it is family, are his great gifts of connectivity.

The Peugeot 3008 2016 possesses the functions of Mirror Link, the integration with devices Apple and Android to use the app on these devices from the vehicle, and the possibility of to control them via voice, battery charging induction to smartphones compatible with the Qi standard and 3D navigation connected. In addition, with the package Peugeot Connect we will add more possibilities to our browser, eCall emergency call and telematics services.

Nor do we forget his extensive list of aid advanced driving:

  • emergency Braking active and alert distance.
  • Alert-lane change.
  • Alert driver’s attention.
  • adaptive Headlights with automatic high beam lights.
  • the Recognition of speed limit signs with recommendation.
  • adaptive cruise Control, with function of auto stop with auto changeover.
  • Monitor dead angle.
  • Visio Park: Camera 360 ° and parking sensors.

Engines and efficiency

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The efficiency of the new Peugeot 3008 has several factors, among them we find with a vehicle that weighs 100 Kg less than its predecessor, offers a reduced coefficient of aerodynamic resistance leader in its segment and mounted tires up to 19 inches specially designed to reduce the consumption.

But without a doubt, the efficiency is given by its engines euro 6 in both petrol as well as diesel that promise good benefits in exchange for a reduced consumption of fuel and value of emission. The engine range is composed by the blocks PureTech petrol and BlueHDi in the range diesel, all of them with system Start&Stop series:

  • 1.2 L PureTech 130 S&S 6SMT
  • 1.2 L PureTech 130 S&S 6v Auto
  • 1.6 L PureTech 165 S&S 6v Auto
  • 1.6 L BlueHDi 100 S&S BVM5
  • 1.6 L BlueHDi 120 S&S 6SMT
  • 1.6 L BlueHDi 120 S&S 6v Auto
  • 2.0 L BlueHDi 150 S&S 6SMT
  • 2.0 L BlueHDi 180 S&S 6v Car.

More off-road than ever

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The new Peugeot 3008 is a SUV that does not possess four-wheel drive for the moment, to not be the launch of a hybrid version of all-wheel-drive as in the Peugeot 508, but if equipped with the latest version of the Advanced Grip Control.

The system improves significantly the grip of the vehicle on land off the tarmac, has five levels of functioning: Normal, Snow, Mud, Sand and ESP OFF that can be selected from the central console, in addition the vehicle can be equipped tire specific 18-inch M+S for a to achieve a configuration suitable for the areas off-road. Also incorporates a wizard descent, Hill Assist Descent Control (HADC), which will help us to control the vehicle when there is a strong descent.