Peugeot tells us its eagerly awaited new Peugeot 3008 is now available to order, with first vehicles due to arrive here by early February 2017.
Featuring the latest-generation Peugeot iCockpit with digital instrumentation as standard across the range, Peugeot boasts that the new Peugeot 3008 SUV is a sophisticated and stylish vehicle that combines efficiency and high-levels of safety and technological equipment. The range starts from €25,995 plus delivery related charges for the entry level model, the Access 1.2 130bhp PureTech petrol version. The entry level diesel model is the 3008 Access1,6 BlueHDi 100bhp S&S (103g/CO2 ) at €26,515.
With a choice of five trim levels, to include Access, Active, Allure, GT Line and GT versions, a wide range of both petrol and diesel engines is available. The 1.2-litre PureTech 130bhp turbo petrol engine, with CO2 emissions from just 117g/km, was voted International Engine of the Year in its category for the second-year running, earlier in 2016. This engine is available with a 6-speed manual gearbox or with Peugeot’s latest generation EAT6 6-speed automatic transmission. The 1.6 THP petrol 165bhp BVA automatic has emissions from 129g/CO2.
Four BlueHDi diesel engines are available, trim dependent, with CO2 emissions from 103g/km, and power ranging between 100, 120, 150 and 180bhp. The 2.0 litre BlueHDi 150bhp version is matched to a 6-speed manual gearbox, whilst the 1.6 BlueHDi 120bhp version is available with a choice of a six-speed manual or a six-speed EAT6 automatic gearbox. The range-topping GT version comes equipped as standard with a refined 2.0 litre BlueHDi diesel 180bhp six-speed automatic.
Standard features on level one Access models include the revolutionary Peugeot iCockpit interior comprising a compact steering wheel, a configurable 12.3" head-up digital instrument panel, an 8” capacitive touchscreen, multifunction steering wheel, Bluetooth, USB connectivity and 3 x 12V sockets.
Boasting a five-star Euro NCAP safety rating, the new 3008 SUV range includes a host of safety equipment ordinarily only available on top-of-the-range models, from level one; electronic stability programme, six airbags, cruise control with speed limiter, speed Limit information with intelligent speed adaptation, driver attention alert level one, and lane departure warning feature as standard from Access versions.
Other standard features on Access models include 17” steel wheels, a spare wheel, remote control central locking with dead-locking, one-touch electric front and rear windows with pinch protection, central front armrest with butterfly-wing opening and illuminated chiller compartment, front central console with two illuminated cup-holders, rear armrest with ski flap and two cup-holders, two-position boot floor, and 1/3–2/3 Magic Flat folding rear seats with controls accessible from the boot,
There are also three seats with Isofix child fittings in the front passenger and outer rear seats, child safety locks, tinted rear side windows, tinted rear tailgate, electric and heated door mirrors with LED side indicators, rear LED Peugeot signature 'claw effect' lights (with daylight function ), semi-automatic air-conditioning with sensitive controls, and driver/passenger seat height adjustment.