Peugeot renews its segment-leading 3008 SUV and 2017 Car of the Year

Peugeot renews its segment-leading 3008 SUV and 2017 Car of the Year
Peugeot renews its segment-leading 3008 SUV and 2017 Car of the Year

Peugeot renews the most popular C SUV in Italy: Peugeot 3008. Launched in 2016, 3008 can count over 800,000 units produced and 100,000 units sold in our country. The C SUV updates in the wake of strategy Power of choice of the French House.

Peugeot 3008, winner of the ‘Car of the Year’ award in 2017, is now available in 3 trim levels. Each can be customized with pack specific. Among the cornerstones of the C SUV of the Lion there is undoubtedly the style, characterized by a unreleased front with a bezel-less bezel. In this way the checkerboard details are extended to the new LED headlights.

The cockpit houses the famous i-Cockpit with ‘piano’ keys, more comfortable for navigating the menu. In place of the analogue instrument cluster, there is a digital screen from 12.3 in. From the point of view of on-board technology, the latest generation of Peugeot 3008 introduces a series of ADAS that take autonomous driving to the second level. Finally the engines are all Euro 6D, in both Hybrid and Hybrid4 versions.

The less powerful version has 225 front-wheel drive horsepower. The 4 × 4 instead reaches 300 hp. Regarding zero-emission driving, the 3008 has a range of approx 59 km, while the battery has a capacity of 13,2 kWh. Charging takes place from a 3.7 kW (standard) or 7.4 kW (optional) charger.

Moving on to traditional engines, the range diesel offers the 130 HP 1.5 BlueHDi engine and the 180 HP 2.0 BlueHDi engine. Side petrol, on the other hand, we find the 1.2 PureTech 3-cylinder 130 HP unit or the 1.6 PureTech 180 HP unit. In short, the Leone brand guarantees a complete offer, in such a way as to allow customers to choose the type of power supply that best suits their needs, as is the case in the Power of Choice strategy of the historic Sochaux company.

Peugeot 3008 is the C SUV born in 2016, best-selling in Italy and Car of the Year 2017

Even in 2021, despite the general crisis in the automotive sector, Peugeot 3008 remained on the podium of the segment C SUV in Italy. Its market share is 8.5%. Prices start at 29.000 euro for PureTech petrol engines, while they rise to 31,000 euros for BlueHDi Diesel engines. Lastly, the plug-in Hybrid units reach 44,680 euros.

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