2016 Peugeot 3008 is going to be launched in the market with some new features. The car had been a combination of MPV and SUV hatchback. 500,000 units of the previous model were sold in the Chinese market. This time the 3008 is going to more like an SUV instead of a crossover. This model will be available for sale in Europe and USA. The automakers have carefully chosen the features to make this car different. It is also rumored that hybrid version of this car might also be available.
2016 Peugeot 3008 – Exterior and Interior Design
The front of the 2016 Peugeot 3008 is going to get a bigger change. A premium look will be achieved with LED lights. The past version of the model was not attractive and that’s what the automakers has strived to change. Other improvements have been seen in the features such as improved navigation system with satellite, rear camera, Bluetooth, touch screen in the dashboard and more. These are just a few improvements to name. The car is going to have enough space to adjust 5 passengers and it is a 4 door car. On the inside, the materials used are recycled but they are fine in quality. It is going to be a family oriented car with all the features that will make the drive safe for not just the passengers but also the driver. The interior used is woven textile. Leather is not just used on the seats but on the roof and also the cabin and steering. That means that the car is going to be impressive from the inside.
2016 Peugeot 3008 – Engine and Fuel Economy
Diesel and petrol engine will be under the hood of 2016 Peugeot 3008 and there are possibilities that a hybrid version might also available. The first engine option is the 1.6 liter petrol that is capable of producing 118 to 154 hp. The second engine option is the 2 liter diesel engine that is capable of producing 148 to 161 hp. The car has a pretty good acceleration as it can reach from 0 to 100 km per hour in 13.6 seconds. The car is also fuel efficient as it consumes only 4.9 liters of fuel in just 100 km drive. These engines will come with 6 speed auto gearbox. If hybrid version will be offered, it will come in 1.6 liter petrol combination but it will have 2 electric motors. The front motor will recharge the battery during braking while the rear motor will recharge the battery while the car is in its all-wheel drive. With the 4 wheel drive system, the car’s handling will be improved even on the slippery roads. The car is going to be available in 3 driving modes i.e. ZEV, Race and Road.
2016 Peugeot 3008 – Price and Release Date
The body of the car, the innovative features and the dynamic efficiency all are going to make it a must have SUV. 2016 Peugeot 3008 will be available for sale by the year end of 2015 or by the beginning of 2016. The price of the base model will start from $30,000.