There is no doubt in the fact that the demand for SUV models is escalating throughout the world. People want them because they are affordable. They are more famous among the European buyers. The French company has realized this need and hence it is working on creating the new generation Peugeot 5008. This SUV was originally designed for the Chinese market. The company managed to sell 50,000 units there. Now, the automakers have plans of providing diesel option with the petrol engine. It also said that the hybrid version might also be available to make the model more competitive. It will now be offered in the American and European market. 2016 Peugeot 5008 is going to be available with some changes in the features and design and for that the audience surely will agree to pay more.
2016 Peugeot 5008: Redesign Exterior and Interior
2016 Peugeot 5008 is going to get some unheard characteristics. It is going to be a family car that can accommodate 7 passengers. There are 3 seats in the back and two rows of seats. These rows are suitable for children only. Interiors of the car have been improved too. Some advanced features have been used along with the standard features. Power windows and steering, bi-zone air conditioning, leather telescopic steering, front and rear fog lamps, heated seats and mirrors, tinted windows, parking sensors are some of the standard features to name. The advance features include sunshade curtains, foldable mirrors, panoramic roof, automatic head lamps, tinted windows, distance measurement, etc. Improved safety features os 2016 Peugeot 5008 are there too which include airbags, sensor seatbelts, ABS brakers, ESP, ASR, EBD and EBA and more.
The space utilization in the car is quite fine. The car’s bonnet is 4.5 meters in length. The base of each row can be filliped and you can convert it into backrest. The middle row can be expanded as well and possibly enough space can be created. A long area can be created by folding the front passenger seat backrest flat. That means there is going to be enough cargo space. Most of the interior designs have been inspired by the 3008 which is half SUV and half MPV. The car weighs 1568 kg. It will be available in front wheel drive system.
2016 Peugeot 5008: Engine Specs
2016 Peugeot 5008 is going to be equipped with 17 inch alloy wheels. There isn’t much information about the engine yet. It is heard that the car will be equipped with 1.6 liter turbocharged petrol engine. It will be capable of producing 115 kW power. It will be capable of producing 240 Nm torque. It might also come with 2 liter diesel engine but nothing is official yet. The engine is small so the quality of the ride might be influenced by it. It will come with 6 speed auto gearbox.
2016 Peugeot 5008: Release Date and Price
The 2016 Peugeot 5008 will be available for sale this year but the exact date is unknown. The base price for this SUV will start from $ 50 000 but it might go up as well. Fans will have to wait till more information is released.