Peugeot 3008 is a compact crossover revealed in the year 2008 and is blend of different body types into one – SUV, MPV and hatchback. On its release, it has got mixed reviews, criticism as well as acceptance. In few countries, people liked it due to its new design, functionality and practical aspects loaded inside. Besides the different engine variants available in the market, it is also available in the Hybrid trim. For Indonesians, it is available in single trim packed in a 1.6-litre engine only.
Peugeot 3008 is fitted with a 1.6-litre EP6CDT Turbo (1598 cc) four-cylinder in-line turbo petrol engine giving maximum power output of 156 hp at 5800 rpm along with the peak torque of 240 Nm at 1400 rpm and is fitted with a six-speed manual transmission. In covering distance of 100km, it takes fuel consumption of 5.8 l/100km in urban driving, 4.4 l/100km in extra urban driving and 4.9 l/100km in combined driving cycle. The top speed of this vehicle is 183 km/h along with the acceleration count of 12.2 seconds to speed up from 0 to 100 km/h.
Peugeot 3008 is a 5-door hatchback crossover which has got reflections of a SUV, MPV and hatchback in bits and pieces in functionality and exterior designing. Complete layout is designed in the overall proportion of 4365mm x 1836mm x 1639mm (L x W x H) along with the wheelbase of 2613mm. The design of the front bonnet and matrix grille on the bumper gives 'sportish' appearance to the vehicle. Double door luggage opening in the top and bottom direction eases lifting up heavy weights in the car without any difficulty. Adding on the sturdiness and ability to withstand rugged surfaces, 17-inch alloy wheels of tyre size 225/50 R17 come as standard.
3008 is luxurious inside, equipped in ergonomically set high-tech instruments, meticulously designed comfort features, panoramic sunroof view and leather covered steering wheel & seats. Simultaneously, also takes care of your entertainment, therefore it comes packed in Aux audio connector, Bluetooth phone and audio connector, RD4/MP3 and CD audio system. To facilitate charging of various electronics, 12V socket is provided in front, rear and luggage cabin. In addition, it also offers 512-litres of three-level boot count space to laden your cargo which is expandable upto 1064-litres on rear seat folding. Thus, 3008 is a multi-task adapting vehicle.
Safety comes first in the Peugeot 3008, equipped with 6 airbag systems: two front airbags, two side and two curtain airbags. Electronic Parking Brake activates automatically as soon the machine turns on and the clutch pedal is pressed, and works efficiently in harmony with independent McPherson built-in coil springs & integrated hydraulic shock absorber front suspension and independent trailed arm, transverse torsion bar, active roll control hydraulic shock rear suspension. In addition, braking system has got further support of ABS with EBD, EBA, ESP, ventilated front disc brakes & disc with diagonal circuit rear brakes. Other safety features loaded in this car are innovative alert system- Distance Alert via Head-Up Display, cruise control, shatterproof windows and much more.
Peugeot 3008 comes in as a very practical compact crossover that scores high on looks as well. The hybrid variant takes care of environment and efficiency as well.