2023 Peugeot 3008
- Generation = 2nd Facelifted
- Expected Launch in Pakistan = 2023
- Expected Price in Pakistan = 60-70 Lac PKR
The French automobile introduced Peugeot 3008 in the year 2008, and its 2nd generation is the latest model currently present in the market was launched in 2016. A new restyled version of the Peugeot 3008 came up in 2020. According to its official website, it’s time for Peugeot 3008 to launch in Pakistan. Many new brands are making their way into Pakistani automobile markets, and despite the pandemic, sales have not slowed down. The CBU of Peugeot 3008 has been imported by Lucky Motors and is in the testing phase. It will be a fantastic addition to compact SUVs here and equipped with up-to-date features. Initially, the petrol variant was imported to Pakistan by Lucky Motors, but Lucky Motors may also introduce the hybrid variant here. The official launch date and the exact price have not been disclosed yet, but some of the features and specs have been shared. People are now excited to see this vehicle on our country’s roads after the massive hype of new brands coming to Pakistan. The Peugeot 3008 will give you a premium feel with a quality ride and luxurious features. Peugeot is a leading company that provides you with the latest safety features to make your ride safe and thrilling.
Trims & Variants:
The Peugeot 3008 available in Australia are in three trim levels: Allure, GT, and GT Sport. The GT Sport is the high-end trim that offers 19-inches alloy wheels, 10 speakers, Nappa leather upholstery, and a panoramic sunroof. Other than this, there are two basic variants of Peugeot 3008 which are Petrol and the hybrid-plug-in variant. The only petrol variant is available in Pakistan, yet the plug-in hybrid is expected to be launched afterward. In addition, the PHEV Peugeot 3008 has two permanent electric motors with two trim levels.
Engine & Power:
The Peugeot 3008 gets its power from a 1.6-liter turbocharged engine that generates a maximum of 162 hp power and 240 Nm of torque. It offers six-speed automatic transmission. It has an updated suspension system with torsion beam suspension at the rear axles and strut-type at the front axles. It provides a four-wheel-drive option in the high-end trims, but the base trims come with a front-wheel-drive. The hybrid version has 1.6 liters petrol engine mated with an electric motor and can produce up to 222 hp and 296 hp of power depending on the model. Both hybrid models use 13.2 kWh of battery to run the electric motors.
Performance & Drive:
The all-new 2022 Peugeot 3008 gives you the freedom to have maximum power without sacrificing the features. The engine delivers enough power to run all four wheels efficiently and make your off-road adventures comfortable and thrilling. The dynamic ability has been improved in Peugeot 3008 because of the EMP2 platform used. The Peugeot’s 3008 performance can be described as efficient, practical, and comfortable. The ride handling is softer than its competitors, and the suspension system is well-tuned to soak all the bumps, giving you a confident feel while driving. The 6-speed automatic transmission is smooth with precise throttle changes. The steering response is fast, and it will overload the suspension when you are a bit abrupt, so keep the pace slower to have a more comfortable and powerful ride. The four-wheel drive will take you through mud and snow with its intelligent traction system that gives power to the front wheels in conditions of low grip. The acceleration of Peugeot 3008 is efficient, and it takes 8 seconds to accelerate from 0 to 62 miles per hour. The mileage of Peugeot 3008 is impressive, and it gives around 15 kilometers per liter in the city and twenty kilometers per liter on the highways. The adaptive cruise control in Peugeot 3008 let you maintain a safe distance from the vehicles by radar assistance and automatically acting on brakes and accelerator. It can also stop the car entirely with an automatic transmission or slow down to 18 miles per hour with a manual gearbox. Other than this, it has a speed limit and signs recognition system that reads the speed limit in a particular area and displays it on the instrument panel so you can adapt your speed accordingly. The lane departure warning system detects broken and solid lines using a camera when the lane is accidentally crossed and warns the driver to correct the lane where there is a risk. A Night Vision system in Peugeot 3008 detects any animal or pedestrian in front of the vehicle at a distance of 200 meters using the front camera, and an automatic emergency braking system applies brakes when required.
Exterior Design & Features:
The Peugeot 3008 has a high-tech design with a powerful front end that perfectly balances distinctive style and boldness. There is a frameless grille on the front with a PEUGEOT logo encrypted beautifully on it, and side scoops are glossy black with a painted bumper. The stylish LED headlamps also have indicators and LED daytime running lights. The elegant chrome wing inserts and stainless steel roof arch give it aggressive look. The nineteen-inch alloy wheels look stunning and enhance the boldness.
Interior Design & Features:
The inside of the Peugeot 3008 is superb with stylish looks. The i-cockpit in Peugeot 3008 is similar to Audi’s virtual cockpit which means you can change the layout and dials as per your choice. The steering wheel is small, and the 12.3-inches cockpit dominates behind the steering wheel. There is another 8-inches touch screen for infotainment compatible with Android Auto and Apple Car Play. The materials used inside the cabin are of excellent quality and give an upmarket feel. Other than this, you can also have satellite navigation, live traffic updates, weather forecasts, and fuel station recommendations. It is a five-seater car with leather-covered seats and gives good visibility to the drivers. The cabin is versatile with plenty of storage space, and you will also get wireless charging points for your Smartphone charging. There is enough passenger room in the back seat with plenty of legroom and headroom so even the taller passengers can ride comfortably. The tailgate is large and has a wide opening. It has a luggage capacity of 591 liters which can be increased by folding the rear seats. The Peugeot 3008 has a towing capacity of 2000 kilograms. It will have a panoramic sunroof that will add fresh air to the cabin and illuminate the inside with nature’s light.
Safety & Features:
The Peugeot 3008 gives you all the latest safety features. Some of the safety features are as follows:
- Anti-Lock Braking System
- Vehicle Stability Management
- Hill-Start Assist
- Emergency Stability Program
- Lane departure warning alarm
- Lane Keeping Assist
- Adaptive cruise control
- Night vision system
- Traction control
- Speed limit and sign recognition system
- Blindspot detection
- Advanced grip control system.