The Peugeot 2008 is a subcompact crossover SUV that offers a sleek design, a spacious interior, and a range of efficient engines. The new generation of the Peugeot 2008, which was launched in 2019, has been updated with new features and technologies to make it more attractive and competitive in the European market. The 2008 is available in both petrol and electric versions, giving customers the choice of the powertrain that suits their needs and preferences.
Design and features
The Peugeot 2008 has a distinctive and dynamic appearance, with a muscular body, a sharp front end, and a signature LED lighting signature. The 2008 also features the brand’s new logo, inspired by the lion emblem that Peugeot has used since 1850. The Peugeot logo is integrated into the front grille with a three-dimensional effect and chrome frame. The Peugeot 2008 also has a large panoramic sunroof, roof rails, and 18-inch alloy wheels, enhancing its sporty and adventurous character.
The interior of the Peugeot 2008 is spacious and comfortable, with a boot capacity of 434 liters, which can be expanded to 1,467 liters by folding the rear seats. The 2008 also has a modular floor that can be adjusted to create different loading configurations. The cabin is equipped with the latest version of the Peugeot i-Cockpit, which consists of a compact steering wheel, a 10-inch digital instrument cluster, and a 10-inch touchscreen infotainment system. The i-Cockpit also features a 3D effect that creates different layers of information for the driver. The infotainment system supports Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, as well as wireless charging and navigation. The 2008 also has a range of driver assistance systems, such as adaptive cruise control, lane keeping assist, blind spot monitoring, parking assist, and emergency braking.
Engines and performance
The Peugeot 2008 offers a variety of petrol and diesel engines, as well as an electric option. The petrol engines are based on the PureTech technology, which combines turbocharging, direct injection, and variable valve timing to optimize performance and efficiency. The petrol engines are available in three power outputs: 99 hp, 128 hp, and 153 hp. The diesel engine is based on the BlueHDi technology, which uses selective catalytic reduction and particulate filter to reduce emissions. The diesel engine has a power output of 99 hp. All engines are paired with either a six-speed manual or an eight-speed automatic transmission.
The electric version of the Peugeot 2008 is called the Peugeot e-2008, and it uses a 50 kWh battery pack and a 136 hp electric motor. The e-2008 can accelerate from 0 to 62 mph in 9 seconds and has a top speed of 93 mph. The Peugeot e-2008 has a range of up to 206 miles on a single charge, according to the WLTP cycle. The e-2008 can be charged using different methods, such as a standard domestic socket, a wallbox, or a public fast charger. The Peugeot e-2008 also has three driving modes: Eco, Normal, and Sport, which adjust the power delivery and energy consumption according to the driving situation.