The Peugeot 2008 is offered in Access, Active and Allure levels, as well as the top-of-the-range GT Line. This desirable trim level is already a very popular choice on key Peugeot models: 208, 308 and 508, which adds a sporty and chic theme with a red/black color theme. The design features the codes of the segment, with added power and robustness. The wheel arch extensions, new vertical front grille and scuff plates protect the bodywork and the occupants. Meantime, the wave roof and roof bars, the rear door moulding and the spoiler are the appealing characteristics of the Urban SUV.
In addition, black and chrome headlights and 3D claws illustrate the embedded technology from the outside. Inside, the lighting highlights the luxury of the materials and attention to detail which is apparent in every item. The new GT Line trim adds a sporty and chic theme to the red/black spirit. This trim, common to the entire range, is consistent with the marque’s upgrading strategy.
Interior-wise, the 2008 SUV offers appealing and unique sensations of control, thanks to its patented Peugeot i-Cockpit; a unique to the Lion marque that embodies the driving characteristics of the Urban SUV. Furthermore, the lighting highlights the luxury of the materials and attention to detail which is apparent in every item. The modular back seats means the boot volume can vary from 410 to 1400 liters, when the seats are folded down.
The Peugeot 2008 compact SUV is equipped with Mirror Screen, based on MirrorLink and Apple Carplay, along with the reversing camera, Active City Brake and Park Assist; a rarity in this segment.
New for the year include the Grip Control, an adapted traction system, which gives the 2008 its versatility on all types of terrain. It is combined with Mud & Snow (all-Season) certified winter tyres. The Grip Control, an adapted traction system, is available in the petrol and diesel version, in manual or automatic.
An unparalleled dynamic performance is apparent in all versions. The Euro6 engines, which comprise of four versions, ensure high-level driving pleasure while remaining fuel efficient. The four engine versions, supposedly Best-in-Class in their segment, include the 1.2L PureTech 130 S&S 6-speed manual gearbox. Other engine options comprise of Euro 6 PureTech and BlueHDi engines, in manual and automatic. Offering power ratings of 82 to 130hp, its CO2 emissions are restricted to 90 to 114g/km. The BlueHDi engines comply with the Euro6 standard through the exclusive combination of the SCR technology and the additivated DPF.
The Peugeot 2008: A desirable urban traveler since 2013
The Peugeot 2008 makes urban travel easier. The Active City Brake technology reduces the severity of accidents and even helps avoid them altogether. The reversing camera shows the vehicle’s dimensions on the screen to facilitate manoeuvring.
The 2008 entered the ring in 2013 with strong arguments. The customers particularly appreciated its elegance and dynamic performance. It has enjoyed continuous growth in sales volumes, with production over 500,000 units worldwide.