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Following the recent announcement of Peugeot 3008 SUV, Nasim has sped up the introduction of its updated variants to add to the line-up of impressive vehicles. The 2014 Peugeot 5008 gets a timely update from the previous MPV.

The 2014 Peugeot 5008 MPV was unveiled at its brand new dealership at the capital city of Southern State of Johor, Johor Bahru. Peugeot JB (Johor Bahru) is the third dealership launched by Nasim this year and is among five Peugeot outlets in the state of Johor.

Peugeot Johor Bahru is part of the Nasim’s dealership expansion plans

The Peugeot JB, operated by Eurofrance, comprises of a 14,800 square-foot facility and is a bona fide 3S center to serve these relevant communities: the capital city, Taman Pelangi, Danga Bay, Kempas, Tampoi, Bandar Baru Uda, Majidee, Skudai and Damansara Aliff. Having absorbed an investment of RM6 million, the Peugeot JB 3S center is one of the largest dealerships in the Malaysian southern State. As a full-fledged Peugeot dealership, the JB 3S Center offers a complete range of Peugeot variants, plus all the customary customer amenities such as lounges, Wi-Fi access, a Peugeot merchandise kiosk, along with eight service bays that could take up to 21 cars on a daily basis.

Star of the Peugeot JB dealership was none other than the 5008 MPV; the latest variant to inherit the Lion marque’s new identity or interface. The premium 7-seater MPV by Peugeot comes equipped with dynamic Bi-xenon advanced lighting system with auto leveling to aid night time driving and promote safety. Furthermore, the included innovative color Head-up display offers the driver instant readout of speeds and cruise control information. For added comfort, the adjustable 8-way electric driver seat offers the driver an effective driving posture, with diverse customized positions.

Driver’s assistance program for the Peugeot 5008 MPV is spearheaded by the Peugeot Park Assist with front and rear audio and visual assistance, along with the ASM (Available Space Measurement). The program, also valid for the 3008 SUV, makes parking a breeze. To further assist the driver, an integrated 7-inch retractable color screen with reverse camera and navigation is readily available. Rear occupants, too, get comprehensive entertainment on distant journeys thanks to the integrated multimedia system that has two 7-inch LCD screens planted on the front seats’ headrests. There are even RCA input connectors for corresponding attachments and a couple of Bluetooth headphones for good measures, too.

As with most Peugeot variants, the 5008 comes with the panoramic roof and electronically retractable blind for the purpose of creating a unique visual experience and sense of space. For storage purposes, the 5008 MPV doesn’t disappoint as multiple compartments are available; including a boot space of up to 2,056 liters, with the rear seats (2nd and 3rd rows) folded down.

In the engine department, the latest MPV is powered by a 1.6-liter twin-scroll THP VVT that delivers 165 PS @ 6000rpm and 240 Nm @ 1400rpm – 4250rpm of torque. Comprehensive safety is offered on the 5008 MPV, featuring 6 airbags, ESP (Electronic Stability Program), ASR (Anti-Skid Regulator), DSC (Dynamic Stability Control) and Hill Start Assist, as well as ISOFIX.

Peugeot 5008 MPV: the Multi-purpose vehicle with an attitude

The Peugeot 5008 MPV is available in 5 exciting colors; Rich Oak, Bourrasque Blue, Artense Grey, Pearl White and Shark Grey, at an on-the-road price with insurance price of RM 159,888.00; plus 5-year unlimited warranty and Nasim’s 24-hour Peugeot Assistance service, along with complimentary access to the Peugeot Lounge at Subang Airport and a Peugeot Privilege membership.