Peugeot 3008 is a
compact crossover SUV
that has been manufactured by the French automobile manufacturer since 2008. It was first presented to the public in 2008 and then later in 2010.
Peugeot 3008 received the Car of the Year award for 2010 by
magazine. Its hybrid version was launched in 2012 and became the world's first mass-production diesel-electric hybrid vehicle.
of Peugeot 3008 was introduced in 2016. It featured several upgrades in its design and interior. The exterior shared similarities with SUVs in the C segment while it also included Peugeot’s i-Cockpit. In addition, there was an eight-inch touch screen on the center console, a 12.3-inch heads-up display, and a small steering wheel.
In 2020, Peugeot introduced a
for the Peugeot 3008. The interior of the vehicle has been refreshed with an enlarged touchscreen and revised rear lighting, as well as a new front-end styling.
The Peugeot 3008 2020 facelift flaunts a bold and modern exterior with a sleek and high-tech design. The front end houses a
with gloss black side scoops and a lower bumper trim which give it a seamless and powerful look. The
full LED headlamps
with SDL function are coupled with hook-shaped
LED daytime running lights
The rear end houses
3-D lion claw-shaped full LED rear lights
. The lights have a smoked glass lens which gives it a sporty look. The rear exterior consists of a slanted rear window with a purposeful spoiler as well as a
Peugeot 3008 also comes with a panoramic
and 19-inch black diamond-cut alloy wheels for better stability.
The interior of the Peugeot 3008 consists of 5 Alcantara wrapped seats with black Half leather-effect trims. The dashboard looks spectacular with a blend of proportionate shapes and colors. Every fitting is of high quality which is why the interior of Peugeot 3008 is so popular.
comes with a digital instrument panel in a high quality display. Other than that, a
10-inch capacitive floating touchscreen
display provides access to multimedia options,
climate control options
, and satellite navigation. It also supports Apple CarPlay and Android Auto which can be used to access the mirror screen function which connects the touchscreen with any smartphone in the vehicle.
There is a
wireless charging option
for front-seat passengers as well as
two USB ports
in the back for rear passengers. The audio quality of the new Peugeot 3008 is impeccable with
, a subwoofer, and 12 amplifiers situated throughout the vehicle.
The Peugeot signature small steering wheel comes with
steering control switches
for better access to all options. Moreover, the rest of the interior features
. 6 airbags are available in the vehicle for maximum safety.
Adaptive cruise control
in Peugeot 3008 helps provide a smooth driving experience. Advanced features like
Extended Road Sign Recognition
and Lane Keep Assist ensure a safe ride.
Hill Assist Descent
control keeps the car moving forward on steep paths. Peugeot 3008 also comes with parking sensors to avoid any collisions while parking the vehicle.
Further safety features in the Peugeot 3008 include
vehicle stability management
along with an electronic stability program. An
anti-lock braking system
further keeps the car from skidding on sharp turns.
The Peugeot 3008 is a forward drive with a
1.6L turbo PureTech petrol engine
. The 6-speed automatic transmission vehicle comes with a powerful engine of 162hp at a torque of 250 Nm.
It shows an impressive mileage of
in the city and
on the highway. It goes from zero to a speed of 96 km/h in just
The Peugeot 3008 comes in the following colors:
Peugeot 3008 faces strong competition from
MG HS, Hyundai Tucson,
MG HS lies in the same price range and shares all the features of Peugeot 3008. The only downside of MG HS is that its 1.5L engine cannot compete with that of 3008.
Hyundai Tucson also gives fierce competition as it supersedes Peugeot 3008 with its 2.0L engine. It is also more affordable than 3008.
Kia Sportage is a lot cheaper than Peugeot 3008 due to which both have strong competition in the market. Kia Sportage also has a 2.0L engine which might be more in capacity but is less in power than that of Peugeot 3008’s engine.
Peugeot 3008 provides an extremely smooth ride. The small steering wheel gives
which are too subtle to notice. For a heavy and sporty vehicle, the 3008 cruises effortlessly and lightly on all kinds of roads. The 19-inch alloy wheels make all potholes seem non-existent as the car moves smoothly even on bumpy roads.
Even at high speeds, the car is easy to handle and provides a comfortable ride. With
Advanced Grip Control
, you can choose from five different driving modes, including standard, snow, mud, sand, and ESP off. In combination with specialized tires, these driving modes enable the Peugeot 3008 SUV to adapt to a wide variety of terrain and weather conditions.
The Peugeot 3008 will be manufactured in Pakistan, so its auto parts will be available locally. However, it will take time for mechanics to learn how to work on the vehicle since it is a new model.