New Peugeot 3008 2016 will be manufactured in France and China, last year’s success in the Chinese market has encouraged the designers and engineers from Peugeot to adapt new model especially to Chinese customers. Of course that this compact crossover will be able to purchase in all markets around the world.
2016 Peugeot 3008 Exterior
2016 Peugeot 3008 concept should be more modern-looking and readjusted to this type of market. The base, which is borrowed from Peugeot 5008, will be accompanied by EMP2 platform. The front part is reminiscent of other models of the company and that will be the basis of recognition on the road. LED lights in front give this model a modern and powerful look.
Lots of other changes have been made to 3008 model, however, these changes are not yet revealed.
2016 Peugeot 3008 Interior
The new Peugeot 3008 will come with 4 doors and just enough space for 5 passengers. The interior designers of 2016 Peugeot 3008 made a great choice regarding the cabin materials, among which recycled plastic unit deserves the most attention. The recycled plastic will be combined with some fine materials.
The transparent center console will have an improved touchscreen with navigation and infotainment system. It will come with more standard and optional equipment. Standard equipment will feature Bluetooth on all models.
Engine and specs
Two versions of the engines are being prepared – diesel and petrol. The demand for SUV is rising, so it’s no surprise that the most work is being done on them.
As for the petrol engine, it will be the 1.6-liter Inline-4 one with an output of 118 horsepower and 154 horsepower. Then comes diesel 2-liter Inline-4 engine delivering 148 horsepower and 161 horsepower. Both engines will be mated to an automatic transmission.
2016 Peugeot 3008 will be able to develop acceleration 0-62 mph in 13.6 seconds and achieve a top speed of 111 mph. Fuel consumption will be 48 mpg (4.9 liters/100 km).
You can also read about: 2017 Peugeot 3008 GT
New Peugeot 3008 Hybrid
There’s been some talk of 2016 Peugeot 3008 hybrid, which will be a combination of 1.6-liter petrol engine and two electric motors. This electric motor will drive rear and front wheels. The front electric motor recharges the battery during braking. The rear electric motor has the ability to recharge the battery, while giving the car all-wheel drive. The total output is expected to be up to 500 horsepower. Electric range should be about 50 km (30 miles).
Price and release date
The Peugeot company plans on releasing the 3008 on the market late this year, although at this point the date may be postponed until next year.
It’s still too early to talk about 2016 Peugeot 3008’s price, due to the increasingly variable exchange rate of the euro and the US dollar, it should be around 25,000 euros (28,000 dollars). It remains to be seen how exchange differences will affect the final price.