He new Peuegot 3008 is 100% worthy of being considered an SUV by design, high driving position, evolving the concept i-cokpit original, balanced and behavior in economic road and driving sensations that close to what we would expect of a prestigious brand. Also, optionally, you can incorporate Pack Motricity consisting of traction control system Grip Control and M + S (300 euros) tires, would improve its versatility to be able to leave the tarmac with some additional warranty.
Except for the name, everything is new in the Peugeot 3008. In fact, it is made from a different platform, EMP2, most advanced and more amount of lights. The result is an almost identical weight to the first generation Peugeot 3008 despite how much it has grown (from 4.37 to 4.45 m long). This has made it possible to win much interior space, 4 cm wide at the rear, away leg back (4 cm behind the driver and passenger after 9) and 25 liters of the trunk although influenced by the sunroof, New Peugeot 3008 He has lost vertical habitability, which can annoy the rear passengers taller than 1.85m and leave you at a disadvantage to its abundant competition, especially if it takes sunroof. Nevertheless, it will fulfill the role of functional car that is presupposed both space as luggage capacity, with 500 liters under the curtain is placed at the right half of the category: away from proposals such as the Honda CRV but above others as the Hyundai Tucson and Nissan Qashqai.
The driving position the Peugeot 3008 evolves the original i-cockpit released four years ago in the 208 with instrumentation located on a higher floor than the wheel and this small and lower than usual. But now also it flattened at its upper part, which will avoid trouble seeing instrumentation. In addition, this time the driver will have the feeling of going quite separate from the accompanying by the prominent center console that unless we take protruding objects in the cup holders, will not interfere with driving the change and yes invites to rest the elbow while driving.
Sensations aboard the Peugeot 3008
That powerful central reminiscent DS 5 reaches isolating the driver, located in a space reminiscent of commercial aircraft, with seating surrounded by lots of buttons and knobs that provide a stunning impression of advanced technology. In this sense, it is simplified using the central multifunction display with shortcut buttons that facilitate entry into the different submenus.
find the driving position in the Peugeot 3008 It is easy. If the steering wheel depth adjustment five cm in depth and four in height, add their own driver's seat which optionally 1,300 euros could have electrically adjustable, a nice feature tempt both massage- people of small stature as other above the average may be comfortable. In the back seat, as is customary in the category, there may be three passengers, although the central square not just sit in a less comfortable bench -high and closely to the side, but will not have much room for feet and invade the space of those. So, four people will more comfortable than if it were a fifth passenger.
For its part, the inner linings else in sight, the doors, center console, upper dashboard and steering wheel offer good quality feel, While the lower part of the dashboard and doors will give us a less pleasant to be a little worn plastic feeling. These pleasant general feelings are reinforced by a excellent sound insulation. While their sound at idle is somewhat elevated, aerodynamics ensures that as you increase the speed becomes less noisy than its rivals, which strengthens arguments of 3008 as well as the good feel of the steering controls. So are smooth clutch and steering wheel and brake pedal, and the gear selector have a firm touch, those who like to use in everyday life.
How launched the Peugeot 3008?
In those circumstances it is when we appreciate the exquisite character of the new Peugeot 3008. Speeding car almost twenty figures powerful horses (verified 10.1 seconds in the 0-100 km / h and 32 seconds to travel the 1,000 m), Although their ability to retrieve speed is below the best, stays in an anonymous midpoint of the category, as happens with consumption, conditioned both by a long sixth gear, of almost 57 km / h.
Most notable is the braking of the Peugeot 3008. Need almost 2 meters less than the category average to stop the car under braking at the limit starting from 140 km / h and pedal provides firm, comfortable and pleasant, easy to dose touch. Of course, in this regard there will be differences depending on whether you have installed the Pack Motricity or not, as was our case showing how a car is fundamentally road.
On asphalt the Peugeot 3008 stands out for its comfortable suspension in step bacheo passing pedestrians or high speed reducers -mérito large perimeter wheels mounted on 18 "wheels irregularities practically swallowed by continuing pulling in soil and slope and reducing the impact of the front wheel to attack the irregularity. Their behavior It does not offer excessive body roll and collaborates with the address promptly obey the commands given by the handwheel. In any case, although the gas cut on a curve can help us complete the path, it's not a sports car but valid for almost everything, with a balance achieved between efficiency and comfort. Would be true even get out of the asphalt occasionally something that will be facilitated by a good suspension travels, 310 mm in both trains and a ground clearance of 185 mm, without being bright itself is in line with the category- although we must not forget that 3008 is an SUV born for asphalt car that you can travel on roads and forest tracks, but not all pure land ... that would have a behavior much more limited road. So, you better not venture into great difficulties requiring maximum traction.
It is expensive the Peugeot 3008?
With a starting price in the next engine to 25,000 euros including official discount rate, the 3008 also is in line with its competition in terms of the rate. So in just a thousand euros we can have a long dozen alternatives which include Kia Sportage, Nissan Qashqai, Kadjar Renault, Toyota RAV4, Ateca Seat ... which gives an idea of the variety of choice offered by the SUV category. Before them this Peugeot offers a different exterior, a groundbreaking interior and a the mechanical correction delicious in this case, the Allure accompanied by a remarkable finishing equipment and a bunch of options that can provide a premium air through massage front seats, door electric opening-somewhat slow in the beginning of its Drive- and a driving aids to the last. Are missing, yes, elements such as knee airbag and a remote control cruise something more modern, secondary issues with the excellent taste that leaves 3008, a car genuine SUV that is, it seems and demonstrates the maturity of Peugeot to raise its product line.
Peugeot 3008 1.6 120 HP BlueHDI, data (measurements Technical Center Highway)
|TECHNICAL DATA||Peugeot 3008 1.6 120 HP BlueHDI|
|Motor||1,560 cm3 / 4 cylinders|
|Real power||122.8 hp at 3,740 rpm|
|Real maximum torque||32.7 mkg at 1500-4000 rpm|
|Acceleration 0-100 km / h||10.12 sec|
|Acceleration 0-400 m||17.2 sec|
|Acceleration 0-1000 m||32 sec|
|Weight scale||1,532 kg|
|Maximum speed||180 km / h|
|Real average consumption||5,8 l / 100 km|
|actual road use||5.4 l / 100 km|
|Real urban consumption||6.3 l / 100|
|Width / after||145/142 cm|
(*) More technical details here.
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