The Peugeot 3008 is facing two of his closest rivals: the Hyundai Tucson and Ford Kuga. Attentive to this interesting struggle to know which of the three is best SUV.
The segment SUV continues to talk about. At Spanish market and according to latest data from new vehicle sales in our country (see 10 cars and 10 best-selling SUV moment), the type of SUV It is one of the most demanded by the B segment cars utility and compact C. In order to put things very difficult for the undisputed sales leader in the category, the Nissan Qashqai, we test in an interesting confrontation three of the midsize SUV most desirable of the moment: The Peugeot 3008, the Hyundai Tucson and Ford Kuga.
We use the chosen versions are: the Peugeot 3008 2.0 BlueHDi 180 hp, the Hyundai Tucson 2.0 CRDi 185 hp and AWD Ford Kuga 2.0 TDCi 4×4 180 hp. Of these three SUV, which monopolizes more registrations in the Spanish market is the Hyundai Tucson, followed by Peugeot and Ford Kuga 3008 (See SUV sales so far this year). As he Tucson as the 3008 They are in the top 10 best-selling SUV models, while the Kuga is somewhat behind.
|BENEFITS||Peugeot 3008 2.0 180 HP BlueHDi||Hyundai Tucson 2.0 CRDi AWD 185 hp||Ford Kuga 2.0 TDCi 4×4 180 hp|
|Acel. 0-100 km / h||8.8 s||8.2 s||8.6 s|
|Maximum speed||211 km / h||201 km / h||202 km / h|
|Loudness 80 km / h||62 dBA||62 dBA||63 dBA|
|Loudness 100 km / h||63 dBA||65 dBA||66 dBA|
|Braking from 100 km / h||36.0 m||35.8 m||35.9 m|
|Braking from 130 km / h||60.8 m||58.3 m||59.1 m|
Peugeot 3008, Ford Kuga and Hyundai Tucson: their arguments
SUVs are three models catch the eye with a imposing exterior design and robust that makes them gain a strong presence among the other vehicles on streets and highways. Remember that the previous Peugeot 3008 It was a vehicle type minivan and in this new generation, It has adopted the forms and typology of a SUV. He interior design French model is one of its strengths, with many motifs and buttons reminiscent of the world of aeronautics. For his part, Ford Kuga has also been subjected to a few months a slight aesthetic overhaul both exterior and the interior, while the Hyundai Tucson It offers these sharp, sharp, aerodynamic lines that distinguish Asian brands.
Peugeot 3008, Ford Kuga and Hyundai Tucson: Grip Control vs AWD
He Peugeot 3008, in its version Diesel 180 hp 2.0 BlueHDI provides intelligent control system Grip Control, which only acts on the front wheels, while the Ford Kuga 2.0 TDCi 180 hp and the Hyundai Tucson 2.0 CRDi 185 hp are offered with all-wheel drive.
From the point of view of the driving dynamics, the model feels more agile linking curves a medium to high speed is the Ford Kuga. After testing the three protagonists in these terms they meet our expectations, but we must bear in mind that there are three cars with a too high center of gravity and a body also too high, some physical factors that limit them slightly in this section regarding vehicles of smaller size and weight.
|CONSUMPTION||Peugeot 3008 2.0 180 HP BlueHDi||Hyundai Tucson 2.0 CRDi AWD 185 hp||Ford Kuga 2.0 TDCi 4×4 180 hp|
|average consumption test||7.1 l / 100 km||7.8 l / 100 km||7.5 l / 100 km|
|Autonomy||1,104 km||1.050 km||1,153 km|
The benefits achieved by the three are partners, with a better acceleration in the Hyundai Tucson. In terms of fuel efficiency, ie in actual expenditure measured in our test, the SUV coming out victorious in this measurement is the Peugeot 3008 (In all three cases, you can approach and even exceed the cruising range of 1,000 km). Other factors such as driving and braking sound, all three recorded very similar data.
Peugeot 3008, Ford Kuga and Hyundai Tucson: interior space
If the dynamic and mechanical equality is the general trend in this comparison between the Peugeot 3008, Ford Kuga and Hyundai Tucson, the same applies to the measurements realspace we have made in your cabin. All three offer a comfortable space both front and back and all three also have trunks 500 liters (he Tucson It offers more cargo capacity, with 540 liters behind the rear seats).
|SPACE||Peugeot 3008 2.0 180 HP BlueHDi||Hyundai Tucson 2.0 CRDi AWD 185 hp||Ford Kuga 2.0 TDCi 4×4 180 hp|
|front width||145 cm||145 cm||142 cm|
|rear width||142 cm||139 cm||138 cm|
|front height||87/95 cm||94/100 cm||90/97 cm|
|rear height||92 cm||95 cm||97 cm|
|Legroom||76 cm||76 cm||72 cm|
|Trunk||500 liters||540 liters||500 liters|
Peugeot 3008, Ford Kuga and Hyundai Tucson: Final balance
Difficult decision when choosing which of the three SUV seems to us the best or the most balanced. Analyzing both measurable objective data as more subjective values, 3008 it seems to us the most complete, as it has liked like from driving comfort, the lowest fuel consumption and, especially, its technological solutions in terms of connectivity and multimedia features inside. He Ford Kuga and the Hyundai Tucson They are also two more SUV that meet interesting note with the most important requirements when evaluating a driver wants to buy a car.