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2018 Peugeot 3008 First Drive

The new 2018 Peugeot 3008 is coming to the market all revved up for a fresh start in the market yet again in 2018. Peugeot is the French automobile company that has its name roar throughout the world for decades now. With its brand name on the line, the cars are also top class.

The SUV section, in particular, is very famous and at its helm is the Peugeot 3008. The car’s previous version has acclaimed the best European SUV accolade. To keep the track record on the uphill slope while giving maximum comfort, luxury and speed to the riders the 2018 Peugeot 3008 have arrived to storm the market.

2018 Peugeot 3008 front

2018 Peugeot 3008 – Review

The all-new 2018 Peugeot 3008 is a revved-up version of the previous model. The wheels are fitted with two-tone diamond cut alloy spoke for styling. The radiator grille of chiseled chequered style is glamorized with sleek and feline LED headlights. The look is further enhanced with running daytime lights and the Peugeot’s signature rear claw light. The bonnet is horizontal with a winged shouldered robust exterior that has the glossy black diamond roof with streamline aspect. The fluid dynamics is very much well optimized for this new reengineered exterior design.

The interior is very well furnished. The seats are very comfortable with the refined leather finish. The internal ambiance is further enhanced by the panoramic view sunroof that can be opened to let in the fresh air. The interior is well equipped with every ounce of modern tech and is redesigned meticulously. This will give the ultimate feel of modernized elegance. The most important part of 2018 Peugeot 3008 is the Peugeot I-Cockpit, the unique intelligent driving system that makes driving as easy and as involuntary as breathing. The driving parameters panel is completely digitized and made touch screen to make driving easy.

The screen is made a little higher to get in the windscreen vision of the driver and is also fitted with many dial-up options and also navigation. The infotainment screen is also very graphically enhanced and has a lot more features than the previous versions. The main features are however the engine button for quick start and stop, the sport pack button for enhanced driving experience like power steering and intelligence acceleration and of course the Quickshift Technology enforced efficient automatic transmission (ETA6) that sticks out or sticks in according to the special requirement of the driver in the cockpit with the help of the M button.

2018 Peugeot 3008 – Tech and Safety

The special spec of 2018 Peugeot 3008 is the Advanced Grip Control. This helps to drive the car in different terrain under different weather conditions. The dialler helps to set different parameters like downhill assist and clutch mode for minimal engine involvement and so on. The infotainment screen has all the new features like smartphone plate charging, intelligent road mapping with traffic parameters, Wi-Fi hotspot, climate control, deodorizer, ambiance lighting and many.

The sensors ate all there to help safe drive and the 180 degrees reversing camera and advanced parking assist help in proper parking in every space. The Apple CarPlay option for performing app of the phone on car screen and hi focal surround sound system makes the care an entertainment zone.

2018 Peugeot 3008 interior

2018 Peugeot 3008 – Engine Specs

The 2018 Peugeot 3008 engine is a best in the class engine with both petrol and diesel variants. The latest tech incorporates in the engine is the 2.0-liter BlueHDi that make 177 HP. The acceleration of the car is 8.9 seconds to 62mph.

The Peugeot 3008 is also very eco-friendly for its CO2 emission is 124g/Km. Transmission of gear is for 6 speeds with both options of automatic and manual available as per buyer’s choice. The models available in the market are Active, Allure and GT Line. Furthermore, there will be few more engines like PureTech 1.2-liter that will produce 128 hp, 1.6-liter THP with 163 HP and BlueHDi 1.6-liter with 118HP.

2018 Peugeot 3008 side

2018 Peugeot 3008 – Price and Availability

The Peugeot 3008 will be starting at a price of $29.000 for the base model with the price spiking up. According to the trim selected in all ex-showrooms from the middle of 2018. The GT Line model is expected to come in the third quarter of 2018.

Summing it up:

The 2018 Peugeot 3008 model is the latest from the French automakers that bestows the people with extreme amenities for a safe and luxurious SUV experience like never before.

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