Peugeot presented for the European market the update of the successful Peugeot 2008which has been a great boost in sales since its launch in 2019. The renewed model presents new features both on its exterior and interior, as well as in its engine options.
As for the Exterior design, its redesigned front end stands out, with a wider grille and some optical groups with a novel lighting signature, especially in the GT versions, which have Full LED headlights with three light modules. In addition, the famous emblem of the three claws has been incorporated into the flanks of the front bumper.
On the side of the vehicle you can see the new tires Available in sizes from 16 to 18 inches, all with a four-spoke design and the updated brand shield in the center.
As for the inside, the novelties are minor, but equally remarkable. The new Peugeot 2008 has new upholstery, with the GT trim benefiting from Alcantara, a redesigned digital instrument panel and a 10-inch central touch screen in all trims.
In the Allure and GT versions, the screen is high definition. The multifunction steering wheel also features the renewed Peugeot logo, while the ambient lighting system is offered in up to eight different colors on the GT versions.
Regarding the motorization, the renewed Peugeot 2008 presents important novelties. The French brand has announced that at the beginning of 2024 it will release an electrified mechanics based on the block PureTech of 1.2 liters, which will receive the help of an electrical network of 48 volts to offer a total of 136 CV and the distinctive ECO of the DGT.
This new mechanic will be combined with a automatic transmission six-speed dual-clutch that includes an electric motor. According to the brand itself, this motor unit will allow the Peugeot 2008 to work in the city “more than 50% of the time in 100% electric mode with zero emissions”.
In addition to the new electrified option, the Peugeot 2008 will continue to offer gasoline and diesel options. The three-cylinder PureTech engines will have options of 100 and 130 hpMeanwhile he BlueHDI four-cylinder will offer 130 hp. The access thruster is combined with a six-speed manual gearboxwhile the other two are coupled to a transMission EAT8 eight-speed automatic. The PureTech 130 will be offered with both transmission options.
The renewed French SUV will be available in three different finishes: active, Allure and GT. With these innovations, Peugeot seeks to maintain the success of 2008 and improve its position in the compact SUV market.
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