“New Peugeot 3008: photos, engines, release date… All the information”
Peugeot presented on September 12 the third generation of its 3008. The best-seller of the Lion brand has passed. 100% electric and abandons exclusively thermal engines. The design change is quite radical with sharper SUV coupe-style lines.
[Put to; day September 12, 2023 at 4:04 p.m.] It is on its historic production site in Sochaux that Peugeot carried out this Tuesday the presentation of the new Peugeot 3008. After unveiling the new Peugeot 3008. inside its future SUV in June, then published four images of its silhouette without camouflage four days before D-Day due to leaks in the press, the manufacturer has finally revealed the third generation of one of his bestsellers.
As the first photos suggested, the new 3008 presents a new, sharper look, now sporting the lines of a coupe SUV. Inside, the all-new Peugeot Panoramic i-Cockpit and its large 21-inch screen should appeal to more than one person. Also (and above all?), the Lion brand has chosen to go all-electric, with also the possibility of switching to all-electric technology. its catalog two hybrid engines, and to abandon 100% thermal engines on the market. European.
Launched In 2016, the second generation Peugeot 3008 was launched. a huge success for Peugeot. Elapsed à more than 1.3 million copies, is, by far, the most profitable model of the brand, and its restyled version, released in 2020, had only made consolidate its leadership in the very buoyant compact SUV segment.
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Photos of the new Peugeot 3008
Information on the new Peugeot 3008
After the immense success of the second generation 3008, expectations surrounding its successor, the Peugeot 3008 III, were inevitably high. The Lion brand, under the orders of its chief designer Matthias Hossann, inducted into the in 2020 after the departure of Gilles Vidal to Renault, was not satisfied with of a bland copy and paste; on its most “bankable” model. Here are the main new features available know.
Loué à Following the release of the 3008 II in 2016, the design of the new version was updated. renewed in an even more dynamic style. The lines of the bodywork of the 3008 III appear more refined and sharp. This is all the more visible when viewed from the outside. the rear of the car with this very vertical tailgate and the even more marked inclination of the window, which clearly gives the new 3008 the appearance of a coupe SUV, ; like the Renault Arkana and Rafale. Always at; At the rear, the Peugeot brand is now written in full on a black strip connecting lights including the illuminated signature to the rear. three claws has been revisited.
On the front of the vehicle, the 3008 III also adopts the new identity. light from Peugeot with the three claws at the front. LEDs placed under the lights. But unlike the 2008 little brother, the claws do not go lower than the imposing grille. The lower part of the shield accommodates a large air inlet divided into two parts. The new coat of arms of the Peugeot coat of arms, with a restyled lion's head, are visible in the center of the grille, as well as on the rims and on the wings of the vehicle depending on the range.
Outside, the new 3008 is longer than its predecessor (4m54 compared to 4m45 for the old version). The SUV also gained in width (1m89, +5cm) and in height (1m64, +2cm). The lines of its silhouette are much sharper, ultimately seeking greater aerodynamics.
Inside, the third-generation 3008 is the first model of the lion brand to have a full-size interior. benefit from the new Peugeot Panoramic i-Cockpit. Its main innovation lies in its impressive curved panoramic screen. 21-inch high-definition video camera high on the dashboard. This single panel is only virtually separated by a black band in order to distinguish the handset from each other. of instruments bringing together above the steering wheel all the information linked to driving (speed, power meter, driving aids, energy flow, etc.) and the tactile part on the right part of the panoramic screen which allows in particular to manage The screen extends from the end of the screen to the heating/air conditioning, navigation, media/connectivity systems… left of the dashboard up to the center console. For the brand, “the floating effect” is accentuated. by ambient lighting Specific LEDS located under the screen."
Still in the cockpit, the central part of the dashboard accommodates the i-Toggles, “fully customizable tactile keys that allow you to program quick access to the device”. 10 user's favorite functions, whether calling a favorite contact, initiating navigation to a frequent destination, retrieval tune the radio to a popular station, set the ideal air conditioning temperature, etc."
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The small steering wheel, which has become a trademark at Peugeot, the brand believing that its association with the combined High head offers optimal driving comfort, is always required. But the central cushion was redesigned, smaller, to give, according to the manufacturer "a levitation effect reminiscent of that of the panoramic screen on the dashboard." The buttons on the steering wheel are now tactile with 'clickable touch' controls. which only trigger if the driver presses long enough.
Finally to finish with the interior, the gear lever is also different between the second and third generation 3008. Gone is the butt-shaped lever, replaced by by a raised electrical control located at the right next to it of the start button.
The engines of the New Peugeot 3008
Thermal enthusiasts will have to mourn: the new Peugeot 3008 no longer offers any 100% gasoline or diesel engine. The SUV, the first model built on the new STLA Medium platform from the Stellantis group, will offer a mild hybrid version and a plug-in hybrid version, but Peugeot has not yet given any details. more details. The big news is that the 3rd generation of the Peugeot 3008 is available in 100% electric form.
The e-3008 offers three electric engines: a 210 horsepower motor associated with à a 73 KwK battery for a range of 525 kilometers, a dual 320 horsepower motor with the 73 kWh battery in four-wheel drive for an identical range, and finally the 230 horsepower motor associated with the battery. à a 98 kWh battery, called “High Autonomy”, which will allow its occupants to travel 700 kilometers on a full charge. This is 90 kilometers more than the new Sénic E-Tech presented here. on September 4.
When will the new Peugeot 3008 be released?
The 3rd generation of the 3008 was released. revealed on September 12 in the historic Sochaux factory. The manufacturer announced that the arrival in the dealerships of the star of its models was planned for the month of February 2024.
A at what price will the New Peugeot 3008 be sold?
Peugeot has not yet communicated. on the prices of its new 3008. It is interesting to know that the entry-level price for a Peugeot 3008, with gasoline engine, is today displayed at à 31,050 euros by the manufacturer. The price of the 3008 of 2023 will start much higher given that the entry level will be on the model with light hybridization whose characteristics have not yet been determined. revealed.
As for the future e-3008, which will notably be in head-on competition with the Renault Scenic E-Tech presented on September 4, 2023, the price should be between 45,000 and 50,000 euros. Remember that to benefit from government aid which can go up to $200,000. 7,000 euros, the electric vehicle must not exceed 47,000 euros. But new criteria, which will come into force in 2024, will be revealed very soon.