Colin-on-Cars – New look for updated Peugeot 3008

Sporting a new front end design with frameless grille, the revised Peugeot 3008 – now also with the monogram logo on the bonnet – adds a plethora of modern touches inside as well.

Fresh new design sets the tone with the front redesigned, full LED rear lights and new body colour options, the new Peugeot 3008 has evolved towards a distinctive style emphasising sportiness, with shiny black side scoops and a painted tread plate included into the new bumper from the original trim level.

The front headlamps have been redesigned to be more aggressive and include LED technology extended by hook-shaped Daytime Running Lights (DRLs) with chrome tips.

Full LED headlamps on the GT offer an extended light signature further optimised by the bend lighting function (EVS), which enhances visibility at speeds of up to 90 km/h.

The new ‘Foggy Mode’ function replaces the fog lights and is integrated into the LED headlamps – the system switches on the low beam headlamps with reduced intensity when the rear fog lamps are activated.

The rear of the vehicle features new, upgraded lamps with full LED technology (including reversing light), and displays the 3D claws for a punchy light signature. The indicators are sequential.

The GT Models have new 19-inch aluminium wheels to make this finish even more exclusive.

In the new Peugeot 3008 the Peugeot i-Cockpit® is more modern and the 12,3-inch digital headset, which is fully customisable and configurable, features a digital panel with ‘Normally Black’ technology for high quality rendering with better readability and contrasts.

The new central touch screen is 10 inches in size. The screen is high definition and comes with a series of seven  piano keys – the ‘toggle switches’ – allowing direct and permanent access to the main comfort functions: radio, air-conditioning, navigation with voice command, vehicle settings, telephone, mobile applications, and hazard warning lights.

On the centre console, all internal combustion engines equipped with automatic gearboxes are now fitted with the driving mode selector as standard, allowing the driver to choose between Normal, Sport and Eco.

On the GT, new Red Nappa Leather upholstery is available as an option over the standard Black Nappa Leather.

Adaptive Cruise Control with Stop and Go function is standard on the GT, and it automatically restarts the vehicle if the stop was less than 3 seconds. Otherwise, a simple press action by the driver will restart the function.

This forms part of the Drive Assist package that includes Lane Keep assist and automatic emergency braking (detects pedestrians and cyclists, day and night, from 5 km/h to 140 km/h depending on version) with collision risk warning.

Standard across the range is:

* Visiopark 1 with 180° rear view camera,

* Visiopark 2 with 360° front and rear cameras,

* Park Assist, sensors to assist in parking,

* Active warning of unintentional lane (or roadside) departure with trajectory correction,

* Driver Warning Alert, to detect driver alertness over long driving times and at speeds above 65 km/h by analysing steering wheel micro-movements,

* Automatic switching to and from high beam,

* Speed sign recognition and recommendation,

* Active blind spot monitoring system (with trajectory correction). This function is available from 12 km/h,

* Hands-free tailgate,

* Dual-pane sunroof (optional on GT),

* Multi-point massage driver’s seat,

* Electric parking brake.

To recharge smartphone devices, in addition to the wireless smartphone recharge, there is a USB socket in row one and on GT there are two new USB sockets in row two.

The new Peugeot 3008 GT is equipped with a 515 Watt FOCAL high-end Hifi system, with French-style high-fidelity sound.

In South Africa, the new Peugeot 3008 is available with the 1,6-litre THP petrol engine. Complying with Euro 6 regulations and approved according to the WLTP protocol (Worldwide harmonised Light vehicles Text Procedures), this turbo-charged engine produces just 156 g/km of CO2.

Mated to a six-speed automatic transmission across the range, the four-cylinder engine develops 121 kW at 6 000 r/min and 240 Nm of torque at just 1 400 r/min. This allows the 3008 to accelerate to 100 km/h in 8,9 seconds with a claimed economy of 7,0 l/100 km on the combined cycle.


Peugeot 3008 Active R 514 900

Peugeot 3008 Allure R 574 900

Peugeot 3008 GT R 644 900

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