Peugeot is a perfect example of following trends and keeping up with the competition. Perhaps, the best evidence is the 2019 Peugeot 5008 who evolved from a not so pleasing and small MPV to the full-size SUV with the amazing exterior. On top of that, the interior is luxurious and it offers plenty of driver assistance features.
Engine specs are yet to be announced, but we expect a good delivery from the French automaker. Sporty and modern appearance are more and more popular and Peugeot 5008 is likely to go on sale in the U.S. as well.
2019 Peugeot 5008 exterior redesign
There is a huge difference between the older 5008 and new 2019 Peugeot 5008. Basically, Peugeot ditched everything and opted for a new approach and the result is perfect exterior design. The hood looks prominent with some sharp-edged and the front grille is finished in chrome. The corner air intakes are massive and are also trimmed in chrome. Both headlights and fog lights are looking elegant and down below an air dam is wider than the radiator grille.
To the side, we can see a perfect profile with beautiful lines and smooth surface is getting sharper from the front to the rear. The rear end looks perfect and the taillights are futuristic. Reverse lights sit on the bottom of the rear end.
2019 Peugeot 5008 cabin offers plenty of soft-touch materials
The futuristic design carries on to the interior with perfect designs and shapes. A 12.3-inch instrument cluster looks stunning and the display shows information such as speed and navigation. The gauges are digital and are vertical while the dashboard hosts another 8-inch touchscreen display with the very simple interface.
The door panels are in leather and overall, the cabin offers plenty of soft-touch materials. Blue ambient lighting is a perfect addition and it can be found on the door trims and above the center console. The seats are leather as well and contrast stitching. A two-spoke steering wheel is astonishing, it looks sporty and it adds certain controls on each spoke. Overall, the cabin is driver-oriented, all of the controls are easy to use and the controls layout is flawless.
2019 Peugeot 5008 powertrain and transmission details
There is no engine information about the upcoming 2019 Peugeot 5008 but we can expect a couple of options, probably both diesel and gasoline choices with the all-wheel-drive system. Having in mind that the latest 5008 GT model includes a PurTech gasoline engine with three cylinders and BlueHDi diesel options, we could expect the same lineup in standard 5008.
This SUV is likely to arrive with a 6-speed automatic transmission. While we don’t know the engine specs, we know for sure what kind of driver assistance features will 2019 Peugeot 5008 use.
Standard safety features are Automatic Emergency Braking, Lane Keeping Assistance, Speed Sign Recognition, Distance Alert and Advanced Grip Control. Features such as Adaptive Cruise Control and Blind-Spot Monitoring are optional.
2019 Peugeot 5008 price and release date
Price is another mystery for the upcoming 2019 Peugeot 5008. However, we expect the price tag in the range between $27,000 and $37,000. As for the release date, we can expect this SUV to hit the markets in the first half of 2019. The newest Peugeot 5008 will face some tough competitors such as Infiniti QX30 and Skoda Kodiaq.