The facelifted 2021 Peugeot 3008 has been just revealed. Generally, the new family SUV introduces plenty of innovative features compared to the predecessor. It comes with a new look, upgraded infotainment, and safety tech. Besides, under the hood, it carries the same conventional powertrain variants as before.
This model comes with a 1.2-liter, 1.6-liter, and 2.0-liter powertrains. Diesel variants are also on the offers and are mentioned for high-mileage drivers. However, this year manufacturer also added two new two plug-in hybrid options to choose from.
2021 Peugeot 3008 Is Getting a Bolder Design
The new family SUV 2021 Peugeot 3008 looks refreshed and more futuristic. Generally, this model follows the smaller 2008 and is getting a bolder design. It’s recognized by a massive front grille and LED headlights. Plus, the new pair of LED taillights looking like a lion claw, giving this model a more sporty stance on the back.
Basically, there will be plenty of customizations. For example, choosing the GT model, you will get a new “San Francisco” 19-inch alloy wheels and two unique body colors Celebes and Vertigo blue. Besides, the GT model will also have a new Black Pack package that brings plenty of black accents resulting in a unique look.
Inside, the forthcoming 2021 Peugeot 3008 gets a great package of upgrades. The new infotainment touchscreen is present and has grown to 10 inches. Also, Peugeot uses a new 12.3in digital instrument cluster, giving most of the important information directly in front of you. Like before, the infotainment system includes both Apple CarPlay and Android Auto phone mirroring, with two extra ports on the back seats.
The manufacturer, besides interior, also upgraded the suite of safety technology. The new 3008 now includes night vision, enhanced automatic emergency braking, and lane-positioning assistance.
2021 Peugeot 3008 Powertrain Variants
The upcoming 2021 Peugeot 3008, besides conventional powertrains, will deploy two new PHEV variants. The combustion-power menu includes the standard 1.6-liter turbo petrol, plus a 1.2-liter three-cylinder petrol turbo with 130 horses and a choice of manual or auto transmissions. There’s also a new diesel with a downsized capacity of 1.5-liters that joins the current 2.0-liter engine. The big news is two new plug-in hybrid versions.
According to Peugeot, the new 3008 will use an existing 1.6-litre turbo petrol engine with electric assistance. This model should draw power from a 13.2 kWh lithium-ion battery. Also, it produced around 300 horses combined with all-wheel drive as standard. From the latest ratings, this PHEV can travel 36 miles on a pure electric range. A second PHEV model is less potent. This model uses a detuned 1.6-liter turbo paired with a single electric motor on the front axle only. It produces a total of 224 horses and can travel on a pure EV range of 34 miles.
Price and Release Date
The latest 2021 Peugeot 3008 is facelifted, and it looks better than ever. Prices are expected to rise slightly compared to the current model. According to our reliable source, this model could start at around $35,000. That means 2021 Peugeot 3008 will be more expensive than rivals such as the Nissan Qashqai and Skoda Karoq.