The forthcoming 2021 Peugeot 3008 is official. It is a family SUV that will introduce a lot of innovative things, and it will be better than the outgoing model. New 3008 model comes with a new look, refreshed interior and more tech. Moreover, this model will offer three different powertrain choices.
A diesel engine is also available for those who are seeking better fuel efficiency. However, you should forget about the diesel powertrain as Peugeot will offer plug-in hybrid variant in 2021. Overall, French automaker improved every category, and we are expecting a lot of good things from the new 3008 SUV.
Peugeot 3008 Facelift
New 2021 Peugeot 3008 will get a refreshed design, and it will look better than its predecessor. As before, this model is based on a smaller 2008 version, but it offers bolder design. The front fascia is dominated by a massive grille and very modern LED headlights. New pair of LED taillights are looking great. Peugeot calls new shape of the taillights a “lion claw.”
Peugeot 3008 looks sporty, and it takes an athletic stance. The customers will be pleased to see so much customization. The GT model offers unique “San Francisco” 19-inch alloy wheels and unique exterior paints such as Vertigo Blue and Celebes. Moreover, French carmaker offers a lot of optional packages. For instance, the Black Package is available in it adds various black accents, providing a very special look.
The interior of the new 2021 Peugeot 3008 will also get a couple of updates. For a start, the infotainment system is updated. That also includes a new and larger 10-inch touchscreen. There is also a brand-new 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster. While these upgrades are significant, the rest of the changes is less drastic. The French automaker will provide new driver-assistance aids such as automatic emergency braking and new lane-positioning assistance system.
The Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, navigation and other standard amenities will largely remain. The cabin is spacious enough, and even the cargo area is more than decent. Overall, the new interior is more modern, and 3008 SUV will remain a perfect choice for families.
3008 Hybrid Specs
The upcoming 2021 Peugeot 3008 comes with multiple engine choices. While its lineup of conventional engines remains, Peugeot will add two brand-new PHEV variants. 1.6-liter turbo gasoline remains standard, while Peugeot offers 1.2-liter three-cylinder as well. You can choose between manual and automatic transmissions. A diesel engine is a good choice, and it is a 1.5-liter powertrain option. Another diesel is a 2.0-liter unit, but hybrid powertrains are the highlight of the new Peugeot 3008.
According to latest reports, Peugeot will combine 1.6-liter turbo engine with the hybrid system. A 13.2-kWh lithium-ion battery pack is available too, and total output is rated at 300 horsepower. Moreover, the all-wheel-drive system will be offered as standard. Peugeot promises 36 miles of all-electric driving range. Second PHEV variant is a less potent powertrain that will produce 225 hp, and it will travel for 34 miles.
2021 Peugeot 3008 Price and Release Date
The price of the approaching 2021 Peugeot 3008 will be slightly increased. The new model will start at around $35,000, while the hybrid version will cost over $40,000. New 3008 SUV will arrive by the end of the year, and it will compete with Skoda Karoq and Nissan Qashqai.