The French brand Peugeot is currently making recovery from its economic downfall that mostly happened due to poor reception of models. Peugeot 208 along with 308, are two such models that failed to make an impact, which eventually led to the brand’s devastation. With the launch of 2016 Peugeot 6008, the French automaker would be looking forward to reclaiming their lost glory and breach new boundaries once again. Since this CUV has not yet built up a reputation, expectations are grounded in most parts. Peugeot promises a vast range of engines and affordable price as this car’s prime features.
2016 Peugeot 6008 – Exterior and Interior Design
This CUV is being built on the recognized EMP2 platform, which will result in lesser body weight and lesser fuel consumption. Lesser body weight has been achieved by using high-strength steel and aluminum on its chassis. The roof design of this car bears a resemblance to that of BMW X6 and lies low. 2016 Peugeot 6008 has a longer wheelbase, and the front of this car is characterized by sleek headlamps, modified grille, and aggressive hood. The LED lights have been fitted on both sides to lend this vehicle an exceptional styling cue. Overall aerodynamics has reportedly been greatly improved as this car. The German company has remained tight-lipped about what this four-door model might host inside of it. But, based on rumors, we can certainly expect splendid new features that encompass both luxury and comfort elements of 2016 Peugeot 6008. Some technology features that will likely be included are Bluetooth connectivity, Audio system, Satellite navigation, rear parking sensors, etc. Keep an eye out for more details as we will reveal them in the near future.
2016 Peugeot 6008 – Engine and Performance
Under the hood of this car, it is expected to host a variety of engine types on both petrol and diesel bases. There are also reports of a hybrid version being made, which will be revealed later. The following engine types are expected to make their way under the hood. The first one will be 6 inline-4 petrol unit that can produce a maximum of 165 hp. The second variant of same petrol engine will deliver at least 200 hp and 245 lb-ft of torque. And final 2 liter Blue HDi diesel engine that has the maximum output of 150 and 180 lb-ft of torque while hybrid version will carry a 1.6-liter inline-4 engine that produces 270 hp. All these engines will be mated to a 6-speed manual gearbox and will come to both FWD and AWD offering. 2016 Peugeot 6008 is certainly a force to be reckoned with based on its engine options. Performance rates have not yet been made available, but we do expect to hear from them soon.
2016 Peugeot 6008 – Price and Release Date
Unfortunately, the company has not yet revealed any specific details either about the availability and price of the vehicle. Because of that reason, we can only offer speculations as of now. This car is currently on its last leg of production and should see its release in the second part of 2015. 2016 Peugeot 6008 should cost you around 30,000 euros for its basic variant.