This type of models was introduced in the market in the year 2008 and was an instant hit. The model will receive a general makeover to make it look like an SUV rather than a crossover. This modeling shape was adopted to favor the Chinese market since the crossover is not that known in the Chinese market. The model, popularly known as the 2017 Peugeot 3008 will bring revolution in the car industry.
2017 Peugeot 3008 – Interior and Exterior Design
The 2017 Peugeot 3008 will feature a body shape that is not complex. In the previous model, there was a good use of high-quality materials on the interior side, and this is bound to happen in this upcoming model. The seats are firmly fitted to prevent much movement to ensure maximum comfort for the passengers. Materials used in the production of this model will be a mixture of alloys and some low weight materials like magnesium and reinforced carbon fiber.
On the front, you will find what is being called the I Cockpit due to the advanced features. Few buttons will be available to control the system through the touch operative will be the mostly used. The touchscreen is highly favored by the Chinese customers due to its ease in typing characters. Internet connectivity is going to be available via the WiFi. The drive will get the chance of receiving and placing calls by the use of the hands-free mode available in the 2017 Peugeot 3008 model. The Bluetooth connection will be available on all models. This Bluetooth will also enable users to stream content from their smartphones.
The navigation and entertainment system have been incorporated on the iCockpit. This navigation system will offer the drive the option of viewing maps in the 3D. The model will feature safety features like the autonomous braking system, lane departure warning, airbags, and enforced seat belts. A Rear view camera that will monitor the blind spot and an active parking assistant will also be installed.
2017 Peugeot 3008 – Engine and Performance
Chances are high that the engine under the hood will either have a capacity of 1.6 liters or 2.0 liters. The first engine will have an average output of 118 and 154 horsepower while the second engine will churn out a power of around 148 and 161 hp. These engines will have either three or four cylinders. This model will have an average acceleration rate reaching speeds of up to 60 mph in about 10 seconds. The 2017 Peugeot 3008 can gain a top speed of 115 mph.
This engine will be paired with a manual or automatic six-speed transmission system. It’s been hinted that though these engines will be gasoline powered, a diesel-powered engine will be produced a well. A hybrid version might as well be introduced In the European market. The hybrid version will have a gasoline powered engine that will work in combination with two electric motors. The 2017 Peugeot 3008 is going to be offered in an all-wheel drive system.
2017 Peugeot 3008 – Release Date and Price
Exact details concerning the release and price of the model are yet to be given. However, it’s highly expected that the 2017 Peugeot 3008 will be in the market in the fall of 2017 with prices being estimated to start from around $20.000.